The refreshed sport utility vehicles (SUVs), assembled at the company's Naza Automotive Manufacturing plant, are both offered in a base Active and range-topping Allure variant with prices (on-the-road without insurance) at RM150,888, RM163,888, RM166,888 and RM179,888 respectively.
Colour options include Nera Black, Pearl White, Amazonite Grey and the new Aster Grey colours with the 3008 receiving an exclusive Metallic Copper colour and the 5008 getting a distinctive Emerald Crystal finish.
Both French SUVs are covered by a five-year warranty and comes bundled with a three-year service package along with a 24-hour Peugeot Assistance towing service and access to Subang Skypark's airport SkyLounge - compliments of Naza.
The 3008, with a 53-litre fuel tank, has a wheelbase of 2,730mm and measures in at 4,510mm-long, 1,850mm-wide and 1,662mm-tall.
With a 56-litre fuel tank, the 5008 has a 2,840mm wheelbase with measurements coming in at 4,670mm-long, 1,855mm-wide and 1,655mm-tall.
For boot size, the 3008 gets 591 litres (1,670 litres) while the 5008 is massively accommodating with its 952 litres ( 2,042 litres)
Power for both SUVs come from a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine producing 167PS at 6,000rpm and 240Nm of torque from 1,400rpm onwards.
The 1,598cc engine is capable of catapulting these SUVs from 0 to 100kph in 8.9 seconds and onwards to a top speed of 205kph.
Stopping power comes from front ventilated and rear solid discs with comfort and handling provided by independent front MacPherson struts and a rear torsion beam.
The base Active model for both SUVs include automatic halogen headlights with Follow Me Home function, LED 3D Claw Effect rear taillights and 18-inch Los Angeles (5008 - Detroit) wheels with 225/55 series tyres.
There are also automatic wipers with Magic Wash function, automatic heated power-folding mirrors with integrated turn signals, rear parking sensors and reverse mirror-tilt function (5008 only).
Inside, the cabins provide a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster with Dials, Driving, Minimal, Personal and Navigation (5008 only) themes for choice.
The 8.0-inch touchscreen with Arkamys 3D sound staging provides Bluetooth, CarPlay and Mirrorlink connectivity as well as voice recognition, and i-Cockpit amplify.
Other provisions within include automatic electric parking brake, dual-zone climate controls with rear vents, leather-wrapped steering wheel, two USB ports, one-touch folding rear seats (5008 only and 3008 Allure model).
There are powered front seats for the driver (8-way with two memory slots) and front passenger (6-way) which is standard in the 5008 but only available in the 3008 Allure model. The front centre armrest features a butterfly opening and 11 litres of cold storage.
The Allure model range for the SUVs replaces the halogen bulbs with LEDs for its headlights, front fogs, and sequential scrolling front indicators before adding on front parking sensors, roof rails panoramic sunroof, GPS navigation, premium Black Claudio leather upholstery, LED cabin mood lights, one-touch folding rear seats, auto-dimming auto-dimming rearview mirror and a hands-free motorised tailgate.
Via the i-Cockpit Amplify system, owners are able to adjust the SUV's LED ambience settings by choosing Boost for a dynamic experience or Relax to envelop the occupants in serenity.
Activating the new Drive Sport Pack stiffens up the steering feel, provides for a more responsive accelerator that helps the engine and gearbox to come alive with the addition of a digitally amplified engine sound to further excite the senses.
Convenience for both SUVs has been equipped with hands-free boot activation which operates with some foot motion under the rear bumper.
For safety, the SUVs come fitted as standard with six airbags, advanced electronic stability program, advanced grip control (Normal, ESP off, Snow, Mud and Sand), hill assist descent control, hill start assist, electronic stability programme, anti-lock braking system, electronic brakeforce distribution, emergency brake assist, anti-skid regulation, dynamic stability control and tyre pressure sensor.
The Allure variant adds speed limit information, active lane keep assist, blind-spot monitoring and driver attention alert.
"We are excited to be celebrating this milestone with two of Peugeot’s best performing models that continue to blaze the trail for SUVs and pushing boundaries of possibility," said Naza Corporation Holdings group executive chairman and CEO SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin.
Peugeot 3008 SUV Plus Active
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