2021 Peugeot 3008 pricing and specs detailed: Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-5 and Volkswagen Tiguan rival scores fresh look, new flagship grade
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Peugeot has let slip pricing for its facelifted 3008 ahead of its Australian showroom introduction shortly.
Now available in four forms, the opening 2021 3008 is now priced at $44,990 before on-road costs, a modest $1000 increase over last year’s base grade.
The mid-tier GT-Line is now gone, replaced instead by two GTs – one petrol and one diesel – priced at $47,990 and $50,990 respectively.
Topping the 2021 range is a new GT Sport variant, priced at $54,990.
Underpinning the Allure and petrol GT is a carryover 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine, producing 121kW/240Nm, matched to a six-speed automatic that drives the front wheels.
The diesel GT meanwhile uses a 131kW/400Nm 2.0-litre turbocharged engine, mated to an eight-speed auto.
The top-spec GT Sport though, is petrol only, and is powered by a new-to-Australia 1.6-litre unit that ups the ante to 133kW/250Nm paired with an eight-speed automatic.
Specifications for each grade are yet to be detailed, but all 2021 Puegeot 3008s wear a new-look front fascia with LED headlights and a frameless grille.
Tail-lights have also been updated to LEDs with a unique ‘tiger’s claw’ design, and it is expected the top-spec GT Sport grade will be adorned with a black roof and wheels to contrast the body colour.
Inside, the new 3008 will feature Peugeot’s signature i-Cockpit layout, consisting of a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and steering wheel with flat top and bottom.
A 10.0-inch multimedia touchscreen is also fitted in the updated SUV, up from last year’s 8.0-inch unit.
A full gamut of advanced driver safety system is also expected to be included, extending to autonomous emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and traffic sign recognition.
Though overseas markets gain access to two plug-in hybrid powertrains, Australia’s line-up will remain unelectrified for now.
Peugeot has also released pricing for its updated larger seven-seater 5008 SUV, which is available in GT trim in petrol and diesel forms for $51,990 and $59,990 respectively.
Full specifications on the 3008 range are expected soon, while the Peugeot mid-size SUV is due to touch down on local soil in the first quarter of 2021.
2021 Peugeot 3008 pricing before on-road costs