Peugeot 5008 – A Whole New Dimension For SUVs

The PEUGEOT 5008 breaks new ground as a large seven-seater SUV in the C segment. As a strong contender in this growing consumer market, it comes with 1.2 PureTech (Category A COE) and 1.6 PureTech engines, mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission for an effortless drive. Behind the elegant, dynamic design lies a superbly practical vehicle. Seating up to seven adults, the PEUGEOT 5008 is the first SUV to offer modularity on par with that of the best people-carriers. 

Awards 

The PEUGEOT 5008 SUV 1.2 PureTech Allure has won the ‘Large SUV of the Year’ award at the 2019 What Car? Awards for the second year in a row, one of the most prestigious accolades in the automotive industry. Praised by the team of judges for its high build quality and use of premium materials, including soft touch fabrics, the PEUGEOT 5008 also impressed judges with its innovative i-Cockpit® and advanced driver assistance systems, along with low running costs from the award winning 1.2L PureTech petrol engine.

The future looks bright for large C-segment seven-seater SUVs

Today many drivers are drawn to the SUV concept and the positive images it projects, but they are also looking for volume, roominess, comfort, and utility compatible with the diverse aspects of their active lives. For these people, standard SUVs are neither a good fit (too small and lacking in modularity) nor a good deal (bigger SUVs are too expensive and too imposing). Even current SUV owners, who love the design of their vehicle and the status it conveys, often want more volume and versatility.

The new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV is thus clearly a modern automobile, offering a new on-board experience and smart features, and it has what it takes to stand out as the benchmark for its class.

The 5008 SUV can rely on its many strengths to reach these goals. It all begins with a stunning interior that is extremely practical.

The PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® 

No other vehicle in its class matches the new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV for its trailblazing design: optimised and efficient geometry, a roomy interior, and a range of smart features. 

To start off, there is the truly unique driver’s environment. The first thing you see when opening the front doors is the innovative, almost futuristic – PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®, which offers drivers a novel driving experience that both surprises and delights.

It has it all: a compact steering wheel, an 8” capacitive touchscreen, and a spectacular 12.3” high-resolution digital head-up instrument panel. The latter will impress drivers with its superior graphics, elegant animations, and eye-pleasing transitions between modes that they can customise and configure. The responsive, user-friendly touchscreen puts all the information drivers need for a comfortable trip at their fingertips. The seven central satin chrome dashboard switches offer quick access to the main passenger comfort and safety functions: radio, Air Conditioning, Satellite Navigation, vehicle settings, telephone, apps, and hazard warning lights.

But this is only the beginning of the sensory experience in store for passengers. With i-Cockpit® Amplify, be prepared for a richer driving experience that stimulates your senses at once:

  • Sight, by adjusting screen colour and compartment lighting intensity
  • Sound, via musical ambience settings
  • Touch, through five different multipoint seat massage programmes

This on-board experience is also enhanced by interior details that greatly magnify perceived quality and the modern feel of the passenger compartment. The new electric impulse automatic gearbox control exemplifies the modern elegance of the interior, through the meticulous selection of materials – like leather and chrome. The front-seat environment of the all-new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV is undoubtedly well appointed. But what can the other passengers look forward to in terms of space and features?

Spacious interior and more functions

The 2.84-m wheelbase of the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV makes it the most spacious of C- segment SUVs! The Efficient Modular Platform (EMP2) is specified with a wheelbase 16.5 cm longer than the new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV, and is 11cm wider than the original 5008, and second-row passengers, have 60mm more knee room.

The overall length of the vehicle (4.64m) remains compact, yet for a spacious C-segment vehicle, the new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV, although 19cm longer than the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV, is still one of the most conservatively proportioned and its extra length makes it roomier for passengers.

The vehicle’s optimised architecture is only part of the package on offer. The new PEUGEOT 5008 is more than just an SUV. It stands out in the market with an innovative configuration:

  • Three matching, separate, folding and tilting seats in the second row
  • Two removable, separate, folding seats in the third row.

What’s not to love about the individual second-row seats of the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV?

