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2009 Peugeot 3008

at the crossroads between several vehicles: the SUV, the MPV and hatchback, the crossover represents a new and innovative not only in the Peugeot range but in today’s car market as a whole.

The of the 3008 successfully combines a body shape with a front windscreen with borrowed from the world of the such as its lower tailgate (or its plunging side windows and its driving position.

At the front, the styling genes have to adapt to the car’s generous while at the rear the wide flanks help to visually the car to the road.

The 3008 will be with a choice of six power featuring two petrol engines and two HDi FAP engines with output 110 and 156 hp. All the engine are coupled to either a manual gearbox or a 5-speed one.

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Through its non-conformist and its resolute styling, the 3008, as a pioneering vehicle, offers an solution and optimal versatility to in search of modernity, practicality, of mind and driving pleasure. versatile and status-enhancing, the Peugeot a crossover in all respects, opens up new horizons.

The architecture of the 3008 combines a single-compartment body with a forward-positioned front with elements borrowed the world

of the SUV, such as its tailgate (or hobby), its plunging windows and its raised driving

The vehicle’s style achieves a fusion of these different Its balanced proportions and dynamic and lines provide an indication of the innovative content. At the front, the styling genes have to adapt to the car’s generous while at the rear the wide fl anks help to visually the car to the road.

Depending on the trim the vehicle can have off-road elements, in particular inserts for the and lower panels.

Inside its interior, the driver occupies an and particularly luxurious driving that calls to mind the of the luxury coupé and has some to the cockpit of an aircraft.

Passengers can a generous and extremely comfortable compartment (in terms of design, acoustics, etc), where occupant will feel at ease.

For even greater brightness and visibility, they can t from a large glass measuring 1.60 m2.

Its Multifl ex can be converted at will thanks to its load area floor and rear seats. With the folded, together with the passenger backrest, the 3008 a perfectly fl at fl oor from the lower hobby to the fascia panel. Its volume under the parcel then increases from 512 (or 432 dm3 in the VDA standard) to 1,604 (or 1,241 dm3 behind the front seats.

To add to the and safety of all its occupants, the driver can t, as standard or as an option, from that is rarely if ever in this market segment: Up Display, Distance Alert the driver to respect a safe between the vehicle in front to speed), automatic electric brake,

hill assist, as as a range of telematic systems satellite navigation (WIP Nav or WIP Com

Thanks to Peugeot’s expertise and use of new the 3008 offers road qualities worthy of the best cars, no mean feat for a and tall’’ vehicle.


Every has been made to ensure leading levels of road on all versions of the 3008, without in any way cing passenger comfort. the 3008 will become the new in the world of spacious, compact in terms of driving pleasure and safety.

It achieves this its excellent body rigidity, wheels and suspension comprising of a type front suspension and a suspension consisting of a rear beam. Combined with two of the effi cient engines 1.6 litre THP and the new 2.0 litre HDi FAP), the Roll Control system, fi to the rear suspension, sets new in terms of body roll while still retaining damping characteristics.

Another is the Grip Control system. of an advanced traction control and special Mud Snow tyres, it the traction of both front of the 3008 for real off-road The driver controls the system by of a knob with fi ve settings: Snow, Off Road (Mud/Dirt/Wet Sand and ESP off.

THE PEUGEOT AN ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY CROSSOVER

At an early of the project, the search for optimal effi ciency was a major especially as the vehicle was a crossover.

attention was paid to the car’s (Cx of only 0.296), weight (lightweight materials, laser etc) and Michelin tyres a low rolling resistance (derived the 308) are fi tted to most

At the heart of the 3008’s eco-effi its six power trains feature the advanced technologies in the market both for petrol (with the 1.6 VTi and THP engines developed in co-operation the BMW Group) and diesel versions and new 2.0 litre HDi fi tted with a particulate emission fi lter). consumption on the most eco-friendly is therefore reduced to only 4.9 km or 130 g/km of CO2.

Finally, 2011, the 3008 will be the fi rst in the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group to from HYbrid4 technology, as on the Prologue HYbrid4 concept car at the Paris Motor Show. technology, representing a real in terms of fuel consumption and CO2 (in the order of a 35% reduction), it also four wheel drive to front wheel drive by the HDi FAP diesel engine and rear drive provided by an electric The latter also allows an electric’’ drive mode, with zero emissions.

Exhibited at the recent Paris Show, the Prologue HYbrid4 car illustrated an approach initiated years previously.

Indeed years earlier, as part of a review and as preparation for the replacement of the 307 and its body shapes, the Marque looking at new concepts that stand out in the very large vehicle market.

When down guidelines for a project if the latter is envisaged as a new offering a range intended to win sales in new segments), one essential step is to to and understand the expectations of potential and then take risks by resolute choices.

The ‘‘aspirational’’

After conducting polls and the results of customer surveys, it became clear that were real aspirations on the of some buyers for cars did not fall into existing such as hatchbacks and MPVs.

The SUV segment, conveying an image of leisure and escape, was perceived by to be too remote from their routines and unsympathetic to their environmental concerns. Sport-loving and modern families, senior and active young people a potential customer base profi le had not truly been ed. This profi le represents the for a vehicle that is at once status-enhancing and personal, delivering driving pleasure and able to to different roles, regardless of or lifestyle.

These users in short, to a vehicle that not yet exist, a car offering a new synthesis of values.

The search for a new synthesis of values

This observation an idea shared by the company’s the future of the motor car inevitably the hybridisation of concepts, assisted by innovation. In fact, Peugeot have often proved highly creative when it to creating new body shapes. the creativity of stylists and engineers has given rise to strong, and distinctive concepts in the Peugeot offering multiple benefi ts in of motoring enjoyment and day-to-day

Examples include the forward-positioned windscreen (from the 206), the CC body style, the SW (intelligence and brightness in the world of the estate), or the 307 and 308 hatchbacks with a semi-tall

Avery precise and innovative cation was then established for the which acquired the in-house name of ‘‘T84’’.

The aim with the T84 was fi to create a spacious vehicle an original, dynamic solution ensures maximum versatility.

