When it was first introduced into the auto world back in 2013, the Peugeot 2008 attracted the attention of both regular motorists and car enthusiasts. The manufacturer has been recording successful sales record with this car model for the last two years. The car is common among consumers not only because of its high performance but also due to its elegant exterior and interior styling together with affordable pricing. Peugeot has launched plans for revising the vehicle for 2017 year model. The car received some criticism following its initial production and the automaker is working to correct those failures. You should expect the 2017 Peugeot 2008 to be offered in a new classy interior design, sporty exterior outlook, and better engine options.
2017 Peugeot 2008 – Exterior Design:
To enable the upcoming 2017 Peugeot to compete effectively in the SUV market, it will adopt an upscale refinement. This will be featured throughout its entire body. The compact crossover seems to have borrowed some styling from the previous Peugeot line-up. Consumers should expect the car to maintain the aerodynamic body design featuring a combination of enforced carbon fiber and lightweight aluminum materials. Major changes include new grille bearing vertical chrome inserts which replace the previous horizontal slats. The bumper has also been revised with a more impressive designing. The trending LED lighting will also feature at the rear end and air intakes enhanced at the front to improve engine cooling. You should expect the upcoming Peugeot to come with a sporty back end. The vehicle will ride on luxurious aluminum alloy wheels.
The interior cabin of 2017 Peugeot 2008 provides a comfortable and luxurious environment with the high-tech infotainment system and quality technological equipment. The spacious interior features extended headroom and legroom to improve on the car’s comfort. The comfortable seats have been upholstered using premium leather materials. Other standard interior features include spectacular sunroof, automatic climate control, updated air conditioning system, Wi-Fi, wireless smartphone integration, premium audio system with compatible USB ports, satellite radio, and also a CD/MP3/MP4 player among others. Most of the car’s control features will be controlled via a 7-inch touchscreen display. The 2017 Peugeot 2008 will be offered with the array of driver assistance and safety features such as rear-view camera, anti-lock braking system, and safety belts, air bags, line-departure warning system, blind-spot monitoring system, parking assist and much more.
2017 Peugeot 2008 – Engine Types and Specifications:
There are various engine options lined up for the new 2017 Peugeot 2008. The base motor is going to be a 1.2-liter 3-cylinder petrol unit which is rated to produce about 82 hp. The second drivetrain is a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine that produces 120 hp. Both the petrol and diesel units will be mated to either 5-speed transmission or 6-speed transmission. Consumers will also have to choose between manual and automatic dual clutch systems. There are rumors indicating that Peugeot will offer hybrid engine variants though this is still pending confirmation by the automaker.
2017 Peugeot 2008 – Estimated Arrival and MSRP:
Finally, the 2017 Peugeot 2008 is set to be officially released at Geneva Motor Show. This is probably at the start of next year or at the mid of the year. The 2017 Peugeot will go with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $23,000.