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The Peugeot 2008 has been revealed in full ahead of its world premiere at next week’s 2013 Geneva motor show.

The all-new Peugeot 2008 promises to bring contemporary styling, a fuel-efficient engine line-up and a diverse range of personalisation options to the compact crossover market, when it goes on sale in Europe in the coming months and arrives in Australia during the final quarter of this year.

At 4160mm long and 1740mm wide, the 208 city car-based Peugeot 2008 is 180mm shorter and 100mm narrower than the Mitsubishi ASX-based Peugeot 4008.

As a result of its tighter dimensions, the 2008’s boot space (360 litres) is 56 litres smaller than the 4008, yet is one litre larger with the rear seats folded forwards (1194L).

A range of three- and four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines will be offered from launch. The 61kW 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol and the 69kW 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engines lead the efficiency stakes, consuming 4.2 and 3.7 litres per 100km respectively, and both emitting fewer than 100g/km CO2.

A 97kW tune of the 1.2 petrol and an 86kW version of the 1.6 diesel top the tree in terms of peak power output.

Inherited from the larger Peugeot 3008 is the 2008’s Grip Control, which allows the driver to select between five modes – Standard, Snow, Off-Road, Sand and ESP Off – to optimise front-wheel traction according to the low-grip surface encountered. Automatic reverse parking will also be offered in the compact crossover range.

A seven-inch touchscreen is at the heart of the Peugeot 2008’s infotainment system, which is available with the Peugeot Connected Apps program, giving information about traffic and parking availability, tourist attractions and weather updates.

Personalisation options range from body decals in black, yellow, pink and orange; customised designs for the front grille, roof bars, wheel centres, mirror caps, centre console and instrument panel visor; and a range of styles for the 15-, 16- and 17-inch alloy wheels.

The Peugeot 2008 will be produced in Mulhouse, France.


  • http://www.facebook.com/jono2 Jono Hoang

    That is a very polarizing dash… not a fan at all.

    • Theo

      Yeh…

      • Hf73

        I want to know the end of your sentence after the three dots.

  • Toulouse

    Looks like it’s copped a bashing of the Subaru ugly stick. Especially that grille…

    • Theo

      I want to know the end of your sentence after the three dots.

  • pixxxels

    Its replacing the 4008? Really? A model that has barely been on sale for 6 months?

    If it were replacing the 3008 I wouldn’t be surprised- its been on sale a fair while and isn’t seeing much success. But it seems stupid to introduce a new model like the 4008 and then can it before really giving it any chance of succeeding. 

    • Theo

      Hey, you’re good with those 4-digit numbers. Kind of like double negatives.

    • Martin

      I was thinking that! I thought the 4008 was reasonably popular

    • Al Wal

       I think that’s incorrect info on CA’s part. The 2008 is meant to be a mini-SUV – hence it being quite substantially smaller than a 4008. Not much larger/heavier than a 208 – hence the small engines.

    • Zaccy16

      the 4008 needs to be replaced because Peugeot need to get rid of their link to rubbish mitsubishi and the asx! the 4008 had a cheap mitsubishi interior and imitation rear looks, this new 2008 looks a big improvement

  • F1orce

    LOL all these models are below 100kW

    The 2008 must be extremly anaemic.

  • Nmrenwick

    Gorgeous.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FFLU42DZJ4E23NZKHN3UXJU44Q Aazz

    Great looker… the 1.6 diesel would be the pick.

    • Igomi Watabi

      I think there’s probably someone here who wants to know the end of your sentence after the three dots.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/FFLU42DZJ4E23NZKHN3UXJU44Q Aazz

        the 1.6 diesel would be the pick.

  • Tex

    Bringing back quirky contemporary french design – I am beginning to like Peugeot’s recent design language more and more

  • Sumpguard

    Love it!

  • Morphian

    Very nice, but I will miss the front end of the 4008. That was a very cool looking front.

  • Don Quay

    I quite like the interior but I’d need to see the exterior in the flesh before I made up my mind. I’m just not sure about those headlights. No word on the transmissions that I can see. Any auto/DCT/CVT options available?
    Judging by the look of the dash, it seems to be another car that has given the CD player a miss for USB, aux and Bluetooth audio. It seems to becoming more common, but not really a surprise….

    • F1orce

      It’s one of them things that people ‘like’ but wouldn’t buy one LOL

      • $29896495

        I don’t like it, they have that over the steering wheel instruments. Not my thing and a lot of people can’t get a view of them.

  • LowRezFez

    Do you get the fusebox in the glovebox with this one?

  • Poison_Eagle

    Love the layered dash, and LED surrounds of instrument clusters. I can’t help wonder if the off road selector is pointless, given this is based on a city car, not a serious off roader. 

    • Zaccy16

      yeah just a gimmick i think and a marketing tool 

  • Peter Ms

    Will we ever see this here?  My wife and I waited and waited for the Peugeot 4008, since we saw it as a better-looking alternative to the ASX, and better set up for Australia. The 4008 thus had the merits of Mitsubishi’s reliability [vs Peugeot's unreliability] with a nice face and rear, and better interior.  after the 4008 arrived, our local SA dealer – despite being specifically requested by us – never got a 2WD auto [CVT] in stock for us to test drive, over a nine-month period.  Not one.  A few 4WDs and one or two 2WD manuals, but no 2WD autos (and of course we all know where the growth is in this segment, and it’s not in manuals and not in 4WDs).  I won’t buy a car I can’t test drive.  Plus, the price premium of about $7000 over an ASX was *very* hard to justify. Result, we gave up and bought a different car.  So, the questions about the 2008 to ask are: when if ever will it arrive in Australia, and will it be priced low enough to sell?  In the current market, that means well below $30000 driveaway for an auto.

    • Estif

      Agree. Just dont drive Peugeot then.