PEUGEOT 3008

Peugeot 3008

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How much does the Peugeot 3008 cost to run?

The 1.6L diesel is the most economical Peugeot 3008 to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency.

The Peugeot 3008 1.6L diesel costs £20.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band B.

It does not far off 71 MPG on average, which means it will cost £9.00* in diesel every 100 miles driven.

In terms of fuel efficiency, it sits between the Citroen C4 Cactus 1.6L diesel and the more thirsty Nissan Qashqai 1.5L diesel.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 12, which is lower than the Dacia Duster 1.5L diesel, but higher than the Kia Soul 1.6L diesel. (If insurance cost is important to you then the Citroen C3 Aircross has the lowest insurance group.)

Engine options

model1.5L diesel1.6L diesel2.0L diesel
mpg67.3 - 70.667.3 - 70.658.9 - 64.2
emissions105 - 109103 - 108114 - 129
tax£20.00£20.00£125.00 - £30.00
insuranceGroup 16 - 18Group 12 - 19Group 22 - 24

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

Peugeot 3008: How big is the boot?

The Peugeot 3008 has an above average boot space (591 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and 4 large bags. Alternatively you could load up with 5 large bags or 5 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the Renault Kadjar hatchback is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 4 large bags with its 647 litres.

Is the Peugeot 3008 easy to park?

This is one of the widest cars in the class, which makes it feel like a bit of a squeeze in the multi-stories. If that stresses you a bit, try the much narrower Citroen C4 Cactus.

When it comes to parking on the street, the 3008 is one of the hardest. It has a turning circle of 11m, and a length of 4447m, giving you a relatively small 353mm gap to turn the car in and out.

If you don’t have a drive, you should look at the best in class for parallel parking instead, the Hyundai IX20.

Which Peugeot 3008 has the best performance?

The fastest Peugeot 3008 from 0-60, is the 2.0L diesel (if you’re a petrol head, it has 400 lbs/ft torque and 181 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 8.9 seconds.

The closest rival in its class is the Jeep Renegade 1.4L petrol, which will beat your Peugeot 3008 to 60 by 0.1 seconds. That’s a big gap in Formula 1, but not something you would notice in your commute to work.

Engine options

model1.5L diesel1.6L diesel2.0L diesel
zeroTo6210.8 - 11.511.2 - 13.18.9 - 9.6
torque300254 - 300370 - 400
bhp13199 - 120150 - 181

What size caravan or trailer, can the Peugeot 3008 tow?

If you are towing you want good torque to pull away easily despite the extra weight, and the car needs to be at least 15% heavier than the caravan to keep you stable at speed.

The model that can tow the biggest caravan or heaviest trailer is the Peugeot 3008 2.0L diesel which has 400 lbs/ft torque. It should be able to tow a braked caravan or trailer that weighs up to 2000kg comfortably.

You must check your car handbook – maximum towing weights vary considerably with different engine and gearbox combinations.