Peugeot joins the SUV market with new 3008

by Gazette Reporter
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Peugeot’s new generation 3008 SUV has hit Irish shores and will be in dealerships across Dublin City from this week.

The impressive new SUV features the latest generation Peugeot iCockpit with digital instrumentation as standard across the range. The range pries starts from €25,995 plus delivery related charges for the entry level model, the Access 1.2 130bhp PureTech petrol version.

The new 3008 comes with a choice of five trim levels, to include Access, Active, Allure, GT Line and GT versions, a wide range of both petrol and diesel engines is available. The 1.2-litre PureTech 130bhp turbo petrol engine, with CO2 emissions from just 117g/km, was voted International Engine of the Year in its category for the second-year running, earlier in 2016. This engine is available with a six-speed manual gearbox or with Peugeot’s latest generation EAT6 six-speed automatic transmission. The 1.6 THP petrol 165bhp EAT6 six-speed automatic has emissions from 129g/CO2.

Four BlueHDi diesel engines are available, trim dependent, with CO2 emissions from 103g/km, and power ranging between 100, 120, 150 and 180bhp. The 2.0-litre BlueHDi 150bhp version is matched to a six-speed manual gearbox, whilst the 1.6 BlueHDi 120bhp version is available with a choice of a six-speed manual or a six-speed EAT6 automatic gearbox. The range-topping GT version comes equipped as standard with a refined 2.0-litre BlueHDi diesel 180bhp six-speed automatic.

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