The 1.6 litre THP (standing for ‘‘Turbo High Pressure’’ ), with a capacity of 1,598 cm3, benefits the chassis of the 5008 by offering superb flexibility in use with its maximum torque of 240 Nm available from 1,400 rpm. It is remarkably lively at low engine speeds and delivers 156hp at 6,000 rpm. Its innovative Twin-Scroll turbocharger optimally pairs exhaust gases to ensure maximum flow onto the turbine, while its high-pressure direct petrol injection system improves combustion and overall engine efficiency. This use of technology is the key to a remarkable compromise between performance and fuel consumption.
Two ranges of petrol engine are available.
6 speed auto adaptive gearbox with Tiptronic and Sport mode that is adaptive to any driving style. This new gearbox offers faster gearshifts than dual clutch transmissions, and is also lighter and more compact.