2014 Peugeot 3008 and 3008 Hybrid4 unveiled ahead of Frankfurt Show

Peugeot has released details on the face lifted 2014 Peugeot 3008 and 3008 Hybrid4 ahead of their debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show.

According to the French carmaker, the 3008 has exceeded its sales target by 50 per cent with 506,000 units sold worldwide.

The new models receive a new fascia consists of Peugeot’s new ‘floating’ grille, revised headlights from the Peugeot 308 with flat LED light guide and restyled front bumper with chrome highlights. At the back, the taillights now get clearly recognisable light graphs. New wheels design in 16-, 17- and 18-inch rounds of the aesthetic make over.

Inside, the new head-up display now differentiates functions in differing colours for better readability. There are also revised upholstery, additional metallic trim and updated switchgear.

A series of high-tech safety features also make their way to the new 3008, including cruise control with speed limiter, Distance Alert where a 24-GHz radar in the front of the vehicle permanently monitors the distance between the car and the vehicle in front and alerts the driver via the Head-up display if it is too close, and a wizard that tells the driver whether a parking space is big enough.

Under the bonnet, a series of powertrain are available, including:

  • A 1.6-liter e-HDi FAP with 84 kW (115 HP)
  • A 1.6-liter HDi FAP with 84 kW (115 HP)
  • A 2.0-liter HDi FAP with outputs of 110 kW (150 HP) and 120 kW (163 HP)
  • A 1.6-liter VTi with 88 kW (120 HP)
  • A 1.6-liter THP with outputs of 114 kW (155 HP) and 120 kW (163 HP)

In the 3008 Hybrid4, the 2.0-litre HDi FAP engine drives the front wheels while a 27kW (37HP) electric motor powers the rear wheels. The combined output of the Hybrid4 is 147kW (200HP) and consumes just 3.4L/100km.

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