Peugeot has announced the addition of a pure electric version of its 2008 small SUV.
Called the e-2008 it will be released here in the third quarter of 2023 and join the e-Partner
small commercial van EV due around mid-year as well as the existing Plug-In Hybrid
(PHEV) versions of the 3008 SUV and 508 sedan.
The e-2008 isn’t exactly new, having been on European roads since 2020. Initially it will
come here with the same equipment level as the petrol-powered 2008 GT Sport which
sells for just over $50,000 plus on-road costs. While the price of the equivalent e-2008 is
yet to be announced we’d expect it to be in the high $60k range.
The e-2008 is based on Peugeot’s Common Modular Platform and combines 50 kWh
battery with a 100-kW electric motor driving the front wheels to provide up to 260 Nm of
torque with a driving range of about 333 kilometres.
Kate Gillis, Managing Director Peugeot Australia, commented: “This year, we have set out
to accelerate our local electrification journey and the exciting addition of the e-2008 will
play an important role in building our electrified offering and ultimately offering more choice
for Australian consumers.
“The 2008 has a powerful and distinctive style that will certainly strengthen the appeal of
our small SUV range.”
Further details regarding Australian specification and pricing will be released closer to the
launch. Interested customers are encouraged to register their interest with their local
Peugeot dealership or on-line at: https://www.peugeot.com.au/e-2008-register-your-