The third generation 3008 will soon be a reality. The more than popular compact SUV of the Peugeot brand will be completely transformed to remain a benchmark in its category. Its presentation is scheduled for the year 2023, betting on electric models. And it will have a sportier design.
3008 is one of the pillars on which a large part of the Peugeot range in Europe is based. It concentrates a good part of the brand’s registrations. During the Covid-19 pandemic, 3008 introduced a facelift and a new image in society to the market. Said update will make the current second-generation able to face commercial life, which remains.
After introducing the facelift of the 3008 on the market, it is time for Peugeot to develop the important project of the third-generation 3008.
Design and new technology 3008
3008 wanted to find an adaptation to the brand’s new design language. It will be until the change of generation when I can adopt this philosophy. This new generation will be far from its classic profile, to release a more coupé design. It will have its personality. Above all, in the front area, where it will show off LED lights that will draw three fangs.
Its size will vary. It will be longer but the glazed surfaces will be somewhat small. Those families who want a larger car should go for the superior model, a 5008. If we had the opportunity to enter the interior of the third generation 3008, we would discover the great evolution of the fully digital Peugeot i-Cockpit, thanks to an advanced information system. entertainment. To do this, they will take as a reference the new Peugeot 308 that was presented not long ago.
Important changes will be made at this point. 3008 third generation will increase its commitment to electric models. Currently, there is only the electric version that is, 3008 Hybrid, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) that is being a success. One of the best-selling hybrid models in Europe. With the change of generation, they will go one step ahead, to increase the options in their mechanics.
Peugeot has decided that there will be no diesel engines. This means that the 130 hp 1.5 BlueHDi diesel engine will not continue. For its part, the 1.2 Pure Tech gasoline engine will be the protagonist, it will be electrified with light hybrid technology (MHEV) of 48 watts. You can choose either with manual transmission or with automatic transmission. To all this, we must add two other plug-in hybrid versions: with 180 and 225cv. In these cases, both engines will be automatic. This new 100% electric model called Peugeot e-3008 will compete with models like the Volkswagen ID, etc.
Peugeot e-3008: The desired 100% electric SUV
This model will be available with engines capable of having a power of 170 and 245cv respectively. The 3008 battery will vary from 87 to 108kWh. It will have a range of 400km in its basic version and 700km in the version with a higher capacity battery. Finally, add that that SUV is scheduled to come out at the end of the year 2023.