Peugeot 5008 – 7 Seater
The stylish Peugeot 5008 is a new compact 7 seater car that is making no secrets about it’s desire to take on some of the biggest names in the market. The 5008 is designed to be both a highly efficient 7 seater car without being overwhelmingly large and, at the same time, offer a driving experience similar to the Ford S Max or Mazda 5.
Peugeot 5008 – Purchase Price
The Peugeot 5008 is a relatively low cost 7 seater car for the basic style and trim provided, with prices starting from £17,245 for a basic model and going up to £23,995 for a top of the line version. As the car was only launched this year, there are few second hand models on the market.
Peugeot 5008 – Servicing
A service from Peugeot will cost upwards of £90 but parts and any resulting labour being extra, so investigating a service plan while buying a 5008 may be a good idea. However, prices do vary nationally so check with local garages. The service intervals on a 5008 are long, though, with a petrol engine needing servicing every 20,000 miles and a diesel option every 12,500 miles.
Peugeot 5008 – Vehicle Emissions (Co2)
The range of Peugeot 5008 models is highly efficient, with the 1.6HDi diesel engine only emitting 135g/km of CO2. Even the most polluting engine in the range, the 2.0HDi Auto, only emits 178g/km.
Peugeot 5008 – Car Tax Band (VED)
Thanks to the large number of engine and transmission options on Peugeot 5008s, models from the range fall into numerous car tax bands. The most economical fall into Band E (£110 showroom fee; £110 road tax), while others fall into either Band G (£155 showroom fee; £155 road tax), Band H (£250 showroom fee, £180 road tax) or Band I (£300 showroom fee; £200 road tax).
Peugeot 5008 – Fuel Economy (MPG)
The 1.6VTi petrol engine will achieve an economy of around 38mpg in a Peugeot 5008 7 seater, and the 1.6HDi diesel engine will achieve 48mph with a manual transmission or 41mpg with an automatic. The most efficient engine, though, is the 2.0HDi, which will achieve a staggering 58mpg combined with a manual transmission or 51mpg as an automatic.
Peugeot 5008 – Additional Features
The Peugeot 5008 comes with a generous standard trim, including ABS, air conditioning, full air bags, Isofix points, power steering and traction control. Upgrade options include alloy wheels, cruise control, front fog lights, climate control and parking sensors.
Peugeot 5008 – Performance
The two best performing engines in a Peugeot 5008 are the 1.6THP petrol and the 2.0HDi (150bhp) diesel, which will both go from 0-60mph in about 9.5s and reach a top speed of 121mph. Just behind them are the 2.0HDI (163bhp), which will go from 0-60mph in 10.2s and reach 118mph, and the 1.6VTi petrol engine, which reaches 60mph in 11.9s and tops out at 116mph. Unfortunately, the most common engine – the 1.6HDi (110bhp) diesel – gives the worst performance, reaching 60mph in 12.5s and achieving a top speed of 114mph.
Peugeot 5008 – Insurance Group
Most Peugeot 5008 models are found in the highly affordable insurance group 7, however some upgraded versions can be rated as high as group 10. If you require a peugeot insurance quote visit our affiliated car insurance page.
Peugeot 5008 – Conclusion
When considering the facts and figures of lovely Peugeot 5008 7 Seater, they certainly make buying one an appealing choice for the financially conscious among us. The fuel efficiency and longevity between servicing combined with the low car tax costs certainly make this a great choice when purchasing a 7 seater car.
Peugeot 5008 – Manufacturer
The Peugeot 5008 is a new 7 seater car from Peugeot. It was released in February 2010. The 5008 is manufactured by Peugeot Motor Company plc: www.peugeot.co.uk