The Family Hauler: The new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV arrives in the GCC

PEUGEOT 5008
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(10 Mar 2021, Dubai, UAE) PEUGEOT has unveiled the face-lifted 5008 SUV in the GCC. With a bold new style, it is establishing the design codes of tomorrow whilst offering higher calibre and modernity, with a redesigned front end, new Full LED rear lights and new body colors the new PEUGEOT 5008 is also a spacious SUV with a design with enough room for the entire family.

PEUGEOT 5008

Unchallenged fuel economy

The new 5008 is offered with a 1.6 litre turbo engine coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission producing 165 hp and 240 Nm of torque with manual and sports mode available for those who prefer a dynamic driving experience.

The engine is in-line with the latest Euro 4 standards and has undergone stringent and successful hot weather testing prior to its release in the region. Not only is it strong and reliable, but similarly to the 2008 and 3008, it promises unrivalled fuel economy averaging 15.1 kilometres/litre.

Cutting-edge technology: PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®

The 5008 features cutting-edge technology – including the latest evolution of its trademark PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® which includes:

  • A compact steering wheel
  • 8-inch HD touch-screen found in the Active line
  • 10-inch HD touch-screen found in the Allure and GT models
  • Head-up display unit with a high-resolution 12.3-inch digital screen

The central touch-screen is perfectly positioned and accompanied by seven ‘piano key’ toggle switches which operate the main i-Cockpit® features: radio, air conditioning, navigation, vehicle settings, telephone, phone mirroring, ambient-lighting in addition to multi-point seat-massage.

PEUGEOT 5008

Entirely customisable with six different display modes, the i-Cockpit® heads up display unit is positioned above the steering wheel and presents driving information within the eye line of the driver.

An impressive array of equipment and driving aids

The 5008 offers a wide range of the latest-generation driving aids including:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Latest-generation Active Safety Brake
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • High Beam Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring system
  • Visiopark 2 (360° vision)

Extended experience

To ensure a connected travel experience, information is integrated into the central screen thanks to Screen Mirroring compatibility including a MirrorLink™ connection, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.  The 5008 SUV also features three identical, separate, and entirely adjustable seats, with a third row of two fold-away, retractable seats available as an option too, provide more space where needed. The large loading volume of the 5008 SUV’s boot is entirely customisable based on your driving needs. With an especially low loading sill, a boot capacity of up to 780 litres, and passenger seating that folds down to form a table top so that items of up to 3.2m in length can be loaded

Top of the line design

The 5008’s design shows a dominant yet elegant presence, intertwined with the cosy luxurious interior. It features a panoramic sunroof, and different colour trims including the optional, beautifully crafted, black Nappa leather and Alcantara or Red Nappa leather upholstery. The interior design of the 5008 is bold, with style based on PEUGEOT’s new design language. As expressive as always, the signature 3D LED claws is once again a feature in the 5008. Be it day and night, you’ll find it on the rear end on all versions and in the projectors of high-end versions. The 5008 is a prime example of what happens when a company knuckles down and ushers in a new era of design and functionality.

For 2021, the 5008 will be available for customers in the GCC from the month of March.

For more information, customers can visit https://me.peugeot.com/car/peugeot-5008-suv/

Juan Manuel
the authorJuan Manuel
Track racing, competing, it's in my blood. It's part of me, it's part of my life; I have been doing it all my life and it stands out above everything else.