Peugeot is giving its 5008 some facelift treatment and an option of naturally aspirated or turbocharged 1.6 liter units, with outputs from 118hp to 161hp. The diesels remainl the same, with the most efficient being the e-HDi model that can do a claimed 4.2 l/100 km (67.2 mpg UK), benefiting from the use of an automated manual transmission.
The facelifted 5008 adopts the new Peugeot grille and face, though it lacks being the best looking in its class still.
Featuring radar cruise control with Distance Alert, hill hold assist, head-up display (HUD) and both traction and stability control.
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