All-new Peugeot 5008
Petaling Jaya, 25 April 2018 – Nasim Sdn Bhd today launched the all-new Peugeot 5008 SUV, a 7-seater in the C-segment replacing the MPV predecessor in the presence of Yasser Awan, CEO, Nasim Sdn Bhd,Lionel Faugeres, general director, ASEAN Operations,Groupe PSA, Dato’ Samson Anand George, group CEO, automotive group, Naza Corporation Holdings; Ramasamy Devaraju, deputy group CEO, automotive group, Naza Corporation Holdings.
“Impressive at first sight is the definitive design appeal of the Peugeot 5008 SUV as it incorporates an agile driving experience that Peugeots are known for. It truly stands out from its competitors, thanks to its versatility as an SUV and practicality of an MPV with its 7 seat configuration – combining the best of both worlds,” said Yasser Awan.
“The new Peugeot 5008 SUV is engineered with the best features and on-board experience from the French marque, in a spacious and luxurious design. We are positive the arrival will be the catalyst to ensure that Nasim’s sales target of 3,600 units in 2018 is achieved,” said Dato’ Samson Anand George.
The overall size of the vehicle remains compact at 4,641mm long and 1,844mm wide, yet for a spacious C-segment vehicle, the new Peugeot 5008 SUV – though 11cm longer than its predecessor – is still one of the most conservatively proportioned and its extra length makes it roomier for passengers.
It is powered by a 1.6 Turbo THP engine and boasts a fuel efficiency of 7.3 litres per 100 km and is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shift. Much like its siblings the 308 and the 3008 SUV, it features the new Efficient Modular Platform (EMP2) that balances between mass, strength, and functionality perfectly on all levels to yield a vehicle weighing only 1,385kg or 95 kg less than its MPV predecessor – translating to improved efficiency, fuel consumption and driving pleasure.
The 5008 SUV comes with a practical motorised smart hands-free tailgate that opens and closes shut effortlessly when activated – just with a simple gesture of placing your foot under the rear bumper.
Drivers can rely on a wide selection of driving assistance systems to fully appreciate the agility of the All-New 5008 SUV. Cutting-edge Advanced Driver Assistance Systems make driving even safer with an arsenal of safety features such as 6 safety airbags, Advanced Electronic Stability Program, a first-in-its-class Advanced Grip Control with 5 drive modes selection, Hill Assist Descent Control, Speed Limit Information, Driver Attention Alert and Lane Departure Warning.
Despite only being launched at selected markets worldwide in January, the All-New Peugeot 5008 SUV has gained global recognition and swept aside the established competition in the SUV segment to win the inaugural ‘SUV of the Year’ at the 2018 CCT100 awards and ‘Best Large SUV’ at the 2018 What Car? Awards by beating stiff competition to land a spot amongst the most prestigious SUVs.
The colours are Emerald Crystal, Amazonite Grey, Nera Black and Pearlescent with the-road price without insurance of RM173,888 in Peninsular Malaysia.