The compact crossover segment is where most car manufacturers are focusing on these days. Like its Japanese and US rivals, French automaker Peugeot is also keen on capturing large pie of market share with the new model 2020 Peugeot 2008.The new model will get some small modifications and updates on the exterior and interior. It is pitted against popular rivals like Nissan Juke, Opel Mokka X and Dacia Duster.
2020 Peugeot 2008 Looks superb and is noticeable
The 2020 Peugeot 2008 looks cute and stylish. It is more practically designed than the company’s discontinued 208 mini. It will be sold in a few exciting hues.The car also offers a stylish and ergonomic cabin with enhanced boot space. The seats are also pretty large and feel comfortable.You do get small item storage compartment and bins but they are not very large. Overall cargo capacity is good but it gets outshined by the new Renault Captur here.
The upcoming and facelifted 2020 Peugeot 2008 sports many safety features. It also comes with advanced Park Assist that will automatically park your car or exit a parking space.It comes with Electronic Stability Programme, Emergency Brake Assist, Anti-lock Braking System, 2 front airbags to protect the head and thorax, 2 front and rear curtain airbags to protect the heads and many more.
Trim Options and Specs
The 2020 Peugeot 2008 is sold in trims- Access A/C, Allure, Active, and top-notch GT-Line. The base trim gets features like a rear spoiler, roof rails, air conditioning, USB and cruise control. Active trim adds 16in alloy wheels, DAB radio, touchscreen infotainment system with the 7-inch display unit.In Allure trim, one will get 17in alloy wheels, ambient LED interior lights, dual-zone climate control, automatic wipers and rear parking sensors. The GT-Line adds a panoramic sunroof, aluminum scuff plates, reversing camera. The touch screen infotainment system is good but it is not what you can call fast, more so if you have used a top end Smartphone.
2020 Peugeot 2008 Engine and grip control system
The 2020 Peugeot 2008 gets few engine choices. The car gets selectable Grip Control system to handle rough and slippery terrains.If you are more concerned about mileage go for the diesel engine. You get 5 and 6-speed manual gearboxes based on which engine you choose.In the offers, there are also three versions of a 1.2-liter three-cylinder that makes 81 horsepower, 108 and 128-horsepower. This unit will be available only with a six-speed manual transmission and it provides 58.9 mpg.
2020 Peugeot 2008 Price and Availability
The base trim price of 2020 Peugeot 2008 should be around ₤ 13,345 (about $19,120) in the U.K. However, the top trim Allure may cost you around $23,000. This model will debut later this year.
Summing it up
The 2020 Peugeot 2008 is a nice contender in the compacts crossover segment but it has strong competition to cope up with. From styling to a spacious cabin, it gets most things. The engine choices are also good for this segment.Overall, the car delivers enough for the price tag. The top GT Line trim is a tad expensive for what it offers.