Peugeot’s Landtrek 4×4(2022) Reviewed

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Over nearly a century, Peugeot has been a formidable force in Africa. The new Landtrek enables Peugeot to make a strong comeback in a market where it has a very strong heritage, the LandTrek personifies the DNA of legendary models such the 404 wagon and the 504 Pick-Up which sold exceptionally well in SA back in the day.

Peugeot bravely releases the all new Landtrek, which enters the One-Ton Pick-Up segment which accounts for more than 25% of the South African new vehicle market, and possibley the hardest segment to try make ground in.

The design represents reliability, robustness and ease of repair and says Peugeot: “it is set to be the benchmark for the One-Ton Pick-Up market.”

The Landtrek is available in 4×2 and 4×4 diesel Double Cab. It offers up to three tons of towing capacity and a payload that exceeds the one ton mark.

In terms of comfort, LANDTREK comes with state-of-the-art on-board technology, advanced adaptability and SUV-like driving pleasure.

The exterior is modern and attractive. The modularity of the rear bench seat in the LANDTREK Double Cab adds enormous versatility to the cabin, with the possibility of folding the backrest in 60/40 or 100%.

Cutting-edge on-board technology

Luxury features include automatic dual zone air conditioning and a 10” HD touch screen compatible Apple CarPlay™ /Android Auto™ and 10 GB hard drive.

Safety is assured with by six airbags, Electronic Stability Programme, Hill Descent Control and Trailer Swing Control.

Power

The 1.9-litre turbodiesel develops 110kW thanks to a variable turbine geometry with 16 valves. With a generous torque of 350Nm LANDTREK adapts to the prevailing terrain through Manual, Sport, or Eco modes.

Up to 235mm of ground clearance equips the new PEUGEOT LANDTREK with all the necessary assets of the Double Cab market, be it two- or four-wheel drive.

For 4×4 versions, the rear differential is equipped with a mechanical rear differential lock providing extra traction when one wheel slips. The Borg-Warner Transfer case allows for easy transfer between 2-high, 4-high and 4-low modes with the simple turn of the rotary switch.

Pricing:

Pricing starts at R 579 900 and include a five years/100 000 km Warranty and Service Plan with maintenance intervals every 10,000km.

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