What To Expect From The New 2017 Peugeot 2008

Some of the highlights that define the fresh 2017 Peugeot 2008 are perhaps its sporty GT line, a versatile Grip Control system, and enhanced convenience features. Additionally, its reputation for dynamic performance and elegance serve as added bonuses to its appeal. The Peugeot 2008 release date is slated for this summer.

For starters, the Peugeot 2008 first debut occurred three years ago during which the vehicle has amassed quite a significant following, especially among British new car buyers. It has experienced growth in both girth and sales and boasts of over half a million units in sales worldwide this year.

2017 Peugeot 2008 Exterior & Interior Changes

Both its exterior and interior designs have been spruced up. The exterior design comes with a more appealing, assertive, and powerful SUV design. Its robustness is confirmed by features such as its wheel arch extensions, scuff plates, and a new vertical front grille. The power and desirability are further epitomized by the new Ultimate Red color that is now featured on the 2017 Peugeot 2008 color palette.

2017 Peugeot 2008 exterior, side view, red color, alloy wheels

Accessories And Equipment

The 2017 Peugeot 2008 interior is also something worth writing home about. It features the i-PEUGEOT i-Cockpit system, a seven-inch multifunction color touchscreen system, and a compact sports steering wheel among other features.

2017 Peugeot 2008 interior, steering wheel, dashboard, steering wheel

As already mentioned previously, the new model also comes with grip control that allows the 2008 to achieve unrivaled versatility regardless of the terrain. Other rarities in this segment include the MirrorScreen, Park Assist, and Active City Brake system. There’s no doubt that the 2017 Peugeot 2008 offers an assertive proposition with a unique and addictive driving experience and an unparalleled dynamic performance.

Are There Any Alternatives For The New Peugeot?

The segment also offers other fine alternatives to the Peugeot 2008 2017. Some of these include the Renault Captur and the Nissan Juke Nismo RS. The 2017 Nissan Juke Nismo RS price starts from an MSRP of around $28,020. Some of the Nissan Juke specs include a lively performance, an available all-wheel drive system, unique exterior/interior color customizations, and a sporty handling. It comes equipped with a turbocharged 1.6L four-cylinder engine that should be able to crank out a walloping 188 hp and 177 lbs. ft. of torque. The Nissan Juke Nismo RS release date should be expected sometime in mid-2017 and will likely be offered as a 2018 year model.

2017 Peugeot 2008 interior, leather seats

The 2017 Renault Captur, on the other hand, shares almost the same dimensions as the 2017 Peugeot 2008. Its fundamental principles revolve around fuel economy and affordability. Just as the 2008 is based on the 208, the Captur is based on the smaller Clio. Rumors allege the new 2017 Renault Captur price will likely start from around $20,490.

2017 Peugeot 2008 Engine Specs

The new 2017 Peugeot 2008 is expected to feature either a 1.2L, three-cylinder, gasoline engine or a four-cylinder 1.6L diesel powerplant. The three-cylinder comes in several variants with the least of ‘em cranking out around 81 hp and the most powerful 128 horsepower.

In terms of its fuel economy, EPA says 81-horsepower – generating mill should be able to check in at around 57.6 mpg on the European cycle. Fuel economy for the 108-horsepower variant of the same three-cylinder mill is expected at 58.9 mpg, which is also the fuel economy for the 128-horsepower variant of the three-cylinder banger.

PEUGEOT 2008/NOV. 23, 2015: The 1.6-liter engine of the Peugeot 2008 mini crossover. (CDN PHOTO/BRIAN J. OCHOA)
PEUGEOT 2008/NOV. 23, 2015: The 1.6-liter engine of the Peugeot 2008 mini crossover. (CDN PHOTO/BRIAN J. OCHOA)

On the diesel front, the new 2017 Peugeot 2008 comes equipped with a fuel-sipping 1.6L HDi engine that is similarly offered in three output variations (74, 99, and 118 horsepower). The most powerful variant comes equipped with a six-speed manual, while the five-speed manual comes hitched with the other two output variants.

Although lacking an all-wheel drive system, Peugeot says the new model comes with a grip control feature that maximizes traction regardless of the terrain. Five modes are available with the Grip Control: Standard, Mud, Snow, Sand, and the ESP Off mode. The latter mode is capable of managing traction anonymously at speed of up to 31 mph.

Release Date And Price For The New Peugeot 2008

Rumors suggest the 2017 Peugeot 2008 facelifts will cost you around 20,000 USD, even though further clarifications are expected from the French marque. The vehicle should go on sale this summer as a 2017 year model. Both the 2017 Peugeot 2008 DKR and Allure crossovers are reviewed separately.