It also offer a unique of driveability, safety, potential for and leisure pursuits, while at the time showing respect for the

Finally, it would be attractive to customers in search of modernity ‘‘early-adopters’’) and users looking for a car would simply make day-to-day lives easier.

To do the T84 had to successfully incorporate a number of from different spectrums of the world, and derive maximum ts from each:

The forward-positioned windscreen, interior space, driving position and intelligent modularity are all benefi ts derived the MPV segment.

A luxurious interior for the driver, an ideal driving and road holding of the highest are important features of the world of the that would be taken on

Elements of style which adventure and functional attributes daily life easier as a split tailgate, a commanding position and innovative technology to the off-road capability, are ingredients of the SUV essential to the desired concept.

modern and original technologies been developed in order to the comfort and safety of all users. the T84 project, more than any within the company, had to reduce its footprint to a minimum, through aerodynamics, weight optimisation, the use of low resistance tyres and the adoption, of a hybrid technology currently developed by the PSA Peugeot Citroën the HYbrid4. The T84 project was therefore to become a synthesis of several body shapes.

Representing an original new concept in the of ‘‘spacious’’ vehicles, it is positioned as a of a new kind.

Due to its positioning, it was perfectly that the T84 project should be

the ‘‘3008’’:

3: places the car in Peugeot’s medium range.

00: the double designates a different and original an extension of the ‘‘classic’’ Peugeot

8: specifi es the generation within the range.

Basic engineering

The Peugeot 3008 is a compact, and responsible crossover. It represents a new and offer, not only in the Peugeot but also in today’s car market

as a Manufactured in Eastern France at the manufacturing plant, its concept and cation has draw on all of Peugeot’s and values.

The 3008 is positioned at the between several existing the SUV, the MPV and hatchback. The car derives its from this blend of concepts while at the same a number of new and original technologies Roll Control, Grip etc) enabling it to combine cations often deemed (driving pleasure inside a vehicle, improved traction at the same time being etc).

Solid and innovative

The T84 project is based on platform 2 of the PSA Citroën Group. This continually updated and optimised, from exceptional rigidity and

provides the best possible for mechanical assemblies and the suspension, but ensures excellent acoustic and properties. In this instance the wheelbase’’ platform 2 was used, the as the 308 hatchback, as it is able to meet the objectives in terms of the car’s and stylistic proportions.

‘‘STRUCTURAL’’

The structure of the 3008 was carefully to ensure not only maximum safety, but also and herein the diffi culty with a and tall vehicle a rigidity of a saloon, in order to get the very from the suspension, enhance safety and guarantee the driving on which the company prides

Other parameters which also considered at the same were, reducing the car’s the integration of a glass roof and the of facilitating this for the stylists

the 3008 benefi ts from the extensive experience and know-how section on ‘‘Safety’’) but also innovations, both in the design of of its components and in terms of industrial processes.

Laser welding

The of laser welding is used for and metalwork during assembly of the body. This process of welding in a continuous bead as to tack welding. It is applied to the frames and in particular parts of the structure. In addition to guaranteeing body rigidity, this opens up new possibilities during the stage by reducing the area of joins required for traditional

This results in a weight of 5 kg for the car as a whole, optimisation of window and therefore driver visibility.

The impact absorber

To obtain the possible front overhang, to enhance the car’s style and use of the vehicle on a day-to-day basis, it was to use a more effi cient absorption beam. The introduction of an Bogé impact absorber name comes from the holder) has allowed this cation to be achieved.

It uses two absorbers, located between the absorption beam and the chassis which is programmed with a deformation in the event of collision and internally without affecting the leg and therefore the engine compartment.

optimisation

With the objective of optimum safety while minimal impact on the vehicle’s weight led to the use of materials lighter ordinary steel. High steel panels, including a new steel which becomes the higher the impact speed, for 12.5% of the vehicle’s weight.

should also be made of the which is manufactured from (as is the front impact absorption and the front wings, manufactured a composite material. Along lines, the panoramic laminated roof, as on the 308 SW, uses a glass of only 5 mm, allowing a gain of 5 kg compared to traditional technology, at the same time retaining the level of safety.

AN IDEAL POSITION

The goal of providing driving pleasure involves fi optimising the drivingposition. The desire to an ergonomic saloon-type driving on a taller

vehicle, with a steering wheel angle maximum appreciation of the vehicle’s holding ability, led to a number of technical solutions being at the very outset of the project.

For the steering column of the 3008 has universal joints instead of two to a perfect position of the steering in relation to the driver.

As a result, the nominal height of the ‘‘eye (height of the eye in relation to the road) to 1,046 mm (or 101 mm more than the the steering wheel angle in to the centre line of the driver is i.e. identical to that of the Everything is therefore in place to the driver a raised and ergonomic

for a new driving experience.

TO BE, OR NOT TO BE 4 WHEEL

The question of the vehicle’s transmission was raised at the initial design since it required some capabilities.

The use of traditional ‘‘4×4’’ posed a number of constraints for the as a whole: its layout impacted on space, practicality and interior points of differentiation that important for the vehicle. In addition, the of the power train and the associated increase went against

the of the project to reduce running particularly in terms of fuel and CO2, emissions to a minimum. To this problem, two solutions implemented: Grip Control and

Grip Control

Grip is an innovative package consisting of M+S (Mud Snow) tyres and traction control, able to the front wheels to optimal at the driver’s request. This gives the vehicle a genuine to overcome diffi cult where the wheels have grip. (see section and suspension’’).

HYbrid4 technology

name describes the hybridisation of a engine with an electric in an original layout in engineering that also allows the of four wheel drive. the traditional engine is located as under the bonnet and drives the wheels, the electric motor is under the load area fl oor the axle and powers the rear

This technology not only a real breakthrough in terms of consumption and CO2 emissions (a reduction of 35%), but also in terms of wheel drive.

