New Peugeot e-2008
Joining the EV market is the all-new Peugeot e-2008. This electric compact SUV will closely rival the Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona Electric. The e-2008 is simply a variant of the new Peugeot 2008 but how will it compare to other electric rivals?
Performance & Range
The e-2008 offers a smooth and comfortable drive whilst emitting 0 g/km CO2 emissions in driving phase. The charging range for this car is 206 miles (WLTP) which is significantly less than the Hyundai Kona Electric. Although, it does offer fast and intuitive charging. In fact, the car can reach 80% charge in only 30 minutes from a 100kW public charging station.
Thousands of charging points are location across the UK so visit www.zap-map.com to find your nearest station. This fantastic app helps EV driver to locate and navigate to available charging stations. Also, there’s a useful EV route planner so you can plan suitable charge stops for your journey before setting off.
The e-2008 SUV is a larger sibling to the e-208. It offers three driving modes which are sport, normal and eco mode. Sport mode gives priority to performance and enables the car to achieve 0-60mph in 8.5 seconds. Also, it has two braking modes, moderate and increased. This car will especially appeal to low mileage urban drivers looking for an SUV.
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