The All-Electric New Peugeot e-2008 SUV: The Complete Guide

Electric Peugeot e-2008

Overview


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:

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.

Electric Peugeot e-2008
The All-Electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV (credit: Peugeot)
At A Glance
EV Type:Battery-Electric Vehicle (BEV)
Vehicle Type:SUV
Plug-In Car Grant (PiCG):Available for certain models
Engine:Electric
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)

PROSCONS
Good looks and exterior stylingLimited range (real-world range lower than claimed)
100 kW rapid charging standardMore expensive than the e-208 and alternatives
Practical for familiesNo 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

Dimensions
Height (mm):1550
Width (mm):1770
Length (mm):4300
Wheelbase (mm):2605

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
Drive:Front-wheel drive
Electric Motor (kW):100
Max Power (PS):136
Torque (Nm):260
Transmission:Automatic
Seats:5
Doors:5
Kerb Weight (kg):1,548
Colours:6

Electric Peugeot e-2008
The All-Electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV (credit: Peugeot)

Electric Peugeot e-2008
The All-Electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV (credit: Peugeot)

Electric Peugeot e-2008
The All-Electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV (credit: Peugeot)

Electric Peugeot e-2008
The All-Electric Peugeot e-2008 SUV (credit: Peugeot)

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Author

Ashvin Suri

Ashvin has been involved with the renewables, energy efficiency and infrastructure sectors since 2006. He is passionate about the transition to a low-carbon economy and electric transportation. Ashvin commenced his career in 1994, working with US investment banks in New York. Post his MBA from the London Business School (1996-1998), he continued to work in investment banking at Flemings (London) and JPMorgan (London). His roles included corporate finance advisory, M&A and capital raising. He has been involved across diverse industry sectors, to include engineering, aerospace, oil & gas, airports and automotive across Asia and Europe. In 2010, he co-founded a solar development platform, for large scale ground and roof solar projects to include the UK, Italy, Germany and France. He has also advised on various renewable energy (wind and solar) utility scale projects working with global institutional investors and independent power producers (IPP’s) in the renewable energy sector. He has also advised in key international markets like India, to include advising the TVS Group, a multi-billion dollar industrial and automotive group in India. Ashvin has also advised Indian Energy, an IPP backed by Guggenheim (a US$ 165 billion fund). He has also advised AMIH, a US$ 2 billion, Singapore based group. Ashvin has also worked in the real estate and infrastructure sector, to including working with the Matrix Group (a US$ 4 billion property group in the UK) to launch one of the first few institutional real estate funds for the Indian real estate market. The fund was successfully launched with significant institutional support from the UK/ European markets. He has also advised on water infrastructure, to include advising a Swedish clean technology company in the water sector. He is also a member of the Forbury Investment Network advisory committee. He has also been involved with a number of early stage ventures.

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