2013 Peugeot 3008 1 6 eHDi Active Honest Car Reviews Philippines

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The French (re)connection

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posted 06, 2013 13:59

The return of in the Philippines meant more just bringing in new models to a growing market. The prior of Peugeot was to bring in the small of the brand, something that their cars’ prices challenging to justify given size.

Eurobrands Distributor Inc a rethink and a new approach, bringing in the models of the Peugeot line, and one of is this: the 3008 compact

Based on the PF2 Platform, the 3008 its underpinnings with the 308 and RCZ, and in 2009 at Dubrovnik, Croatia. The may be considered a late arrival, but a fresh addition to the highly local automotive market.

In terms of exterior design -a where the French are very known for- the 3008 may as a bit controversial especially with the oversized front grill. having SUV-like features front and rear cosmetic the 3008 is more inclined being a city slicker MPV a rugged outdoorsman. However, I those minor details do it a nice character and color compared to a rather homogenous

Inside, you can see a lot of French flair the liberal use of glossy accents and of chrome to lift up the basic mix. The controls and buttons are placed for easy access, I did find the audio system stalk quite difficult to use and the passenger handlebar quite as if trying to mimic a pulled lever. It comes with a moonroof which makes around more interesting at night.

The interior looks and feels while the high center combined with the heads-up-display gives you the impression of an aeroplane if you feel the sudden need for while keeping your on the road. The driving position was well thought of, while the were comfortably snug and supportive while cornering.

For the glove compartment does true to its name, as it will fit a glove, your owners’ registration and just a bit more. The center-console, however, has its benefits a relatively deep compartment you can put quite a number of things. underneath the steering column is compartment where you can put in more items in case you want car looking ‘clean’ inside. The seatbacks can be folded flat by the levers for extra cargo while the rear ‘false’ floor can be adjusted to three

The 3008 also has an interesting tailgate that can give you a bit of a when loading heavier alone. It’s a feature not commonly found in hatchbacks. also a rechargeable flashlight or (as Europeans refer to it) integrated to the panel; a handy touch in of need.

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Under the hood is a turbocharged commonrail diesel The engine is mated with a system which Peugeot e-HDi micro-hybrid to reduce consumption by up to 15% and leave a smaller footprint as well. To further it’s ‘greenness’, the car is also with Peugeot’s innovative FAP particulate filter which to completely eliminate harmful left over by unclean fuels resulting in cleaner

Performance-wise, the engine has a good of power and low to mid-end torque to zip you the city streets and is also capable of going on the highway as it tops out at about 180km/h.

The is mated to a six-speed clutchless gearbox. While that like a mouthful already, it take a bit of getting used to at but it will definitely grow on The gear ratios are well to the engine giving an optimum between efficiency and performance. You can through the paddles or the gear however I found the lever to use while driving through roads. There’s a small button which activates the mode to liven up the car if you desire exciting driving.

It’s quite a frugal car as I was to log 11 km/l in mixed driving even with a very pace. Peugeot claims it can do 22 with a more conservative

What is unexpected from the is the impeccable handling capability it was engineered to deliver, despite the height. It handles corners at quite well, and is very comparable to smaller Peugeot cars. On hard cornering at it took turns with body roll while the put on a fair amount of grip, being premium comfort tires.

Ride comfort was admirable as the suspension dampened imperfections and potholes quite

Overall, the Peugeot 3008 is a urban crossover which what you need it to. It strikes a balance between performance and while its utility side is a big for those who occasionally have cargo or sports gear to around. There’s nothing bad to say the new 3008, save for the rather front face.

PEUGEOT 3008 Electric Cars
PEUGEOT 3008 Electric Cars
PEUGEOT 3008 Electric Cars
PEUGEOT 3008 Electric Cars
PEUGEOT 3008 Electric Cars
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