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Peugeot 2008

The Peugeot 2008 is a midsize family crossover that arrived in Australia in 2013.

Aimed at taking on fellow European rivals like the Citroen C4 Cactus, Mini Countryman, Renault Captur, and Fiat 500X in the small prestige-SUV category, the Peugot 2008 features a small turbo-petrol three-cylinder mated to a six-speed torque-converted automatic that sends drive to the front wheels.

A turbo-diesel engine was offered in Australia , but was dropped in 2017.

Prices for the Peugeot 2008 start at $34,990 for the 2008 Allure and hit $43,990 for the top-of-the-range 2008 GT Sport.

The Peugeot 2008 shares many components with the Peugeot 208, Citroen C3, and Opel Crossland X.

Peugeot 2008 Models Price and Specs

The price range for the Peugeot 2008 varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $18,100 and going to $44,990 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2021 SUV 1.2L, PULP, 6 SP AUTO $18,100 $44,990
2021 SUV 1.2L, PULP, 6 SP AUTO $34,990 $43,990
2020 SUV 1.2L, PULP, 6 SP AUTO $18,100 $44,990
2019 SUV 1.2L, PULP, 6 SP AUTO $16,800 $30,470
2018 SUV 1.2L, PULP, 6 SP AUTO $14,800 $29,260
2017 SUV 1.6L, PULP, 4 SP AUTO $11,000 $26,180
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Peugeot 2008 Boot Space

The Peugeot 2008 SUV has a boot space size of 434 VDA.
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Peugeot 2008 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Peugeot 2008 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • What small SUV do you recommend?

    It sounds like you have a bit of a thing for French cars right now, Carmel. In fact, you could argue that the French brands are experiencing a bit of a resurgence in Australia, particularly as each brand gets its quality act closer to the mark and the factory warranties have never been better than right now.

    All three of the cars you’ve nominated have their strong points, and it will really come down to your personal preferences when it comes to which one is right for you. And let me guess; it was the Peugeot 2008’s odd dashboard/steering wheel relationship that put you off. That’s particularly true for shorter folk who have trouble looking over the wheel at the instruments. But then, such quirkiness has always been part of the charm of French cars, no?

    In any case, it would also be wise to sample the Japanese and South Korean contenders at this end of the market, too, as there are some interesting offerings there as well. The Toyota C-HR would be one, the Honda HR-V another. Don’t forget, either, the Hyundai Kona, Nissan Juke and the Mazda CX-3. All have their strengths and weaknesses, but all are worth short-listing.

    As for the MX-5, it’s true that Mazda has stuck to the original formula for the new latest little convertible. And, yes, that dictates a small, low car that is huge fun to drive but isn’t for everybody physically.

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  • Peugeot 2008 2018: Can I fit a reversing alarm to my car?

    It’s already got a rear view camera, so I don’t see that adding reversing alarm adds much to your safety, if anything at all.

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  • Is it worth owning the 1.2 litre Peugeot 2008?

    The 2008 drives nicely, the 1.2-litre three-cylinder engine is very economical if not particularly zippy. It rides and handles well, is roomy for its size, will accommodate four adults, has a generous boot, and boasts five-star safety. It’s also generally reliable.

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Peugeot 2008 Dimensions

The dimensions of the Peugeot 2008 SUV vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2021 SUV 1550x1770x4300 mm 221 mm
2020 SUV 1570x1739x4159 mm 174 mm
2019 SUV 1570x1739x4159 mm 174 mm
2018 SUV 1570x1739x4159 mm 174 mm
2017 SUV 1556x1739x4159 mm 165 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Peugeot 2008 Dimensions

Peugeot 2008 Colours

The 2008 is available in seven colours. Nera Black, Onyx Black, Artense Grey and Platinum Grey all cost another $690 while Vertigo Blue and Elixir Red sting you $1050. Bianca White is the only freebie.

  • Artense Grey
  • Bianca White
  • Elixir Red
  • Onyx Black
  • Platinum Grey
  • Vertigo Blue
  • Pearl White
  • Orange Fusion
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Peugeot 2008 Accessories

Don't expect a range of accessories like a bull bar or light bar to be offered on the Peugeot 2008, though there may be add-on extras like roof racks and bike carriers. The car is available in a number of colours, but there are hardly any options other than the sunroof on the top-spec GT Sport.

Peugeot 2008 Fuel Consumption

The Peugeot 2008 is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by PULP and Diesel fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 6.1L/100km for SUV /PULP for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2021 SUV 6.1L/100km 1.2L PULP 6 SP AUTO
2020 SUV 4.8L/100km 1.2L PULP 6 SP AUTO
2019 SUV 4.8L/100km 1.2L PULP 6 SP AUTO
2018 SUV 4.8L/100km 1.2L PULP 6 SP AUTO
2017 SUV 4L/100km 1.6L Diesel 5 SP MAN
2017 SUV 4.9L/100km 1.2L PULP 5 SP MAN
* Combined fuel consumption See All Peugeot 2008 Pricing and Specs for 2021

Peugeot 2008 Interior

The cabin design of the Peugeot 2008 is unusual, with the brand's i-Cockpit design having copped a fair bit of criticism over the years. But it's genuinely interesting, and makes you realise there are different ways to design the ergonomics of a car, with the low-set steering wheel made for ou to look over the top of, rather than through, to the digital instrument cluster.

There are nice materials used throughout, and it's one of the most interesting interior packages of any small SUV.

Peugeot 2008 Seats

There are five seats in the Peugeot 2008. Nothing really special here, and the space is good for the size of the car - but just beware the high door sills when you're getting in and out.

Peugeot 2008 Wheel Size

The Peugeot 2008 has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 215x60 R17 9 for SUV in 2021 with a wheel size that spans from —.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2021 SUV 215x60 R17 9 215x60 R17 9
2020 SUV 195x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 195x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
2019 SUV 195x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 195x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
2018 SUV 195x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 195x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
2017 SUV 195x60 R16 16x6.5 inches 195x60 R16 16x6.5 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Peugeot 2008 Wheel Sizes

Peugeot 2008 Towing Capacity

The Peugeot 2008 has maximum towing capacity of 1200kg for the latest model available.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
2021 SUV 1200kg 1200kg
2020 SUV 780kg 1200kg
2019 SUV 780kg 780kg
2018 SUV 780kg 780kg
2017 SUV 780kg 970kg
See All Towing Capacity for Peugeot 2008

Peugeot 2008 Speed

The 0-100km/h claim for the base model Allure is 9.9 seconds, while the more powerful GT Sport lops a second off that, claiming 8.9sec. Remember, it's running a 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo engine and front-wheel drive, so that's not too bad. But the Pug SUV is light, weighing in less than 1300kg in both trim levels.