Simply Motor REVIEW Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4

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REVIEW — Peugeot Hybrid4

The crossover market is a one, and many people are to these cars for the family Green cars are on the rise with people opting for economical models in these times. So what about if you the two; a cross between a and a hybrid.

Well the Peugeot Hybrid4 is just that. But is it any Well I decided to test one and out, so read on and see what I

Looks — 8 /10

What you notice from the pictures around this review, is the Peugeot 3008 can be seen as

when it comes to styling. It is a bit odd and will not be to everybody’s taste. The thing is, I can’t quite put my on what it is that makes it — it just is. The front end is as you would expect from a and there are some rather lines featured.

At the side the 3008 just tall, and lacks a bit of sleekness. At the there is a split-folding tailgate is a nice feature and is a different to other cars in the class.

inside things become impressive. The quality of the interior is There are gadgets everywhere, the heads up display to the folding screen. The usual buttons are with cool-looking switches. The arrangement of Hybrid4 switchgear- the small gear stick to the mode selector- is rather and adds a quality touch.

My car featured full leather and a gigantic panoramic roof really lets light the cabin. Another nice were the retractable sun-blinds in the perfect for when you have the in the car.

Handling/Performance — 8/10

The technology means a 2.0-litre engine up front and a large motor in the back. Combined output is 200PS and 500Nm, is plenty. Coupled to the automated-manual you can hit 62mph from a standstill in 8.5 and go on to a top speed of 118mph.

The power is strange with these though. Partly this is to the automated manual gearbox can be hesitant at times, and also the the constantly changing drive ‘auto’ mode is selected. One you will be on the engine’s power all of a sudden the electric motor step in.

What I found was you couldn’t pull away a junction in a hurry because it to use the battery at first. Fear not because there is a sport and paddle-shift gears, which to address these issues.

The handling is also affected by the technology. By having a heavy motor in the back, you can get some odd characteristics. Over bumpy the ride can be harsh, and through the car feels unbalanced.

It doesn’t like you would expect a car like this to, but you can sense the weight in the back. However, it for the grumbles, because the 3008 has great characteristics. The steering is weighted, for example. You can select 4WD to give you that extra and capability when the conditions

On the motorway the ride is smooth and and driving the 3008 over a distance is relaxing.

As you would the 3008 Hybrid4 scores in the economy department. Frankly, is essential when buying a car this, and the 3008 will beat your expectations. to the electric motor, emissions are a 99g/km CO2.

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This means that the family car is in VED band A, and is therefore to tax each year. Furthermore, the offers combined economy of which means you can go further on fuel. There is a full mode whereby the 3008 a zero-emissions vehicle, and you can coast through the local village.

— 10/10

Another point with a car like the is the practical aspects for a family. You a vast cabin which seat 5 adults comfortably, and so the kids in the back is no problem at The split-folding tailgate I mentioned is fantastic. It makes loading and effortless, and can be used as a handy bench while the kids

There is also enough in the 3008 to put Curry’s out of business. cruise control, bluetooth, connectivity, heated seats, sensors, sat-nav and a heads-up as standard, you really shouldn’t run any trouble with your

With all the technology crammed the car, it is good fun on any drive. also fun to play around the different drive modes. round in electric mode turns heads of passers by, as you pass them with an so slight ‘whoosh’. Where the of fun lacks is the actual drive.

The doesn’t ever leave you to drive it for no reason. It doesn’t you want to drop the kids off and find a fun route home. makes the 3008 fun is how it brings the together, and can offer something for

Concluding Remarks

I really the hybrid technology found in the Hhybrid4. There are some but the benefits outweigh them and the car is an impressive demonstration of the capabilities of engineers. For a family car you couldn’t ask for more than you would here, and if you want that factor of a green car, the hybrid will impress you as

For more information, visit the website or pop in to a local dealer.

Score — 43/50

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


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