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We’re comparing two of PEUGEOT’s most popular models to help you decide which used car is best for you.
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Used PEUGEOT 2008 Vs PEUGEOT 3008: Which is Better?

Used PEUGEOT 2008 Vs PEUGEOT 3008: Which is Better?

We’re comparing two of PEUGEOT’s most popular models to help you decide which used car is best for you.

Looking for your next used SUV? The PEUGEOT 2008 and 3008 are both great options. With a range of powertrains and trim levels, there’s sure to be a model that’s right for you.

But what are the differences between the two? We’re comparing the two models including features, performance, and size. Read on to find out everything you need to know.


History of PEUGEOT 2008 and 3008

The PEUGEOT 2008 was released back in 2019, as a new compact addition to their SUV line-up. In 2023, the second generation of the popular model was released.

Meanwhile, the PEUGEOT 3008 was released back in 2008 and is now in its third generation.


PEUGEOT 2008 vs 3008 – features

Three trim levels are available on the PEUGEOT 2008 - Active, Allure, and GT. While the 3008 offers a choice of Active Premium, Allure Premium, and GT.

We’ve compared the features that come as standard on each trim below to help you decide which is right for you.


2008 Active

  • Three-claw LED lighting signature
  • PEUGEOT I-Cockpit with 10” touchscreen and toggle switches
  • Wireless mirror screen
  • Rear parking sensors


2008 Allure (in addition to Active features)

  • PEUGEOT I-Cockpit with 10” HD touchscreen
  • Customisable 10” digital instrument panel
  • Front and rear parking aids
  • 17” ‘KARAKOY’ alloy wheels


2008 GT (in addition to Allure features)

  • Full LED headlights with PEUGEOT Smartbeam assist
  • 180-degree reversing camera
  • Black diamond roof and GT model badging
  • PEUGEOT I-Cockpit with 3D instrument panel and 10” HD touchscreen


3008 Active Premium

  • Electric folding door mirrors
  • Keyless start
  • PEUGEOT LED technology headlights
  • Rear parking assistance and reversing camera


3008 Allure Premium (in addition to Active Premium)

  • PEUGEOT open & go (keyless entry and push button start)
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Black diamond roof


3008 GT (in addition to Allure Premium)

  • Adaptive cruise control with stop & go and lane positioning assist
  • Aluminium pedals
  • 18” Detroit gloss black alloy wheels
  • PEUGEOT full LED technology headlights with static cornering lighting



PEUGEOT 2008 vs 3008 – performance

If you are looking for an SUV with a range of powertrain options, both the 2008 and 3008 offer exactly that. The PEUGEOT 2008 is available with a petrol, hybrid, or 100% electric powertrain. While the 3008 offers the same but also with an additional diesel engine.

The petrol PEUGEOT 2008 offers 0-62mph acceleration in 8.9 - 10.9 seconds. If you decide to go electric, this is around 0-62mph. It offers an impressive range of up to 250 miles (WLTP) and you can regain 62 miles of range in 12 minutes using a 100kW charger.

In comparison, the PEUGEOT 3008 offers 0-62mph acceleration in 5.9 - 12.7 seconds. The E-3008 offers a longer range, with up to 326 miles (WLTP) on offer. With a 100kW charger, the time it takes to regain 62 miles of range is slightly less at 10 minutes.

We’ve also broken down the fuel economy for each of the models below.

PEUGEOT 2008 - petrol PEUGEOT 2008 – plug-in hybrid
47.1 - 62.1 mpg Up to 62.1 mpg


PEUGEOT 3008 - petrol PEUGEOT 3008 - diesel PEUGEOT 3008 – plug-in hybrid
35.2 - 53.3 mpg 41.6 - 60.8 mpg 36.3 - 42.9 mpg


Is the PEUGEOT 2008 smaller than the 3008?

The PEUGEOT 2008 is on the more compact side when compared to the 3008. You can view a full breakdown of dimensions for each model below.

ModelLength (mm)Width (mm)Height (mm)
PEUGEOT 2008 4,304 1,815 (with mirrors folded) 1,523
PEUGEOT 3008 4,542 1,895 (with mirrors folded) 1,641


Depending on the engine of the PEUGEOT 2008, the boot capacity ranges from 434 litres, up to 1,467 litres when the rear seats are folded down. As the 3008 is slightly larger in size, this is reflected in the boot capacity which ranges from 591 litres to 1,670 litres with the rear seats down.


PEUGEOT 2008 vs 3008 – which one should I buy?

Deciding which PEUGEOT SUV is best for you will depend on your needs. If you regularly find yourself driving in cities, the 2008 is a great option due to its compact size. This makes it easy to navigate tight city streets and parking spaces.

But if you are looking for a larger family SUV that’s fit for adventures, the 3008 may be more suited to you. With a bigger interior and boot capacity, there’s room for the whole family and everything that comes along with them.

Whether you choose the PEUGEOT 2008 or 3008, the variety of fuel-efficient options makes them both a great choice. With the pure electric powertrains, you can also enjoy lower running costs and exemption from low emission zone charges.


Used PEUGEOT cars at Bristol Street Motors

At Bristol Street Motors, we have a wide range of used PEUGEOT 2008 and used PEUGEOT 3008 cars for sale. Driving away in your next used car is even easier with our range of car finance deals. From Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) and Personal Contract Hire (PCH) to Hire Purchase (HP) - there’s an option for everyone.

Looking to get some money for your old car? With Sell My Car you can get an instant valuation online. The price is then guaranteed for seven days. We can also help you with part exchanging your car.

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