2018 Peugeot 5008: Fresh and appealing seven-seater SUV

The first sales of the Peugeot’s compact MPV 5008 started from June 2009. The first generation MPV was available from 2009 to 2016 and the second generation has been under production since 2016. So, this new 2018 Peugeot 5008 will arrive under the second-generation series of Peugeot which reintroduced this model as the seven-seater SUV.

2018 Peugeot 5008

2018 Peugeot 5008: Powertrains

This new 2018 Peugeot 5008 will be available petrol and diesel engines which are Euro-6.1 compliant.

The range of petrol powered engines will include two turbocharged units. A smaller 1.2-liter turbo will produce 128 bhp. More powerful 1.6-liter turbo petrol will provide 163 bhp. These engines will work in combination with a six-speed manual and matching automatic gearbox.

The diesel-powered models will arrive with either 1.6-liter units or brand’s 2.0-liter BlueHDi engines.  A 1.6-liter oil burner should be available in two states of tune including 99 bhp and 118 bhp options. More potent 2.0-liter diesels will deliver 148 bhp or 178 bhp. The transmission options will include the six-speed manual and automatic versions.

The current 5008 is the front-wheel drive only. Peugeot hasn’t commented on the all-wheel drive version for the 2018 model year.

2018 Peugeot 5008

2018 Peugeot 5008: Design

The 2018 Peugeot 5008 should expand its wheels range with new options. The lighting will be enhanced considering the front haze lights and LED daytime running lights. It will consist of two different packs; one being the Retrovision pack that will ensure electro-chrome inside mirrors and the other being the Visibility pack that will ensure programmed headlights and rain-detecting front wipers.

On the other hand, the model will look charming from outside and will ride on PSA’s Efficient Modular Platform. This platform can be also found under the 308 and 3008 models but Citroen C4 Picasso is also based on it. French’s seven-seater SUV will measure 178.3 inches in length while riding on the 107.7-inch wheelbase.

Cabin and Features:

This new Peugeot 5008 2018 will have attractive and comfortable interior. Its seats will now be wide and autonomous and will be covered by a soft and perforated material. It will have six universal serial bus ports and wireless Bluetooth connection and also an 8-inch touch screen. The part of brand’s i-Cockpit design will also be a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel. The available features will also include an upgraded upholstery, a sunroof, massaging seats, etc.

The Peugeot 5008 will also get the latest safety and driver-assistance technologies. It will boast the lane departure warning, Driver Attention Alert System, speed limit recognition, distance alert, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian and vehicle detection.

2018 Peugeot 5008

2018 Peugeot 5008: Arrival, Price

This 2018 Peugeot 5008 is expected to arrive at the start of 2018 and details regarding its price are still not available as of now.

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