2014 Peugeot 5008

Part of their upcoming lineup, the 2014 Peugeot 5008 is a station wagon manufactured by the French automotive company, that is able to seat 7people. This latest model is aimed at targeting consumers that seek a spacious and modern family car.

Peugeot has gone to great lengths to improve their position in the market as a family vehicle. The 5008 is comparable to Peugeot’s other hatchback models in terms of ride and handling.2014-Peugeot-5008-over-the-hills-A

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: MPV Base Price: £18,600
Fuel Tank Capacity: 15.6 gals (60 L) MPG: 30 city / 51 hwy
Dimensions
Length: 178.3 in. (452.9 cm) Wheel Base: 107.4 in. (272.7 cm)
Height: 64.8 in. (164.7 cm) Width: 72.3 in. (183.7 cm)
Gross Weight: 4828 lbs (2190 kg) Ground Clearance: NA
Luggage Capacity: 23.8 cu ft Maximum Seating: 5 people
Performance
Engine: 4 Cylinder DOHC* Displacement: 1598 cc
Horsepower: 120 HP Max RPM: 6000 RPM
Torque: 118 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm Transmission: 5-Speed Manual

* Petrol

Engine

The 2014 5008 comes in either a diesel and petrol version. The diesel version will come either a 1.6 liter and a 2.0 liter option, while the petrol comes in a 1.6 liter engine.

All models come can be fitted with a 5 speed manual gearbox or a 6 speed automatic gearbox. Fuel efficiency ranges from 33.6 mpg city to 67.2 mpg depending on your engine choice for the car.2014-Peugeot-5008-not-so-plain-B

Performance

The 5008 will come with multiple safety and handling features such as ASR or Snow Motion that improve car stability during difficult road and weather conditions. Their EPS system has been added to provide better car control and a Hill Assist function.

Exterior

The exterior of the car preserves some of the manufacturer’s signature design elements seen in most of their previous models.

It features the typical Peugeot front grille with chromed lines but a bit larger than in smaller models. The headlights have a "c-shape" design while the air vents are shaped around the fog lights.

Interior

The car will come with total interior sound insulation. All seats are covered with black leather with grey lines on the edges.

The dashboard features digital gauges and instruments while the control panel has been separated from the navigation system placed right on top of the dashboard. The gearbox handle has been raised to create a step-like shape.

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Adding a reworked body, improved interior and a few extra safety features, the 2014 Peugeot 5008 attempts to become a viable choice for drivers that want a fully functional hatchback that can also serve just as good as a station wagon.