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Peugeot 3008 2016

The 2016 Peugeot 3008 range of configurations is currently priced from $15,500. Our most recent review of the 2016 Peugeot 3008 resulted in a score of 6 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Chris Riley had this to say at the time: It’s an award winner but the design is dated. The 3008 is quite a niche vehicle and as with many European cars the purchasing decision can be emotional rather than dictated by dollars. You can get more for less elsewhere.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Chris Riley liked most about this particular version of the Peugeot 3008: Handy split tailgate with tiered storage, Decent equipment level, Full-size spare

The 2016 Peugeot 3008 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1500 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Peugeot 3008 2016 Price and Specs

The Peugeot 3008 2016 is currently available from $15,500 for the 3008 Active 1.6 Premium up to $25,190 for the 3008 Active 2.0 HDi Premium.

Pricing guides

$20,345
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$15,500
Highest Price
$25,190
Peugeot 3008 Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
Active 1.6 SUV 1.6L PULP 6 SP AUTO $16,000 $22,220
Active 1.6 Premium SUV 1.6L PULP 6 SP AUTO $15,500 $21,890
Active 2.0 HDi SUV 2.0L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $16,600 $23,100
Active 2.0 HDi Premium SUV 2.0L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $18,100 $25,190
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Peugeot 3008 2016 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Peugeot 3008 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • How reliable are Peugeot 3008?

    While there’s no doubt that Peugeot’s quality has improved after the terrible days of the 1990s and 2000s, there remains a school of thought that suggests the brand still lags behind much of the Japanese and South Korean competitors when it comes to build quality and reliability. Not that some of Subaru’s engineering in the last couple of decades has been beyond reproach, either (a batch of dodgy head gaskets did the brand’s reputation no good at all) but on balance, a Subaru is more highly regarded by the trade on the subject of reliability.

    Like any modern turbo-diesel, the one in the 3008 can suffer if your driving habits don’t suit the way the engine and its particulate filter are designed to operate. In a nutshell, unless you do at least some highway driving every month, then a modern turbo-diesel is probably not for you (and that applies to all makes and models, not just Peugeots). Other complaints about the 3008 we’ve heard involve the heating and ventilation system, and random electrical glitches are not unknown. The diesel version of the current-model 3008 has also been recalled for a potential engine overheating problem as well as a possible fuel leak problem on a batch of early-build cars.

    As for after-sales back-up, it’s fair to say that some dealerships are better than others, regardless of the brand they support. The difference might be if you live in a relatively remote area where Peugeot’s 30-dd dealerships can’t offer the coverage of Subaru’s 100-plus dealers.

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  • How much will it cost to repair the camshaft adjuster for my 2010 Peugeot 3008?

    There are lots of gizmos and gadgets that keep a modern engine running sweetly and maximise efficiency, and some of these do involve the camshafts. But I’ll go out on a limb here and suggest that the component you’re referring to is the cam-chain tensioner which does, indeed, operate automatically to keep the timing chain at the correct tension. Why am I so sure? Because this series of engines has a terrible reputation for premature wear of these components and subsequent replacement of them.

    Shared with both Peugeot and Mini, the engine in your car experienced timing-chain problems (mainly a stretched chain) in both turbocharged and non-turbocharged variants and became obvious when the engine started making rattling noises, especially on cold start-ups or when idling. Eventually, the chain could fail and if this happened, the engine could be destroyed and would need to be replaced. The solution was to catch the damaged timing chain components before they became a problem, and that’s where having a listen to the engine each morning comes in. Beyond that, you can reduce the risk of the problem occurring by changing the engine oil every 10,000km (and not stretching this interval) and keeping a close eye on the engine’s dipstick and replenishing the oil to the correct level when necessary.

    Peugeot kept fiddling with this engine to try to fix this problem and developed no less than four different timing-chain designs over the life of the unit to try to fix the problem. But none of the fixes seemed to be perfect, so it’s an ongoing thing. The build date of your car will determine which design it uses, and the bottom line is that sometimes you can get away with replacing some of the timing components, while at other times, you’ll need to replace the chain, tensioners and seals…quite a big and expensive job.

    Assuming the worst, you should budget for at least $2000, maybe more depending on what workshop you use.

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  • Are there any issues with the 2012 Peugeot 3008?

    There are no serious issues that should be of concern to you. Owners we have spoken to tell us they get good fuel consumption, and they heap praise on its smoothness and on-road manners. The only complaint some have is the firm ride.

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Peugeot 3008 2016 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2016 Peugeot 3008 are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1837mm x 1639mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Peugeot 3008 2016 Dimensions  include 1639mm height, 1837mm width, 4365mm length.
Peugeot 3008 Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
Active 1.6 SUV 1639x1837x4365 mm 154 mm
Active 1.6 Premium SUV 1639x1837x4365 mm 154 mm
Active 2.0 HDI SUV 1639x1837x4365 mm 157 mm
Active 2.0 HDI Premium SUV 1639x1837x4365 mm 157 mm
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Peugeot 3008 2016 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2016 Peugeot 3008 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Peugeot 3008 currently offers fuel consumption from 6.6 to 7.7L/100km. The Peugeot 3008 is available with the following fuel types: PULP and Diesel.

Peugeot 3008 Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Active 1.6 SUV 1.6L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 7.7L/100km
Active 1.6 Premium SUV 1.6L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 7.7L/100km
Active 2.0 HDI SUV 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 6.6L/100km
Active 2.0 HDI Premium SUV 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 6.6L/100km
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Peugeot 3008 2016 Towing capacity

The Peugeot 3008 has maximum towing capacity of 1500kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Peugeot 3008 Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
Active 1.6 SUV 1.6L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 1500kg
Active 2.0 HDI SUV 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 1500kg
Active 1.6 Premium SUV 1.6L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 1500kg
Active 2.0 HDI Premium SUV 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 1500kg
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Peugeot 3008 2016 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2016 Peugeot 3008 will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Peugeot 3008 spans from 17x7.5 inches.

Peugeot 3008 Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
Active 1.6 SUV 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches
Active 1.6 Premium SUV 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches
Active 2.0 HDI SUV 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches
Active 2.0 HDI Premium SUV 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches
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