Official Price and Specifications for Peugeot 2008 Revealed

The official specifications and prices of the long-anticipated Peugeot 2008 SUV have finally been revealed.

According to an official update, the 2008 SUV will be made available in two variants — Active and Allure. As discussed before, both variants feature a turbocharged 1.2-liter, 3-cylinder petrol engine that puts out 129 horsepower and 230 Newton-meters of torque.

The official specs and features of both variants are as follows:

Variants Active Allure
Exterior
Wheels 17” Alloys 17” Alloys
Headlights LED-Eco Full-LED
LED Daytime Running Lights Yes Yes
LED Rear Lights Yes Yes
High Mounted Brake Light Yes Yes
Front Grille Gloss Black Chrome Black
Exterior Rearview Mirrors w/Electric Folding and Turn Signals w/Electric Folding and Turn Signals
Door Handles Chrome Black Chrome Black
Comfort
A/C Yes Yes
Panoramic Sunroof No Yes
Cluster Analog Digital
Piano Toggle Switches Yes Yes
Ambient Lighting No Yes
Smart Key and Push Start Yes Yes
Seat Material Fabric Leather
Roof Rails No Yes
Rain Sensing Viper No Yes
Pollen Filter Yes Yes
12 Volt Socket Yes Yes
Multi-Function Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Infotainment Unit 7” 7”
Speakers 4 6
Safety
Airbags 4 6
ISOFix Child Seat Anchors Yes Yes
Tire Pressure Monitoring Yes Yes
Cruise Control No Yes
Stability Control Yes Yes
Hill-Start Assist Yes Yes
Electronic Parking Brake Yes Yes
Lane keep assist No Yes
Driver Attention Assist No Yes
Parking Sensors Yes Yes
Blind Spot Monitoring No Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes

The paint options for both variants are Orange Fusion, Clear White, Cherry Black, and Sparking Silver.

Both variants have an extensive array of advanced features and amenities. However, their prices are also much higher than originally anticipated. The prices of both variants are as follows:

What the Future Holds

Although 2008 is a subcompact crossover SUV that competes in the same class as the MG ZS and the Kia Stonic, it is priced almost the same as the Kia Sportage and the Hyundai Tucson, both of which are a class above it.

This places the French SUV in a tricky position that only caters to a limited niche of car buyers. Although, it does have the looks and the pedigree of a well-regarded European brand that is likely to garner a lot of attention in Pakistan

With these aspects in view, it will be interesting to see how the SUV fares in the hyper-competitive SUV market of Pakistan.



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