Peugeot is working on its SUV range and introduced recently the all-new 2008 which comes larger, more dramatically styled and more sophisticated inside the cabin. There will also be the electric version of the model with the launch date later in the year. However, the French brand will also give the refresh to the larger 2020 Peugeot 3008. The 3008 arrived in 2016 and the model delivers composed ride powered by the efficient engines. It is also stylistically appealing and gets points for the improved practicality. The wide range of engine options will also meet the demands of most buyers.
As for the next 2020 version, the model will come with restyled front and rear fascias while inside cabin should appear upgraded instrument cluster and faster infotainment system. The engine range will likely remain the same but the new plug-in hybrid version will also be the part of the mid-cycle update.
2020 Peugeot 3008: Design
The Peugeot 3008 is one of the most stylish crossovers on the road and it is also very practical and comfortable while driving. The model uses the same chassis as the Citroen C4 Picasso and its design prioritizes efficiency, practicality and comfort.
The stylish look is also what makes this model even more appealing to the buyers. The model has dynamic body contours combined with stylistic exterior elements. The changes expected for the 2020 version should make it even more attractive.
Based on what we know so far, the refreshed 3008 will appear with notable upgrades front and rear. The model should show a cleaner front-end style formed from the refreshed grille and headlights design. The visual difference will also make additional body cladding on the front section.
Contributing to models’ visual impression will also be clamshell hood and flowing body lines on the profile side. The rear will also experience some modifications including the addition of the new, slimmer and more modern taillights.
The strong side of the Peugeot 3008 is high-tech and high-comfort cabin. The i-Cockpit design is attractive and very functional.
For the new model year, the 3008 will become even more sophisticated thanks to the upgraded and faster infotainment platform and redesigned instrument cluster. The model will improve its connectivity capabilities and provide more equipment in lower grades.
A large display in front of the driver and in the center stack will form an impression as Audi’s Virtual Cockpit design. 2008 will also provide high-quality materials employing also modern safety systems. The Peugeot 2008 will rely on standard emergency braking but will also include adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, lane keep assist and driver attention alert.
2020 Peugeot 3008: Powertrains
The big news for the refreshed 2020 Peugeot 3008 is the availability of the new PHEV version. The new 3008 will expand already broad range of powertrains with the plug-in hybrid setup which includes a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine combined with two electric motors. The combined output will be 296 horsepower. The new PHEV version will be the all-wheel-drive model thanks to the rear axle-mounted electric motor.
Buyers will also have a chance to choose between the range of petrol and diesel engine options.
The base 1.2-liter three-cylinder PureTech 130 petrol unit will provide 130 horsepower and torque of 230 Nm. This engine will be available with both six-speed manual and automatic transmissions.
A more potent petrol alternative will be a 1.6-liter THP engine capable of producing 163 horsepower. This engine will be combined with the automatic transmission.
The range of the diesel-sipping units will start with a 1.5-liter BlueHDI 130 diesel with the power production of 129 hp. If that is not enough a 2.0-liter BlueHDI diesel will be available in two variants. One will make 148 hp parried with the manual gearbox while a more potent 179-hp version will be in the combination with the automatic transmission.
2020 Peugeot 3008: Arrival, Price
When the 2020 Peugeot 3008 hits the market later in the year it will challenge models like the Skoda Karoq and SEAT Ateca. This crowded segment includes also the Mazda CX-5, Ford Kuga, Kia Sportage, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Qashqai, Hyundai Tucson, and others.
Peugeot hasn’t yet commented on the price of the refreshed 3008 but should keep it close to the current range.