First drive Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 Fleet News Car Review

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First drive: Peugeot Hybrid4


Peugeot has to market with perhaps the significant change to hybrid since it was launched 10 years

The 3008 Hybrid4 is the world’s full diesel-electric passenger a fact which Peugeot to capitalise on as it looks to attract new customers to the brand this although sister brand will also benefit the same technology in the new DS5.

to a petrol-electric hybrid, twinning a engine and electric motor result in a performance and efficiency which, in turn, should increased driver appeal for

Low-down acceleration is also thanks to the torque of the diesel and pulling power of the electric a combined output of up to 200bhp.

plus point is that the has confirmed that diesel are not subject to the 3% diesel benefit-in-kind tax

The entry-level Hybrid4 has CO2 emissions of and fuel consumption of 74.4mpg.

The 17-inch wheels on the next level up increase emissions to meaning it isn’t exempt the London Congestion Charge, it still achieves 70-plus mpg on the cycle.

The Hybrid4 has 100 litres less space than the standard but it still has the split lower and compartment under the boot Folding the rear seats and the passenger seat flat up 1,501 litres and makes the much more spacious the petrol-electric Prius.

On the road are four different modes to from: auto, ZEV (Zero Vehicle), 4WD (four-wheel drive) and

In sport mode the Hybrid4’s 200bhp is available (10bhp than in ‘auto’ and 4WD mode) and changes are quicker, while 4WD is the mode for poor road

The full-electric ZEV mode is only if the batteries have sufficient and at low speed, otherwise it automatically to the auto mode.

Like all a stop-start system places the HDi engine in standby and restarts it as and conditions allow.

PEUGEOT 3008 Electric Cars

The Hybrid4 is more enjoyable to drive the standard 3008 as there is no lag gear changes from the EGC and there is a true high-performance when both engine and motor are working together. The motor has helped make gearshifts less perceptible.

The current (petrol) hybrid Toyota has been, perhaps critical of diesel-hybrids, claiming costs are prohibitive. Peugeot the Hybrid4 counters that although pricing on paper is than the Prius albeit the is much roomier.

Prices at £26,940 for the 99g/km trim is expected to be the best seller) to £29,950 for the Limited Edition. puts it at the top end of the Prius range.

more disappointingly, we struggled to 60mpg that’s more 14mpg lower than the combined figure.

Equipment levels are high, Bluetooth, electric folding auto headlights and wipers and air conditioning standard on the entry

The 104g/km model adds alloy wheels, a seven-inch with sat-nav, head-up and distance alert system. The display projects the car’s on to a retractable transparent panel and can be using toggle switches.

The also control the distance system which helps the to keep a safe distance the vehicle in front.

The Limited adds a two-tone leather a panoramic glass roof and a parking aid (a rear parking aid is on all trims).

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

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