Peugeot’s brand image was a badly hurt when the economic downturn in Europe came. The sales started going down since 2008. The 208 and 308 models came for to the rescue with the way they were designed and engineered. The company hired new people to work on its lineup especially the 6008 range.Peugeot found that customers are not just looking for off-road capability but they are looking for more space. That’s why the 2017 Peugeot 6008 is the 7-seater built that comes with the latest technology and this model will readily replace 5008.
2017 Peugeot 6008: Improvements and Features
Starting from the exterior, the 6008 comes with a wide front grille, muscular hood, modern looks and sharp headlights. The hood is aggressive and you will see LED lights fitted between the sides to offer exceptional styling cue. The overall aerodynamics have been improved. The length of the vehicle will be 475 cm which means that the wheelbase is longer than usual. The platform chosen for this vehicle is EMP2 platform. It was already found in Peugeot 308 and Citroen C4 Picasso. It is the SXC concept which is used for the body of the SUV. The body is made from aluminum which makes it even more light weight. The toughness of the vehicle is going to remain intact, so do not worry about that. The safety features provided include satellite navigation, rear parking sensors, cruise control and more.
Designers have worked really hard on the interior of 2017 Peugeot 6008. The vehicle has four doors and new equipment is offered inside. There are 3 rows in which the seats are arrangement. The seats are covered with leather to make the ride comfort. There are lots of compartments and storage spaces for keeping things. The functionality of the car has been improved. Major and minor adjustments have been made in the vehicle for competing and stay ahead of the competition.
2017 Peugeot 6008: Engine Options
The 2017 Peugeot 6008 comes with several engine options. Both petrol and diesel engine are expected. The first option is a 1.6-liter inline 4 gasoline engine delivering 165 hp. The next engine option comes with gas having 205 and 270 hp. The second option is 2 liter Blue Hdi diesel engine that produces the output of 150 and 180 hp. it comes with 6 speed manual and auto transmission. The hybrid engine is going to come too and it will be paired with electric motor. It is expected that 6008 will come in AWD configuration. The design and layout of the vehicle have been aligned and structure has the best quality. The energy and economy of the vehicle have been improved.
2017 Peugeot 6008: Price and Release
There is no official update about the price and release date available yet. Some say that 2017 Peugeot 6008 will first appear in the Chinese market. After this initial release, the vehicle will be released in other parts of the world. The price of the basic model will start from $31,000. If you choose a higher trim level, the price will reach $49,400.