At the Paris Show, the Prologue HYbrid4 car was presented with a 2.0 litre HDi FAP with a power of 120 kW (163 and an electric motor with a capacity of 27 kW (37 bhp) for a total of 147 kW (200 bhp) and a maximum of 300 Nm at the front and 200 Nm at the rear. Despite performance, directly comparable to obtained with a single 2.2 HDi FAP dual-turbo engine, its fuel in the combined cycle is lower at 4.1 litres/100 km, with CO2 emissions of 109 g/km! This technology it possible to combine dynamic of the highest order with for the environment, while at the same maintaining the benefits of a spacious

Another important benefit is there are no mechanical connections the front and the rear everything is electronically (‘‘by wire’’). avoids any architectural constraints the interior space and style of the compartment. This promising which is still under was incorporated into the T84 programme the very outset, since it is consistent with the approach for the vehicle.

In accordance with the made at the Paris Motor the 3008 will be the Group’s fi rst to be equipped with HYbrid4 The commercial launch

of this wheel drive hybrid is planned between now and 2011, the 3008 an eco-effi cient in tune with the times and to meet the aspirations

of numerous types.

Style and exterior

The Peugeot style is always with a strong and dynamic that’s easily recognisable of a particular range. It is nonetheless changing.

Developments come to the some more marked others, according to the generation of the and, above all, its

In keeping with the car’s its style expresses itself original proportions and new vectors of The exterior style, however, in suggesting the vehicle’s particularly content.

At the front, the Peugeot have evolved to the car’s volumes while still it apart from what has before. The streamlined headlamps are in a new and original way, both and reassuring. The single front helps create the effect of a off-roader, with a look of the world of the SUV.

The lower panel reinforces the look of an thanks in particular to its solid protectors positioned in line the headlamps, within which are the fog lamps (*) each highlighted chrome inserts.

In profi le, the of the windows, plunging at the front, is by a chrome trim in its upper (*) which in the two highest trim matches the door mirror and the wide chrome inserts the door sills. This accentuate the height of the vehicle’s line and contributes, with its faceted wings, to the strong of robustness emanating from the as a whole.

At the rear, the wings with structured curves blend with the ruby colored lights with their fi nish, indicating the presence of emitting diodes. The originality of design adds to the perception of a that has its rear end fi rmly on the road. Here the presence of a tailgate and the large black in the lower rear panel, the ‘‘Outdoor’’ spirit of the 3008.

is even more pronounced on and top of the range models, where the front and rear panels a rich solid stainless-steel In the fi nal analysis, the style of the car creates impressions: inner strength, power,

controlled dynamism

protective style, rewarding and appeals not only because of the of these connotations, but also of the new light in which its casts the Peugeot range.

GENEROUS DIMENSIONS

Through its external determined by its architecture and its style, the offers a new synthesis of capacity and in the Peugeot range.

Its length of m is the result of:

• its wheelbase, interior space, of 2.613 m,

its front overhang with a reduced to 916 mm,

• its rear of 836 mm.

Its generous width, between handles, of 1.837 m, ensures lateral passive safety and a fi rst capacity (elbow width, for

Its height of 1.639 m allows a position for the driver and a passenger with very generous for all occupants.

OPTIMISED AERODYNAMICS

The style and dimensions have in a Cx of 0.296 for the 3008, placing it the best in its segment. The resulting cient of penetration through air and the SCx (0.760), despite a main (S) of 2.56 m2 due to the height and width of the are the result of extensive testing of the in a wind tunnel, all aimed at fuel consumption and therefore CO2

Inside the car

The 3008 plays the card to the full by combining incompatible characteristics: high for the driver, attention to every and an astonishing

level of modularity.

POSITION: RESOLUTE CHOICES DRIVING PLEASURE

On opening the of the 3008, the passenger compartment a source of surprise and delight for its

Indeed the driving position, in ways that of an aircraft’s is truly designed with its user in mind. Driving is therefore a central preoccupation of the It fi nds expression in its interior style, its position (see section “Basic engineering concepts/An driving position”) and its equipment.

In with the vehicle’s large, front windscreen, the style of the and elegant fascia panel a particularly unobstructed view of

the

The superior quality materials for every component and every have been chosen to indisputable perceived quality, visually and to the touch: textured

panel trim, touches of or satin-fi nished chrome, black lacquered centre

The driver’s eyes will fi nd a fi nished instrument panel white numerals on ablack and white or red needles, backlit in According to the particular version, a multi-function screen (trip navigation system, etc) pride of place at its centre.

The console is displayed visually as an to the instrument panel, covering in its the gear lever and the generous separating the two front seats, also serves as a wide

The driver therefore takes possession of a domain that is his both in spirit and in reality, every control is within reach.

According to the particular above the centre console the air conditioning and audio or telematics the driver will have at his a series of Toggle Switches or which can be used to set the parameters of the Up Display and Distance Alert They contribute strongly to the feel of the driving position, as the retractable polycarbonate head up panel located in the driver’s fi eld of onto which main information is projected.

All passengers their own private space

The passenger compartment ensures comfort for every occupant.

The passenger, like the driver, ts from a dominating and comfortable that will make of all long journeys. They can benefi t from the reassurance of the built into and ideally as an extension to the centre console.

and rear occupants benefi t wide seats and an elbow of 1,476 and 1,480 mm respectively.

In rear passengers have leg room, helped by the interior (distance between the front and the rear seat) of 1,690 mm and the of the front seat frames. more, the seats also suffi cient space at base to easily accommodate an feet. Similarly, the rear room of 876 mm allows tall to be accommodated without any problem.

A and luxurious interior, by day and by night

By occupants of the 3008 can benefi t the light coming from the glazed surface area, 1.70 m2 attributable to the large front windscreen.

