(2014) Peugeot 3008 ACTIVE (5dr 5 seat Hatch Back)
August 2014, Peugeot NZ launches facelifted version of the 3008, a compact Crossover that combines the best of an SUV, Hatchback & an MPV into one vehicle.
The new 3008 is available in three models, entry level Active THP with 1.6t 115kW turbo petrol engine, Allure THP with 1.6t 115kW turbo petrol engine & top of the range Allure HDi 2.0td 120kW turbo diesel engine. All models are matched to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
The new 3008 Crossover is innovated by combining different vehicle types in a completely new way, the dynamism of the Hatchback, the single compartment of the MPV & the high architecture of the SUV. New 3008 has reduced dimensions (4.365m long, 1.837m wide). Adopting the latest stylistic codes of the Peugeot marque, the 3008 affirms its character and its qualities with high-quality & contemporary style, strength, comfort in all situations, & driving sensations with the ability to adapt. The 3008 established itself by offering the combination of diesel & electric propulsion as a world-first. Retaining all of its strengths, the latest 3008 & 3008 HYbrid4 models are distinguished by new lights & a completely redesigned front face. New light signatures at the front & rear of the vehicle add a distinctive look. Additionally new technological equipment increases their dynamism & fluidity of use. On the head-up display a full-colour illustration distinguishes between the different functions for instant notification. A new reversing camera makes manoeuvres easier by displaying the area immediately behind the vehicle. On opening the door, the passenger compartment proves to be a new source of surprise and attraction. The light provided by the panoramic glass roof reveals the instruments and controls with supreme ergonomics, high quality and clarity. The driver’s seat is a true cockpit with a Hatchback type driving position & distinctive forward view, a unique experience in a Crossover of this segment. In the centre of the driver’s field of vision, above the dashboard, the ‘head-up’ display shows key information on its retractable polycarbonate strip (key information: vehicle speed & if selected the speed limiter/cruise control, as well as the proximity sensor for measuring the distance from the vehicle in front, information supplied by the Distance Alert). For immediate reading, each function is now presented in full-colour, white for the vehicle’s current speed, orange for the speed limiter, green for the cruise control & red for the Distance Alert. At the centre of the dashboard the retractable screen displays the interface for the audio-navigation, the trip computer, the rear parking assistance & the image filmed by the reversing camera. The various parameters of the head up display & of the Distance Alert are managed by the Toggle Switches which are controlled easily by the fingertips. The mechanisms permitting control of the progress of the vehicle are grouped together on the centre console which extends to the rear seats. With the forearm resting ideally on the armrest (that hides a large storage space), the driver can switch from one function to another with ease which promises great reactivity, gear lever, electric handbrake. The console has laser engraving, an effect obtained by a digitally controlled tool. The beam draws a graduation of lines by depigmentation of the paint on its upper layer, while preserving the properties of the original material. On the Active level, a new structured trim named Grikol has an effect of intertwined threads with a changing appearance, depending on how the light falls, the effect changes from a matt to gloss finish. For the Allure level, a technical trim is offered which mixes materials. The central part of the seat cushions & seat backs feature the Grikol textile. It is also possible to opt for the Full Leather Pack. With this option the tops of the door trim pads & the dashboard are also covered with leather, which also includes power adjustment of the driver’s seat. The 3008 features a high level of soundproofing & a large glazed surface area which bathes the passenger compartment in light. The panoramic glass roof increases the glazing to an impressive 5m². It is also tinted to limit the penetration of light & heat & has an electric shutter blind. At night, the natural light is replaced by lighting in the front footwells & by an ambient LED light in the roof console. The light even accompanies the user outside the 3008 with the 'Follow Me Home' function which keeps the lights on for up to 30-seconds. In the ergonomic cockpit, the driver is in a dynamic position inspired by the Hatchback. This special feature in the segment is achieved by means of three universal joints making it possible to give the steering wheel an ideal angle. In the front, the passenger can enjoy the journey ride in full safety, separated by a well-placed grab handle which links the centre console and the dashboard. In the rear, the passengers benefit from considerable space due to the streamlined seat shells facing them. All of the seats incorporate foam of a density which varies depending on the contact area. So, the seat backs and seat cushions offer excellent comfort whereas the side area offers firmer support. Beyond the