During the presentation of its range of electric cars, Peugeot showed a new power train. Although plug-in hybrids are already available, the range will be expanded to include light hybrids. The solution will first be included in the new Peugeot 3008 and 5008.
The powertrain is based on a new 136hp 3-cylinder engine that will replace the 130hp 1.2 liter engine with a timing belt oil bath. The engine caused many problems with reliability and was part of Stellantis’ extensive service campaign, so the company decided to make changes to improve its durability. The improved petrol output will be combined with a new dual-speed gearbox and a 48V battery. The first models to be driven in this way are the Peugeot 3008 and5008 The large SUV is the last lion’s car that is not yet available in an electric version.
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In this way, Peugeot will meet its goal of introducing every electric powertrain model by the first half of2023 Peugeot’s lightweight hybrid allows you to travel at low speeds of up to 1 km without the production of exhaust gases and reduce fuel consumption. oil by 15% compared to its combustion counterpart.
The chip will take over as the most convenient option for customers, which doesn’t mean it will be cheap. The introduction of the green option can be associated with another price increase for the Peugeot 3008 and5008 Currently, in Polish showrooms, for the basic versions we have to pay: PLN 139,500 for a compact SUV with a 1.2 PureTech 130 engine and PLN 152,200 to his older brother (see price lists) The brand plans to introduce a lightweight hybrid as well for its other models. It will only be a matter of time before this storage option is extended to other Stellantis brands.