Available as an or as standard according to trim the gigantic panoramic roof, surface area (1.60 m2) is equivalent to that of the 308 SW, increases the glazed area to 5.34 m2, for enjoyment on the part of all ‘‘spectators’’ in the 3008. This dark-tinted glass roof, which light and energy transmissions in the compartment, extends widthways to a of 1,202 mm, to the very edge of the panels, and lengthways over a of 1,382 mm, meaning its rear is virtually imperceptible to the rear

A retractable blind, controls the light levels, whose system is perfectly integrated the rear of the roof. The blind is electrically by means of a switch on the centre console that one-touch and safety auto-reverse

By night, or inside a car park, the compartment of the 3008 offers a and cosy ambient lighting light sources in the front wells and ambient LED lighting in the console. On opening the doors the light up and when locking/unlocking the using the remote control, the beam headlamps can be programmed to on for several seconds (follow-me-home According to versions there is a courtesy light offering an luminous glow diffused by located in the door mirrors.

All of functions can of course be activated or via the settings control located in the part of the fascia panel, to the of the steering wheel.

Optimised

In essence, the rigid structure of the not only contributes to primary and safety, but also helps to improve the vehicle’s interior by reducing body resonance due to in the road surface.

With an front windscreen on all versions, deadening materials in ‘‘strategic’’ (particularly under the fascia a shield on the gearbox controls, the fi of double front and rear seals and a specially developed suspension dampers everything is in to give the 3008 a level of comfort of the highest order. In some versions can be equipped laminated side windows improved acoustic properties. The also helps to fi lter noise for truly top of the range comfort.

Superb seat

The front seats of the 3008 been carefully designed to exemplary comfort and lateral For this purpose, dual-density has been used to offer the possible comfort and posture in to the seat back and seat while at the same time fi rm support by means of more side fi nisher trims.

adjustment is also available on seat options. When seats are specifi ed, heated cushions are also included. The driver’s seat can also be in four directions.

To ensure the of occupants of all sizes, the seats over a distance of 190 mm and can be adjusted by 47 mm using the active seat adjustment lever.

Rear comfort is equally impressive, the modularity offered by the ingenious confi gurations. They are produced with the dual technique.

Intelligent air conditioning

The benefi ts from the most cient air conditioning unit fi to a platform 2 vehicle. The powerful air fl ow is by four vents mounted in the panel, heating ducts for the of the front and rear occupants, and two vents for the rear passengers.

Two of air conditioning are available: manual a dust and pollen fi lter), or The latter can be adjusted individually by front passenger (dual adjustment) and benefi ts from a new the Air Quality Sensor (AQS). function, linked to an air quality located upstream of the passenger air intake, automatically controls the of the air recirculation fl ap if a high level of pollution is detected.

Numerous spaces

Inside the passenger the 3008 offers occupants the storage spaces with a effective volume of nearly 50

At the front:

A large storage is available in the centre console the front armrest which can a 1.5 litre bottle, road CDs, etc, thanks to a of 13.5 litres. A small multi-compartment tray can also small objects in its top section phone, camera, loose etc). Note that space is permanently ventilated by air.

The glove box provides the front with a storage volume of 4.1 A closed compartment under the wheel for storing the vehicle

with a volume of 3.7 litres. Two door pockets, each a capacity of 7 litres which can hold both a 1.5 litre and a 0.5 litre bottle.

Two deep for cups or cans are included in the console (one only if the Control option is present, in case the traction control takes

the place of the left-hand A standard fi tment removable waste bin can also be inserted

A padded spectacle holder is in the headlining, above the driver’s The front passenger benefi ts a storage net on the right-hand side of the

console.

At the rear the following spaces are available:

Two covered areas, a 3.8 litres compartment on the and one with a capacity of 3.3 litres on the under the feet of rear (from the 2nd trim level).

on each of the two rear seat

Two door pockets each a capacity of 2.5 litres able to a 0.5 litre bottle.

Attention to throughout

A high level of to detail has been applied to the compartment of the 3008, for the benefi t of its These include the following:

The of three 12V connectors (at the front on the console, behind the latter for row passengers and in the boot).The two rear passengers have a central which provides access to the and serves also as a ‘‘ski fl

According to the version, the rear can also benefi t from sun-blinds and/or dark windows.

MULTIFLEX INTERIOR: EFFICIENT AND VERSATILE

Everything is in the 3008 to offer an accessible and load space adaptable to all of leisure activities.

The lower (hobby)

The load space is accessible as a result of the tailgate divided into two parts, it easy to handle what the location by virtue of its size, and the tailgate flap. The lower fl ap hobby can be used at any time to the loading of heavy objects or as a when required (for to put on skates, hiking boots, since it can support a weight of 200 kg evenly over its surface.

The boot floor

The load of the 3008 can easily be compartmentalised to a fl oor with a 3-way height This patented innovation, and new to the market, will greatly the use of the vehicle on a day-to-day basis.

At 1’’, the moveable fl oor, can of course be removed from the if required, is positioned at the base of the offering the largest possible space. At ‘‘level 2’’, the fl oor is with the open hobby. 25% of the boot volume is then under this fl oor, and 75% between the fl oor and the parcel shelf.

position allows for a perfectly fl at fl from the hobby to the fascia when the backs of the rear and the front passenger seat are

At ‘‘level 3’’, the moveable is aligned with the top of the closed Distribution of the boot’s total is then 45% under the fl oor and 55% under the shelf. In both the latter the user can organise items in the boot in compartments or conceal

To access the load volume the moveable fl oor, it can be secured in the position. Manufactured from material (honeycomb), the moveable fl oor is both strong and light kg), making it easy and to use on a day-to-day basis. Finally, it has chrome securing rings for of the luggage cargo net.

A floor from the hobby to the panel

The 3008 can offer a fl at load area, from the to the fascia panel, when the conditions are met:

The moveable area fl oor is positioned at its 2nd level previous section). The rear backs are folded. The latter with an extremely simple and

operation which can be activated by a in the boot or at the top of the rear seat These seats are divided 2/3 and 1/3 (right) to offer maximum

The back of the front seat is (equipment available as standard autumn 2009). In this guration, the 3008 offers a length of up to 2.62 m (hobby

An exceptional load capacity

In to its moveable fl oor, the load of the 3008 is easy to use with a constant width of 1,030 mm and a under the parcel shelf of 512 of water (or 432 dm3 for the VDA standard).

This includes an open storage on the right-hand side and a closed on the left (4.5 litres of and 2 dm3 VDA).

