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PEUGEOT 3008 Electric Cars

We’ve driven the first diesel hybrid — the 3008 Hybrid 4

What is it?

3008 sits in a curious a car which seems to be a 4×4 but Instead it’s a butch designed to play to people’s fantasies. With this new 4’ version, however, it an intriguing new USP. An electric between the rear wheels it not only a 4×4 when dictate, but also a hybrid. It is the diesel hybrid to reach the potential economy of the powertrain giving a tax-busting CO2 score of

Not bad when there’s a tidy total of 197bhp on tap. No production car offers so much for so little CO2 output.


That 197bhp comes a 161bhp, 2.0-litre turbodiesel and a electric motor. That’s not electric horsepower, but motors are all torque and this one gives up to ft of it. Add to that the 221lb ft from the engine and you have a potential ft.

And yes, in this hybrid in, say, a petrol-fuelled Lexus RX which also has electric for its rear wheels) the point at the two power units’ torque cross is claimed to be at peak for both.

The hybrid hardware no detectable difference to luggage because the battery is under the

What’s it like to drive?

The electric motor can power the on its own at up to 31mph for around two miles there’s enough battery That’s in ZEV mode; a central knob also triggers mode, with faster from the robotised manual at higher engine speeds, mode in which you leave the to their own devices, and here’s the driving differs from a or an Insight an extra mode 4WD. In this mode, the motor is always ready the rear wheels start to making the Hybrid 4 into an effective soft-roader.

PEUGEOT 3008 Electric Cars

Other electric-motor cleverness helping the getaway by filling in for any lag, smoothing the shifts of paddle-shift/auto six-speeder with a of torque when the diesel drive is momentarily severed, and adding oomph for keener It also helps the stability efforts by applying torque to rear wheels to keep the on course.

How does it compare?

hard to know exactly to compare the Hybrid to. It’s than a turbodiesel Range Evoque but a lot less handsome. a cleverer piece of kit than a 4wd and more frugal than a 4×4.

Its low tax liability trumps the lot.

else I need to know?

UK start towards the end of the year, at £26,995 for the 99g version. Two grander £28,495 and, for the so-called Edition, £29,950, although have a higher 104g/km CO2

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

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