Peugeot 3008 SUV Plus Launched in Malaysia, More Features, Higher Price

Adrian Chia · Aug 27, 2019 12:00 AM

  • Prices went up across the board
  • 1.6-litre turbo petrol with 167 PS with 240 Nm
  • Top-spec Allure gets advanced driver aids

Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM), which Groupe PSA acquired a majority stake in 2018 began exporting left-hand drive versions of the Peugeot 3008 SUV in July 2019. It was only a matter of time before Malaysians get the made in Malaysia French SUV.

Prices of the locally assembled 3008 SUV have gone up across the board but so are the equipment levels. Like before, the 3008 range consists of the entry-level Active SUV Plus and range-topping Allure SUV Plus, both variants are now RM 9,000 pricer than the fully imported models.

Both variants are powered by the same 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder THP petrol engine that makes 167 PS and 240 Nm of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission sends power to the front wheels. Century sprint takes 8.9 seconds while top speed is registered at 205 km/h.

Styling-wise, the two variants are pretty much identical with the only difference being the halogen projector units on the Active while the Allure gets full LED forward illumination complete with sequential turn signals. Other not so obvious exterior differences are the additional roof rails, front parking sensors and powered tailgate for the Allure.

Inside, the 3008 CKD is furnished with Premium Black Claudio leather upholstery, powered front seats, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, upgraded 8.0-inch “i-Cockpit Amplified” touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Car Play, reverse camera, paddle shifters and electronic parking brake. The range-topping Allure gets additional built-in navigation and a panoramic sunroof.

As standard, the 3008 CKD features 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, Electronic Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control, Hill Start Assist, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System and Driver Attention Alert I.

The 3008 Allure adds on Active Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Speed Limit Information with Adaptation and Driver Attention Alert III.

Every purchase of the Peugeot 3008 comes with a 5-Years/120,000 km Warranty as well as access to Sky Lounge airport lounge at Subang Terminal.