It’s here! Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official importer, distributor and custodian for the Peugeot brand in Malaysia, has finally launched the All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV.
Priced at RM142,888 for the Active variant and RM155,888 for the Allure variant (OTR w/o insurance).
The All-New 3008 SUV, which was first unveiled in Europe in 2016, is built on its strengths with elegant, contemporary style and intuitive technology to create a brand new driving experience.
“As the most innovatively modern SUV in its class, the All-New 3008 SUV is the new milestone in its segment of the market. Built on the principles of design, advanced technology and function, the All-New 3008 SUV is adorned with a powerful and refined style that provides convenient versatility that is unrivalled in its segment. We are looking at a sales volume of 1,800 units this year and this new SUV has a target of 400 units which contributes 22% to our overall target,” said Dato’ Samson Anand George, Group Chief Executive Officer, Automotive Group, Naza Corporation Holdings Sdn Bhd.
He said the All-New 3008 SUV will be pivotal in boosting Nasim’s sales target of 1,800 units in 2017. The All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV will be targeted to discerning customers between the ages of 30 to 45, especially those who are expecting differentiation in a vehicle with superior design, premium features and uncompromising safety standards.
The All-New 3008 SUV’s dimensions at 4,447 mm long and 1,841mm wide is adorned with a powerful and refined style complemented by the Advanced Lighting System. Adopting the latest stylistic codes of the marque, the All-New 3008 SUV affirms its characteristics with high quality and elegant styling, strength, comfort and driving sensations with the ability to adapt.
The character of the front face has been redesigned by incorporating a stylish new chequered wide grille with chrome plated trims and fog lamps emerging from the bodywork. The LED headlights are surrounded by chrome, which makes for a more tranquil drive.
The passenger compartment interior proves to be a new source of surprise and attraction. The passenger compartment of the All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV is unique. Featuring its revolutionary latest generation Peugeot i-Cockpit, the dashboard is beautifully designed with clever use of fabric on the dashboard and door panels giving them a modern chic feeling and appearance. The clever i-Cockpit dashboard features a compact steering wheel, a 12.3-inch digital Head-Up Display screen that displays speed, trip-computer, front and rear parking assistance with images filmed with a reverse camera and other displays.
This all-digital display is at head height and provides easy visibility. The next generation Peugeot i-Cockpit interior serves as the SUV’s best utility feature in its segment. The various parameters of the coloured ‘head-up’ display are managed by the Toggle Switches which are controlled easily by the fingertips. The all-digital display shows key information on vehicle speed at head height and visibility of all driving information. The panels’ different modes are operated using the control wheel located on the left of the steering wheel.
Because of its style, spaciousness and its revolutionary Peugeot i-Cockpit, the All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV was awarded the ‘European Car of the Year 2017’ at the Geneva Motor Show 2017. It also bagged the Grand Prix award for’ Best Interior Design of 2016’ at the 32nd International Automotive Festival.
The All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV also won the award for ‘Car of the Year’ from a British motoring magazine What Car? and ‘Car of the Year’ award from Carbuyer, a web publication which offers car reviews, news and advice for car buyers in the British market. Adding to these accolades, the All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV also won two ‘Red Dot Product Design Award’ for its innovative achievements including the exterior and interior design. These are some of the twenty awards the All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV has achieved.
Beyond the considerable developments in its occupant protection, the All-New 3008 SUV comes with a wide-ranging set of technological equipment for improved safety. The Peugeot Park Assist comes with front and rear parking assist sensors allowing for effortless parking while the Available Space Measurement (ASM) assesses the size of the potential parking space and informs the driver whether or not it is possible to park in the available space. The reverse camera, with 180 degrees function, automatically activates when reverse gear is engaged and allows the driver to view the area behind the vehicle while the manoeuvre is taking place.
These features are in addition to the 6 safety airbags, Hill Start Assist, Electronic Safety Program (ESP), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Anti-Skid Regulation (ASR) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) to improve handling in difficult driving conditions. It also features Advanced Grip Control and the Hill Assist Descent Control (HADC) which provides security for drivers when descending on steep slopes by reducing the risk of the vehicle slipping or losing control when travelling downhill in both forward or reverse gears. Both these features and the 180° reverse camera are the first in its class for the All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV. As a result, the All-New 3008 SUV achieved a full five-star rating from EURO NCAP.
Other features include USB and Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Mirror Link & Android Auto, auto electric parking brake, automatic dual zone air-conditioning, six-speaker with 3D Arkamys sound system, luxury premium leather seats, driver seat lumbar and height adjustment and flexible 8-way electric driver seat. The ergonomic high-seating position especially gives a feeling of safety and security by increasing the visibility of the open road.
The spacious 520-litre boot size can be further enlarged with the split folding rear seats with ‘Magic Flat’ functionality. With the rear seats folded, the total storage volume is increased to 1,670 litres of flat fold space. The All-New 3008 SUV rides on 18-inch Los Angeles Shiny Haria Grey alloy rims.
Under the hood, the All-New 3008 SUV comes equipped with a 1.6 THP with Variable Valve Timing that produces 167ps and 240 Nm of torque, making it one of the most powerful SUVs in its segment. The All-New 3008 SUV is fitted with a 6-speed automatic gear control with Tiptronic and sport mode functionality giving the driver an exhilarating drive. It also has a fuel efficiency of 7.0 litres per 100 km and has a top speed of 211km/h making it one of the best in its class. The fuel efficiency of the All-New 3008 SUV on a combined drive cycle is rated at an impressive 7.0 litres per 100 km.
The front suspension features Independent MacPherson struts with drop link anti-roll bars whereas the rear suspension is outfitted with Deformable U-shaped cross member axle located by two arms and a hollow anti roll bar. This directly benefits the precise handling and comfort levels. Whether cornering or in a straight line, accelerating or braking, the All-New 3008 SUV remains composed.
Available in five exciting colours – Metallic Copper, Magnetic Blue, Amazonite Grey, Ultimate Red and Pearl White, the All-New 3008 SUV is currently on display in showrooms nationwide.
All Peugeot models come with five-year manufacturer’s warranty, together with Nasim’s existing 24-hours Peugeot Assistance service and complimentary access to the Sky Park Subang, all to provide the best ownership experience for its customers.
Check out our first impression of the all-new Peugeot 3008 that we did earlier here!
Peugeot 3008 Photo Gallery, from exclusive media preview in Bologna, Italy, end 2016…