Peugeot's 2008 Joins the Small CUV Bandwagon At Geneva
Mar 06, 2013 14:36
Peugeot introduces its 2008 small crossover, following the 208 hatchback at the Geneva Motor Show. Made to compete in the popular B-segment crossover market, it will go up against the Nissan Juke, Renault Captur, Ford EcoSport and a few more.
Measuring at 4,160mm long and 1,740mm wide it is 200mm longer and 50mm wider than the supermini.
Peugeot's engine offerings for the 2008 include a three-cylinder 1.2-liter petrol unit in 82PS (81hp), 110PS (108hp) and 130PS (128hp) versions, a 1.6-liter VTi petrol with 120PS (118hp), a 1.4-liter diesel rated at 68PS (67hp), and a 1.6-liter diesel available with 92PS (91hp) and 115PS (113hp).
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