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2017 Peugeot 2008 auto show, front view, grille and headlights

2017 Peugeot 2008 release date

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2017 Peugeot 2008 exterior, rear angle, taillights and alloy wheels

2017 Peugeot 2008 side view, white color, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

2017 Peugeot 2008 auto show, side view, alloy wheels

2017 Peugeot 2008 exterior, red color, front view, grille, badges and alloy wheels

2017 Peugeot 2008 rear view, red color, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Peugeot 2008 side view, red color, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Peugeot 2008 front view, red color, grille and badges

2017 Peugeot 2008 exterior, side view, alloy wheels

2017 Peugeot 2008 interior, lcd screen

Rumors And News About The New 2017 Peugeot 308

The new 2017 Peugeot 308 combines the performance of the three-door 2017 Renault Megane RS, the practicality of the five-door 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI, and the frugality of the of the 2017 Holden Astra VXR. Think of it as a European hot-hatch offered in front-wheel drive and with a turbocharged engine. The Peugeot 308 release date is set before this fall as a 2017 year model.

2017 Peugeot 308 GTI side view, red color, alloy wheels

The 2017 Peugeot 308 price starts from an MSRP of around $44,990, and comes in two hot-hatch variants including the GTI model. All the models available are powered by a four-cylinder 1.6L engine paired to a six-speed manual transmission system and able to crank out an output of around 330Nm.

Quick Overview

The 2017 Peugeot 308 comes with new features and technologies such as lightweight alloy nineteen-inch ‘Carbone’ wheels, a limited-slip differential, Alcantara Peugeot sport seats, red-stitched leather, Peugeot Sport-stamped Alcon calipers, optional eighteen-inch ‘Diamant’ alloy wheels, and Michelin Super Sport tires.

It also comes with stiffer shocks, springs and bushings, a wider rear and front fascia, and sits 11mm lower to the ground. The exterior has been re-tweaked and now looks more chiseled than before. Peugeot also says the surface now features mode aerodynamic cues that have helped it better its speed slightly.

Automatic Engine Stop Function

Just like other models in its price range, the new model also comes with the stop-start feature that conserves fuel by stopping the vehicle whenever theirs is traffic. Additionally, it comes with the Driver Sport Package that tacks on plenty of performance specs which the French marque is ye to reveal its full specs. The newest Peugeot 308 2017 also comes with the tire and brake package.

Even with the 2017 Peugeot 308 consistently providing stout performance figures and value, there are other options in its class worth checking out. They include the Volkswagen Golf GTI, the Ford Focus RS, the Renault Megane RS275 Cup Premium, the Holden Astra VXR, and the Ford Focus ST.

2017 Peugeot 308 Competition

The 2017 Ford Focus RS Hatchback price starts from an MSRP of around $35,730 and that gets you features such as a potent turbo power, many high-tech options, a stylish interior, and a tenacious grip. For 2017, the new Ford Focus RS model comes equipped with a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder engine that makes a healthy 350 hp and 350 pounds-feet of torque. Transmission pairing is done with the six-speed manual. Also included in the specs is the automatic stop-start system, hill start assist, and an all-wheel drive system. The Ford Focus RS release date should be expected sometime in early 2017.

The 2017 Ford Focus ST costs about $24,425 – a bargain price, apparently. Some of the specs offered include a stylish and high-tech interior, a powerful turbocharged engine a civilized ride, sharp handling, a precise six-speed manual gearbox, and abundant standard features. According to sources privy of its developments at Ford, the new Ford Focus ST 2017 is set to come with an improved version of its current turbocharged 2.0L inline-four-cylinder engine that in its current state offers 252 horsepower and 270 lbs. ft. of torque. The existing model 0-60 mph is rather sluggish compared to rivals nipping its heels. But Ford has given hints that the new model will improve the existing model’s 6.4 seconds for a 0-60 mph sprint.

What Are The Engine Specs For 2017 Peugeot 308 Engine

2017 Peugeot 308 engine

The exact details about its output are unclear at the moment, but rumor has it that it will come with the 1.6 THP engine that cranks out about 330 Nm and 270 hp. more details will be updated on his post as and when they become available. So keep checking back for the full specs as its release date nears.

Rumors And Spy Pictures For The Interior And Exterior

2017 Peugeot 308 interior, steering wheel, gear shift knob, lcd screen, dashboard

Images of what looks like the 2017 Peugeot 308 CC and the Allure have been seen by our mules doing some test drives. We’re yet to confirm the location, however.

Some of the standard features you should expect from the new model include dual-zone automatic climate control, a CD player, a six-speaker sound system, front sport seats, an electronic limited-slip differential, eighteen-inch alloy wheels, MyKey parental controls, keyless ignition and entry, LED daytime running lights and foglights, performance brakes, a rearview camera, Sync voice controls, and a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel.

2017 Peugeot 308 Price and Release Date

2017 Peugeot 308 release date

Rumors allege the 2017 308 is prices at $44,990 and its availability should be expected sometime before this fall.

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2017 Peugeot 308 exterior, front view, headlights and grille

2017 Peugeot 308 GTI rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Peugeot 308 exterior, front view, grille and badges

2017 Peugeot 308 GT side view, blue color, alloy wheels

2017 Peugeot 308 exterior, headlights

2017 Peugeot 308 exterior, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Peugeot 308 exterior, side view, alloy wheels

2017 Peugeot 308 interior, gear shift knob

2017 Peugeot 308 interior, leather seats

2017 Peugeot 308 interior, leather back seats

2017 Peugeot 308 trunk

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