Peugeot is ready to tackle a segment dominated by the Nissan Qashqai and Volkswagen Tiguan. The French manufacturer is introducing the all new 3008, now a C segment SUV on the UK market. The new 2017 Peugeot 3008 is available to order in December, with first vehicles arriving in Dealership showrooms across the UK timed for 28th January 2017.

The UK range starts with a ‘level 2’ specification vehicle (no level 1 in the UK), so that every model will feature i-Cockpit, compact steering wheel, the very latest configurable 12.3 inch head-up digital instrument panel and an 8.0 inch capacitive touch-screen.

The range starts from £21,795 with ‘Active’ model that has has a standard equipment including AEBS – Automatic Emergency Braking System, adaptive driver and front passenger airbags (includes passenger airbag deactivation function), driver and front passenger side, front and rear curtain airbags, CDS – Dynamic Stability Control and ASR – Electronic Anti-skid System, driver attention alert system, Isofix child seat fittings (x3) in the front passenger and outer rear seats, programmable cruise control and speed limiter, and speed limit recognition and recommendation. 

There is a choice of four trim levels: ‘Active’, ‘Allure’ (expected best-selling version), ‘GT Line’ and the top-of-the-range ‘GT’ and a wide choice of engines is available, with CO2 emissions from just 103g/km.

Petrol engine versions are 130hp and 165hp, with CO2 emissions of 117 to 129g/km, with the 1.2-litre PureTech 3-cylinder turbo engine and the 1.6L THP. The PureTech 130 is available in 6-speed manual or EAT6 automatic transmission while the 165hp is mated to the 6-speed EAT6 automatic.

Four Diesel engines are available, model dependent, with advanced BlueHDi technology with low CO2 emissions, between 103 and 124g/km, with power ranging between 100, 120,150 and 180hp.