Note also an additional storage compartment a capacity of up to 100 litres) can be available the load area carpet on the presence of a full size wheel, a space-saving wheel, a repair kit or a hi-fi amplifi er. space allows all types of to be stored and concealed (warning tools, etc).

When the seats are folded, the load capacity increases to the very volume of 1,604 litres of (or 1,241 dm3 for the VDA standard).

Attention to in the load area

Large, and ingenious, the load area receives a very high finish in terms of the plastics and used. Another indication of the to detail given to the load is the fi tment of a light on the left-hand which can be used as required as a torch. This torch, from the 2nd trim level of the recharges itself automatically placed in its housing, after it will provide light for 45

Also present are hooks on side from which bags can be suspended, for example. the rigid parcel shelf to accommodate jackets or various items) opens with the to provide optimal access to the It can also be removed and folded three parts and can be stored the moveable fl oor in two of its three confi

Equipments and driving assistance

high-tech solutions for enhanced peace of mind and safety In to its innovative concept, the 3008 equipment that is rarely, if

found in the compact vehicle segment.

HEAD UP DISPLAY

driving information is projected the rear of the instrument panel onto an anti-refl ective polycarbonate panel.

The driver can access information about his the cruise control/speed limiter and the Alert, without having to his eyes from the road. In

to the convenience afforded to the driver on or daily journeys, it also real benefits in terms of safety (no need to take the off the road, and immediate accommodation of the between the road and the panel).

The position and brightness of the information onto the transparent panel can be set by of Toggle Switches on the instrument This system, available as from level 3 of the range, further the ‘‘aircraft cockpit’’ of the driving position.

The 3008 makes available a function at present is only available in luxury vehicles, a device all important information is ideally

in one dedicated area.

DISTANCE

Coupled with the Head Up and using a special radar at the front of the vehicle, the Distance supplements existing driving systems such as the cruise limiter.

This system the driver to maintain a safe from the vehicle in front, to a particular speed.

In addition to its in complying with certain which can carry severe according to the particular country, the also has a teaching function: it with regards to the necessary and optimal safe distance for a vehicle.

In France, on motorways, to comply with safety is the cause of half of all accidents. in conditions of dense traffic 80 and 120 kph,

studies show 60% of French drivers follow the car in at an interval of less than two

Now in the event of an accident, out of those two it can be assumed that the driver take one second to react, one second to apply emergency It is therefore necessary to maintain a distance from the vehicle in at all times. This distance be proportional to speed, since in two the vehicle travels 56 metres at 100 and 72 metres at 130 kph.

It is this that the Distance Alert in real time to signal the of a potential hazard.

Its operating is between 70 and 150 kph, and the inter-distance has adjustable parameters (between 0.9 and 2.5 according to national regulations).

The is non intrusive (visual alarm in the i.e. it comprises simple intended for the driver who remains in control of the vehicle at all times.

AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC PARKING

Available as standard on all engines, the parking brake makes the modern architecture and design of the panel and enables the creation of an storage space of 13.5 inside the centre console.

Its use is more convenient for the driver: starting off, as soon as the car to accelerate, the hand brake is automatically. When the engine is off, the brake is applied, automatically.

An electronic control (ECU) in conjunction with the ESP the amount of force to be applied, to the gradient, in order to immobilise the It remains on standby while the is parked and can readjust the required if necessary. The driver can however the system by holding down the (towing, transportation on truck, etc).

If the vehicle stops the ignition being switched the electric control, located hand’s reach of the driver, can be manually. Manual release the driver to apply the brake The automatic operation of the function can be via the vehicle’s confi guration (in particular for cold climates).

ASSIST

All 3008 versions with Hill Assist, for convenience and safety. By remaining in dialogue with the ESP, function keeps the vehicle at a

while on a gradient for two seconds the brake pedal has been giving the driver time to his foot from the brake to the

This makes manoeuvring and greatly facilitates use of the vehicle by the in forward gear (starting on a and in reverse gear (for to occupy a parking place on a gradient). The system operates a gradient of 3%. In addition to this equipment, the 3008 benefi ts from recent technologies their fi rst appearance on the Marque’s recent vehicles.

DIRECTIONAL HEADLAMPS

These Xenon provide a bluish-white light triple the power of a standard thereby improving night-time They are coupled with an headlamp levelling control and washers. The elliptical light includes a shutter to control beam and main beam They also have a function which signifi improves vision in corners.

In their operation is linked to speed between 5 kph and 160 kph to adapt to conditions of use. This gives the impression that the can anticipate the next corner, night-time driving not only convenient but also safer. that in terms of lighting, all models have one lamp to daytime running lights can be activated or de-activated in the vehicle’s guration menu.

WIP LATEST-GENERATION EQUIPMENT

The WIP telematics range for World In Peugeot) is available on the in several versions.

WIP Sound and WIP

The WIP Sound audio system an MP3 CD player and a Jack socket in the for the connection of a digital walkman. It can be with the WIP Plug option control and connectivity of any type of walkman via a USB connector also in the armrest.

The system includes six

2 tweeters located in the upper of the fascia panel,

2 165 mm diameter located in the front door (15W),

2 165 mm diameter ‘‘wide speakers located in the rear panels (15W).

WIP Nav: satellite navigation and hands-free kit

WIP Nav is a competitive alternative to the world of satellite navigation equipment.

In to its perfect integration in the vehicle in of style, functions (operation controls under the steering and security, it offers numerous a large 7’’ 16/9 (resolution 480×234 pixels) perspective view, european stored on a 4GB SD card, leaving the CD dedicated to

the audio function, a mounted MP3 and WMA compatible CD player, a 2-antenna audio system for reception of radio frequencies and traffi c info (ViaMichelin in Trafi cMaster in the United a lsquo;‘detour’’ function proposed to the above traffi c information the system detects an incident on the route, risk areas by automatic fi xed speed cameras, a connection allowing hands-free calls when the user has a with this function, socket in the centre console for the of any type of mobile digital device.

