The 7 seater Peugeot 5008 is among some of the best the available multipurpose vehicles for large families. It is easy to drive and quite safe. There is both petrol and a diesel powered engines, the diesel powered MPV runs on a relatively low cost in comparison to the petrol powered.
The interior of the Peugeot 5008 is quite class in that it has enough space and still is exquisite. It also has enough head and leg room which adds to the comfort of the owner. This seven seater MPV is quite spacious in that the rear seats can be folded to allow for more space in the boot, and the middle row seats can easily slide and recline individually and are easy to fold them downward ,also they can be removed completely making the 5008 as spacious as a van. In general the Peugeot has the comfort and space required for a family while its interior is quite attractive and a high usability.
Driving the Peugeot 5008 is quite comfortable in that it has a good grip and a well weighted steering. The turbocharged petrol and the 2.0 litre versions have a dynamic roll control which assists in stabilizing the vehicle while maneuvering corners making it a better option in relation to other MPV’s. It also has an all round visibility while driving and its quite refined. It also has a rightly damped compliant suspension which recovers quite well over large bumps. It has low profile tyres which makes it quite uncomfortable while going over sharp bumps sending shocks into the cabin. The suspension also has some noises disturbing the calmness of the MPV.
Engine & MPG
There is only two types impressive engines available that is the petrol and the diesel engines. The 1.6 litre diesel engine gives out a 115 kw of power and produces 240 nm of torque and has a six speed automatic transmission gear box. There are two petrol engines available, the 1.6 VTi engine with 118bhp and the 1.6 liter turbocharged PSA and gives out 154 bhp of horse power and a manual transmission six speed gearbox which emits 125g/km. These engines operate well and are suitable for long distance journeys and are quite efficient.
Pricing in the USA & Europe
The cost of the Peugeot 5008 ranges from pound £18,350 to £ £25,605 in Europe and $37,000 to $40,000 in the United States, but they offer the value for your money In that its specifications, the comfort and its handling are top notch as compared to other MPV’s.
In conclusion the Peugeot 5008 is among the most refined MPV’s available in the market today. The engines are quite efficient and run on a low cost whether your are running on a diesel or petrol powered engine. It is also quite capable in carrying passengers and it is very spacious, built well such that is has several attributes worthy acknowledging that they are above par. Although it falls short on some standard but the pros of this MPV outweigh the cons thus making it easier to recommend it to others.