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2024 Peugeot 2008 facelift arrives in Australia: $1000 price increase and new tech for refreshed Toyota Yaris Cross, Mazda CX-3 rival

Peugeot’s new-look 2008 small SUV arrives in Australia.

A year after its global debut, the facelifted Peugeot 2008 has arrived in Australia, bringing added style and tech for $1045 more than before, at $39,990 before on-road costs. 

The petrol-engined Allure and GT, powered by a carryover 96kW/230Nm 1.2-litre turbo-petrol three-cylinder engine, are available now with the updated e-2008 to come later, as pre-facelift e-2008 stock remains in the country. 

Peugeot’s new e-2008 comes with powertrain upgrades, including a larger 54kWh battery for 405km WLTP driving range (previously 344km), and an 18 per cent higher 116kW power figure.

Key differences are easy to spot outside with the 2008 sporting a new front end with a larger grille with body-colour slats and a new take on the ‘Lion’s claw’ daytime running lights. At the rear, Peugeot has incorporated new 3D-effect taillights for added visual depth. 

The Mazda CX-3, Kia Stonic and Renault Captur rival’s most striking feature, though, is its black and diamond-cut 17-inch ‘Karakoy’ alloys reminiscent of the 408 crossover’s wheels. 

Further small changes include new fonts for the now-matte black exterior badging. Unchanged is the 5.4L/100km ADR 81/02 combined fuel consumption. 

In the cabin, Peugeot has redesigned the 10.0-inch 3D digital cockpit (GT-only) and there’s a more powerful processor for the 10.0-inch touchscreen multimedia system, enabling wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as in-built games including HangMan and 2048.

Peugeot has updated the graphics of the 2008 GT's 3D cockpit.

The architecture remains familiar inside with the unique toggle switch gear selector, yet Peugeot has changed materials inside for the facelift. 

Additions to the base model include front parking sensor (previously rear only), proximity unlocking, connected navigation, over-the-air firmware updates, parking-speed AEB and an improved reverse camera.

Keyless entry, dusk-sensing LED headlights, fabric upholstery, climate control, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, four USB sockets and DAB radio round out the features list.

In terms of safety, the 2019 five-star ANCAP rated 2008 is equipped with lane-departure warning, a reversing camera with a 180-degree top-down view, tyre pressure monitoring, driver-attention monitoring and six airbags.

The $44,490 (before on-road costs) GT adds extra safety and convenience feature including adaptive cruise control with stop & go, a 360-degree view camera, blind-spot monitoring and lane-trace assist.

It also scores wireless smartphone charging, eight-colour ambient lighting, 3D navigation, adaptive LED headlights, power-adjustable driver’s seat with massage function and lumbar adjustment, heated front seats, leather-upholstered steering wheel and ‘Adamite’ green contrast stitching accenting the suede-cloth and vinyl upholstery.

A Style Pack comprising 18-inch ‘Evissa’ alloy wheels and a sunroof will add $2500 to the GT’s price. 

The facelifted Peugeot 2008 is arriving at dealers imminently now with the updated e-2008 to follow. Peugeot Australia has not provided a time frame for the electric SUV’s release. 

2024 Peugeot 2008 pricing before on-road costs



MY24 Peugeot 2008 Allure

$39,990 (+ $1045)

MY24 Peugeot 2008 GT

$44,490 (+ $1093)

MY24 Peugeot e-2008 GT


John Law
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Born in Sydney’s Inner West, John wasn’t treated to the usual suite of Aussie-built family cars growing up, with his parents choosing quirky (often chevroned) French motors that shaped his love of cars. The call of motoring journalism was too strong to deny and in 2019 John kickstarted his career at Chasing Cars. A move to WhichCar and Wheels magazine exposed him to a different side of the industry and the glossy pages of physical magazines. John is back on the digital side of things at CarsGuide, where he’s taken up a role as Deputy News Editor spinning yarns about the latest happenings in the automotive industry. When he isn’t working, John can be found tooling around in either his 2002 Renault Clio Sport 172 or 1983 Alfasud Gold Cloverleaf.  
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