  • They are all the same width, ensuring all three passengers enjoy the same comfort.
  • Their length is adjustable, allowing reconfiguration of the passenger and loading compartments, and knee room is optimised.
  • They offer five different angles of inclination (the original version of the 5008 had just two).
  • All feature adjustable headrests that drop down low when the seats are empty, for easy rear viewing.
  • Users can easily fold them down from the outside or from the boot to yield a rigid floor with seat-back covers to make a seamless flat surface.
  • Each features three-point Isofix anchor points.

The PEUGEOT 5008 SUV also offers a third row of two extra seats that fold down into the boot floor. The two covers of the boot floor form a perfectly flat surface when folded down, and they can also be easily tucked away behind the third-row seats when these are in use. Controls on the top of the second-row side-seat backs facilitate access to the third-row seats. In just one movement, the second-row side seats tilt and slide forward for easier third-row entry.

But that’s not all. The vehicle’s clever design inspired PEUGEOT engineers to make these extra seats easily removable. Their modest weight (<11kg) and a single control make them easy to extract, so users can expand boot volume when needed. 

This makes for a huge boot capacity – with up to 780 dm3 (VDA 210), or 1,060 l, in 5-seat configuration, the boot is 100 dm3 larger than the original 5008. Its flat, uncluttered volume and low boot sill (676 mm), in combination with a foldable front passenger seat,allow the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV to carry especially long loads (potentially up to 3.20 m).

A practical hands-free smart electric tailgate opens and closes quickly and effortlessly when activated – simply by placing your foot under the rear bumper. 

The spacious, functional, modular, practical and cleverly designed interior of the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV meets all the challenges of daily lives and adapts to a multitude of situations. Adding further to that is a host of accessories (sockets, boot cover, blinds, ‘aeroplane’ trays on the back of the first row seats, hooks, cupholders, etc.) and storage spaces for a much greater on-board experience.

The design, equipment, on-board technology, high-quality materials, and detailing distinguish the passenger compartment of the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV from any other in its market. The interior is an invitation to take a seat and enjoy a special experience travelling in comfort, serenity, and luxury. Its exterior fully complements this image.

An SUV with an imposing exterior

The PEUGEOT 5008 is a real SUV. All the hallmarks are there: long, horizontal bonnet; vertical face; and raised body line. The inspired design conveys power and respect, each line and curve perfectly positioned to project balance and uniformity. The contours of the new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV are both harmonious and elegant for a vehicle of its size.

With a long and dynamic profile, its striking form is further accentuated by a raised body plane; the top trim beautifully frames the glazed surfaces, including the rear corner window; and an elongated roof that suggests fluidity and agility – clean, crisp, and contoured. At the limits of the next vehicle size segment and the world of premium car manufacturers, the all-new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV emanates an authentic aura of luxury.

The protective elements that enhance it include alloy wheels ranging from 17” up to 19”, and profiled standard-fit aluminum longitudinal roof bars which all add a subtle blend of character and sophistication to the vehicle contours. Everything comes together to make the design extremely modern, even futuristic, without falling into the traps of being too fussy, or ostentatious in style. 

From the outside, the doors, wheelbase, and large panoramic opening glass sunroof*, bathes the interior in light, and gives occupants a pleasant feeling of just how spacious and accommodating the vehicle is on the inside.

The exclusive wide grille with chrome fins, at the centre of which stands the Brand’s Lion – dignified, not showy – carries the power and fluidity of the vehicle up front. The finesse of the vehicle’s halogen headlamps gives it a piercing feline gaze that becomes sharper with full-beam LED headlamps*. The PEUGEOT 5008 SUV features a chrome chequered grille and distinctive front bumper. The expressive front-end design mirrors the assertive personality of its owner and pride in the brand identity. It’s a real PEUGEOT and a realSUV!

The rear design expresses strength and security. It features flattering curves and the gloss black strip along the bottom of the rear window that sets the latest breed of PEUGEOT SUVs apart. The PEUGEOT logo and brand name are on the centre of the strip, which connects the signature LED ‘claw effect’ rear lights, a mark that clearly identifies it as a PEUGEOT vehicle – by day and by night. The rear profile – including an extra-wide tailgate and low boot sill – that also hints at just how spacious (and practical) the boot is.

