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Peugeot 3008

 

What is it?
A mix of many body styles in one the five seater Peugeot 3008 aims to blend the best aspects of the people carrier, with hints of a 4 x 4 and a regular saloon.

What is it like inside?
Inside all features are very well laid out and they impart a feeling of being snugly cocooned. There is not as much room in the back as it looks though so this is a car that may be more suited to a family with smaller children rather than teenagers.

What is it like to drive?
Powering the 3008 is a 2-litre turbo diesel paired with a smooth six-speed manual gearbox and on the road it proves a punchy performer. Effortless and responsive at all times the 3008 is a very decent drive.

What is it likely to cost?
There are five version of the Peugeot 3008 and the prices start at €25,730 going to € 31,605. The Hybrid range starts at €36,995. Combined fuel economy, excluding the hybrid, ranges from 4.9 litres to 5.1 litres per 100km.

Overall
The 3008 is a very versatile vehicle that does everything well and has all the capacity, comfort and economy demanded of a family car.

 

Peugeot 3008

Engine size: 1.6 Diesel
Dimensions (LxWxH): 4.36 x 1.83 x 1.63
Fuel Economy: 4.9 – 5.1 l/100km
Performance: 82kW (0-100 kph 13.6)
Emissions (motor tax): 122 – 135g/km
Boot Capacity Seats up (seats down): 512(1604)
Doors: 5
Euro NCAP – Overall: 5 stars

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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