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Peugeot 2008: Driving / Hill start assist

This system keeps your vehicle briefly stationary (for approximately 2  seconds) when making a hill start, while you transfer your foot from the brake pedal to the accelerator pedal.

This system is only active when:

  • the vehicle is completely stationary, with your foot on the brake pedal,
  • certain slope conditions are met,
  • the driver’s door is closed.

Peugeot 2008. Hill start assist Do not leave the vehicle while it is being held temporarily by hill start assist.

If someone needs to get out of the vehicle with the engine running, apply the parking brake manually. After that, ensure that the parking brake indicator lamp and the indicator lamp  P in the electric parking brake control lever are on fixed.

Peugeot 2008. Hill start assist The hill start assist function cannot be deactivated. However, use of the parking brake to immobilise the vehicle interrupts its operation.


Peugeot 2008. Hill start assist

On an ascending slope, with the vehicle stationary, the vehicle is held for a short time when you release the brake pedal:

  • provided you are in first gear or neutral with a manual gearbox.
  • provided you are in mode D or M with an automatic gearbox.
  • provided you are in mode D or B with a drive selector.

Peugeot 2008. Hill start assist

On a descending slope, with the vehicle stationary and reverse gear engaged, the vehicle is held for a short time when you release the brake pedal.


Peugeot 2008. Hill start assist These warning lamps come on in the event of a malfunction.

Contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop to have the system checked.

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