Peugeot 2008: Peugeot's first 100% electric SUV



Peugeot has just updated the ranks of its SUV range with the presentation of the new Peugeot 2008. In addition to gasoline and diesel mechanics, it will be the brand's first SUV to receive a 100% electric propulsion system. This new SUV will be manufactured at the Vigo plant in Spain and will reach the market at the end of 2019.

It also takes a step forward in technology and security.

On an aesthetic level, the design of the new Peugeot 2008 keeps a certain relationship with the recently presented 208, with attractive and distinctive lines.

The interior of the Peugeot 2008 benefits from the latest update of the i-Cockpit. 2008 uses soft plastics on the dashboard and leather or Alcantara in areas such as seats.

The habitability in the rear seats makes 2008 an especially versatile SUV. Its length of 4.30 m and its wheelbase of 2.60 m also give it a trunk volume of 434 liters, regardless of the engine chosen, even in the case of 100% electric.

Among the main driving aids, the Drive Assist stands out with the help of active lane maintenance or the adaptive speed controller with Stop & Go function, park assist, automatic emergency braking, active involuntary lane change alert, fatigue detector, recognition of road signs or dead angle control.

The new Peugeot 2008 will be produced at the Vigo plant in Spain and in Wuhan plant for China.  The start of commercialization will take place at the end of 2019.



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