Peugeot is part of the Netherlands based Stellantis N.V., which was formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (Italian/ American) and Groupe PSA (French). You may not be familiar with these names, but the automotive brands in the portfolio would be well known to most consumers. These include: Maserati, Opel, Vauxhall, Jeep, FIAT, Alfa Romeo etc.
Peugeot was founded in 1810 in Eastern France (Sochaux), and has a rich heritage in motor racing and the broader automotive sector. Peugeot has won many awards for its passenger cars, to include, six European Car of the Year awards. As part of the broader Groupe PSA, Peugeot is very committed to the electric vehicle (EV) sector. The company’s portfolio of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) i.e. pure electric vehicles, include:
- New Peugeot e-2008
- New Peugeot e-208
- Peugeot e-Rifter
- Peugeot e-Traveller
The automotive company also develops and sells plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), to include the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid, Peugeot 508 Hybrid and the Peugeot 508 SW Hybrid models. Peugeot has committed to offering a fully electric (BEV) or a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) for every model in its portfolio by 2023.
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The All-Electric New Peugeot e-2008 SUV
Like the Peugeot pure electric e-208, which hails from the Peugeot 208 supermini portfolio, the pure electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV hails from the successful Peugeot 2008 model lineup. The Peugeot 2008 accounts for nearly 20% of the European sales. By making this successful crossover available in an electric model, the automotive company is safeguarding the future of this popular crossover!
The pure electric e-2008 SUV comes with 3 driving modes: Sport, Normal and Eco. The Eco gives priority to range, while the Sport gives priority to performance (0-60 mph: 8.1 seconds). The Normal mode is for everyday use.
|At A Glance|
|EV Type:||Battery-Electric Vehicle (BEV)|
|Plug-In Car Grant (PiCG):||Available for certain models|
|Available In UK:||Yes|
|Trims (5 Options)|
|Active Premium (from £33,230)|
|Allure (from £34,430)|
|Allure Premium (from £34,880)|
|GT (from £37,180)|
|GT Premium (from £39,180)|
|Good looks and exterior styling||Limited range (real-world range lower than claimed)|
|100 kW rapid charging standard||More expensive than the e-208 and alternatives|
|Practical for families||No reversing camera|
|EV Battery & Emissions|
|EV Battery Type:||Lithium-ion|
|EV Battery Capacity:||Available in one battery size (50 kWh)|
|Charging:||100 kW rapid charging standard (80% charged in under 30 minutes). On-board charger 7.4 kW AC|
|Charge Port:||Type 2|
|EV Cable Type:||Type 2|
|Tailpipe Emissions:||0g (CO2/km)|
|Warranty:||8 years or 100,000 miles|
|New Peugeot e-2008 SUV|
|EV Battery Capacity:||50 kWh|
|Pure Electric Range (WLTP):||191 miles|
|Electric Energy Consumption (Wh/km):||180|
|Charging:||100 kW Rapid Charging (on-board charger: 7.4 kW AC)|
|Top Speed:||93 mph|
|0-62 mph:||9 seconds|
|Electric Motor (kW):||100|
|Max Power (PS):||136|
|Kerb Weight (kg):||1,548|
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