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2017 Peugeot 3008 GT-Line review: Long-term report one – introduction

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2017 Peugeot 3008 GT-Line review: Long-term report one – introduction

It has been more than a month since we took delivery of our Peugeot 3008 long-termer. Our GT-Line petrol has racked up close to 4000km since new and so far, it hasn’t missed a beat...

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2017 Mazda CX-5 v Peugeot 3008 comparison
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2017 Mazda CX-5 v Peugeot 3008 comparison

  See the full article here. The newcomer versus the champ: this isn’t some naff reference to a big money fight, but by the same token, it kind of is – because here we have the much-lauded European that’s all about swagger, going against the stalwart chart-topper with a tremendous record...


2017 Mazda CX-5 v Peugeot 3008 comparison
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2017 Mazda CX-5 v Peugeot 3008 comparison

The newcomer versus the champ: this isn’t some naff reference to a big money fight, but by the same token, it kind of is – because here we have the much-lauded European that’s all about swagger, going against the stalwart chart-topper with a tremendous record...


Peugeot Citroen ute due by 2020 with global aim
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Peugeot Citroen ute due by 2020 with global aim

The PSA Group, parent of Peugeot, Citroen and most recently Opel, has announced it will develop an all-new vehicle platform with ChangAn Automobile that will underpin its upcoming one-tonne ute, which will launch "by 2020". In an agreement signed this week, the French and Chinese companies announced they would co-develop a new architecture to be implemented at ChangAn's manufacturing facility in Dingzhou, China, dedicated to light commercial vehicles (LCV)...


Electric Peugeot 208, 2008, DS3 models planned - report
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Electric Peugeot 208, 2008, DS3 models planned - report

The PSA Group is planning several new electrified and all-electric vehicles (EVs) in the coming years, including EV versions of the next Peugeot 208, 2008 and DS3 Crossback. In a new report by industry journal Automotive News Europe, PSA is said to have given investors details of  its future vehicle strategy earlier this week...


Citroen C4 Aircross, Peugeot 4008 recalled for wiper fix - UPDATE
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Citroen C4 Aircross, Peugeot 4008 recalled for wiper fix - UPDATE

The Citroen C4 Aircross and Peugeot 4008 have been recalled this week over concerns the windscreen wiper motors could fill with water and seize - with 2492 vehicles affected in total. According to the French manufacturers, affected vehicles are fitted with a motor venting device that may not be to the correct specification - potentially allowing water to enter the wiper motor...


2018 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 review - track test
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Peugeot 308 GTi 270 review - track test

The 2018 Peugeot 308 GTi hot hatch gets some minor tweaks inside and out – but the French manufacturer hasn't dared to mess with the mechanicals... which is just as well.


Pumped-up Peugeot crossover mule spied
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Pumped-up Peugeot crossover mule spied

How cool does this PSA test mule - being hot-weather tested in the south of Europe - look? Beneath this Peugeot 208 body is probably test architecture for the expected Peugeot 1008 baby crossover that'll soon slot into its range below the 2008. Should such a car materialise, it'd give the French company a rival to the Nissan Juke and co...


Fiat, Jeep, Nissan, Volvo and others to miss Frankfurt motor show
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Fiat, Jeep, Nissan, Volvo and others to miss Frankfurt motor show

Several manufacturers will be giving the Frankfurt motor show a miss this year, including Fiat, Jeep, Nissan and Volvo, as brands shift their investments from the traditional product showcases. As reported by industry journal Automotive News Europe, numerous marques are finding it increasingly difficult to justify the massive budgets required for a major auto show - instead opting to attend more interactive events like the Goodwood Festival of Speed...


2018 Peugeot 3008 review
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2018 Peugeot 3008 review

See the full article here. For this reviewer, at least, the 3008 sets the benchmark in this segment. Sure, if you’re thinking about it as a cold logical decision, it’s probably not the best value for money, nor is it likely to have the best resale, or stack up in terms of longevity against the traditional Japanese players...


2018 Peugeot 3008 review
Rating: 810 /10
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2018 Peugeot 3008 review

In many ways the 2018 Peugeot 3008 is the new benchmark in the medium SUV segment. But does it do enough to convince newcomers to go French?

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Peugeot drops base models, confirms it ‘will not be the cheapest in market’
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Peugeot drops base models, confirms it ‘will not be the cheapest in market’

Peugeot says it will drop all base model vehicles from its range as it focuses on the Australian love affair with premium European vehicles, as reflected in sales figures across the industry. The company very recently repositioned its pricing strategy to be sharper and more in-line with competitors...


2017 Peugeot 2008 Allure review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Peugeot 2008 Allure review

Finally, a decent powertrain to join the Peugeot 2008's already excellent dynamics and interior packaging.


No silver bullet for Peugeot and Citroen in Australia; dealers set to go
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No silver bullet for Peugeot and Citroen in Australia; dealers set to go

The new distributor of Peugeot and Citroen in Australia admits there is no silver bullet or quick fix for rebuilding the brands locally, except for investment and a long-term commitment to the iconic French brands...


Peugeot’s high brand awareness to help drive future sales
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Peugeot’s high brand awareness to help drive future sales

Peugeot’s new distributor in Australia admits the French brand faces a serious challenge, as it seeks to take on European and Asian rivals in what is one of the most fiercely fought automotive markets in the world. But, its high brand awareness is a huge asset that will eventually pay dividends, the company says...


2018 Peugeot 3008 gets five-star ANCAP crash score
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2018 Peugeot 3008 gets five-star ANCAP crash score

The new-generation 2018 Peugeot 3008 compact SUV will launch in Australia this month with a five-star ANCAP crash rating - vital in a safety-oriented vehicle segment. The French rival for the Volkswagen Tiguan and Mazda CX-5 scored 86 per cent for adult occupant protection, 85 per cent for child occupant protection, 58 per cent for its fitment of active safety technologies and 67 per cent for pedestrian protection...


Peugeot's new distributor cuts prices
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Peugeot's new distributor cuts prices

The new Australian distributor for Peugeot - extant Subaru importer Inchcape - has reduced the pricing of its 208 city car and 2008 crossover, almost three months into its tenure. Pricing for the 208 Active now kicks off at $22,190 before on-road costs, down $300. The Allure is reduced by $1300 to a more reasonable $24,990, ditto the GT-Line to $26,990...


Peugeot parent completes takeover of Opel/Vauxhall from GM
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Peugeot parent completes takeover of Opel/Vauxhall from GM

The PSA Group, the parent company behind Peugeot, Citroen and DS, completed its takeover of Opel and Vauxhall from GM on August 1. Opel has promised to deliver a new performance plan within 100 days, with the key goal of achieving operational profitability by 2020 and a six per cent profit margin by 2026...


2018 Peugeot 3008 pricing and specs: New-gen SUV touches down
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2018 Peugeot 3008 pricing and specs: New-gen SUV touches down

Full details for the all-new 2018 Peugeot 3008, now properly 'SUVified' (that'll never take off) to compete in Australia's most popular market segment, have been handed down today. Declared European Car of the Year in March, the new 2018 3008 arrives as a dramatically restyled replacement for the dowdy first-generation model that was never popular here...


2018 Peugeot 5008 review
Rating: 810 /10
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2018 Peugeot 5008 review

The new-generation 2018 Peugeot 5008 has gone from quirky MPV to stylish SUV, and it's likely to be far more popular with Australian buyers.