Friday, 3 January 2014

New Peugeot 308 Compact Hatch on Sale in the UK from £14,495

Peugeot's latest effort in the popular compact hatchback category, the all-new 308, is now officially on sale in Britain, where it is available in four trim levels, named Access (from £14,495), Active (from £17,195), Allure (from £18,645) and Feline (from £20,995). For full pricing details, check out our previous post here.

Depending on the trim grade, Peugeot's VW Golf and Ford Focus competitor can be had with eight engine choices in the UK, including the 1.2-liter VTI 82PS, 1.2-liter e-THP 110PS, 1.2-liter e-THP 130PS, 1.6-liter THP 125PS, 1.6-liter HDi 92PS, 1.6-liter e-HDi 115PS, 1.6-liter BlueHDi 120PS and 2.0-liter BlueHDi 150PS.

Other highlights include the new Modular Platform 2 (EMP2) that has allowed the 308 to be up to 140kg (308 pounds) lighter over the predecessor model, a 420-litre boot space with the rear seats upright, and a multitude of comfort and tech features such as an available touch-screen infotainment system with a large 9.7-inch screen size.

“The New 308 is a significant leap forward for Peugeot," commented Tim Zimmerman, Managing Director of Peugeot UK. "It’s high on style and quality and provides a truly rewarding driving experience, all at a value-for-money price. We’re confident it will be a big hit with UK customers.”



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