Kuwait Automotive Imports Company, Kaico Al Shaya & Al Sagar, the exclusive distributers of Peugeot vehicles in Kuwait is celebrating 50 years of successful partnership with the renowned French manufacturers. On the occasion, Kaico revealed the 2019 models of Peugeot SUV range which includes the 5008, 3008 & 2008 models.
Mr. Ashish Tandon, General Manager of Kaico, stated on this occasion: “The success & growth of Peugeot brand is a result of excellent work and dedication by business partner such as Kaico. We will continue to accomplish great achievements together and vow to keep a customer-centric approach to honor the trust our clients has given us”
The all-new Peugeot 3008 is the French manufacturer’s offering in the SUV/crossover range of vehicles and aims to be a class leader, going up against well established models in the automotive industry.
The 3008 with 1.6L turbo engine offers a decent drive, plus a classy and well-specked interior. It also offers plenty of visual appeal thanks to a refined body and a classy design complemented by silver bodywork accents, larger 16-inch alloy wheels, and daytime running lights.
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The powerful 1.6-litre turbo engine with an six-speed automatic offers excellent performance for daily use.
The 3008 is as spacious, comfortable and practical as a SUV should be. It’s good to drive, with light, accurate steering and impressive handling. The ride quality is excellent; with the larger 18-inch alloys fitted the car manages to soak up the majority of bumps and rough surfaces. When on the move, road and tire noise is minimal, as is wind noise at motorway speeds.
The 3008’s interior has an attractive design, with Peugeot’s i-Cockpit. Just relax and let the i-Cockpit look after all your sensory needs and comfort. You can instantly change the car’s ambiance to suit your mood and journey with the fragrance diffuser’s ‘Boost’ and ‘Relax’ modes. all in the comfort of multi-point massage seats whilst enjoying the beautiful natural light from the large panoramic sunroof.
Overall, the cockpit is a classy one, with plenty of soft-touch materials throughout, including the leather effect door trim panel material, which has a quality feel alongside the leather effect on the seats. Equipment levels on the 3008 models are impressive, with sporty styling, full LED headlights and indicators, and even LED lighting in the interior. Sat navigation is standard with 3D mapping, and there’s also Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality too.
The 3008 offers fairly generous passenger space both in the front and rear. The boot is very spacious though, offering a class-leading 520 liters of space. Safety is excellent, which is proved by a five-star Euro NCAP rating. As standard, the 3008 comes with autonomous emergency braking and a lane departure warning system beside active safety brake system.
As an all-round proposition the Peugeot 3008 certainly ticks lots of boxes. It is impressive to drive without sacrificing comfort, and is an attractive, stylish car. Combine all that with a desirable, high-end interior and the Peugeot 3008 is a class-leader in the mid-size SUV market.