Seven years after its introduction, the 5008 has been reinvented as a seven-seater SUV that will be officially launched at the Paris Auto Show.
The second-gen 5008 is 16.5 cm longer and 11 cm wider than its predecessor and now offers seating for seven, with second- and third-row have separate seats that are folding, titling and removable.
The petrol engine range consists of a 1.2-lt with 95kW, available with either a six-speed manual or auto gearbox, and a 1.6 with 121kW mated solely to a six-speed auto. The diesel range is split between a 1.6-lt in 74kW and 88kW guise (the first with a five-speed manual and the second with manual or auto six-speeders) and a 2.0-lt with 151kW or 132kW.
This SUV is only available in two-wheel drive but the optional Advanced Grip Control system offers five different modes ((Normal, Snow, Mud, Sand and ESP Off) for those looking for additional traction.
All versions come standard with a comprehensive suite of safety systems. The Distance Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking System (AEBS) , Active Lane Departure Warning, Speed Sign Recognition and Speed Suggestion and the Active Blind Spot Monitoring.
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Peugeot SA has confirmed that there are no plans to bring it in “at the moment”.