Peugeot expands 3008 line-upNew SR and Envy models added to 3008 MPV range

11 January 2011

Peugeot 3008

Peugeot 3008 is an MPV/SUV crossover

The Peugeot 3008 range has grown in size with the introduction of two new trim levels.

The Peugeot 3008 SR joins the standard line-up, slotting in between Sport and Exclusive specs, while the Peugeot 3008 Envy adds a touch of glamour as a new special edition.

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Peugeot 3008 SR

The new Peugeot 3008 SR specification joins the existing Active, Sport and Exclusive as a new standard model in the 3008 range.

The SR is based on the Sport, but includes a comprehensive list of extra equipment. Highlight features are the RNEG Colour Satellite Navigation, Bluetooth and 16-inch alloy wheels. The latter are fitted with Mud + Snow tyres, designed to compliment the Grip Control traction control system - a further upgrade fitted to the SR as standard.

Grip Control gives the 3008 greater off-road ability by enabling electronics to deal with wheelspin on more challenging surfaces. However, the 3008 only comes with front-wheel drive rather than four-wheel drive.

Engine choice for the SR is limited to the 112bhp 1.6-litre HDi turbodiesel. This emits 135g/km CO2 and returns a claimed 55.6mpg with the standard six-speed manual gearbox, or 129g/km CO2 and 57.7mpg with the more expensive six-speed EGC automatic.

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Peugeot 3008

Both the Peugeot 3008 SR and Envy come well equipped

Peugeot 3008 Envy

The Peugeot 3008 Envy is a special edition, also based on the existing Sport specification.

Extra kit includes a useful head-up display for the instrument panel and Cielo panoramic glass roof, while additional aluminium detailing and dark-tinted window glass smarten the exterior appearance.

Engine choice for the 3008 Envy consists of the same 112bhp 1.6 HDi diesel and six-speed manual gearbox combo as the SR above, or (for slightly less money) a 120bhp 1.6-litre petrol with five-speed manual gearbox. The latter emits 159g/km CO2 and claims 40.1mpg, but gets from 0-62mph nearly two seconds faster – the benchmark sprint taking 11.8 seconds in the petrol, 13.6 seconds in the diesel.

Read our full review of the Peugeot 3008

New Peugeot 3008 models: Pricing

The Peugeot 3008 SR costs from £20,645 with the manual gearbox or £21,195 with the EGC automatic.

The Peugeot 3008 Envy, meanwhile, starts at £18,995 for the petrol and £20,495 for the diesel – a slight £600 increase over the more ordinary Sport.

Both new versions of this practical crossover are available to order now.

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