Driven: Peugeot 5008
Posted: 20 May 2010
OK, so there's arriving fashionably late to a party, and then there's rocking up at 4am to discover that all the booze has gone and Janine from HR has started a seance. Yes, a mere decade or so after the Renault Scenic, Citroen Picasso and the rest cottoned on to the idea, Peugeot has launched a small MPV.
But, to stretch an already ropy metaphor to breaking point, the 5008 has arrived brandishing a massive bottle of Vermouth and a bag of ice. In other words, it's a good ‘un. Based on the underpinnings of the 308 - the car that also spawned the weird-but-rather-good 3008 crossover - the 5008 is further evidence that Peugeot is finally, finally building decent cars.