2018 Peugeot 3008 scores five-star safety rating

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ANCAP gives 3008 full marks

The new addition to the Peugeot range in Australia, the new-generation 3008, will offer a maximum safety rating from day one.

ANCAP has just confirmed the 2018 Peugeot 3008 has qualified for the top safety score.

Set to be launched later this week (we will be in attendance), Peugeot has already confirmed the pricing and specification details for the model.

Related: 2017 price cut for Peugeot models

peugeot 3008 2018 crash testIn announcing the maximum safety score, ANCAP CEO James Goodwin reported that the rating stands across all 1.6 and 2.0 litre diesel and 1.6 litre petrol variants available in Australia and New Zealand.

“The Peugeot 3008 performed well in testing with high scores achieved in the side impact and whiplash tests,”

“Injury risk was low for the driver and passenger in the full width frontal test yet the protection offered to the driver’s chest in the frontal offset test was marginal.

“As a standard offering across the range, all variants are fitted with an intelligent speed assistance system which uses a camera to identify signposted speed limits and allow the driver to set the speed limiter appropriately.”

“A lane departure warning system is also standard, while some variants are available with a more advanced function which provides active lane keep assistance,”

“The functions available in this and other new models entering our market are part of a wave of semi-autonomous vehicle technologies which will work to improve road safety and form the basis for more highly autonomous vehicles in coming years.”

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