All-new Peugeot 2008 offers petrol, electric and diesel powertrains

Peugeot has revealed an all-new version of its 2008 crossover ahead of its arrival early next year.

It is the brand’s second vehicle, following on from the launch of the 208 that will offer petrol, electric and diesel powertrains.

The electric version of the 2008 is powered by a 100Kw (136hp) motor which offers 193 miles of range under the WLTP testing regime.

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According to Peugeot, an 80% charge will take 30 minutes, while a full charge using conventional 7.4kW and 11kW fast chargers will take between eight hours and five hours. The company is also offering a smartphone app which will allow owners to pre-set the charging times, heating and air conditioning as well as check its current charge level remotely.

Three petrol options are available based on a 2.0-litre unit in 100hp, 130hp and 155hp forms, along with a 1.5-litre 100hp diesel option.

Unlike some models, the electric version of the 2008 retains the same bootspace – 360 litres – as with the petrol and diesel variants.

Driver assistance systems include adaptive cruise control with stop and go function and autonomous parking assist, while the vehicle also features the latest generation of the firm’s i-cockpit, which including a head-up display.

Trim levels include the core Active, fleet-friendly Allure and sportier GT-Line and GT.

David Peel, Managing Director of Peugeot, said:  “We strongly believe in choosing your Peugeot and then choosing your powertrain. The all-new 2008 SUV is also another step forward in our commitment of having an electrified version, across our entire Peugeot range, by 2023.”

Prices and specifications will be revealed closer to the vehicle’s launch.