Lucky Motor Company (LMC) has finally revealed the prices & specifications of Peugeot 2008 crossover in Pakistan with bookings open as well. Available in two variants, namely Active and Allure, the Peugeot 2008 has been priced at PKR 52.5 lac and PKR 58.5 lac respectively.
Both variants are powered by 1.2L turbocharged engine punching out 130 hp of power and 230 Nm of torque while paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission as standard. Both variants feature 3 driving modes (Eco/ Normal/ Sport) suited for different driving styles.
The key differences between the two variant is the presence of 6 airbags in Allure while Active has 4, chrome front grille in Allure vs gloss grille in Active, 10-inch 3D cluster in Allure compared to 10-inch Quartz instrument cluster Active, TEP seats with contrasting stitching in Allure vs fabric seats in Active, as well as panoramic sunroof, rain sensing wipers and cruise control fingertip steering control in Allure which are not available in Active variant.
In terms of safety, the Peugeot 2008 comes standard with airbags (6/4), ABS with EBD, ESP (electronic stability program), hill assist, electric parking brake, TPMS (tire pressure monitoring system), ISOFIX child seat anchorage, high-beam assist (HBA), lane keep assist (LKA), driver attention assist, active blind spot monitoring, rear parking sensors and rear view camera.
Although a B-segment crossover, LMC has priced the Peugeot 2008 in the same league as that of its hot-selling C-segment Kia Sportage, thus positioning Peugeot as a premium brand. How well the Peugeot 2008 will perform in presence of Kia Sportage in the same price domain, we will have to wait to find out.
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