In the fall of 2011, the French automaker revealed details of the tangent of the new Peugeot 208, which replaces the model with an index of 207. The first on the conveyor machines stood in the back of the three- and five-door hatchback, and their sales in Europe started in spring 2012 As previously reported, the Peugeot 208 is built on the same platform that is used in C3 and DS3 sitroen models, but has a different suspension settings and steering. In addition, the car has become more compact predecessor – its length is 3962 mm, width – 1739, height – 1460.

Configuration and price Peugeot 208 (2016).

Equipment Price Engine Transmission Drive
1.2 VTi Active MT $16,600 1.2 petrol (82 hp) Manual (5) front
1.2 VTi Active RT $16,900 1.2 petrol (82 hp) Automatic (5) front
1.6 VTi Active AT $17,700 1.6 petrol (120 hp) Automatic (4) front
1.6 VTi Allure AT $18,800 1.6 petrol (120 hp) Automatic (4) front

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However, the magnitude of the wheelbase Peugeot 208 remained at the level of the model 207 and is the same 2540 mm. But the amount of luggage new items rose to 285 liters (15 liters) and in the area of the rear passenger knees add 50 mm space. As for the appearance of a Peugeot 208 hatchback, it has changed radically – from its predecessor has disappeared.
The same can be said about the interior of “two hundred and eight.” Panel with two wells and the information display between them moved away from the steering column and the center console in front duplex – significantly protrudes. At the same time it is crowned by the impressive size color screen multi-media system. Separately, the company noted that the design of the new Peugeot 208 is used 25 percent of environmentally friendly materials, recycling the past, or have origin. It played a role in reducing vehicle weight, on average, the new model was the 110 kg lighter than its predecessor.

Configuration and price Peugeot 208 3-door.

Equipment Price Engine Transmission Drive
1.0 VTi Access MT $15,200 1.0 petrol (68 hp) Manual (5) front

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As for engines, the former petrol “four” working volume of 1,4 and 1,6 liter gave way to a more compact three-cylinder units volume of 1.0 VTi (68 hp) and 1.2 (82 hp) liter. In addition, for Peugeot 208 is available in Europe for five diesel versions, some of which already have the basic equipment of the system of “start/stop” and microhybrid technology to reduce emissions and reduce fuel consumption. And in late 2012 model line, “two hundred and eighth,” expanded charged modification GTi with a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine. We Peugeot 208 is available in one of three standard trim levels (Access, Active and Allure) with four engine versions. Gasoline engines represented a volume of 1.0 units (68 hp), 1.2 (82 hp) and 1.6 (120 hp) a liter, and the only 92-horsepower diesel engine cylinder capacity of 1, 6 l. As transmission available 5-speed manual and the “robot” and quad-automatic available as an option only for the top-end 120-horsepower gasoline engine. During the five-door car with a diesel engine at the time of sale was asked at least $15,000, and top-end performance hatchback in cost $18,800.

Updated Peugeot 208 2016.

Three years after the start of sales of the Peugeot 208 hatchback, the manufacturer had planned restyled model, which will host the premiere at the Geneva Motor 2015. Outside the updated Peugeot 208 2016 got a different front bumper with a larger air intake, retouch lighting fixtures, new design alloy wheels and optional orange shade paint finishes Orange Power. Plus, the model became available package GT Line. The surcharge offered rearview camera system and prevent frontal collisions at city speeds up to 30 km/h. Engines for hatchback remained the same, but many of them have upgraded to improve the performance of consumption and emissions, plus a new 1.2-liter gasoline turbo engine with 110 hp, which is available for dedicated six automatic (it is also now available for 120 -strong diesel). European sales of the updated Peugeot 208 will start in the summer of 2015, the price will be announced later.

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