Peugeot 208 1.6 e-HDI Allure
Price: £13,000 (est); Top speed: 118 mph; 0-62 mph: 10.8sec; Economy: 74.3 mpg; CO2: 99g/km; Kerb weight: 1090 kg; Engine, type: 4cyl in-line turbodiesel, 1560cc; Installation: Transverse front-wheel drive; Power: 115bhp at 3600rpm; Torque: 199lb ft at 1750 rpm; Gearbox: Six-speed manual; Fuel tank: 50 litres; Wheels: 16-inch, alloy; Tyres: 195/55 R15
Peugeot 208 is the particular company’s modern supermini, heir with the actual famous 205 which virtually stored the firm within the 1980s. Peugeot has built 15 billion superminis since it established the particular 205 throughout 1983, yet merely 2.4 million of them happened to be 207s.
Peugeot confidently expects to be making 550,000 cars yearly by next season, for sale mostly in Europe not to mention South The usa.
There tend to be 4 trim degrees – Access, Active, Allure as well as Feline – and 3 diesel and also five petrol engine alternatives, ranging from the 68bhp, non-turbo 1.4 diesel with the particular 156bhp 1.6 turbo petrol unit. Just about all engines except the actual punchiest 115bhp 1.6 turbodiesel, that has six speeds, come alongside five-speed guide gearboxes as standard.
On the market in three- or alternatively five-door guise, the actual Peugeot 208 rests at the same wheelbase as the actual 207, with a developed MacPherson strut suspension at the actual front along with a twist-beam program behind. Extremely, the vehicle is 70mm smaller than it predecessor as well as is actually 110kg lighter.
The actual all-new indoor design brings a great deal high guidelines of contents and even producing top quality for a Peugeot, and even introduces 3 intriguing unique features, a smaller-diameter steering wheel, a fascia layout that demands anyone to feel over the actual wheel at the instrument pack certainly not via it just like most rivals, along with a unique touch screen that typically is placed significant not to mention within easy reach. It really is a completely different layout from earlier Peugeot‘s and in addition all rivals.