Peugeot e-2008 practicality & boot space
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Practicality is important in this class, and the e-2008 doesn’t disappoint. The 434-litre boot is a good size and shape, and loses nothing to its petrol and diesel-powered counterparts. There’s easily enough space for a chunky buggy or leggy dog; the weekly shop will be no challenge whatsoever.
It’s well worth going for the variable boot floor that’s standard on all but entry-level cars, as it not only creates a useful cable storage area, it also levels out the boot floor with the load lip and 60:40 split-folding rear seats. If you regularly fold the seats down to carry longer items, this feature will be worth its weight in gold.
There’s a decent amount of room for two average-sized adults to get comfortable in the back seats, and the raised ride height and lofty roofline make it easy to bend in and wrestle with a child’s car seat. Mind you, there’s no central armrest in the back seats, the middle-seat occupant must perch on a hard squab and is squeezed for elbow room. Getting in and out isn’t all that elegant either; it’s easy to trip into the car over the high sill.
Peugeot e-2008 interior space, storage & comfort
The e-2008 has a roomy-feeling cabin that enhances its semi-SUV standing, even if a Nissan Leaf is actually just as spacious. The electronic parking brake leaves an uncluttered area ahead of the front armrest, which lifts to reveal a central cubbyhole. A recessed storage area at the base of the dashboard is great for holding your phone; on GT Line and GT-spec cars this area houses the wireless charging pad.
At 434 litres, the e-2008’s boot capacity is ever so slightly short of that in the Kia e-Niro, but for context is still usefully more than you get in something like a Ford Focus or Volkswagen Golf. It’s a good shape, too, and you can extend the luggage space by folding the 60:40 split rear seats.
Be sure to add the variable boot floor if it’s not standard, as it creates a useful cable storage area that’s lacking otherwise, as well as raising the floor to be flush with the folded seats and boot lip.