In July 2007, the second largest manufacturer of automobiles based in Europe, PSA Peugeot Citroën, created a compact crossover sport utility vehicle or SUV called the Peugeot 4007. This was assembled in several places including Born in Netherlands, Aichi in Japan, and Kaluga in Russia.
The 4007 has a five door sport utility vehicle body style and has a front engine, front wheel drive or front engine, four wheel drive layout. It is available in several transmissions including a six speed manual, a six speed twin clutch transmission, and a continuously variable transmission or CVT.
The Peugeot 4007 has rebadged versions such as the Citroën C-Crosser, which is produced by the Japanese manufacturer, Mitsubishi Group, in its Nedcar plant in the Netherlands. It also has trim levels with a 2.2 Hdi engine. This includes the SE, which is the standard model, the Sport XS, which is an SE trim with a telephone and leather seats, and the GT, which is also an SE trim and has a telephone and headlamp washers among many others.
It has also been noted that the 4007 is the first French brand that was produced by Japan and Netherlands. The car has a Mitsubishi GS platform and is also related to the Mitsubishi Outlander and the Mitsubishi Lancer. This was targeted to have a sale of 30,000 units annually.