For The Peugeot 2008 has a classy and practical interior, plus running costs are competitive.
Against Most rivals are more comfortable and better to drive, and there are some annoying ergonomic issues.
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The Peugeot 2008 has all the strengths of the 208 supermini, but a lot of the weaknesses, too.
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There are 16 Peugeot 2008 versions available
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The Peugeot 2008 is based on the 208 supermini and uses the same range of efficient petrol and diesel engines. However, it offers tougher looks, a higher driving position and more space for passengers and luggage.
All 2008s are front-wheel drive, but Peugeot’s Grip Control system is capable of transferring torque to the front wheel with most traction when you’re driving in slippery conditions. Grip Control also lets you choose from five different settings – Standard, Snow, Off-Road, Sand and ESP Off – and is standard on Allure- and Feline-spec 2008s with either the 1.6 petrol engine or one of the manual 1.6 diesels.
The 1.6 e-HDi 92 diesel is the most efficient engine. Unfortunately, you have to specify this with Peugeot’s jerky EGC semi-automatic gearbox if you want it to emit less than 100g/km of CO2.
Reader test team says:
I have just taken delivery of this vehicle (company car) as I wanted something with increased ride height , good fuel economy , low CO2 emissions and…
I own and drive the 1.6 HDI EGC active version and find it to be better than your video review suggests. The electronic gear change is probably the…