Compared with previous models, Peugeot have made tremendous strides in improving the 5008 MPV cabin quality markedly. However, with what appears to have become a general Peugeot standpoint, 5008s start level trim finish is pretty sparse. The standard or Active specification come with CD stereo, air conditioning, stability control, electric windows, electronic handbrake and sixteen inch metal wheels with 215 / 55 R16 energy saving tyres. The 5008 sport trim models come with all of the above as well as cruise control and fog lights. Buyers who want to spoilt themselves and move up to the top of the range exclusive version of the 5008 get rewarded with such delights as a panoramic glass roof, dashboard display including an integral satellite navigation facility , automatically operated headlamps and wipers and seventeen inch alloy wheels with 215 / 50 R17 all weather tires.
Safety is a feature that Peugeot place considerable emphasis on, and that philosophy continues with the 5008 MPV that comes with ABS, integrated crumple zones, designed to evenly disperse impact energy in the event of an accident, well as a full set of air bags to protect driver and passengers in the event of a collision. There are also a wide number of optional high tech safety systems that can be added to the 5008 that will dramatically increase safety levels at a reasonable cost.
With such a broad range of engines to choose from, fuel consumption figures will vary considerably for the 5008 with the 1.6-litre HDI engine providing around 49 miles per gallon on average while the smaller 1.6-litre 120 horse power petrol engine will average around 35 miles per gallon.
The 2012 Peugeot 5008 is not lacking in rivals in the highly competitive Crossover sector , with the most outstanding being sister company's Citroen C4 Grand Picasso, Seat Alhambra, Vauxhall Safira, Hyundai i800, Volkswagen Touran, Mazda5 and the Ford S-Max .