PEUGEOT 308. The new Peugeot 308 is finally here! The new compact sedan inaugurates the new Peugeot logo and a plug-in hybrid version. Here is all the info!
[Updated; day on October 12, 2021 3:36 p.m.] This time she is there. ! The new Peugeot 308 is unveiled a little more via the launch of a communication campaign, including via an advertising spot giving pride of place to its new Peugeot i-cockpit driving position and its innovative design. The TV spot is likely to stick in your head, as it takes up the famous "Mon man&ege;ge; me" by Edith Piaf, in a modernized version.
Unveiled in early March 2021, the Peugeot 308 is also finally being seen on our roads. The first models are in circulation and you can now discover this new 308 in Peugeot dealerships. Break SW, plug-in hybrid version, new Peugeot logo on its nose, this new generation 308 has a lot to offer. unveil! The first tests of the international press have taken place and the commercial career of the new 308 will soon be able to begin even if the problems of supply of semiconductors have could have delayed the production of the new Lioness. First photos, prices, engines… We tell you everything about this new Peugeot 308.
Photos of the new Peugeot 308
Front, rear ;rear, in profile and from above. Inside, the new Peugeot 308 is revealed in all its forms, here are the first photos!
What are the five things to know? remember about the new Peugeot 308?
By presenting the new Peugeot 308 on March 18, 2021, Peugeot is not marking a big stylistic shift compared to what it was. its latest creations such as the 208 but claims all the same a real move upmarket to all levels, here is what you need to remember in five points:
The new logo.If you weren't aware, know that Peugeot has changed a lot. from logo to; the end of February 2021 and inaugurates it on its compact sedan. The latter is installed within a specific and fairly wide grille and is relatively well put forward.
A longer wheelbase. The dimensions of the 308 change and it give a more robust appearance with a 55mm longer wheelbase, 11 mm longer and more compact with a height reduced by 20 mm for greater visual dynamism.
Technology at the service of the 308. The new Peugeot 308 obviously uses the i-Cockpit which is part of the brand's DNA as indicated the constructor. The latter offers a new evolution with a new infotainment system thanks in particular to: an all-new compact steering wheel. Always more driving aids. driving.Peugeot speaks of an "additional step" towards autonomous driving by presenting its sedan with, in particular, a semi-automatic lane change or even long-range blind spot monitoring (75 meters) and a rear traffic alert.< /li>
Hybridization at the service of the 308. Two hybrid versions are offered by the brand at the launch of the model with a first HYBRID 225 e-EAT8 engine combining a 180 hp (132 kW) PureTech engine and an electric motor of 81 Kw as well as a HYBRID 180 e-EAT8 version combining a 150hp (110kW) PureTech engine and an 81 kW electric motor.
< h2>What release date?
The new 308 will be manufactured in France on the French side. of Mulhouse in the Haut-Rhin and will be marketed in Europe at from fall 2021.
What is the price of the new Peugeot 308?
The price of the 308 has finally been released. revealed. As a reminder, this new generation 308 is currently available in petrol, diesel and in a plug-in hybrid version. At launch, the range consists of Active Pack, Allure, Allure Pack, GT and GT Pack finishes.
What is the price of the new Peugeot 308 in the plug-in hybrid version?
The Peugeot 308 is also available in a plug-in hybrid version via two versions at launch. A 100% electric 308 would also be in the cards but its release is not expected before 2023.
What are the engines?
In hybrid, gasoline and even diesel, the new Peugeot 308 to please; everyone and offers a truly diversified range. Thanks to; the evolution of the EMP2 platform, electrification is at the center of concerns with two hybrid motors, here is the range of motors:
HYBRID 225 e-EAT8 : 180 hp (132 kW) PureTech engine and an 81 kW electric motor coupled to the engine. to the e-EAT8 box and up to 59 km of 100 % electric range
HYBRID 180 e-EAT8 /combination of a 150hp (110kW) PureTech engine and an 81 kW electric motor to the e-EAT8 box and up to 60 km of range 100 % electric
PureTech 110 S&S BVM6 ,
PureTech 130 S&S BVM6,
PureTech 130 S&S EAT8.
