“New Peugeot 208: design, hybrid engine, price… All the information on the restyled version”
PEUGEOT 208 RESTYLE. Best seller on the market In France over the last three years, the second generation Peugeot 208 has been given a makeover with the brand aiming to maintain its assertive leadership. in the city car segment.
Released in 2019, seven years after the first opus, the second generation Peugeot 208 was a hit. The following year, the city dweller ejected her career. its great rival, the Renault Clio, from its position as the best-selling car in France. A throne that the little lioness has kept in 2021 and 2022 when the Clio descended to the third step of the podium in favor of the Dacia Sandero. Arriving in the middle of its life, the 208 II went through the restyling box a few weeks after its rival Clio, also the subject of a major facelift unveiled in 2008. in spring.
The Lion brand has revealed at the beginning of summer photos of its 100% electric model, the e-208, whose range announced by the manufacturer reaches 400 kilometers. Revamping a model that works so well is not without risks, and the teams of chief designer Matthias Hossann, arrived at at Peugeot in 2020, therefore after the launch of the second generation of the 208, are necessarily under pressure at a higher level. a few steps from its exit. Find below all the information on the new version of the best-selling model in Europe last year!
The new features of the new Peugeot 208 restyled
Surprising in a good way when it was released in 2019, the second generation Peugeot 208 seduced the general public with its modern and quite spectacular design. For its restyling, the brand's engineers and designers embarked on an in-depth overhaul including a few elements already in use. seen on the latest Peugeot models. Here are the main new features available know.
The most significant changes between the Peugeot 208 of 2019 vs that of 2023 take place at the same time. the front of the vehicle. The grille, still very downward, welcomes in its center the new logo of the brand, thus better highlighted. The front of the Peugeot 208 is restyled and more refined, bringing out the brand's new light signature, with the three claws placed on either side of the grille and encroaching on it. ;being largely on the shield.
On the flanks, the new features are less spectacular. If the new Peugeot logo is visible on the rim hubs, it does not appear on the front fenders, instead. like what has been done before done on the restyled 508. This confirms the early abandonment of this signature, although developed on the latest 308 and 408. Also, new alloy rims, 16 and 17 inches, are appearing in the catalog of the 208.
At the rear of the vehicle, the monogram 208, in italics, appears at the foot of the trunk, on the left. Leo, usually located under the wiper, has disappeared at the expense of a PEUGEOT written in full in the center of the light strip which connects the rear lights by surrounding the rear trunk. Finally the lights which integrate the three claws are no longer vertical but horizontal and thinner.
Inside, the main new feature is: comes from the new, more responsive multimedia system, installed on a larger screen, identical to the previous one. the one implanted in the new 308. The different lighting ambiances in the passenger compartment have been improved. revisited. Finally, the brand's new logo takes place in the center of the steering wheel, on the driver's airbag.
Two new colors have been released. added to the city car's color chart. Selenium Gray (free on the New 2008) and Agueda Yellow chosen by the Lion brand as a launch shade. In total, the restyled 208 will be available in seven colors.
Which engines will be offered on the facelifted Peugeot 208?
There will also be a new side of things. engines, including the arrival of the very first 208 hybrid. The Peugeot 208, equipped with a PureTech gasoline unit with 48V, offers two hybrid engines with a power of 100 and 136 horsepower depending on the version. They are associated with the electrified 6-speed e-DCS6 gearbox double clutch which incorporates an electric motor.
On the side of the e-208, the onboard electric motor on the 2023 model will be more powerful than that of 2019, going from 136 156 ch. The electric city car will also see its performance in terms of autonomy improve, with a new 51 kWh battery allowing it to drive around forty additional kilometers to cross the 400 km mark. kilometers. When will the restyled Peugeot 208 be released?
While its great rival, the Renault Clio, has been on the market since the summer, the restyled Peugeot 208 has been on the market since September 27. Its delivery time is estimated ; à approximately eight weeks.
What is the price of the restyled Peugeot 208?
The first price of the restyled Peugeot 208 was fixed à 19,200 euros and concerns the gasoline version with the 75 horsepower engine in the Active finish. The choice of the 100 horsepower engine increases the price by 1,300 euros (20,500 euros). In hybrid, the entry price, with the power of 100 horsepower, is 23,200 euros, compared to 25,200 in the Allure finish and 27,100 in the GT finish. The hybrid version with The 136 horsepower engine only exists in the GT finish and costs 28,300 euros. Finally, the e-208, which was displayed at 34,800 euros at entry level before restyling, increases very little since it is now available at from 35,300 euros in the Active finish. Its highest price, in GT, remains below 40,000 euros, 39,300 euros exactly.