New Peugeot 308 and 308 SW, the lion’s double bet in scoop

New Peugeot 308 and 308 SW, the lion’s double bet in scoop

New Peugeot 308 and 308 SW, the lion’s double bet in scoop

New Peugeot 308 and 308 SW, the lion’s double bet in scoop

The new image of Peugeot can already be seen on the roads, and it does so presiding over the grille of the new 308. The French brand has presented the new generation of your compact saloon of segment C, a model that will reach the Spanish market at the beginning of 2022 and it will do so by presenting two bodies (saloon and SW station wagon) and five engines (two of them plug-in hybrids).

On 2023 a 100% electric version is expected and it is that the electrification already presides at the center of the philosophy of the brand. Its starting price will be around 21.500 euros, placing its top of the range, the Hybrid 225 at 43,600 euros.

The new Peugeot 308 collects the inheritance of his predecessor, chosen Car Of The Year en Europa in the year 2014, and it is presented as a much more sporty model both in its five-door body and in the family.

With this car Peugeot seeks to accelerate towards electrification and for this it is essential that it be a volume model. In Europe the trend points to 65% for sedans, but the SW also has an interesting proposal. That 1,310,000 units of the 308 have been sold since its launch demonstrates this market trend.

Longer, lower

The 308 measures 4.36 meters long (11 centimeters more than its predecessor), 1.85 meters wide and 1.44 meters high (two centimeters lower than the previous generation). The distance between axis put yourself 5.5 centimeters more, reaching 2,675 meters. This for the saloon. At SW the dimensions vary in length with 4.64 meters long, and in battle with 2,732 meters.

The trunk in the saloon version is 412 liters by 608 liters of the SW, being somewhat smaller in the plug-in hybrid engines with 361 and 548 liters, respectively. Inside 34 liters more distributed in several holes expand the capacity of ‘load’.

Inside the New generation iCockpit. The instrument panel proposal has been triumphing at Peugeot since 2008 and five models have carried it to date. This time the iCockpit features 3D technology and adds an interesting digital load.

In terms of connectivity the ‘Ok Peugeot’ assisted by Google transports you to a world full of possibilities. The navigation maps have notably improved compared to the previous proposals of the brand. In the central console it presents a line of shortcuts to access the main indications of the multimedia system.

Five engines

The range of engines that come with both the 308 saloon and the SW bodywork are the same. On gasoline presents two powers, one of 110 and another of 130 hp (the latter with a combination of manual or automatic transmission EAT8), while in diesel offers a single power of 130 hp. The range plug-in hybrid It is made up of a propeller with a power of 180 hp and another 225 hp, offering autonomy in 100% electric mode of 60 and 59 kilometers, respectively. The brand does not confirm it, but almost parallel to the arrival of a 100% electric version in 2023, a gasoline version could be announced with about 300 hp power.

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