WIP Com 3D: a top-of-the-range multimedia (available from the autumn of

Featuring the most advanced WIP Com 3D is positioned at the top of the range of multimedia offered by the Marque. This meets the expectations of a demanding and customer base at ease the world of high technology and in of maximum connectivity.

The system a large 7’’ 16/9 resolution display (800×480 with European cartography in 3D buildings and monuments of main cities, etc) stored on its 40 GB disc, a 3-tuner, 2-antenna system for optimal reception of frequencies and RDS-TMC traffi c the latter combined with the function when incidents are along the route, risk monitored by automatic fi xed speed an MP3 and WMA compatible DVD/CD player, a GSM which, after inserting a SIM provides access to different (*), as well as the ‘‘hands-free function, a Bluetooth® connection also allows this phone’’ function, a Jukebox for copying favourite tracks to the 10 GB disc dedicated to the user (up to 180 of music), a front-mounted SD card to play MP3 and WMA audio fi les, a USB located in the front armrest for the of all types of digital playback auxiliary RCA audio/video connectors in the box.

REAR OR FRONT/REAR ASSIST

Offering valuable for parking manoeuvres and personal the park assist system audible signals, via the central and the speaker nearest the obstacle, increases in frequency the closer the gets to the detected obstacle. The is activated when reverse is engaged and for the front park at a speed of less than 10

Wheels and suspension

Unique pleasure and off-road ability holding, closely linked to the of driving pleasure as envisaged by but also related to active is central to the design of all vehicles in the Particular attention has been to this aspect on the 3008 to the car as a new benchmark in the category of compact vehicles in the widest sense, and in relation to MPVs and SUVs.

one of the major motivations for potential when they are buying a car is pleasure, which can be understandably in ‘‘large and tall’’ vehicles.

To this particularly ambitious in terms of road holding, precision and body control, relied fi rstly on its solid and then on the already proven and wheel options from the

To reach even higher with the most effi engines and meet the expectations of the demanding customers, without cing comfort, a genuine and new technology Dynamic Roll was developed.

In addition, to meet the in terms of ‘‘all terrain’’ an all new Grip Control system was developed and patented.

PEUGEOT’S HOW AND ITS BENEFITS FOR THE 3008

Structurally, the manages the considerable feat for a vehicle of offering excellent rigidity. With 0.86 mrd a torque of 100 daNm, the latter is equivalent to a 308 SW (considered a benchmark in its in terms of road holding). rigidity is essentially what the optimal operation of the suspension.

on the same platform as the 308, it uses the same suspension contributed to the latter’s recognised qualities.

For example, the front is an inverted pseudo McPherson with a linked anti-roll a technology that provides control and a good level of fi ltering. The rear suspension, of a rear torsion beam, two suspension arms and an integral bar, is very compact and excellent rigidity, guaranteeing vibration control and excellent stability.

Its very wide and rear wheel tracks mm at the front and 1,527 mm at the rear 17’’ and 18’’ wheels), as as the wide tyres and wheels, enhance body

rigidity and the precision and stability, both in a line and when slowing or in a corner.

Designed and produced by with an ability to be fi nely during development, the multi-valve shock absorbers of the 3008 to 5 bar) actively contribute to levels of road holding and hitherto unseen in the segment. The mountings of the rear suspension, fl ex in three dimensions, also go a way to achieving this and will more dynamic drivers still ensuring perfect control and comfort for all passengers.

ROLL CONTROL: OPTIMAL CONTROL

The objective for the 3008 is to a benchmark in terms of road a feature made up of several road holding, vertical body roll control, This objective had to be met on all versions of the regardless of engine. The higher the of the engine, the greater the inertia and the the body becomes subject to torque and power these can give rise to excessive on cars with a high of gravity under certain of use.

Therefore, to push boundaries in terms of body control on the two highest-performance engines litre THP and the new 2.0 litre HDi FAP); an all new Roll Control system was in collaboration with the company

This technology, appearing for the fi rst in this segment of the market, the 3008 to be consistent with the of its two most powerful petrol and versions and to further enhance its qualities while retaining a level of comfort.

This passive hydraulic consists of a central module the two rear shock absorbers, into the rear suspension This module, acting a third shock absorber, of a fl oating piston and a hydraulic reservoir. The unit is pressurised to 20

In corners or when taking action (roll phase), the links hydraulically the right and rear shock absorbers module internal piston not move). This makes it to increase the damping effect in to corner as ‘‘fl at’’ as reducing body movements and active safety.

In a straight (potential “bounce” phase), the two rear shock absorbers in an identical fashion and the module moves under the pressure of compressions. This allows an damping pattern to ensure the of all the occupants. Dynamic Roll thus enhances driving while preserving comfort on a basis thanks to the excellent fi of road irregularities.

GRIP INTELLIGENT OFF-ROAD TRACTION

The philosophy of the 3008 finds also through its traction the Grip Control.

This combines an upgraded traction system with Mud Snow Available as an option, it can be chosen by looking for a vehicle that enhanced

‘‘all terrain’’ and a performance in terms of traction far superior to that of a ‘‘traditional’’ regardless of the type of terrain

The aim of the system is to optimise the traction of front wheels by means of an traction control (developed and by Bosch), incorporated within the ECU of the Five modes are available to the and are accessible via a dedicated control on the console. Standard mode, the ESP is calibrated for a low level of wheel based on different grip normally experienced on roads.

mode adapts its strategy to the best grip conditions for of the front wheels when the car is away. As the car gains speed, the optimises traction control to the best possible acceleration to the existing grip conditions.

It to Standard mode when a in excess of 50 kph is detected. All-terrain (mud, dirt track, wet etc) allows a high of slip on the least stable when puling away to the elimination of mud and improve grip. At the time, the wheel with the grip level is given as torque as

possible. The torque between the front wheels can be as as 100%, well above the set for a limited slip differential

As the car gains speed, the system wheel slip to give the the best possible control the car. This mode is up to a speed of 80 kph. Sand allows slight wheel on both drive wheels to allow the vehicle to make and reduce the risk of getting in the sand.

