Peugeot 2008

The Peugeot 2008 (pronounced as Two Thousand and Eight or in French: Deux Mille Huit) is a subcompact crossover SUV (B-segment) produced by the French manufacturer Peugeot since 2013. The 2008 replaced the Peugeot 207 SW, as Peugeot did not plan to release an SW version of its 208. Related Groupe PSA models include the Peugeot 208, DS 3 Crossback, Opel Corsa and the Opel Mokka.

Peugeot 2008
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Peugeot 2008 (second generation)
Overview
ManufacturerPeugeot
Production2013–present
Body and chassis
ClassSubcompact crossover SUV (B)
Body style5-door SUV
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel-drive
Chronology
PredecessorPeugeot 207 SW

First generation (A94; 2013)Edit

First generation (A94)
 
2015 Peugeot 2008
Overview
Production2013–2019
2014–present (Brazil)
AssemblyFrance: Mulhouse (Mulhouse Plant)
Brazil: Porto Real (PSA Brazil)
China: Wuhan (DPCA)
Iran: Tehran (IKAP)
Malaysia: Gurun (NAM)
DesignerPierre Authier
Body and chassis
PlatformPSA PF1 platform
RelatedPeugeot 208
Citroën C3 Picasso
Opel Crossland X
Powertrain
Engine
  • Petrol:
  • 1.2 L e VTi/VTi I3
  • 1.2 L e THP I3
  • 1.6 L VTi I4
  • 1.6 L THP Flex I4
  • Diesel:
  • 1.4 L HDi I4
  • 1.6 L e HDi I4
  • 1.6 L BlueHDi I4
Transmission5-speed manual
6-speed manual
4-speed automatic
6-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,538 mm (99.9 in)
Length4,158 mm (163.7 in)
Width1,740 mm (68.5 in)
Height1,557 mm (61.3 in)
Curb weight1,045 kg (2,304 lb)

It was developed under code name "A94" and is based on the PF1 platform, sharing electronic components with Peugeot 208.[1] The revised version was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2016.

The 2008, the mass production of which also started, is the first product of the joint venture between the two companies of Peugeot and IKCO named IKAP. The 2008 features a 1.6 inline four Turbo engine, producing 165 PS (121 kW; 163 hp) and 243 N⋅m (179 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,000 rpm. The 2008's six speed automatic gearbox transfers the engine power to the front wheels.[2] It is available with a five speed manual gearbox, or a six speed manual, according to engine size. As of 2017, it became available with a six speed automatic (1.2 turbo petrol).[3]

The Peugeot 2008 is available with Peugeot's grip control system. This is available on 1.6-litre petrol and 1.6-litre diesel models. Grip control equipped models are supplied with all season M+S Tyres of Goodyear.

FaceliftEdit

The facelifted version of the 2008 was released in February 2016.[4]

In Brazil, the 2008 gets a new facelift in 2019.[5] As of 2021, it is still produced in Porto Real and exported to bordering countries.

Second generation (P24; 2019)Edit

Second generation (P24)
 
Overview
Production2019–present
AssemblyFrance: Mulhouse (Mulhouse Plant)
Spain: Vigo (Vigo Plant)
China: Wuhan (DPCA)
Malaysia: Gurun (NAM / MGC Asia)
DesignerSandeep Bhambra
Body and chassis
PlatformPSA CMP (EMP1) platform
RelatedPeugeot 208 II
DS3 Crossback
Opel Corsa F
Opel Mokka B
Powertrain
Engine
Electric motorPermanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (e-2008)
Transmission6-speed manual
8-speed automatic
1-speed direct-drive (e-2008)
Battery50 kWh
Electric range310 km (190 mi)
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,605 mm (102.6 in)
Length4,300 mm (169.3 in)
Width1,770 mm (69.7 in)
Height1,530 mm (60.2 in)

On 19 June 2019, Peugeot officially announced the second generation of the model, based on PSA's new Common Modular Platform (CMP) shared with other models of the PSA Groupe, such as the second generation DS 3 Crossback and the Opel Corsa F.[6] It was announced that it would come in Mexico in the beginning of 2020.[7]

ICE versionsEdit

At the time of release, Peugeot announced five internal combustion engine (ICE) options:[6]

PetrolEdit

1.2L PureTech 100 S&S six-speed manual, or eight-speed automatic
1.2L PureTech 130 S&S six-speed manual, six-speed automatic or eight-speed automatic
1.2L PureTech 155 S&S eight-speed automatic (only for GT trim)

DieselEdit

1.5L BlueHDi 100 S&S 6-speed manual
1.5L BlueHDi 120 S&S 8-speed automatic

Electric versionEdit

The electric drive version, named the e-2008, features a 100 kW (134 hp) electric motor and a 50-kWh battery (out of which 46.2 kWh is usable), capable of 310 kilometres (193 miles) of range under the WLTP test.

The vehicle is able to charge at speeds up to 100 kW, if the charging station allows it.[8] It went on sale in Europe in 2020.[9]

GalleryEdit

SalesEdit

Calendar year Europe[10] China[11]
2013 58,672
2014 135,541 44,977
2015 154,325 49,229
2016 175,079 31,831
2017 179,529 11,520
2018 177,486 3,417
2019 164,951 838

MotorsportsEdit

Stéphane Peterhansel won the 2016 Dakar Rally using a Peugeot 2008 DKR, with a mid rear mounted V6 twin turbo diesel engine, offering 340 bhp (254 kW).[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PSA-COM - supported Peugeot control units".
  2. ^ "Iran Khodro Industrial Group News Website". www.ikcopress.com.
  3. ^ Kyle Fortune. "Peugeot 208". telegraph.co.uk.
  4. ^ "Facelifted Peugeot 2008 revealed". Autocar. Retrieved 2020-11-09.
  5. ^ Paulo, iG São (2019-04-24). "Peugeot começa a produzir versão renovada do SUV 2008 no Brasil". Carros (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2021-05-15.
  6. ^ a b "PEUGEOT ELECTRIC REVOLUTION CONTINUES WITH THE ALL-NEW 2008 SUV AND E-2008 SUV". Peugeot Media Site. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  7. ^ https://www.motorpasion.com.mx/industria/nuevo-peugeot-2008-llegara-a-mexico-a-principios-2020
  8. ^ https://www.drivingelectric.com/peugeot/2008/1470/peugeot-e-2008-range-battery-charging
  9. ^ https://www.usinenouvelle.com/article/le-top-10-des-voitures-electriques-en-france-au-premier-semestre.N985884
  10. ^ "Peugeot 2008 European sales figures". carsalesbase.com. 2014-01-30. Retrieved 2020-11-09.
  11. ^ "Peugeot 2008 China auto sales figures". carsalesbase.com. 2015-04-22. Retrieved 2020-11-09.
  12. ^ "Up close with the Peugeot 2008 DKR". www.topgear.com.

External linksEdit