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8/10
Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Peugeot 3008

£23,889£36,119
8/10
Overall verdict
Lots of crossover showroom appeal, and lives up to it out on the road.
 

For: 

Cabin design, tech and quality. Decent handling, supple ride

Against: 

No 4WD version yet

Overview

What is it?

Here’s Peugeot’s second generation of family crossover. So with the benefit of hindsight, Peugeot has fixed what was wrong with the original 3008. And developed what was right. The new one moves on to the Group’s newest platform, so it’s light, strong and has a longer wheelbase before for better proportions. Ah yes, proportions – what was wrong with the old one was its guppy looks, over-influenced by the old French MPV obsession. Peugeot realised the new one had to look like a proper crossover SUV, even if it’s FWD-only. And the company has also put massive commitment into a high-quality high-tech new interior.

 

Highlights from the range

Title 0–62 CO2 MPG BHP Price
The fastest
1.6 Puretech 180 Allure 5dr EAT8
8.0s 131g/km 48.7 181 £29,249
The cheapest
1.2 Puretech Active 5dr
9.5s 119g/km 54.3 131 £23,889
The greenest
1.5 BlueHDi GT Line Premium 5dr EAT8
11.5s 105g/km 70.6 131 £33,134
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