Here too, the created by this mode is to that of a LSD system. In this Standard mode is reconnected above a speed of 120 kph. ESP Off allows the possibility of disconnecting the stability control (ESP) and Control up to a speed of 50 kph, full control back to the Above this

speed, Standard’’ mode is reconnected Grip Control includes Latitude Tour HP ‘‘Mud 215/60 R16 tyres, also for off-road use (see next

TYRES: THREE DISTINCT

16’’: versatile tyres with Grip Control

The Latitude Tour HP ‘‘Mud 16’’ tyre (215/60 is included with the Grip option. Thanks to its versatility on all of terrain, this tyre optimal operation of the traction system in each mode.

tyre uses a special technology. This relates to new blades. These are able to together to guarantee stability of the rubber in contact with the

In this way, the Michelin Tour HP contributes to the car’s holding under all conditions of use maintaining passenger comfort.

The ‘‘M+S’’ (standing for Mud Snow) on the of the tyre indicates this of use. It meets German requiring equipment to be adapted to conditions.

17’’: Michelin saver tyres

Used for the time in the world with the of the 308 with Michelin Energy 15’’ and 16’’ wheels, technology reduces the rolling of the tyres and has been adapted on the for Michelin tyres carrying the X label.

With this R17 fit, these technologies a fuel reduction of nearly 0.2 per 100 km in the combined cycle, equivalent to a of more than 4 g/km of CO2

to traditional tyres of the same This is a result of the close between Michelin and Peugeot, having dedicated a special team to the T84 project to achieve objective.

By reducing rolling by nearly 20%, these reduce the quantity of energy to drive the vehicle. The challenge was to this performance while the level of grip and offering the possible service life in of mileage.

18’’: superb

For the most demanding users in of dynamic driving, Continental R18 tyres are available as standard or as an according to the trim level.

AND RESPONSIVE STEERING

As well as ting from three joints instead of two on its steering which provides a positive in terms of the driving position, the steering conforms to the Marque’s know-how in this fi eld. It is precise and responsive ensuring driveability. This rack and system offers variable controlled by a hydraulic electro-pump (GEP) in which assistance according to the speed of the car, the of rotation of the steering wheel and the of the steering fl uid.

This continuous variations of the assistance, facilitating manoeuvres at low speed.

Two of GEP corresponding to two types of power are within the 3008 range. The new 2.0 HDi FAP engine has a GEP with an output of 710 while that of the other engines (1.6 litre HDi 1.6 litre VTi and 1.6 litre THP) has an of 650 watts. This allows alignment with the engine and of the vehicle, for improved driveability and

EFFICIENT BRAKING

A t the front, is assured by generously dimensioned discs with a diameter of 283 mm and a of 26 mm on 1.6 litre VTi and 1.6 litre HDi FAP versions, and mm for the 1.6 litre THP and 2.0 litre HDi FAP 3008. The brake calipers have a diameter of 57 mm ensuring a good of bite, performance and durability. At the there are two 268×12 mm discs.

The is equipped as standard with an ESP which includes traction (ASR or optional Grip Hill Assist, stability (CDS), ABS, electronic force distribution (EBFD), and brake assist (EBA). The can be de-activated and is reconnected automatically a speed of 50 kph.

Automatic of the hazard warning lights in the of sharp deceleration completes specifi cation.

Power

With six power trains two petrol engines and two HDi FAP diesel the 3008 will offer, now and the autumn of 2009, a wide and choice which goes further in meeting the requirements of its customers. These four engines incorporate the most technologies in their category.

all have a cylinder head two overhead camshafts and 16 valves. their help, the 3008 particularly low fuel consumption and CO2

emissions compared to all of its competitors. For the 3008 1.6 litre HDi FAP 80 kW (110 BMP6 has a combined cycle consumption of only 4.9 litres/100 km

or 130 g/km of CO2.

HDi FAP DIESEL

The new 2.0 litre HDi FAP: 110 kW (150 6 speed manual gearbox or 120 kW bhp) 6 speed automatic DW10DTED4 ML6C or DW10CTED4 With a capacity of 1,997 this new engine develops a power of 110 kW at 3,750 rpm (and 120 kW when coupled with the automatic gearbox) and a generous torque of 340 Nm at 2,000 rpm. new engine, which already Euro 5 standards, is a major of the ‘‘DW10B’’, the 2.0 litre HDi 100 kW (136 featured on other models. The head, internal moving intake, exhaust, timing and have been entirely

To obtain this level of the engine also has a new generation chamber known as ECCS Conventional Combustion System), a low variable geometry turbocharger, a injection pump now allowing a pressure of 2,000 bar in the common and soleinoid injectors with apertures.

This unit, demonstrates the 3008’s high of road holding to particularly effect. This 2.0 litre HDi FAP is available with a manual or 6-speed gearbox. This gearbox with sequential tops the 3008 diesel

Dynamic and responsive, it adapts to the style of the user and exploits engine’s potential to the full.

1.6 HDi FAP 80 kW (110 bhp) 6-speed gearbox or 6-speed electronically-controlled gearbox DV6TED4 MCM or MCP Delivering a power of 80 kW at 4,000 rpm, HDi engine with a capacity of cm3, complete with particulate emission fi lter, is by its liveliness and fl exibility in use with a torque of 240 Nm from an engine of 1,750 rpm (or 260 Nm with overboost).

These characteristics are attained to the use of technology such as a variable turbocharger and a high-pressure direct system (up to 1,600 bar). unit is coupled with two new manual or electronically-controlled manual which fi rst appeared in 2008.

to an ambitious specifi cation in of precision, robustness and compactness, the is a manual gearbox that maximum driveability for the user.

Its version, the BMP6, eliminates the for a clutch pedal and is therefore an alternative to a traditional automatic with its two modes: manual or This responsive gearbox the driver to change gear at any by actuating the gear lever or placed behind the steering It is intelligent and will meet the of those who prefer stress-free by changing gear on its own.

