Sunday September 27, 2020

Peugeot’s upmarket adventure

The old Peugeot 3008 was an ugly duckling of a crossover, but the company hopes the new model can ditch the baggage and succeed as an SUV, writes Kyle Fortune

30th October, 2016
The new Peugeot 3008 SUV is brisk enough, so long as you’ve more than 1,750rpm on the rev counter’s dial

At the time of writing, Peugeot has no firm pricing details for its new 3008 model. Yet, talk is of up-market aspirations and a focus on generous equipment levels.

We’ve been here before, and it’s a sign that a manufacturer is keen to put a sticker price on the windscreen that’s higher than those of its natural rivals. Peugeot thinks it’s justified, and on the face of it, it is; certainly the 3008 looks like a...

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