2022 Peugeot 3008 long-term test: report 3

The popular Peugeot 3008 family SUV has been given a host of updates for 2022, so we've added one to our long-term test fleet...

Peugeot 3008 LT

The car Peugeot 3008 1.2 Puretech 130 Allure EAT8 Run by Mark Pearson, used cars editor

Why it’s here To find out if this practical and stylish SUV can still cut it in a highly competitive class

Needs to Prove it’s more than just a pretty face. It’ll need to dispatch commuting work and family life with flair, and cope with a wide variety of every day duties 

Mileage 5924 Price £30,360 Target price £28,379 Price as tested £31,085 Official economy 48mpg Test economy 32.8mpg 

20 March 2022 – These boots were made for loading

It's two months in to my ownership and I'm still enjoying both looking at and driving my Peugeot 3008, and a recent trip to the tip has now highlighted its practicality.

Our load included not only sacks of grass cuttings but also various bits of bulky flat-pack furniture. Luckily, the boot’s plenty big enough, and there’s even a height-adjustable boot floor, so there’s no awkward lip to load things over. With the rear seats folded down – and rather handily they fold down completely flat – it all fitted in, although one or two of the longer items were a bit of a struggle. 

Peugeot 3008 LT

My car is in Allure trim, but interestingly, if I’d gone one trim level up and ordered an Allure Premium, I would have got a front passenger seat that can be folded down completely flat. Admittedly, I wouldn’t have made much use of it, because my wife was travelling with me, and she has a quite understandable objection to being folded up inside a car seat unnecessarily. 

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