Peugeot 2008 is the best-selling Lion’s car in Italy

After years of leadership in the Italian market, Peugeot 208 drops its first place in 2008, as the best-selling Lion’s car in Italy. The SUV elected Auto Europa 2021 won over 30,000 customers, 10% of whom chose it in the electric version. An Italian podium dominated by sport utilities, in fact, after the 2008 SUV and the iconic 208, we find the Peugeot 3008, the first SUV in history to be elected Car Of The Year.

But that’s not all, why 2008 continues to set records in Europe as well, in fact, conquers the customers of the Old Continent where it is the best-selling B-segment SUV in November 2021. Car that was launched in Italy at the beginning of 2020, in a period that was clearly not easy, given the pandemic situation that has completely blocked the auto market. In just a few months, the car has however entered the hearts of motorists from all over Europe, where it has increasingly established itself, conquering important slices of the market, month after month, and where today it is the best-selling B-segment SUV.

In Italy Peugeot 2008 has been able to conquer many customers in the course of a few months, reaching the threshold of 60,000 units sold since launch. The commercial result then completed the critical successes, the SUV was elected Auto Europa 2021. The successes allowed it to oust the iconic 208, much appreciated, as we know, from the podium of the best-selling Peugeot.

Peugeot 2008 today perfectly interprets the concept of compact SUV, with a unique style in the segment and also a new technology in the segment, high quality of life on board and the innovative concept of Power of Choice, or the possibility to choose it also in version 100% electric, as well as petrol or diesel. When it comes to SUV, it is therefore difficult that the thought does not go to 2008.

The car conquers for its own strong personality, for its revolutionary cockpit, inside which stands the exclusive Peugeot i-Cockpit 3D, an element that takes the driving experience into a new dimension, elevating safety, comfort and driving pleasure. The 2008 SUV can also be chosen with Advanced Grip Control, an innovative system with which to tackle treacherous roads, increasing the car’s traction, combined with Hill Assist Descent Control (HADC) which automatically controls downhill speed. The car also comes with all-season tires with M + S approval as standard.

The best-selling Lion’s car in Italy is Peugeot 2008

Wide range of engines, PureTech turbo petrol and BlueHDi Diesel, but also, for the first time, a 100% electric version. The technological 1.2-liter 3-cylinder PureTech turbo petrol engine is offered in three different power levels: 100, 130 or 155 hp. Alternatively, you can choose the efficiency of the 1.5-liter 110 or 130 hp BlueHDi Diesel. Finally, you can choose e-2008, a version equipped with a 50 kWh battery and powered by a 100% electric motor capable of delivering 136 HP and 260 Nm of maximum torque, with 345 km of autonomy. The Peugeot 2008 price list starts at € 22,700 for petrol engines, € 24,700 for Diesel and € 38,750 for the electric version.

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