European carmakers have had some catching up to do as regards hybrid drive. But now Peugeot has made a quantum leap by making the world’s first diesel-electric crossover: the 3008 Hybrid4. drive it! checks out what many would assume to be an unlikely if not impossible marriage. A diesel engine is, after all, more suited to longer journeys out on the highway, whereas hybrid technology is at its most efficient in an urban scenario. So is it a match made in heaven? How much fuel does the diesel hybrid actually consume? We gave it a test.