The new Peugeot 208 is one with corners and curves. The small is a clear-cut Front with a more angular bonnet car. As the new 508, it comes with LED daytime running lights, reminiscent of the teeth of a saber-toothed tiger. This gives the small car a sharp Look – he loses at the rear, but something. Here, the above-mentioned curves are to be found. Without the sharpness of the Front, the rear seems to be a bit arbitrary.

Peugeot 208

gasoline 75-130 HP, Diesel, 100 HP, electric 135 HP 117 HP, 5 -, or 6-speed manual transmission, 8-speed automatic, front-wheel drive
performance: from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.1 to 14.9 s, top 150 to 208 km/h
weight: L/B/H = 4,06/1,75/1,43 m, 1023 up to 1455 kg, Trunk 311 l
consumption: factory 4.2 to 5.7 l/100 km, from 0 to 134 g CO2/km, energy k. A.
price: from 18’to 300 Swiss francs

In the Cockpit, the Peugeot not only brings digital tools to the compact car segment, but adds this for the first time a 3D effect. The technique works according to Peugeot, similar to the artificial horizon in a fighter plane. The icons are bigger, as soon as they are for the driver is important. “Thus, the reaction time is shortened to 0.5 seconds,” says the product spokesman Antoine Aubert. “At 100 km/h a car travels in this time 15 meters. The four rows 208.”

Although the little Frenchman is no longer nine inches, he remains with the 4,06 Meter is very compact. To do this, he is three inches of flat and wide (1.43 m height, 1.77 m in width). This provides a good space On the rear seats also, adults have enough space, and the trunk have a capacity of 311 litres.

Automatically comfortable

for the First time, Peugeot offers the 208 with a 8-speed automatic. It harmonizes very well with the 130 PS (96 kW) gasoline engine and makes the small French fleet curve hunters. With the direct steering, he drives nimbly around every corner. Although actually at home in the city, like the streets of 208 to the country and to cover long distances with amazingly comfortable. The suspension absorbs bumps for a small road car, very decent.

The 208 there are two other petrol engines (75/100 HP), a Diesel (100 HP) and, starting in March 2020 as an electric version with 100 kW (136 HP) and 340 kilometers of range. The prices start at 18’300 francs. The 130-horsepower gasoline engine los costs with more equipment then starting at 27’300 CHF, and the e-208’s 34’350 Swiss francs.