In mode, the electronically-controlled gearbox gains in fuel consumption to a traditional manual gearbox to its electronic management which the optimum time to change In the fi nal analysis, this engine an excellent compromise between and running costs. Associated the BMP6 its fuel consumption in the cycle is 4.9 litres/100 km,

or 130 g/km of

PETROL ENGINES

1.6 litre THP 110 kW bhp) 6-speed manual EP6DT MCM

The 1.6 litre THP (standing for High Pressure’’ ), with a of 1,598 cm3, benefi ts the of the 3008 by offering superb fl in use with its maximum torque of 240 Nm from 1,400 rpm. It is lively at low engine speeds and a power of 110 kW at 5,800 rpm. Its Twin-Scroll turbocharger optimally exhaust gases to ensure fl ow onto the turbine, while its direct petrol injection improves

combustion and overall effi ciency.

This use of is the key to a remarkable compromise between and fuel consumption. In addition, the autumn, a Euro 5 version of engine will appear. effi cient in terms of the it will also offer a performance in terms of power kW or 156 bhp).

This unit is with the new 6-speed manual

1.6 litre VTi: 88 kW (120 5-speed manual gearbox EP6 BE

The 1.6 VTi (Variable Valve Lift and injection) is a naturally aspirated with indirect injection a maximum power of 88 kW at 6,000 rpm and a torque of 160 Nm at 4,250 rpm. torque is available very since even at low engine (2,000 rpm), it reaches 140 Nm, or 88% of its capacity, thereby ensuring a operating range.

In addition to its timing system (VVT) on the and exhaust camshafts, a variable system for the intake valves from the VALVETRONIC technology of the BMW gradually adjusts their travel according to the position of the pedal. The combination of both VVT and the valve lift system it possible to improve the thermodynamic ciency of a petrol engine by cantly reducing its fuel (particularly in phases of partial and therefore CO2 emissions, while at the time guaranteeing a more response and greater engine fl Note that from its on the 3008, this 1.6 litre VTi with Euro 5 standards.

with a 5-speed gearbox, engine gives the 3008 dynamism while keeping consumption to a minimum.

Safety

A high level of primary, and tertiary safety The 3008 ts from the Group’s extensive and the latest technology advances, to maximum safety at all levels. In of primary safety: as well as the of new equipment (Head Up Display, Alert, directional headlamps, the excellent rigidity of the structure, the suspension and electronic aids the 3008 benchmark road in its category. In terms of secondary the body structure is generously to withstand even the most collisions, such as those by EuroNCAP.

The controlled deformation of its and the restraint systems used the 3008 to aim for fi ve stars under the new protocol in 2009.

In terms of safety, the 3008 can of course the Peugeot Emergency Service, with the all new WIP Com 3D telematics system.

AN STRUCTURE

The 3008 is designed to dissipate impact energy in a way. To allow it to meet safety objectives, it includes in three impact

absorption at the front. The 3008 also from Bogé impact an innovation enabling it to meet its targets while also the length of the

front overhang section ‘‘Basic engineering innovations’’). The aim of this specification is to maximum protection to the passenger (and its occupants), to limit the for a pedestrian in the event of collision, and to repairability; which also has a effect on the car’s

insurance for its owner.

Front impact

The compartment comprises of three absorption structures or channels, a fi rst seen on the 308, consisting of: a structure which backs up the upper structure formed by the legs through the use of two sub-frame a feature derived from the a third structure, consisting of located above the front arches and extending from the windscreen pillars and door braces.

In the event of front therefore, 3/5ths of the energy is through the main structure, through the lower channel and through the top structure. This structural design has an inbuilt strategy that determines the of forces before they are through the pre-established channels to specially designed to withstand the bulkhead, the underbody, the sills and the door braces spanning the and “B/C” posts. This around the passenger compartment a cell for all occupants.

Note that the steering column is in the event of impact, it retracts to a point to protect the driver.

impact

To afford the best protection to occupants in the event of impact, the B post has been reinforced. The B/C post is composed of two of high

strength steel. All the also make a signifi contribution to the car’s overall by creating a “solid structure the A post, the B/C post and the rear arch. Similarly, crossmembers at fl oor level between the body and the bracing of the external sill add to the vehicle’s rigidity.

Rear

An impact beam is attached to the load sill area to impact energy and thereby a good level of repairability, the fi tment of the lower tailgate which is fl ush with the rear fl oor.

EFFICIENT MEANS OF

Supplementing the performance of the structure in of impact resistance, a range of equipment has been developed to and protect the occupants.

6 air bags are to protect the occupants: 2 adaptive air bags with a capacity of 40 for the driver and 80 litres for the passenger,

2 air bags (each with a of 18 litres) to protect the chest and of front occupants, 2 curtain air (30 litres) for the heads of the front and passengers.

5 point seat are featured, as well as an audible seat belt warning backed up visually by pictograms: in the seats, the seat belts pretensioners (double for the passenger to better restraint for the pelvis and and low tare force limiters, in the seats, the outer seat also have force “foldover” head restraints at the and “curved” head restraints at the optimise contact with the in the event of an impact.

2 Isofi x mountings are available on the rear seats for the installation of an Isofi x safety seat.

The 3008 features an electrically operated safety system which and safely locks the rear and windows. This function is with rear electric or combined with deadlocking.

SAFETY: ALWAYS ONE STEP

The WIP Com 3D telematics system, available as an from the autumn, provides to an assistance service and to the Peugeot service, in addition to its audio, and satellite navigation functions.

emergency call service, pinpoints the car’s location, is free of charge and for an unlimited

Countries where it is active to include France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg from 2008, the Netherlands and It puts the car’s occupants in with a professional who speaks the own language. This service can be manually or automatically (when a of restraint is deployed), and ensures intervention by the emergency services.

Sin ce its in 2003, Peugeot Emergency has to the assistance of more than users. In 2006, this call system was certifi ed in with French civil requirements: it is approved by the Direction de la et de la Sécurité Civile (DDSC), to the French Interior Ministry.

PEUGEOT 3008 HYbrid4 Active Semi-automatic 6-speed
PEUGEOT 3008 HYbrid4 Active Semi-automatic 6-speed

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