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The Peugeot 2008 (pronounced as Two Thousand and Eight or in French: Deux Mille Huit) is a subcompact crossover SUV 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.

Peugeot 2008
Peugeot 2008 82 VTi Allure – Frontansicht, 18. Mai 2013, Münster.jpg
Peugeot 2008 (first generation)
Overview
ManufacturerPeugeot (Groupe PSA)
Production2013–present
Body and chassis
ClassSubcompact crossover SUV
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel-drive
Chronology
PredecessorPeugeot 207 SW
Peugeot 1007
Peugeot Bipper Tepee

First generation (2013–2019)Edit

Peugeot 2008 I
 
2017 Peugeot 2008 (facelift)
Overview
ManufacturerPeugeot (Groupe PSA)
Production2013–2019
AssemblyFrance: Mulhouse (Mulhouse Plant)
Brazil: Porto Real (PSA Brazil)
China: Wuhan (DPCA)
Iran: Tehran (IKAP)
Malaysia: Gurun (NAM)
Body and chassis
Body style5-door SUV
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel-drive
PlatformPSA PF1 platform
RelatedPeugeot 208
Citroën C3 Picasso
Opel Crossland X
Powertrain
EnginePetrol
1.2 e-VTi/VTi 82 ch
1.2 e-THP 110/130 ch
1.6 VTi 120 ch
1.6 THP Flex 165/173 ch
Diesel
1.4 HDi 68 ch
1.6 e-HDi 92/115 ch
1.6 BlueHDi 75/100/120
Transmission5, 6-speed manual or 4,6-speed automatic according to engine size
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)

DevelopmentEdit

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 163 hp (122 kW) 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]

TransmissionEdit

It is available with a five speed manual gearbox or a six speed manual, according to engine size. As of 2017, it is also available with a six speed automatic (1.2 turbo petrol).[3]

Grip controlEdit

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.

Sales and productionEdit

Year Worldwide production Worldwide sales Notes
2012 80[4] 80[4] Total production reached 80 units.[4]
2013 78,900[5] 74,500[5] Total production reached 78,900 units.[5]
2014 204,553
2015 231,934[6]
2016 251,491[6]

GalleryEdit

Second generation (2019–)Edit

Peugeot 2008 II
Overview
ManufacturerPeugeot (Groupe PSA)
Production2019–
Body and chassis
Body style5-door SUV
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel-drive
PlatformCommon Modular Platform
RelatedPeugeot 208 II
DS3 Crossback
Opel Corsa F
Powertrain
Engine1.2 L PSA EB2 I3 75 kW (petrol)
1.2 L PSA EB2DTS I3 97 kW (petrol)
1.2 L PSA EB2ADTX I3 115 kW (petrol)
1.5 L PSA DW5 BlueHDI I4 75 kW (diesel)
PSA DW5 BlueHDI 100 kW electric
Electric motorPermanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (e-2008)
Transmission6-speed manual
8-speed automatic
Single-speed (electric)
Dimensions
Wheelbase2650 mm
Length4300 mm
Width1770 mm
Height1540 mm

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.[7]

It was announced that it would come in Mexico in early 2020.[8]

ICE versionsEdit

At the time of release, Peugeot announced four internal combustion engine (ICE) options: [7]

PetrolEdit

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

DieselEdit

1.5L BlueHDi 100 S&S six speed manual
1.5L BlueHDi 136 S&S

Electric versionEdit

The electric drive version, named the e-2008, will feature a 100kW electric motor and a 50kWh battery, capable of 310 kilometres (193 miles) of range under the WLTP test.

MotorsportsEdit

Stéphane Peterhansel won the 2016 Dakar Rally using a Peugeot 2008 DKR, with a mid rear mounted V6 twin turbo diesel engine, offering 340bhp.[9]

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. ^ a b c "Memento Mars 2013" (in French). PSA Peugeot Citroën. 21 February 2013: 50. Retrieved 31 July 2013. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b c "Memento Mars 2014" (in French). PSA Peugeot Citroën. 1 March 2014: 65. Retrieved 25 June 2014. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ a b "Sales Per Model – 2016". PSA Peugeot Citroën. 11 Jan 2017. Retrieved 18 Sep 2017. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  7. ^ a b "PEUGEOT ELECTRIC REVOLUTION CONTINUES WITH THE ALL-NEW 2008 SUV AND E-2008 SUV". Peugeot Media Site. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  8. ^ https://www.motorpasion.com.mx/industria/nuevo-peugeot-2008-llegara-a-mexico-a-principios-2020
  9. ^ "Up close with the Peugeot 2008 DKR". www.topgear.com.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Peugeot 2008 at Wikimedia Commons