Shangrila Motors Pvt. Ltd., the authorised distributor of Peugeot Brand in Nepal, has launched the new model, Peugeot 2008 in Nepal. The most-awaited model of Peugeot costs around Rs 1.15 crore – Rs 1.25 crore in Nepal.
Peugeot 2008 Overview
The Peugeot 2008 has a distinctive and stylish front with the large grille and big headlights. The company has launched a new model after the success of their previous models.
The new Peugeot has the next-generation technology, and selection of rugged, fuel-efficient combustion engines.
Power and Performance
A 1.2L turbocharged petrol engine powers the Peugeot 2008. The latest Euro 6 PureTech petrol engines produce a maximum power of 131 hp at 5500 rpm and a peak torque of 230 Nm at 1750 rpm. The SUV’s engine is mated to a 6-speed Automatic Transmission with quick-shift technology.
The Peugeot 2008 has a displacement of 1199 cc. The engine has three inline-cylinders, four valves per cylinder and direct injection fuel system.
The fuel tank capacity of the Peugeot 2008 is 44 litres with a fuel efficiency of 17 km per litre.
Interior & Exterior Design and Features
The Exterior of the Peugeot 2008 has sharp headlights, with LED technology with Daytime Running Lights. The full LED Headlights come with the distinctive “Three-claw” design. The exterior also has different front grille designs according to different versions of the SUV.
The Peugeot 2008 has a gloss black diamond roof and door mirror shells, dark tinted rear side and tailgate windows. The rear design of the SUV includes a LED Rear lighting with a Claw Effect light design, LED indicators and twin reversing lights.
The interior design of the Peugeot 2008 has a configurable 3D head-up digital instrument panel, a digital speedometer, 8-colour personalisable ambient lighting, various driving modes. The steering is a multi-function compact wheel, and the SUV also has a 7-inch HD capacitive colour touchscreen and electric impulse automatic gearbox control.
- 7-inch colour touchscreen
- 3.5-inch instrument colour display
- LED headlight, LED taillamps, and side-indicator
- 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels
- Panoramic opening spoiler sunroof
- Wireless charging plate
- Cruise control with Speed limiter
- Automatic mono zone air conditioning with pollen and carbon activated filters
- Tinted window and heated rear window
- Electrically adjustable seats
- 1.2L PureTech 155 EAT8
- Apple Carplay and Android Auto (optional)
- Chrome chequered Radiator Grille
- Front Windscreen
- Push Button Start
- 6 Airbags
- Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
- Brake Assist and Traction Control
- Hill Assist Function
- Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS)
- Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go
- Active Lane Keeping Assistance
- Driver Attention Alert
- Speed Limiter
- Active Blind Spot Detection (ABSD)
- Peugeot Connect SOS and Assistance
- Lane-keeping Assist
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Brakes and Suspension
The front suspension on the Peugeot 2008 is handled by Dual Helix Independent Suspension and on the rear by Elastic Beam Suspension. The braking of the Peugeot 2008 is dealt with by Disc brakes on front and rear.
The SUV dimension is 4300 mm length, 1770mm width, 1550mm height, and a wheelbase of 2605 mm. The tires on the SUV are of size 215/65 R16 on both front and rear.
Peugeot 2008 Specifications
|Engine||1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine|
|Max Power||131 hp @ 5500 rpm|
|Max Torque||230 Nm @ 1750 rpm|
|Dimension||4300 x 1770 x 1550 mm|
|Transmission||6-speed Automatic Transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||44 litres|
|Mileage||17 km per litre|
|Front Tire||215/65 R16 – Disc|
|Rear Tire||215/65 R16 – Disc|
|Safety System||Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Brake Assist|
|Suspension||Dual Helix Independent Suspension
Elastic Beam Suspension
|Seat Capacity||Five seater|
|Kerb weight||1205 kg|
|Colours||Bianca White, Artense Grey, Emerald Green, Pearl White, Perla Nera Black, Platinum Grey, Ultimate Red|
Peugeot 2008 Price in Nepal and Availability
The Peugeot 2008 has been launched in Nepal at a price ranging from Rs 1.15 crore to Rs 1.25 crore. The claimed speed of the SUV is 198 km per hour and can reach the speed of 0 to 100 km per hour in 9.1 seconds.
The SUV is expected to compete with the likes of Toyota Corolla Cross, Borgward BX5, and more.