Full-size crossover class will become enlarged with 2016 Peugeot 5008 coming soon. French carmaker decided to go with new SUV in next year, not just to keep up with competition, but also to present some of their innovations. Except that, some stylish modification on the exterior appearance will be done. Most changes come with a lot of use of aluminum, which means weight drop for new Peugeot 5008, and further, better fuel economy. Overall, this crossover will come improved comparing to previous edition, and we will see if it could compete with top-of-the-class models in full-size SUV segment.
2016 Peugeot 5008 design
First visible change on the 2016 Peugeot 5008 is going to be grille. Outside, not too many radical moves are expected, so vehicle will be very similar to its predecessor, but with many new details on it. For example, new 17-inch wheels will be placed. Cabin brings fun part. First of all, full-size crossover can take up to 8 passengers. LED screen and additional safety with more airbags will make ride more comfortable.
Dual air-conditioning system, power sunshade window pane and 6-speaker audio system boost it even more. Joy of the ride is improved with new suspension. Back on the outside, spoiler and taillights got some cosmetic revisit, so they look slightly different. With new grille and hood, new Peugeot 5008 looks more aggressive and bolder than before.
2016 Peugeot 5008 engine
Under the hood of the 2016 Peugeot 5008 is 2.7-l 4-cylinder unit. Overall output is 182 hp and 168 lb-ft of torque. There are some rumors that new SUV could come with some EcoBoost engine for more environmental friendly emission. This drivetrain is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Power is sent to either front wheels, and all-wheel drive system could be installed. This combination is good for 22 mpg fuel economy in the city and 29 on the highway.
2016 Peugeot 5008 price
This crossover is meant to be launched late in 2016. With so much time before premiere, many changes are possible. Experts predict its value to me somewhere between $30.000 and $40.000. It will depend on drivetrain pick and features list inside 2016 Peugeot 5008.