2023 will coincide with the renewal of the Peugeot 2008. Four years after its launch, the SUV will modernize its style, interior and engines.
New Peugeot 2008 2023: what restyling to expect? – Just like his little sister 208, the urban SUV will evolve its style and its technical characteristics, arrived at mid-life. In what proportions will this second generation of Peugeot 2008 upset its codes for stick to the brand’s recent beauty canons Sochalian?
Since his launch in 2019, the Peugeot 2008 achieved good scores in international sales, and more particularly on the French market where more than 66,000 copies found buyers in 2020. A full first year that saw the Lion’s SUV rise on the third step of the podium, behind the eternal Peugeot 208 and Renault Clio, making him the best-selling crossover in all categories. A success, however, offset by the half-tone results of the 100% electric variant. This e-2008 represents only 7% of total sales in 2008, compared to 15% for the e-208. And facing the ramp-up of Renault Captur hybrid and PHEV, engines that the 2008 does not offer, the Sochalien could experience a slight drop in speed.
To stay in the race, failing to revolutionize its engines, despite the” introduction of micro-hybridized blocks (48 V), the Peugeot 2008 will focus above all on reviewing its facies. On the models of 3008 restyled, but also news 308, the 2008 will widen its grille to include the optics. Within this grid, with the revised and corrected pattern, it will accommodate the brand new coat of arms, while the shield will display a new style.
We will notice, in profile, the arrival of new rims and you Cuvée 2021 logo on the front fenders, high finish. At the rear, the lights will probably sport a new light signature, when the imposing bumper revisits its style. On board, the Peugeot 2008 will probably evolve in small touches, in terms of style, to focus more on the infotainment update. If its 3D screen, housed behind the steering wheel, will be content to review its graphics, the central touch screen will certainly increase its diagonal, while improving its resolution, as well as its responsiveness, often criticized.
A 2008 WHY?
A question mark remains as to the transformation of this Peugeot 2008 into a sporty variant. Passing through the hands of the department Peugeot Sport Engineered, having recently worked on the 508, the SUV could enjoy the expected electric motor under the hood of the e-208. The resulting e-2008 PSE would gain a few dozen more horsepower, compared to the current 100 kW (136 hp) block, with a view to achieving about 170 hp, according to rumors.
Peugeot 2008 price
Launched current 2023, the new Peugeot 2008 range will experience a logical inflation of its prices. The entry ticket could thus be established widely beyond 23,000 €, when the current base price calls for € 22,700.
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