Comparison - Peugeot 2008 GT Line 2018 - vs - SsangYong Rexton ELX 2018

General

Peugeot 2008 GT-Line FULL REVIEW test driven 2017 - Autogefühl
Peugeot 2008 - AutoWeek Review - English subtitles
New Peugeot e-2008: ALL Electric SUV! [ENG Sub]
Peugeot 2008 4K 2016 review - Car Keys
SsangYong Rexton 2018 SUV review - Ginny drives Korea's vast seven-seat SUV - Carbuyer
SsangYong Rexton 2016 Video Review and test drive
Ssangyong Rexton 4K 2016 review and test drive - Car Keys
SsangYong Rexton 2018 SUV review - Ginny drives Korea's vast seven-seat SUV - Carbuyer
SsangYong Rexton 2015 Review
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Model: 
Average Price: 
29,467
Converted from British Pound
Updated: 
02 Feb 2018
49,649
Converted from British Pound
Updated: 
07 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.21gals
21.13gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Hurricane Grey
#717479
Nera Black
#161415
Bianca White
#BBBABF
Emerald
#315D68
Cumulus Grey
#9DA1A4
Spirit Grey
#777066
Nimbus Grey
#5E5C5D
Ultimate Red
#911920
Pearlescent White
#D9D7D8
Color: 
Grand White
#D0D4D7
Silent Silver
#9AA3AA
Jazz Brown
#70665D
Dandy Blue
#3F537F
Space Black
#424B52
Techno Grey
#656A6E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2008's identity crisis is partly solved, but as this is a mild update rather than ground-up rebuild, it was never going to be the CX-3 killer product planners dream about. With the new engine and transmission, though, the range is more appealing and easier to make sense of.
It retains what made the car so original at launch, with the polarising i-Cockpit, clever-on-a-budget interior detailing and, as it turns out, it's a tough customer loved by rural folk.
All of this won't rocket the Frenchie to market leadership, but it puts it in the mix where it was previously too confusing an idea for many buyers.

Pros
New engine and trans combo
Interior still cool
CarPlay across the range

Cons
Tight rear seats
Grumbly engine at low revs
Some cheap plastics

By: 
carsguide.com.au

Previously overlooked small SUV gets a dose of credible performance from its new drivetrain.One of the legacy products from PSA (Peugeot and Citroen), the 2008 has been hamstrung since its local launch in 2013 by a poor selection of drivetrains. That is now resolved with the introduction of a facelifted model powered by the sparkling 1.2-litre turbo three-cylinder, driving through a six-speed automatic transmission. A reversing camera and new connectivity technology further enhance the 2008 package, all for no more than $1000 extra at entry level.
In the 2008 the new engine is quieter still than it was in the light hatch. The engine rarely made its presence felt in the SUV unless it was under load, accelerating up hill, for instance – when its distinctive three-cylinder warble could be clearly heard.

By: 
motoring.com.au

The new-look 2017 Peugeot 2008 has arrived,with the more muscled looking mini SUV axing its diesel engine offering and adding new safety and technology equipment.
The new model range is a petrol only affair, with the brand’s 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo engine and six-speed automatic transmission aimed at appealing squarely at the majority of front-wheel-drive SUV buyers.
Styling wise, the revised 2008 sees the adoption of the brand’s family look, with a more pronounced grille, more angular bumper and revised headlights and tail-lights. The GT-Line model stands out from the other models with extra body cladding, black exterior highlights and more.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The new-look 2017 Peugeot 2008 has arrived,with the more muscled looking mini SUV axing its diesel engine offering and adding new safety and technology equipment.
The new model range is a petrol only affair, with the brand’s 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo engine and six-speed automatic transmission aimed at appealing squarely at the majority of front-wheel-drive SUV buyers.
Styling wise, the revised 2008 sees the adoption of the brand’s family look, with a more pronounced grille, more angular bumper and revised headlights and tail-lights. The GT-Line model stands out from the other models with extra body cladding, black exterior highlights and more.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The new-look 2017 Peugeot 2008 has arrived,with the more muscled looking mini SUV axing its diesel engine offering and adding new safety and technology equipment.
The new model range is a petrol only affair, with the brand’s 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo engine and six-speed automatic transmission aimed at appealing squarely at the majority of front-wheel-drive SUV buyers.
Styling wise, the revised 2008 sees the adoption of the brand’s family look, with a more pronounced grille, more angular bumper and revised headlights and tail-lights. The GT-Line model stands out from the other models with extra body cladding, black exterior highlights and more.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Genuinely capable 4x4 can seat seven and tow big loads.

PROS
Tough, rugged and reliable workhorse
Far better than previous model
Huge boot in five-seat mode
Seven-seat version available
CONS
Ride can be choppy
Not much engine/gearbox choice
Relatively unknown brand
Low fuel economy and high tax

By: 
parkers.co.uk

The Rexton is a well-priced SUV that has a lot of boot space for the money and can carry seven people.
Reviews are fairly poor though since it’s not good to drive, noisy and has a dull image. It is one of the cheapest ways to move large loads and more people than usual however, so if you’re in that market then it’s worth a look.

