According to reports, the Peugeot Company is set to release the 2017 Peugeot 2008. This is a model variant that will present to the automotive market as a refreshed sport utility vehicle. It is the hope of avid fans of the line that the new offering will be even more appealing than that of its predecessor. The Peugeot 2008 has garnered impressive sales to the pioneering automaker since its original debut two years ago. This forthcoming addition to the portfolio is widely believed to be able to continue the tradition.
2017 Peugeot 2008 – Engine Options
Under the hood of the upcoming sport utility vehicle, consumers will note that its power will derive from a variant of engine options. According to reports, all of the engines options will be turbo charged. The base power unit will be that of a three cylinder 1.2 liter unit that is capable of an output of 82 brake horsepower and 87 pounds per feet of torque. This unit is said to propel the vehicle to 60 miles per hour in a matter of 11.5 seconds. It will also find itself smartly paired with an automatic six speed gearbox. There are also a number of rumors that contend that the 2017 Peugeot 2008 will present consumers with a hybrid power train, but this has yet to be confirmed by the company itself at this time.
2017 Peugeot 2008 – Exterior and Interior Redesign
This forthcoming offering of the Peugeot 2008 will present consumers with improvements within its dynamics. The 2017 Peugeot 2008 will enter the market as a more effective competitor within the segment of the sport utility vehicle due to its complete makeover. Per unofficial reports that are stemming from online automotive sites the overall bodyweight of the vehicle will be reduced due to the use of enforced carbon fiber and aluminum. Additionally, the use of the materials will allow for more modern and stylish design opportunities. The chrome front grill has been revisited and now lends to the vehicle’s aggressive aesthetic while large air vents on the front side offer additional airflow for the cooling of the engine. The front headlights have been equipped with LED technology for enhance night-time visibility and safety.
The interior of the 2017 Peugeot 2008 hosts streamlined black trim is said to provide an atmosphere of comfort for both the driver and their passengers. Automotive buyers are certain to enjoy the added light to the cabin that is provided via the panoramic sunroof. The interior of the forthcoming sport utility vehicle has been integrated seamlessly with automotive technologies that are conveniently placed in order to deliver high levels of functionality. Within the cabin, consumers will be afforded the following: a seven-inch touch screen display, Bluetooth and smart phone connectivity, USB ports, mobile WiFi, air conditioning, power steering, driving control and dynamics that are incredibly sensitive electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes, airbags and more.
2017 Peugeot 2008 – Release Date and Price
It is anticipated that the 2017 Peugeot 2008 will arrive within dealership showrooms within the calendar year of 2017. The company has yet to confirm this information, and there has been no announcement made as of yet as to what the vehicle’s base pricing will be either. There are, however, a wide range of industry experts and insiders that contend that the base price tag will fall within the neighborhood of $23,000.