Approximately two years ago, back in 2010 European carmaker Peugeot revealed for the first time the 3008 Hybrid4, which was actually the first-ever diesel-electric hybrid. Under the hood, the model had a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine capable of generating 163 horsepower that were sent to the front wheels and by an electric motor capable of producing 27 horsepower all the time and a maximum output of 37 horsepower. This electric unit enabled the rear axle. Overall, the system was capable of generating 200 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque overall. The fuel consumption reached 3.8-liters / 100 km on average and the Co2 emission level reached 99 g/km.
Starting this year, this month, to be more precise, the new Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 became even more close to the environment. The carmaker managed to develop management software for the diesel engine, but also for the electric motor. Together manage to bring improvements that help optimize the energy recovery and also the battery management. These are not the only advantages the carmaker brings.
The new Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 now features low rolling resistance Energy Saving 16-inch tires and in the end, both the fuel consumption and the CO2 emission level were reduced. The model uses 3.5-liter / 100 km and the CO2 emissions reach 91 g/km. The carmaker noticed that the fuel consumption in the city was improved in a more significant way. The model equipped with 16-inch Mud and Snow, 17-inch or 18-inch wheels, so with other tires and rims combinations have suffered the same changes, but the result were different. To be more precise, their fuel consumption registered 3.5-liter / 100 km and the CO2 emission level reached 99 g/km. These are all the information available on the model so far, but stay tuned for more.
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