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Is the Peugeot 2008 a good buy?

Is the Peugeot 2008 a good buy?

Good to drive, with class-leading interior quality and an impressive range of powertrains, the Peugeot 2008 is a compelling small SUV. Peugeot’s biggest problem is the car’s price because the less expensive Renault Captur is just as good to drive and almost as pleasant inside.

How powerful is the Peugeot 2008?

The lower two modes have a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder turbo petrol motor (with a denomination of 130) that puts out 96kW of power and 230Nm of torque. The GT has a variation of this motor (named 155), but power is up to 114kW, and torque 240Nm. The Active and Allure run a 6-speed automatic, while the GT has an 8-speed auto.

What is the best engine for the Peugeot 2008?

The 129bhp 1.2 PureTech 130 is the most popular engine, though, and it’s a great fit for the 2008. It offers impressively flexible performance, meaning there’s plenty of oomph when you put your foot down at low revs.

What problems do Peugeot 2008 have?

Owners have reported problems with the Peugeot 2008 Mk1’s Bluetooth music-streaming functionality. As well as connection issues, it may also refuse to access music playlists. Some of the car’s bulbs can be upgraded to LED items. You can find out how to replace the Peugeot 2008 Mk1’s bulbs here.

How reliable are Peugeot engines?

It has a reliability index of 85, with the main problem being the engine which accounts for 23.08% of all issues.

Does the Peugeot 2008 have a turbo?

The 2008’s petrol engine range is made up of a 1.2-litre turbocharged three-cylinder unit offered in three power outputs.

What problems does the Peugeot 2008 have?

What is the fastest Peugeot 2008?

Peugeot 2008 petrol engines The 129bhp 1.2-litre engine is the fastest-accelerating model in the range, with a 0-62mph time of 9.3 seconds. The 80bhp version takes 13.5 seconds to reach 62mph from rest, so it’s not very sprightly, but it isn’t a bad option for town driving.

How good is the 1.2 PureTech engine?

The PureTech 1.2l 110hp and 130hp Stop & Start engines have impressed a panel of 84 industry experts who claimed: “PureTech 1.2-litre turbocharged three-cylinder……has raced to victory in 2015, clinching first place by almost 70 points and forcing Volkswagen’s 1.4-litre TSI Twincharger unity into second place“.

Are Peugeot automatic gearboxes reliable?

On the whole Peugeots are very reliable cars offering many years of fault free driving. There are however a few common issues with Peugeots, in particular with automatic gearboxes. With over 20 years fixing Peugeots, we know how to fix any problem your Peugeot might be experiencing.

How long will a Peugeot engine last?

Peugeot diesel engines, specifically the old 1.9-litre turbodiesel, are known to be almost indestructible, but the newer 1.6 should be a solid engine for 300,000km, maybe 400,000km and more.

Is the 1.2 PureTech engine reliable?

The Puretech engine is very reliable providing you remember the following. Its direct fuel injection so it will coke up the back of the inlet valves if always lightly driven at low rpm, this also causes oil consumption past the valve stem oil seals – they hate trundling about town at low rpm.

Does Peugeot 2008 have Turbo?

Is a 1.2 PureTech a turbo?

Recognised for its all-round driving performance, even at the lowest rpm, the PureTech 1.2L 3-cylinder turbo continues to evolve and will benefit from significant improvements before the end of 2017, with enhancements in efficiency, performance and fuel consumption (up to 4%):

Is PureTech a turbo?

Turbocharged Variants The PureTech 3-cylinder turbocharged engine reduces fuel consumption and emissions of C02 by up to 21% compared to the 4-cylinder engine of the same power.

Which is better CVT or dual clutch?

Overall cost-benefit. Due to complex infrastructure and design, DCTs are usually costlier than CVTs, although it also depends on the car. Both transmissions are found in the higher variants of the vehicles. CVTs are relatively more reliable than DCTs in terms of fuel efficiency and durability.

How long do automatic gearboxes last?

approximately 7 years
Time and mileage vary between car drivers and how they use or abuse their transmissions. Still, typical automatic transmissions last around 150,00 to 200,000 miles or approximately 7 years.

What does THP mean in cars?

THP – a petrol engine that is all about torque (THP – Turbo Haute Pression – English translation: High Pressure Turbo) VTi (petrol) models are amongst the most powerful options, HDi (diesel) offer a combination of power and economy and eHDi is purely focused on keeping fuel costs down and efficiency up.

Are PureTech engines good?

We are very proud to announce that Peugeot’s PureTech petrol engines have been given an award for best in category (1 litre-1.4 litre) in International Engine of the Year 2015.