Peugeot unveils facelifted 5008 SUV in GCC market

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Peugeot unveils facelifted 5008 SUV in GCC

The UAE News report: PEUGEOT has unveiled the facelifted 5008 SUV in the GCC. With a bold new style, it is establishing the design codes of tomorrow whilst offering higher calibre and modernity, with a redesigned front end, new Full LED rear lights and new body colours the new PEUGEOT 5008 is also a spacious SUV with a design with enough room for the entire family.

Rakesh Nair, Managing Director for European Brands at Stellantis ME, said: “We are proud to introduce the bold 5008 SUV for customers in the region. The family hauler has been redesigned to offer exciting new features for those looking for style, space, power and efficiency. With this addition, we hope to continue our mission of leaving a mark in the region’s SUV market. We are delighted to further strengthen our line-up by integrating our signature cutting-edge technology into a spacious interior, providing the utmost comfort for our customers in the GCC.” 

Unchallenged fuel economy

The new 5008 is offered with a 1.6 litre turbo engine coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission producing 165 hp and 240 Nm of torque with manual and sports mode available for those who prefer a dynamic driving experience.

The engine is in-line with the latest Euro 4 standards and has undergone stringent and successful hot weather testing prior to its release in the region. Not only is it strong and reliable, but similarly to the 2008 and 3008, it promises unrivalled fuel economy averaging 15.1 kilometres/litre.

Cutting-edge technology

The 5008 features cutting-edge technology – including the latest evolution of its trademark PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® which includes:

  • A compact steering wheel
  • 8-inch HD touch-screen found in the Active line
  • 10-inch HD touch-screen found in the Allure and GT models
  • Head-up display unit with a high-resolution 12.3-inch digital screen

The central touch-screen is perfectly positioned and accompanied by seven ‘piano key’ toggle switches which operate the main i-Cockpit®features: radio, air conditioning, navigation, vehicle settings, telephone, phone mirroring, ambient-lighting in addition to multi-point seat-massage. 

Entirely customisable with six different display modes, the i-Cockpit® heads up display unit is positioned above the steering wheel and presents driving information within the eye line of the driver. 

An impressive array of equipment and driving aids

The 5008 offers a wide range of the latest-generation driving aids including:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control 
  • Latest-generation Active Safety Brake
  • Lane Keeping Assist 
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • High Beam Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring system
  • Visiopark 2 (360° vision) 

Extended experience 

To ensure a connected travel experience, information is integrated into the central screen thanks to Screen Mirroring compatibility including a MirrorLink™ connection, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.  The 5008 SUV also features three identical, separate, and entirely adjustable seats, with a third row of two fold-away, retractable seats available as an option too, provide more space where needed. The large loading volume of the 5008 SUV’s boot is entirely customisable based on your driving needs. With an especially low loading sill, a boot capacity of up to 780 litres, and passenger seating that folds down to form a table top so that items of up to 3.2m in length can be loaded

Top of the line design

The 5008’s design shows a dominant yet elegant presence, intertwined with the cosy luxurious interior. It features a panoramic sunroof, and different colour trims including the optional, beautifully crafted, black Nappa leather and Alcantara or Red Nappa leather upholstery. The interior design of the 5008 is bold, with style based on PEUGEOT’s new design language. As expressive as always, the signature 3D LED claws is once again a feature in the 5008. Be it day and night, you’ll find it on the rear end on all versions and in the projectors of high-end versions. The 5008 is a prime example of what happens when a company knuckles down and ushers in a new era of design and functionality. – abdulbasit@theuaenews.com