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The interior design of the Peugeot 3008 forms a large part of its appeal. Let’s examine some of the key elements and take a closer look at all the elements that make this SUV such a wonderful car to drive.
The wonderful I-Cockpit
Peugeot’s signature I-Cockpit The design serves to create an enhanced driving experience. Sitting in the comfortable driver’s seat, you’ll be surrounded by modern technology and controls, all carefully laid out and close at hand.
The design of the ‘cabin’ is based on the driver as the main focus. Controls on the center console dash have been oriented towards the driver, while a configurable 12.3-inch digital head-up instrument panel sits above the steering wheel to appear closer to the road, reducing the drag. distance the eyes travel to see key information. The steering wheel position is low to reduce arm fatigue, while its compact size and shape serve to increase the feeling of agility when cornering.
A central touchscreen the size of an average tablet is positioned on the dashboard, right next to the front instrument panel, allowing for convenient access and visual reference. The color display is high definition and is accompanied by a series of seven elegant physical “piano keys” or “toggle switches” with which it works in conjunction to allow access to the main functions of the Peugeot 3008, including the radio. , air conditioning, 3D navigation with voice command, vehicle settings, phone, mobile apps and hazard warning lights.
Maintaining that connection
Smartphones have become an integral part of your daily life, and driving in the Peugeot 3008 is no different. Seamlessly integrate your smartphone into the infotainment headunit with MirrorScreen compatibility, including use of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto to connect to your device. Keep your phone charged wirelessly by simply placing it on the induction charging pad.
Everything is in the details
No detail has been overlooked, from the leather-trimmed steering wheel and gear shift stitching, to the glossy black trim, eye-catching chrome accents and soft-touch material mix covering the door and dash. The satin chrome toggle switches, whose design is inspired by the world of aviation, is a work of art, with perfect weight and damping of each one, making it a pleasure to use.
The high-quality material used in the wraparound design with metallic accents works well to give the cabin a sleek and luxurious feel. Create your own ambience through a selection of interior seat upholstery and various finishes that add to the quality and charm of the cabin.
Space for everyone
You will find no shortage of places to store your wallets, keys, small umbrellas, etc. There’s a glove box, cup holders and door bins on both the front and rear, trays for your keys and mobile, and a center armrest with a huge air-conditioned interior, capable of keeping that nice sandwich and chocolate bar. and fresh for you.
Create your own space in the car with the Peugeot 3008’s Magic Flat system that allows you to fold the rear seats completely flat into a 2 / 3-1 / 3 split with handy quick-release levers just inside the boot opening.
The trunk space of the Peugeot 3008 is very generous, more than capable of accommodating weekly purchases along with a stroller or two with ease. The perfect combination of a wide opening, a low cargo lip, and a sliding-out boot floor makes it easy to load a large box or esky with both hands without having to bend over.
The French manufacturer has once again successfully produced a modern family SUV in the Peugeot 3008, with a cabin environment that is not only practical, but also very stylish and comfortable.