“New Peugeot 508: test, price, engine… All the information on the restyled sedan”
PEUGEOT 508. Five years after its launch, the second opus of the high-end sedan from the lion brand has passed. through the restyling box. Discover all the new features and our test carried out in Spain at the beginning of summer.
To restore momentum to its high-end sedan manufactured in the Alsatian factory in Mulhouse, Peugeot offered it an in-depth restyling, five years after its launch. If prices are rising (see below), the move upmarket of the new model, presented in April and on the market since June, is evident with finishes now reduced to the Allure, GT and PSE (Peugeot Sport Engineering) level.
It is precisely at this point. At the end of June we were able to take the sedan in hand, from the side of the car. from Malaga, Spain. While waiting to know if this makeover will give a boost to your business. the career of the 508, you can discover our test in detail and find all the information on the new family sedan below !
Test of the restyled Peugeot 508 SW
As with the Peugeot e-2008, it was on the roads of Andalusia, in the south of Spain, that we were able to get behind the wheel of the restyled Peugeot 508 (station wagon version). the end of June. On a circuit of around fifty kilometers designed by on the heights of Malaga, Linternaute.com was able to test the driving comfort, the equipment and the autonomy of the plug-in hybrid model of the family sedan. Graity of our test below in images.
What's new on the restyled Peugeot 508 (2023)?
New front face with a new light signature, arrival of the new Peugeot logo at the front. Front, modernized interior with a revised i-cockpit, there are many new visual features…
- On the outside, the restyled Peugeot 508 adopts the manufacturer's new trends, especially visible from the outside. the front of the vehicle, with a more aggressive design. The sedan is the first from the lion brand to be sold in Europe. integrate the three claws into his shield in place of the "fang" bright placed under the headlights of the 2018 version.
- The spiked grille, enlarged and refined, has been redesigned. revisited and welcomes in its center the new Peugeot coat of arms decorated with of a lion's head. There were only a few touch-ups to the design. At the rear of the car, we will note the new LED lights incorporating the three claws, the turn signals at the rear. scrolling and the disappearance of the replaced logo by the letters PEUGEOT
- In the cabin, many new features have been introduced. brought to you elegant 508. Beyond quality materials used to give character to your home Inside the sedan, the manufacturer has modernized. several elements. The traditional lever of the automatic gearbox has thus been modified. replaced by a rocker button, already seen in the new 408. The driver can select the different modes of the automatic gearbox with a simple push. eight gears.
- The i-cockpit has also been improved. rejuvenated with the new PEUGEOT i-Connect Advanced system equipped with A 10-inch touch screen (standard) of better quality, in high definition. Access to the different menus has been improved. simplified and the 508 kept its elegant piano key shortcuts. Night Vision in 2018 – a device allowing you to detect the presence of pedestrians or animals thanks to an infrared camera positioned in the grille – is still required on the restyled model.
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The engines of the Peugeot 508 restyled (2023)
There are fewer new features under the hood with the overall maintenance of current engines. It’s a little surprise since we expected it to happen. find the 136 horsepower hybrid gasoline engine seen for example on the Peugeot 3008. This restyled Peugeot 508 ultimately offers four engine choices: the 130 hp 1.5 BlueHDI diesel, two hybrid engine versions rechargeable, one with a power of 180hp – a new feature – the other with 225hp, and finally at the top of the range we find the sports model of the 508PSE with its 360 combined horsepower.
What is the price of the restyled Peugeot 508 (2023)?
With the disappearance of the 1.2 three-cylinder petrol Puretech 130, the diesel engine now constitutes the price entry of the restyled Peugeot 508. The 1.5 BlueHDI 130 four-cylinder range in Allure finish costs 45 900 euros, which constitutes an increase of 2,480 euros compared to the first price of the 2018 version (the 1.2 Puretech 130 gasoline model). To become the owner of one of the two "plug-in hybrid" for the sedan, you have to pay a little more than 50,000 euros. The 180hp version is available at starting from 50,200 euros, or almost 2,000 euros less than the more powerful model (225hp) offered. 52,100,euros without paid options. Finally, to afford the sporty version, the 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered, with its 4-wheel drive and 360 hp under the hood, you have to pay at least 70,650 euros.
< p>We were also able to get behind the wheel of the Peugeot 508 sedan in its high-end 225 horsepower GT version, adorned in captivating red! This 508 particularly seduced us with its dynamism, its comfort and its soft and precise steering. You can find all the photos and prints by clicking above.