The PEUGEOT 2008 first rolled out in the automotive market in 2013 and instantly became a hit, especially to British customers. The buyers liked the idea of elegance and dynamic performance integrated into one spectacular vehicle. Since then, sales volume has been consistently blooming. Over 500,000 units have already been produced globally. In Europe, the success is demonstrated by a firmly established podium place in the segment.
About 40,000 units have been sold in the United Kingdom (UK) alone since its arrival in 2013. Today, the PEUGEOT 2008 is taking on a more elaborate and appealing SUV design. Built for everyday use, the PEUGEOT 2008 comes with wheel arch extensions (from Allure level), scuff plates (from Allure level), and new vertical front grille. The new Ultimate Red color further states the boldness of the PEUGEOT 2008.
The all-new 'GT Line' model complements the Access, Active, and Allure levels. The trim level has always been a top choice on other PEUGEOT models such as the 208, 308, and 508. It boasts an athletic theme matched with red or black colored features. The compact SUV offers unparalleled performance and unique driving experience. Its sharp styling signifies its new strength and character and increases the vehicle's robustness and delivery.
The bodywork is thoroughly sealed with new vertical front grille, scuff plates, and wheel arch extensions. To illustrate the innovative technology it possesses from the outside, the PEUGEOT 2008 is built with black and chrome headlamps and 3D LED rear lights paired with a three-claw design. The lighting on the inside further emphasizes the luxurious materials and excellent attention to details.
New GT Line sports a highly athletic and chic theme to the red or black spirit. Common to the whole range, the trim is consistent with the brand's market strategy. The 1/3-2/3 modular rear seats indicate that the boot volume can go from 410 to 1,400 liters instantly. The PEUGEOT i-Cockpit provides an instinctive driving experience that is agile, safe, and intuitive.
Furthermore, the vehicle comes with a compact sports steering wheel that offers enhanced maneuverability and precise steering and a seven-inch multifunction colored touch screen that combines all functionality within reach. Meanwhile, the head up instrument panel provides the driver with the necessary driving information without having to take his eyes off the road. The Grip Control function, which is available on both diesel and petrol versions and on both automatic and manual transmissions, optimizes traction in low grip conditions.
For genuine versatility, it is paired with 17-inch alloy wheels and Mud&Snow Goodyear Vector 4Season tires. Onboard technology includes the Mirror Screen connectivity feature that allows the linking of an Apple CarPlay with voice activation or any MirrorLinkTM compatible device to the touch screen.
Simply speaking, the PEUGEOT 2008 was made to make urban travel easier and more convenient. Key safety features include the Active City Brake, which reduces the severity of accidents or even prevents them from happening, the Park Assist, which automates parking, and the reversing camera, which shows on a screen the area behind the vehicle to assist safe maneuvering. The UK range is made up of Euro 6 PureTech and BlueHDi engines in both manual and automatic transmissions.
With a power rating that ranges from 82 hp to 130 hp, the CO2 emissions range between 96 g/km and 114 g/km. Through the combination of the most effective technology in the market, the additivated DPF and the SCR technology, the BlueHDi engines are in line with the Euro 6 standard. Four kinds of the engine are considered "Best in Class" in their respective segments, including the 1.2-liter PureTech 139 S&S BVM6.