The PEUGEOT 5008 SUV is a superbly designed vehicle that is lower, more spacious and less bulky than its competitors. From whatever angle, the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV is a finely crafted vehicle sparing no detail – perfect trim, chrome highlights and the two-tone body finish – conveying elegance, class, and good taste.

* Full-beam LED headlamps and Panoramic sunroof are only available on Allure variant.

Driving and travelling pleasure that rivals the best touring vehicles

PEUGEOT SUVs all feature the Efficient Modular Platform (EMP2). And that says it all, because the EMP2, is already acknowledged for its dynamism, optimally combining comfort and great road handling.

Its modularity adapts to a variety of vehicle sizes, through utilising 55mm wheelbase extensions. 

When it comes to driving pleasure, the PEUGEOT 5008 may be an SUV, but it is first and foremost a PEUGEOT! Company engineers had a clear mission: to make this imposing SUV a leader for road handling and to ensure driving enjoyment. Mission accomplished: despite its larger size, the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV offers astonishing levels of agility and safety, so that even the shortest trip or routine outing becomes a pleasurable experience. 

This PEUGEOT is an invitation to travelin luxury, not least because it has excellent sound insulation and a number of features for the comfort of all on board:

  • Large panoramic glass roof featuring tilt / slide and mood lighting*
  • Smartphone charging on the centre console, which uses magnetic induction to automatically recharge devices compliant with the Qi 1.1 standard.

* Panoramic sunroof is only available on Allure variant.

Cutting-edge Advanced Driver Assistance Systems make driving even safer with an arsenal of safety features:

  • A Safety pack, including Automatic Emergency Braking System (AEBS) and Distance Alert
  • Active Lane Keeping Assistance (LKA)
  • Driver attention warning
  • Smart Beam Assistance
  • Speed sign recognition and speed suggestion
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop feature 
  • Active blind spot monitoring
  • Park Assist
  • Visio Park (360° vision)

The best in permanent connectivity

Like its driver, the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV lives within its time. Functions like the Mirror Screen and 3D connected navigation fulfil the driver’s need to remain connected while behind the steering wheel and stay on course without stress.

A step closer to reality, the 3D navigation system displays buildings and landmarks while taking driver preference into account. One turn of the steering wheel dial switches the navigation system output from the 8.0” capacitive touchscreen to the 12.3” high-resolution digital head-up instrument panel for easier reading. The TomTom® Traffic interface means having essential driving information in real time: local weather, the locations of nearby car parks and service stations, and even optional (subscription-based) display of TomTom® transient or permanent high-risk zones based on reliable reports by the user community.

The Mirror Screen function displays a copy of your smartphone screen to the vehicle’s touchscreen for easy app access. It is compatible with MirrorLink (Android), Android Auto, and Apple CarplayTM (iPhone 5 and later). Pressing a button on the steering wheel activates smartphone voice recognition (Android S-Voice or Apple Siri). Drivers can thus keep their eyes on the road while safely placing a call, selecting music, reading and sending text messages, or requesting an itinerary. Permanent connectivity is now a reality.

The PEUGEOT Connect pack harnesses the latest technology for enhanced navigation, safety (Peugeot Connect SOS & Assistance), and maintenance (PEUGEOT Connect pack remote services). For the driver, accessing this information couldn’t be simpler or more intuitive. Mastering all the features of the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV interfaces is easy.

A superior range of powerful and efficient vehicles

The PEUGEOT 5008 SUV vehicle range perfectly matches the strategy developed by the brand over the last few years. Like the last model launches from the Lion brand, the 5008 range includes:

  • PEUGEOT 5008 1.2 Puretech EAT8 Active
  • PEUGEOT 5008 1.2 Puretech EAT8 Allure
  • PEUGEOT 5008 1.6 Puretech EAT8 Active
  • PEUGEOT 5008 1.6 Puretech EAT8 Active Style Edition
  • PEUGEOT 5008 1.6 Puretech EAT8 Allure

Whatever engine or style the customer chooses, the optimised architecture of the PEUGEOT 5008 SUV make it a high achiever. 

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