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New Peugeot 5008 - We have pics and prices

2019-09-18 15:59

Compiled by Leigh-Ann Londt

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Image: Motorpress

Its name hasn't changed, but everything else has. The new PEUGEOT 5008 breaks new ground as a large seven-seater SUV in the C segment. The all-new Peugeot 5008 SUV has the latest version of the Peugeot i-cockpit and plenty high-tech features that adds to the comfort and safety of this model.

Being a seven seater, this is the first SUV to offer modularity and a range of powerful, efficient engines and designs including a GT line model.

There are two petrol engines available for the 5008, a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine producing 121kW and 240Nm and mated to a six speed automatic transmission,

The French automaker also offers a 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine option with 110kW and 37Nm, also mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. 

Two trim levels will be offered, the entry-level Allure and top spec GT Line. 

peugeot 5008

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Inside, you'll find a compact steering wheel, an 20cm touchscreen and a 31cm high-resolution digital head-up instrument panel.

The satin chrome dashboard switches offer quick access to the main passenger comfort and safety functions: radio, air conditioning, satellite navigation, vehicle settings, telephone, apps, and hazard warning lights.

The new electric impulse automatic gearbox control exemplifies the modern elegance of the interior, through the meticulous selection of materials - like leather and chrome. The 5008 has a 2.84m wheelbase. 

peugeot 5008

                                               Image: Motorpress

Some of the standout specification on the car is a a Safety pack which includes Automatic Emergency Braking System (AEBS) and Distance Alert Systems offered on the GT Line. 

There is also active lane keeping assistance, driver attention warning, smart beam assistance, speed sign recognition and speed suggestion, adaptive cruise control with stop feature (automatic gearbox), active blind spot monitoring, park assist and visio park (180° vision on GT Line). 

Pricing for the new 5008: 

1.6 THP Allure - R534 900

1.6 THP GT-Line - R579 900

2.0 HDi Allure - R554 900

2.0 HDi GT-Line - R599 900 

Peugeot includes a five-year or 100 000km warranty and service plan in the purchase price. 

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peugeot 5008

                                              Image: Motorpress

peugeot 5008

                                                Image: Motorpress



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