In modern car market where crossovers are the fastest growing segment, every manufacturer tries to enlarge its offer of these types of vehicles. Same case is with French company Peugeot. One of the brand’s newest products is model called 2008. It is a mini crossover. It is based on the small city car called 208 and its main purpose is urban drive. Came in 2013 and it is very well received. When it is about 2016 Peugeot 2008, it is hard to expect some bigger modifications, since it is still pretty fresh model, but it will come with some novelties, according to the rumors.
2016 Peugeot 2008 specs
The 2016 Peugeot 2008 is coming with the pretty much same characteristics as model that came in 2013. It will ride on the same PF1 platform, which is used for many small cars of French manufacturers. Some of those are Peugeot 208, Citroen C2, C3 and many others. When it is about visual appearance, this small crossover comes in recognizable “French” style and it completely follows company’s current design language, with many similarities with 208 hatch. However, there are some reports that 2016 Peugeot 2008 will come refreshed and that it will feature some changes, mainly at the rear end, where new front fascia is expected to come. These reports are nothing more that rumors, so you should take them with big reserve.
When it is about interior, we expect that new 2008 will continue in the same way, despite those rumors. We will see a stylish interior, with plenty of hi-tech features, where comfort of the passengers is priority.
2016 Peugeot 2008 engine
The 2016 Peugeot 2008 will continue in the same way, when it is about engines. There will be several options, both when it is about petrol and diesel units. Petrol units are mostly powered with three-cylinder 1.2 liter engine, which is available with three different outputs – 82, 110, 130 horses. There is also a 1.6 liter which comes with 120 horsepower. When it is about diesels, there is a 1.6 liter HDI engine, which is available in four configurations, with 73, 90, 98, 116 horses. When it is about transmission, there are 5- and 6-speed manual and 6- or 4-speed automatic, depending on the engine.
2016 Peugeot 2008 release date and price
The 2016 Peugeot 2008 will come in different periods, depending on market. But it will definitely be available before the end of year. Price will remain unchanged. It means around 22.000 dollars.