The French automaker is giving a number of models revamp for the upcoming year and the new 2018 Peugeot 4008 is among them. It is a Compact SUV which made its debut in 2012. The Peugeot is trying to expand its foothold in various markets where rivals like Ford, GM and Honda have a presence for long. The changes are on the exterior, powertrain, and cabin. It is listed in selected markets including China, Romania, Australia, New Zealand and Belgium etc.
2018 Peugeot 4008 – Seductive Style
The new model is sold in 2 trims- Active and Allure. The exterior features a blend of sharp lines and rounded contours. Furthermore, you get a number of color choices. At the back, the rear lamp is positioned like claws oaf lion and the Peugeot logo is in the middle. Based on the trim, you get 16 and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The cabin of 2018 Peugeot 4008 is elegant and also practically designed. The passengers get enough leg and headroom at both rows. The quality of cabin materials is quite good. There are lots of soft-touch materials around the dashboard. There are several useful storage cubicles for keeping small items. You get a 12-volt socket, cooled glove compartment and automatic air-conditioning with climate control is there too. However, the cargo space is 384 liter which is not great. Both trims also get black sports cloth upholstery. You may opt for Black leather trim.
Safety and Entertainment Features
The 2018 Peugeot 4008 is equipped with decent safety and entertainment features. However, the infotainment setup is equipped with USB and Bluetooth support. It also supports Smartphone integration as well. The UI is really easy to use.
In terms of safety, you get most desired features in this vehicle. There are 7 airbags and rear parking sensor. Furthermore, the sensor is embedded in the back bumper of the car. Other safety features include Electronic Stability Program which includes Anti-lock brakes, Traction control, and Dynamic Stability Control. You also get a reversing camera as an option.
2018 Peugeot 4008 – Engine Specs
The upcoming Peugeot 4008 is equipped with a 1.6-litre HDI engine and 115 HP. Also, there is a option for 1.8 liter HDI engine that will develop around 150 HP. Its top speed is limited to 123 mph OR 198 km. This engine gets an automated CVT gearbox. The Peugeot Company is also going to make the engine more fuel efficient than the preceding version.
2018 Peugeot 4008 – Reveal and Price
The exact release date of 2018 Peugeot 4008 is not known. However, it should be sometimes in late 2017. The base trim price should be around $25,000 while top trim price may be around $30,000 or so.
The newest Peugeot 4008 is a decent compact SUV that has a nice blend of styling and features. The safety features and amenities are also decent. However, the reality is rivaled have also smartened up. It will face steep competition from rivals from stables of Honda, Nissan, and Ford upon release. The Peugeot should price the car competitively to enhance its prospects.