THE Peugeot is rapidly investing in the future with an electrified range – both in purely electric proposals and in hybrid versions that aim to strongly reduce the carbon footprint. At the same time, the French brand hopes that its new range will be the “fillet” of its sales: Peugeot announced that it won first place in pure B-class electric cars in Europe in 2022 with the supermini Peugeot e-208 – to be the best-selling model together with the e-2008 – also electric – to carry modern and efficient electric motors. As it announced, its electric models were preferred by more than 76,000 drivers in Europe in 2022. Today, the French brand strengthens its hybrid technology with the new HYBRID system that comes from the heart of Stellantis. The new hybrid technology will be implemented in the new PEUGEOT 3008 and 5008and is planned to be extended to other models as well.
The advantages of the new system are the PEUGEOT 48V HYBRID which includes a generation PureTech 136bhp petrol engine, mated to an electric motor and a new 6-speed dual-clutch electric gearbox. The new hybrid set consists of a three-cylinder engine, with a capacity of 1,199 cc, with a power of 136 hp (100 kW) at 5,500 rpm. torque of 230Nm at 1,750 rpm, The modern electric motor delivers a maximum power of 21kW (28hp) and a torque of 55Nm.
Also, the all-electric drive is ensured by a powerful battery that recharges while driving, with a direct benefit in fuel economy that reduces consumption by up to 15% for both the 3008 and 5008. Equally important, when the petrol engine is switched off and the electric motor turns into a generator, the 48V battery is recharged. But also at the highest and up to 145 km/h the internal combustion engine stops as soon as the driver takes his foot off the accelerator
The driver who experiences the new hybrid technology behind the wheel has as an information ally the new PEUGEOT i-Cockpit, with multimedia systems that give him a complete picture of the operation of the hybrid system. As the French brand emphasizes, the HYBRID engine offers average fuel savings of around 1 liter/100 km compared to a corresponding conventional petrol SUV. Also, the news PEUGEOT 3008 and 5008 HYBRID they can be driven over 50% of their time with a 100% electrified, zero-emissions program.