The new Peugeot 208 begins its commercial career in Greece with the Greek dealership announcing the prices of all available versions of the French supermini.
The Peugeot 208, the best-selling model in Europe for 2022 as well, turned another page with more aces up its sleeve but also over 1,000,000 sales as of 2019 to this day, it is thrown back into the B category arena.
Design-wise, the silhouette of the new 208 remains unchanged, with the new lighting signature on the front which we first saw in the 9X8 Hypercar and then in the new “508” and “2008” has the first word. Here, the three typical ones vertical nails they are shifted to the ends and are now integrated into the gloss black bumper inserts.
From now on, the mask is also different, which now forms a single unit with the rest of the front part enhancing the modern character of the new Peugeot 208. At the rear, the light fixtures are new with the now horizontal lighting nails. Also, Peugeot imports new design 16 and 17 inch aluminum wheels, new ones exterior colors (Agueda Yellow, Selenium Grey, Artense Grey, Pearl Black, Benquise White, Elixir Red και Vertigo Blue) και different fonts for the logos.
Inside investments are new (the range also includes alcantara options), while the Allure and GT versions have the instrument panel it is digital and has a diagonal of 10 inches – in the Active, the instruments are analog and are accompanied by a 3.5-inch screen. From there, all new Peugeot 208s come with a central display for the system Peugeot i-Connect which now has a diagonal 10 inches.
The engine range of the new Peugeot 208
Peugeot strengthens the range of thermal engines of the new “208” with two hybrid versions bearing the name 48V Hybrid. Here, the latest generation of gasoline engines PureTech of 100 and 136 hp of Peugeot is now combined with the 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission e-DCS6 of the French offering extra torque at low revs and 15% lower fuel consumption.
In addition, the range also includes the most affordable gasoline versions PureTech 75 and 100, in which the well-known 1,200 engine is combined with 5 and 6 speed manual transmission respectively.
The range of the new Peugeot 208 does not include diesel versions.
As announced in the recent past, the new Peugeot e-208 benefits from significant changes, with the new electric motor driving the front wheels now delivering 156 horsepower combined with battery 51 kWh which ensures autonomy 400 km.
Two types of on-board chargers are available for all-purpose and charging solutions, with the 7.4 kW single-phase charger to belong to the basic equipment and one three-phase 11 kW to be available as an option. Estimated charging times from 20% to 80% are estimated at 25 minutes in a 100 kW fast charger), in 4 hours 40 minutes using a 7.4 kW wallbox and 11 hours and 10 minutes through a boosted domestic supply of 3.2 kW.
The prices of the new Peugeot 208
The starting price for the new Peugeot 208 is 19,500 euros and it concerns the version Active with the engine 1.2 PureTech of 75 hp combined with a 5-speed manual transmission. In this trim level, the French model is also offered with the engine 1.2 PureTech of 100 of horses as well as with the hybrid Hybrid 100 e–DCS6with 6-speed manual and automatic transmission respectively, and price 20.900 and 23,400 euros.
In the richest equipment level Allure, the Peugeot 208 is available with the engines 1.2 PureTech of 100 of horses and the hybrid Hybrid 100 e–DCS6 with costs respectively 22.400 and 23,900 euros.
Finally, the top GT version is available with the mechanical packages 1.2 PureTech of 100 of horses, Hybrid 100 e–DCS6 and Hybrid 136 e-DCS6, with the values set respectively at 26.500, 29.500 and 31,500 euros, the first with a 6-speed manual transmission and the other two with an automatic, also with 6 speeds.