We waited in Geneva a second generation 3008, but it will be revealed in September at the Paris Salon. So the restyled 2008, which will be news from Peugeot in March, with the ambition to steal the Renault Captur fourth in the French market (2015 sales: 72,000 copies for Capture and 63,000 for 2008). Since its launch in 2013, Peugeot was still flowed 515,000 copies worldwide.
Aesthetically, the changes mainly concern the front; the grille is inspired by the concept car Peugeot food truck and becomes vertical to strengthen the identity “4×4” model.
Said shell is clamped headlights which retain their characteristic recess in the lower part. A new Ultimate Red body color appeared, supplemented with fender flares that attend a look a little more “fun” than the current version, in the spirit of the Captur. The range is now topped by a GT finish line to Sportivo-chic
New features include an autonomous emergency braking system, which allows the car with a laser sensor located above the windshield, to slow down or stop completely if it detects a shock, and without driver intervention. A device launched by 208 last year, and which rapidly widespread PSA Peugeot Citroën (DS3 has just received). Another new techno, adopting the Mirror Link that allows access to content on your smartphone through the touch screen multimedia.
Under the hood, the block gasoline 3-cylinder 1.2-liter offers three power levels: 82 hp (manual transmission or 5-speed robotised 5-speed), 110 hp (BVM 5 or 6-speed auto transmission) and 130 hp (BVM 6). In diesel, the 1.6 HDi develops 75 hp (5MT), 100 hp (BVM 5 or 6-speed auto transmission) and 120 hp (BVM 6).