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Peugeot 2008: Driving / Parking sensors

Refer to the General recommendations on the use of driving and manoeuvring aids.

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors

Using sensors located in the bumper, this system signals the proximity of obstacles (e.g.   pedestrian, vehicle, tree, barrier) present in their field of detection.

Rear parking sensors

The system is switched on by engaging reverse gear, as confirmed by an audible signal.

The system is switched off when you come out of reverse gear.

Audible assistance

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors

The system signals the presence of obstacles within the sensors’ detection zone.

The proximity information is given by an intermittent audible signal, the frequency of which increases as the vehicle approaches the obstacle.

When the distance between the vehicle and the obstacle becomes less than about thirty centimetres, the audible signal becomes continuous.

The sound emitted by the speaker (right or left) indicates the side on which the obstacle is located.

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors Adjusting the audible signal

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors With PEUGEOT Connect Radio or PEUGEOT Connect Nav, pressing this button opens the window for adjusting the volume of the audible signal.

Visual assistance

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors

This supplements the audible signal by displaying bars on the screen that represent the distance between the obstacle and the vehicle (white: more distant, orange: close, red: very close).

When the obstacle is very close, the "Danger" symbol is displayed on the screen.

Front parking sensors

Supplementing the rear parking sensors, the front parking sensors are triggered when an obstacle is detected in front and the speed of the vehicle is still below 6 mph (10  km/h).

Front parking sensor operation is suspended if the vehicle stops for more than three seconds in forward gear, if an obstacle is no longer detected or the vehicle speed exceeds 6  mph (10  km/h).

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors The sound emitted by the speaker (front or rear) locates the obstacle relative to the vehicle, in front or behind it.

Side parking sensors

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors

Using four additional sensors located on the sides of the bumpers, the system records the position of obstacles during the manoeuvre and indicates them when they are located alongside the vehicle.

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors Only fixed obstacles are indicated correctly. Moving obstacles detected at the beginning of the manoeuvre may be indicated mistakenly, while moving obstacles that appear alongside the vehicle but were not previously recorded will not be indicated.

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors Objects memorised during the manoeuvre will no longer be stored after switching off the ignition.

Deactivation  / Activation

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors It is set via the Driving  / Vehicle touch screen menu.

The state of the system stays in the memory when the ignition is switched off.

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors The rear parking sensors system will be deactivated automatically if a trailer or bicycle carrier is connected to a towing device installed in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.

In this case, the outline of a trailer is displayed at the rear of the image of the vehicle.

The parking sensors are deactivated while the Park Assist and Full Park Assist functions are measuring a space.

For more information on the Park Assist or the Full Park Assist, refer to the corresponding section.

Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors When the vehicle is started, the visual and audible aids will be available after the touch screen has started up.

Operating limits

If the boot is heavily loaded, the vehicle may tilt, affecting distance measurements.


Peugeot 2008. Parking sensors In the event of a malfunction when shifting to reverse, one of these warning lamps comes on on the instrument panel, accompanied by the display of a message and an audible signal (short beep).

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

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