New Peugeot 3008 (09 on) Car Review – Driving & Performance | Parkers

7 Feb 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on New Peugeot 3008 (09 on) Car Review – Driving & Performance | Parkers

There’s a decent choice of in the Peugeot 3008 line-up and the model is a 1.6-litre VTi petrol 120bhp, co-developed with It covers the 0-62mph sprint in a 11.8 seconds while is a useful 40mpg when with the standard Michelin saving tyres.

However, it is the only model with the five-speed manual which is a dated and disappointing with a slack and lifeless

All other engines get the far superior manual as standard, including the 1.6 THP 150bhp. This uses a to boost power and is much urgent (0-62mph takes 8.9 yet thanks to its small size, 38mpg.

Diesel engines

The diesels are popular in the Peugeot 3008, with the 1.6 HDi with 110bhp. has a decent turn of pace and is quiet on the move, but it rarely especially quick. It’s with an automatic gearbox as EGC (which stands for electronically-controlled gearbox) which has paddles the steering wheel allowing you to gear manually while offering a standard automatic

Unusually for an automatic, it offers the 0-62mph acceleration time as the (12.2 seconds) and actually economy with an average of

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The top diesel is a 2.0 HDi that offers pulling power and is ideal for driving. It can be a little noisy on but on the move is fairly quiet. The six-speed manual version has and manages the 0-62mph benchmark in 9.7 but feels much quicker in day driving.

It also returns an 50mpg.

An automatic version is available power boosted to 163bhp, but slower than the manual and economical too.

This turbodiesel is also used on the Hybrid4 that has an electric and Peugeot’s EGC (electronic gear transmission. It’s not the smoothest in use, but the Hybrid4 can run in electric-only for short distances and it also has the of four-wheel drive at the rotation of a

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Despite the economy and emissions benefits, plump for the 150bhp 2.0-litre with six-speed manual for the most rounded driving

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