The new Peugeot 208 at a glance
- Facelift for the Peugeot bestseller
- New 10-inch infotainment system
- More assistance systems
- More efficient gasoline engines, new electric drive
- Market launch in November 2023
Updated on September 26, 2023
The facelifted Peugeot 208 can now be ordered at prices starting at 21,225 euros. The basic variant is powered by a 1.2-liter gasoline engine with 55 kW/75 hp; alternatively, a 74 kW/101 hp variant and two new mild hybrid versions with 74 kW/101 hp and 100 kW/136 hp are available (Peugeot 208 model series, combined fuel consumption: 5.2-4.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 117-100 g/100 km)². There is also a 115 kW/156 hp electric model with a standard range of 410 kilometers (combined power consumption: 16.0-15.5 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)² starting at 36,775 euros. The equipment (“Active”) includes a multifunction steering wheel, cruise control and a split-folding rear seat.
The small car becomes significantly more attractive in the next higher level (“Allure”), which adds, among other things, automatic air conditioning, light alloy wheels and an electric parking brake. Prices start at 24,375 euros in conjunction with the 101 hp petrol engine.
Original article from July 10, 2023
Externally, the revised versions of the Peugeot 208 (vehicle cannot yet be ordered, homologation pending)² can be recognized, among other things, by a new light graphic, which, as with the 508 and 2008, highlights the front of the small car with three long claw-shaped lights in the bumper. The taillights also take up the claw motif; they are arranged horizontally here. The new radiator grille stands out with a pattern in the body color. New rims and colors round off the visual refreshes.
Interior with new details and upgraded infotainment
Inside there are new seat covers and, except for the basic version, a revised digital instrument cluster. The infotainment screen is now 10 inches as standard. The top version GT now has ambient lighting on board. The range of driver assistants is growing; Among other things, an optionally available front camera now provides a 360-degree image of the vehicle’s immediate surroundings for easier parking.
Engine range now always electrified
The previous 1.2 three-cylinder engines now operate with 48 volt mild support. They produce 74 kW/100 hp and 100 kW/136 hp, should consume up to 15 percent less fuel than before and are coupled to a six-speed dual-clutch transmission. New on offer is a 75 hp variant of the three-cylinder engine – without mild electrification.
The drive of the electric e-208 is also receiving an update. The latest generation of the eCMP2 platform electric motor delivers 115 kW/156 hp, the 54 kWh battery enables a WLTP range of 400 kilometers (combined power consumption: 16.0-15.5 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)². A three-phase charger with 11 kW charging power is available as an option; a single-phase on-board charger with 7.4 kW is available ex works. Meanwhile, up to 100 kW of electricity can be drawn from fast charging stations.
Market launch and prices
The manufacturer gives the market launch date as November 2023. The company headquarters is still silent on prices. However, it can be assumed that the Peugeot 208 will be slightly more expensive. The weakest 208 currently starts at 23,050 euros. (Text: em/sp-x, tv | Images: manufacturer)