BlueHdi 130 S&S BVM6,
BlueHdi 130 S&S EAT8
Peugeot 308 hybrid: which engines?
The hybrid is truly at the heart of the new Peugeot 308. the evolution of the EMP2 platform, the 308 electrification. Although the model is not offered in the 100% electric version, two hybrid motors are presented directly by the manufacturer. The first is a 180 kW PureTech engine (132 kW associated with an 81 kW electric motor attached to the e-EAT8 gearbox). For this version, Peugeot announces up to 59 km of range 100% electric. Second, the 308 a 150hp (110kW) PureTech engine associated with to an 81 kW electric motor coupled to the to the e-EAT8 box. This time, Peugeot offers up to & 60 km of autonomy 100 % electric.
If the hybrid takes up space in this new generation, Peugeot's objective is to stay in touch with or even overtake the Volkswagen Golf, which has been offering an electric version since 2015. Mégane is also in the line of sight of the lion brand since the latter will offer a 100% electric version by the end of the year.
What design for the Peugeot 308 ?
No stylistic revolution, the Peugeot 308 was one of the last models to be built. not having been entitled to; its turn as for the 3008, 5008 or the 208 and therefore approaches it for this 3rd generation without offering big surprises. The sedan incorporates the light signatures of the lion brand with the fangs at the top. front and rear claws the back with LED technology. His style evolves mainly thanks to; the new grille, much wider and more imposing, which highlights the new Peugeot logo. Indeed, and we probably should have started with ç that, the big change in style concerns above all the integration of the brand new symbol of the manufacturer. Integrated to the front, on the tailgate or even on the rims, Peugeot has decided to to put it forward. The rear of the vehicle is a little more surprising with two exhaust pipes which interfere and which give a sporty appearance which contrasts with this version.
À Inside, the Peugeot 308 goes upmarket with a new infotainment system that makes up the famous i-Cokpit made in Peugeot. A new 10 inch touch screen also comes to dress this new system. technological improvement. Thanks to; a longer wheelbase, Peugeot is also announcing more comfort for passengers.
What equipment and aids are there? driving?
Peugeot is highlighting its technology in this new 308 driving, here is an exhaustive list:
LED technology from the first level of finish on the lights
Seven colors available such as Olivine green, Elixir red or even Perla Nera black
Heated compact steering wheel (optional )
10 inch digital panel from active pack level
Dedicated space to charging the phone
Two USB C sockets (charge and charge/data),
Numerous storage spaces, up to 34 liters indicates Peugeot
Command " OK PEUGEOT " natural language speech recognition, allows access to all requests related to the functions of the infotainment.
Adaptive cruise control with Stop and Go function
Lane keeping assistance
Semi-automatic lane change
Advanced speed recommendation
Adaptation of speed in curves
Long-range blind spot monitoring (75 meters),
Rear traffic alert (when reversing, warning of nearby danger),
New high-definition reversing camera with 180° with integrated cleaning nozzle,
Parking assistance at 360° thanks to; 4 cameras (front, rear and side),
Hands-free proximity start access,
A fully heated windscreen ;frostable and a heated steering wheel,
Emergency call " E-call+ " with information on the number of passengers and
Location integrating the direction of the vehicle on the lane,
Indexing of mirrors when engaging gear back.
Automatic emergency braking (detects pedestrians and cyclists, day and night, from 7 km/h to 140 km/h depending on version) with collision risk alert,
Driver attention alert, to detect the driver's vigilance on
Extended recognition of traffic signs (stop, direction prohibited, overtaking prohibition, end of overtaking prohibition…).
Sunroof equipped an awning
Electric parking brake, all versions
The enveloping front seats can also both be equipped with an optional system; 8 pocket pneumatic massager with several differentiated programs
AQS (Air Quality System) which constantly monitors the quality of the massager. air entering the passenger compartment
FOCAL Premium Hi-Fi system with 10 loudspeakers using exclusive patented technologies
An SW estate version
The Peugeot 308 will also be available in an estate version, unveiled on June 21. We find there; also a slight increase in dimensions with now 4.60m long instead of 4.58 from the trunk. Overall, the 308 SW will draw inspiration from the design of the 508 SW.