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First locally assembled Peugeot 2008 spotted in Karachi!

Peugeot Pakistan seems to be on a fast track to making its hotly anticipated debut, as a recent video from social media shows the first batch of its 2008 SUVs rolling off the local assembly line at Port Qasim, Karachi. Peugeot Pakistan has taken a big step forward in setting a good example.

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The first locally produced Peugeot 2008 is here, which is fantastic news for crossover SUV fans. The first Pakistan Domestic variant of the car has departed the assembly line, according to a video circulating on social media. Peugeot Pakistan has taken a big step forward in setting a good example.

The company imported the CBU unit, tested it on local roads, and plans to launch it after local assembly. Meanwhile, other businesses have only sold CBU units or have begun taking reservations for CKD units long before they have been manufactured. So, congratulations to Peugeot Pakistan.

Read more: Peugeot 2008 all set to hit Pakistan: Features, expected price

About Peugeot 2008

The Peugeot 2008 is a subcompact crossover SUV that competes with the Kia Stonic, MG ZS, Proton X50, and DFSK Glory 500 SUV. According to the official website, it will be powered by a 1.2-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder petrol engine that generates 131 horsepower and 220 Nm of torque and is transmitted to the front wheels via a 6-speed automated transmission.

Adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, blind-spot detection, hill-start assist, lane-keeping assist, electronic stability programming (ESP), drowsiness detection, road sign, and speed limit recognition and recommendation, 180-degree camera, overhead vehicle view, and other high-tech features are included in the 2008 model.

There are currently no details of the vehicle’s price for the Pakistani market but it is believed that LMC will position the Peugeot brand as a high-end alternative to Kia, which implies that 2008 could be priced anywhere between Rs. 4.3 million and Rs. 4.8 million.

Although this is a steep price tag, given the features, looks, and performance of the Peugeot SUV, it is likely to become one of the most popular vehicles among the high-end car buyers across Pakistan.

Read more: Two more Peugeot SUVs coming to Pakistan

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