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New Peugeot Family Car Range Overview For 2016

Peugeot 308, 308 SW, 2008, 3008 and 5008 key features explored alongside special skills that help them stand out.


Peugeot produces a range of practical, fun, easy to live with family vehicles that represent good value for money. Classes represented in the range include: small family hatchback and estate, crossover, sports-utility and multi-purpose so there is something for every family. Drivers are spoilt for choice, in fact.

Peugeot also has offers that make such vehicles more easily accessible. Consider Just Add Fuel, for example. This Personal Contract Plan includes fixed, monthly, payments which cover the cost of a car plus: insurance, servicing, road tax, roadside assistance and a warranty. Let us take an overview of the vehicles.

Peugeot 308

The Peugeot 308 is a small, family class, hatchback which is 4,253mm long, 1,804mm wide and 1,457mm tall (in most forms). There is a range of petrol and diesel engines that can be teamed with 5/6-speed manual transmission, or 6-speed auto. Engines range in power from a 1.2-litre, 82hp, petrol to a 1.6-litre, 272hp, petrol. 

Trim levels are: Access, Active, Allure, GT Line, GT, GTi 250 by Peugeot Sport and GTi 270 By Peugeot Sport. Standard equipment includes: air-conditioning, cruise control and curtain airbags. Cargo capacity is 470-litres, prices start at £15,930, and its special skill is that the most potent trim hits 62mph in 6 seconds. 

Peugeot 308 SW

The Peugeot 308 SW is a small, family class, estate that is 4,585mm long, 2,043mm wide and 1,461mm tall. Cargo capacity is 660-litres and it has a tall, boxy, roof line that makes it easy to transport large, boxy, items such as furniture. New 308 SW engines range in power from a 1.2-litre, 81hp, petrol to a 2.0-litre, 181hp, diesel. 

Furthermore, there is a choice of 5/6 manual transmission or 6-speed automatic. This vehicle's special skill is that it blends a very large boot with a fairly compact exterior. Trim levels are: Access, Active, Allure, GT Line and GT and standard toys include air-conditioning and cruise control. New prices start from £18,315. 

Peugeot 2008

The Peugeot 2008 is a new, sports-utility, vehicle that is 4,159mm long, 2,004mm wide, 1,556mm tall and has a 410-litre boot. Grip Control is a special skill as it maintains traction in tricky conditions by controlling permitted spin on the front, driven, wheels. Modes are: standard, sand, snow, mud and stability control off.

Peugeot 2008 engines range in power from the 1.2-litre, 82hp, petrol to a 1.2-litre, 131hp, petrol. There is a choice of diesel engine too plus 5/6-speed manual, or 6-speed automatic, transmission. Trims are: Access A/C, Active, Allure and GT Line and every version has air-conditioning and roof bars. All from £13,970.

Peugeot 3008

The Peugeot 3008 is a crossover class vehicle. Practicality is its special skill thanks to the spilt tailgate – that doubles as an external seat, multi-level boot floor and storage compartments beneath the rear passenger floor-well. It measures 4,365mm long, 2,113mm wide by 1,639mm tall. The cargo capacity totals 512-litres. 

Choose either the 1.2-litre, 130hp, petrol engine that is teamed with 6-speed manual transmission or a 1.6-litre, 120hp, diesel (6-speed manual or 6-speed auto). Trim levels are Active and Allure and standard equipment includes the: electronic parking brake, rear parking aid and front fog lights. New 3008 Prices start at £21,110.

Peugeot 5008

The Peugeot 5008 is a large, multi-purpose, class vehicle that lists 7 seats among its special skills. The third row folds flat into the floor of the boot when not required to form an 823-litre cargo capacity. Exterior dimensions include: 4,529mm (length) 2,118mm (width) and 1,639mm (height). The 5008 costs from £23,130.

Choose either a 1.2-litre, 130hp, petrol engine bolted to 6-speed manual transmission or a 1.6-litre, 120hp, diesel (6-speed manual or auto). Trims are Active and Allure and standard toys include: front/rear parking sensors, window blinds, tyre pressure monitor and hill-start assist that prevents it rolling backwards on slopes.