Pros
Good off-road
Practical
Long warranty

Cons
Poor ride
Noisy
Outdated

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The Rexton’s four-wheel drive system spends most of its life driving the rear wheels only, diverting power to the front when conditions get more slippery. In most of the cars sold in the UK it will be controlled through a Mercedes-sourced seven-speed automatic transmission - but a six-speed manual is likely to be offered on entry-level editions.
The dashboard has a clean look - again, with some cues from the Tivoli - but cross-stitched material panels and Nappa leather add a touch of luxury. The equipment on offer will include dual-zone climate control, a powered rear tailgate that opens automatically when the keyholder has been standing behind it for three seconds, and a new level of safety kit for SsangYong, including nine airbags and rear cross-traffic alert.

By: 
autoexpress.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
39.80mpg
22.50mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
57.30mpg
33.50mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.20L
2.20L
Torque: 
151ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
309ft-lbs
at 2 600rpm
Horsepower: 
110hp
at 5 500rpm
178hp
at 4 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
32.81Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electronic Steering wheel
Park Assist (automatic parallel parking system)
Rear Parking Aid
Heated Seats
Electric Rear Windows
One touch', anti-pinch, electric windows (All)
Remote control central locking
Height adjustable steering wheel
Heated lower front windscreen
60/40 split middle row seats
Electrically operated & heated door mirrors
Headlight levelling system
Privacy glass: rear door, quarter & tailgate
Solar controlled glass
Electric windows (front & rear)
Automatic dipping rear view mirror
Steering wheel adjustable for rake & reach
Hydraulic and speed-sensitive power steering
Heated steering wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
163.70in
190.90in
Width: 
68.50in
77.10in
Height: 
61.30in
71.80in
Ground Clearance: 
6.50in
9.80in
Front Track: 
58.30in
64.50in
Rear Track: 
58.70in
64.50in
Wheel Base: 
99.90in
111.61in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
35.35
Front Leg Room: 
34.41in
Rear Head Room: 
34.49
Rear leg room: 
27.48in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
50.50cu.ft
63.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2755lbs
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.90cu.ft
22.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.50degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
2535.00lbs
4922.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Large multifunction (7") colour Touch Screen
LED instrument dial suround
Gear shift indicator

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
12v power socket
power steering
12V DC power outlets (x3)

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Passenger and driver sunvisors with vanity mirrors
Carpet mats
Driver seat height adjustment
Premium GT Line interior trim
6-way power-adjustable front passanger seat
Driver’s seat position memory
Two tone leather seats
Front and rear seat warmers
Adjustable front seat headrests
Premium nappa leather seat upholstery
Rear Seats Features: 
Passenger seat height adjustment
Rear head restraints x 3
2/3 1/3 rear bench with one touch fold
Folding center armrest
60:40 split and double folding 2nd-row seats with folding entre armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Pseudo Mc Pherson
Double wishbone with coil spring
Rear Suspension: 
Cross deformable
Independent multi link coil spring

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
High level retaining net
Automatic Dual Zone Air Conditioning
Automatic air conditioning
Heated lower front windscreen
Lower windscreen wiper de-icer
Headlamp leveling
Intermittent rear wiper
Solar, noise-control windscreen
Automatic de-misting system
Air vents for rear seat passengers
Cabin air quality control system

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
7" Multifunction colour touchscreen with steering wheel mounted controls
Satellite Navigation (including 5 years European mapping updates) and Peugeot Connect SOS and Assistance
7" Touchscreen
Mirror Screen® & Apple CarPlay
USB socket and 3.5mm jack for external audio device
2 front and 2 rear speakers plus 2 tweeters
CD & RDS radio with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity
Remote audio controls
Six speakers
Kenwood Touch-screen Sat Nav, DAB MP3 CD/DVD with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity
Apple Car Play & Google Android Auto
HD 9.2" screen, TomTom navigation and rear-view camera

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Cielo Panoramic Glass Roo
Visibility pack: Automatic lights and wipers with Electrochrome rear view mirror
Gloss black door mirrors
Colour coded door handles
Rear Sports Spoiler - Colour coded
Front and rear scuff plates
Roof bars
Black chrome radiator grille with embossed pendant design, gloss black surround and red Peugeot lettering
Electrically operated and heated door mirrors with electric folding operation
Roof rails
Side steps
Projection headlights
Chrome trim on radiator grille
High-gloss skid plate under front & rear bumpers
LED rear combination lamp with side light
Aero-blade wipers
Body coloured exterior door handles with hidden key button
Discretely hidden exhaust pipe
Shark fin antenna
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17"
18"
Wheels more: 
Wheel arch extensions
Fog lamps with gloss black surrounds
Diamond cut 18" alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front disc brakes
Vented disc
Rear brakes: 
rear disc brakes
solid disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear wash wipe
Rear fog lights
Rear 'Claw' effect LED lights
Cornering assist fog lights
ESP with Hill Assist
Grip Control
Automatic Hazard Light Activation (activates when emergency braking)
Seatbelt alarm
airbag deactivation switch
Thatcham approved Cat 2 immobiliser
Rear seat 3-point ISOFIX location mounts x 2
3-point rear seat belts x 3
Deadlocking
Alarm
Front & rear fog lights
Speed sensing door locks
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
ISOFIX fitting to outer rear seats
Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) with Active Rollover Protection (ARP
High-strength-steel construction
Ultra-rigid Quad Frame for greater strength
Door impact beams for added protection from side collisions
Forward collision warning
Lane departure warning
Traffic sign recognition
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners
Anti-theft alarm with immobiliser
Visual VIN plate

Options

Packages: 
Kenwood Touch-screen Sat Nav, DAB CD/DVD with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity
Metallic paint
Rear parking sensors

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#8C8C8C
#363B3F
#887D79
Color: 
#585C5F