The new Peugeot 3008 SUV is now available to order, with the first cars due to arrive in dealers across Ireland by early February 2017.

Petrols will be priced from €25,995, while diesels will start at €26,515. There will be a choice of five trim levels – Access, Active, Allure, GT Line and GT.

The new Peugeot 3008 is being offered with 1.2-litre (130hp) and 1.6-litre (165hp) turbo petrols, and 1.6-litre (100 or 120hp) and 2.0-litre (150hp) diesels. 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearboxes are available.

The range-topping GT version comes as standard with a 2.0-litre BlueHDi diesel with 180bhp and a 6-speed automatic.

The latest Peugeot iCockpit interior will be standard across the range and consists of a compact steering wheel, a configurable 12.3″ head-up digital instrument panel, an 8” touchscreen, multifunction steering wheel, Bluetooth, USB connectivity and 3 x 12V sockets.

Cruise Control with Speed Limiter, Speed Limit Information with Intelligent Speed Adaptation, Driver Attention Alert Level 1 and Lane Departure Warning also feature as standard.

Other standard features include 17” steel wheels, a spare wheel, four electric windows, central front armrest with butterfly-wing opening and illuminated chiller compartment, rear armrest with ski flap and two cup-holders, two-position boot floor, 1/3 – 2/3 Magic Flat folding rear seats with controls accessible from the boot, child safety locks, Isofix child seat fittings x3 in the front passenger and outer rear seats, tinted rear side windows, tinted rear tailgate, electric and heated door mirrors with LED side indicators, rear LED Peugeot signature ‘Claw Effect’ lights (with daylight function), semi-automatic air-conditioning with sensitive controls, and driver / passenger seat height adjustment.

The Peugeot 3008 will debut Peugeot’s stunning new iCockpit

The level two Active model, priced from €28,295, gains the Euro NCAP Pack (Advanced Emergency Braking System with video camera and radar and Front Collision Warning), rear parking sensors with 180 degree reversing camera (Visiopark 1), 17” alloy wheels, alloy roof rails, electric parking brake with Hill Assist, automatic headlamps and wipers, electro-chrome rear view mirror, automatic follow-me home lighting, rear parking aid, LED daytime running lights, front fog lights with chrome trim, automatic & bi-zone diffusion air conditioning with sensitive controls and Mirrorscreen connectivity and WIFI, stainless steel roof arch trim, body colour rear spoiler with stainless steel edging trim, body protectors (bottom of front and rear bumpers + wheel arches + protection at bottom of doors), electric folding door mirrors and LED interior lighting.

Allure versions, priced from €29,855, see the addition of a Safety Plus Pack to include Active Blind Spot Detection (ABSD), Active Lane Keeping Assistance (LKA), and Advanced Driver Attention Alert (DAA3). Also added is Peugeot Smartbeam Assistance, door mirror mounted LED courtesy approach lights, front parking aid, a front bumper scuff plate in Lion Grey, black front wing trim with chrome detail, stainless steel door sill scuff plates and 18″ diamond cut alloy wheels. Interior features include driver seat lumbar adjustment, a foldable front passenger seat with picnic table, blue ambient lighting to front door panels / storage / footwells and cupholders, Brumeo fabric dashboard / front and rear door panel finish, a satin chrome front door panel recess trim and leather effect and cloth seat trim.

The GT Line level four model, priced from €33,225, boasts, has self-levelling full LED headlamps, LED fog lamps with cornering function, LED sequential scrolling front indicators, door mirror mounted LED Peugeot Lion approach lights, 3D Connected Navigation, TomTom® Live updates (3 year subscription), voice recognition (radio, navigation and telephony features), black diamond roof, panoramic opening sunroof with electric blind and blue ambient lighting, Peugeot Open and Go keyless entry and push button start, Park Assist (parallel & row) with front & rear camera and 360 degree vision (Visiopark 3) and a Smartphone charging plate. Exterior features include Nera black door mirror shells, GT Line emblems in satin copper on the front wings and tailgate, chequered radiator grille with black Peugeot lettering, chrome side window trim, sports front bumper design, twin exhaust effect trim and 18” matt two-tone finish diamond cut alloy wheels. Interior touches include leather effect and cloth seat trim with Aikinite double stitch detail on armrest, gear lever and dashboard, full grain perforated leather steering wheel with satin chrome GT Line emblem, tramonte black roof lining and floor mats with Aikinite contrast stitching.

The new Peugeot 3008 will arrive in Ireland in February 2017

The top-of-the-range GT 2.0 litre BlueHDi automatic version, will be available at a later stage and will feature a grey oak dashboard, front and rear door panel finish, full grain leather and satin steel chrome gear lever, Mistral full grain perforated leather steering wheel with satin chrome GT emblem, driver seat multi-point massage function, driver seat 2 position memory function, driver seat 8-way electric adjustment (includes electric lumbar adjustment), driver and front passenger seat heating and seat adjustable cushion nose, Nappa Mistral full grain leather seat trim with Aikinite double stitch detail. Further enhancements include chrome door mirror shells, GT emblems in satin copper in the front wings and tailgate, wheel arch extensions and 19″ matt two-tone finish diamond cut alloy wheels.

Caroline Kidd