Sunday, February 27, 2022

PEUGEOT PH STARTS 2022 STRONG; LAUNCHING THE NEW PEUGEOT 3008 SUV AND NEW SHOWROOMS | Monchster Chronicles


Raoul Picello, PEUGEOT Philippines managing director, today announced that the company is making progress in its efforts to bring the brand closer to more Filipinos with the opening of new showrooms across the country in the coming months.  

“Construction at our new dealership in Alabang is underway and we are on track to open in  March. I can also confirm that PEUGEOT Cebu and PEUGEOT Davao will begin construction of their new facilities very soon,” said Picello.  


Raoul Picello, PEUGEOT Philippines managing director



“Customer response to our brand has been positive since we re-launched the company last  January 17, and we look forward to continue this momentum with each new PEUGEOT vehicle and showroom that we will introduce to the Philippine market,” he added.  

To continue this momentum, PEUGEOT Philippines added another SUV to its line-up with today’s launch of the New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV. 


Maricar Parco, PEUGEOT  Philippines Brand Head


“We are thrilled to launch the New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV, which is our next step in the revitalization of the PEUGEOT line-up in the Philippines. This vehicle is a leader in the compact  SUV market with an outstanding commercial performance in Europe and internationally. We are confident that its success will carry on in the Philippines,” said Maricar Parco, PEUGEOT  Philippines Brand Head.



Elegant, stylish, and inspiring, the New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV embodies the best that PEUGEOT  has to offer in a 5-seater SUV. Its new design has all the style characteristics that give it more status and distinction while keeping a strong identity on the road.  


Inspired Design 


One step ahead in terms of style, the front end of the New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has evolved towards a design that is as distinctive and unique as ever. A new frameless grille symbolizes the increasingly modern style, while maintaining a fluid design, and extends with fins under the headlamps to connect all of the elements. To emphasize the sportiness, shiny black side scoops and a painted tread plate have been included in the new bumper.  




The full LED front headlamps have been redesigned to be more aggressive with extended illuminated fang-like DRLs accented with a chrome tip. This light signature is perfectly in line with the current PEUGEOT style and is identifiable at first glance. At the rear, full LED lights display the 3D claws for a punchy light signature. Scrolling turn indicators light up sequentially for added visual clarity to pedestrians and other vehicles. The lights are covered with clear, smoked glass,  extending the black boot lid on each side of the vehicle, which helps to visually widen the rear of the vehicle. Completing the look are roof rails and 18-inch Los Angeles alloy wheels that add to the overall stylish appeal of the New PEUGEOT 3008.




Breath-taking Interiors, Refreshed PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® 


Inside, you’ll find that the New PEUGEOT 3008 elevates the experience of driving. Premium finishes, leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, a wireless mobile phone charging pad, USB  charging ports, and a spacious cabin that fits five adults in comfort all add to the allure and style of the New PEUGEOT 3008. 


PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®


An immersive driving experience awaits with the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®, which has been enhanced with bigger screens, configurable displays, and a compact multifunction steering wheel for heightened response and improved agility. 

• The 12.3-inch digital head-up display, which is fully customizable and configurable,  features a digital panel with high-quality rendering for better readability and contrasts. 

• The new central infotainment touchscreen is 10-inches in size. The screen is high definition and comes with a series of elegant toggle switches that allow direct and permanent access to comfort functions such as radio, air conditioning, 3D connected navigation with voice command, vehicle settings, telephone, mobile applications, and hazard warning lights.

The New PEUGEOT 3008 includes all the latest generations of driving aids as part of its range of onboard technologies. Driver confidence is assured with a multitude of Advanced Driver  Assistance Systems including Active Blind Spot Detection, Active Lane Keep Assistance, and  Advanced Driver Attention Warning, making driving safer and ultimately, more enjoyable. 

Further, the New PEUGEOT 3008 has been upgraded with an anti-theft alarm, front parking sensors, and power liftgate with foot control for added security, safety, and convenience. 


Power liftgate with foot control


Unparalleled Performance 


The New PEUGEOT 3008 showcases the latest generation 1.6L Twin Scroll Turbo High Pressure  (THP) engine that, coupled with a 6-speed Automatic Transmission, balances excellent performance with fuel efficiency. It features a high output of 165hp and 240Nm. 

Driving the New PEUGEOT 3008 is a sheer pleasure by itself. Its handling is outstanding, comes with top-of-the-range driving comfort, ensures excellent driving pleasure, and remains perfectly maneuverable in town with a turning radius between curbs of 10.7 meters. 



The New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV is assembled at the Stellantis manufacturing plant in Gurun,  Malaysia. All vehicles built in this plant undergo specific endurance and quality testing to deliver best-in-class performance to meet the needs of customers in South East Asia. The New PEUGEOT 3008, together with the Malaysian-built PEUGEOT 5008, successfully endured a  combined 300,000 kilometers of testing in the diverse local climate and environmental landscape.  


Pricing, Colors and Availability 


The New PEUGEOT 3008 5-seater SUV is priced at Php 2,090,000 and available in the following colors: Metallic Copper, Nera Black, Pearl White, and Amazonite Grey.  

Customers are invited to book a test drive by contacting their nearest PEUGEOT Philippines showroom. The New PEUGEOT 5008 and New PEUGEOT 3008 are also on display at the Corte de las Palmas, Alabang Town Center, from February 11 to 28.  



Visit https://www.peugeot.ph to download information on the New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV and to read more about PEUGEOT Philippines. 


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Monch "Monchster" Henares is an award-winning automotive journalist.  He is the founder of MonchsterChronicles.com, which ranks No. 5 in the TOP TEN Car Blogs of the Philippines

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