considerable developments in its occupant protection, the PEUGEOT 3008 Crossover has a range of technological features to improve safety as standard equipment, such as cruise control and the speed limiter. Also, using a 24GHz radar installed at the front of the vehicle, the Distance Alert continuously calculates the distance from the vehicle in front, expressed in seconds. If this measurement falls below the threshold stipulated by the driver, a visual alert appears on the head-up display. Rear parking assistance indicates the distance between the vehicle & an obstacle. A graphic on the screen & sound alerts, which become more frequent as the distance decreases, indicate to the driver the freedom to manoeuvre. A new feature makes the manoeuvres easier. A reversing camera displays the area behind the vehicle on the screen. Its projected vehicle outline is then indicated by coloured lines on the display. Once the vehicle has been parked, the electric handbrake is applied automatically when the ignition is switched off. An ECU linked with the ESP, manages the force to be applied according to the gradient. It remains on standby while the vehicle is immobilised to adjust the force if necessary. If the vehicle is stationary but the ignition is not switched off, the electric control can be activated manually with a single touch to the switch conveniently located on the centre console. On moving off, the electric handbrake is released automatically when the driver presses the accelerator pedal. Furthermore, this technological solution permits the integration of a compact handbrake control device & so with it the installation of a large storage compartment. The 3008 is also equipped as standard with Hill Assist, which increases the convenience in use but also with safety in mind. When the vehicle is on a gradient & the driver has released the brake pedal, this function maintains the application of the brakes for a couple of seconds. The driver then has time to press the accelerator pedal without fearing the slightest undesired movement of their vehicle when moving off on a hill in forward gear or reverse, for example to parallel park. The bodywork is encircled by structured wheel arches, stainless steel trimmings with strong 3D sculpting and body sills. On these the light effect confirms the Crossover identity. The 3008 rests on wheel designs which combine lightness and strength, finished in a diamond-sparkle finish & available in both17in & 18in rims. The character of the front face, which has been totally redesigned, is pronounced due to the contrasting aspects. The grille & the fog lamp trims appear to form a single chromed part emerging from the bodywork. Adorned with two thin chromed strips, the air intake reinforces the natural presence of the 3008. The fog lamp trims take their inspirational shape from the latest Peugeot concept cars. The innovative technological headlamps with their lively look also appear to be set in the bodywork. They are designed in detail with a subtle contrast of materials. So, the light source is integrated on a black mask surrounded by a chromed part. It rests on the direction indicator & the light signature, both with LEDs & of the flat guide type. Finally, a lateral crossbar sculpted in sandblasted chrome unites all of these components. The Lion badge dominates the high-quality front face. The touches of chrome on the window upper trim, the body sills and the mirror shells demonstrate a high level of quality. The Lion also adorns the tailgate, accompanied by the Peugeot name. New tail lights with a dark tint set off the light signature are lit by LEDs, the three floating claws have a sharp design and emerge from the lamp with a 3D effect.
To finish the 3008 according to personal taste, the range is offered in a choice of nine colours among which is Rioja Red, a new shade & Pearlescent White, which is a three-layer paint.
|Loading Sill Height||708|
|Brakes||EPB Electric Parking Brake|
|Entertainment & Communication||Peugeot Connect RD45 Stereo/CD Radio with MP3 playback
Peugeot Connect USB with Bluetooth
|Exterior||Door handles, body colour
Door mirror's in body colour
Power adjustable door mirror's with folding function
|Interior||Steering wheel with leather trim
A/C climate control, dual zone
Steering column, height/reach adjustable
ECM rear view mirror, electrochromatic
Cruise Control with Speed Limiter
12V power outlet
A/C rear seat outlets
|Lighting||Front fog lights
LED DRL's (daytime running lights)
LED rear tail lights
LED side indicators
|Safety||EBA Emergency Brake Assist
ASR Anti Skid Regulation
ABS Anti-lock Braking System
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Front seatbelt load limiters
ISOFIX child seat rear anchorage points x2
ESP Electronic Stability Programme
Head restraints x3, rear seats
Curtain airbags, front & rear
Side impact airbags, front
Airbags, driver & front passenger
Park Aid, rear parking alert
EBFD Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
|Engine Name||Peugeot 1.6t THP (2014)|
|Engine Description||Turbo petrol|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||60|
|Valves Per Cylinder||4|
|Transmission Type||Automatic with Tiptronic|
|Gross Vehicle Mass||2030|
|Towing Capacity Braked||1500|
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