Peugeot 408: real SUV or sedan? Photos, prices and info

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Peugeot 408 : real SUV or sedan ? Photos, prices and info

PEUGEOT 408. The new Peugeot 408 has been Officially presented on June 22, 2022. This SUV coupé; looking like an elevated sedan will be offered in gasoline, plug-in hybrid and soon in 100% electric. Here are the first infos and photos of this Peugeot 408.

[Updated; day on June 22, 2022 at; 3:45 p.m.] How to classify this new Peugeot 408: is it an SUV, an SUV coupé? or a lifted sedan? Peugeot breaks the codes with this new vehicle. its range even if some will no doubt try to bring it closer to the latest Citroën C4. Unless Peugeot is more clearly targeting completely different competition, that of the Renault Arkana, the first true SUV coupe; proposed by a french brand… 

After having unveiled in recent months the new 308 in the wake of the successful launch of the new city car 208, the Lion brand had already announced the arrival of a new Peugeot 408, which completes a range already fueled by city cars and sedans from the 208 to; the 508 (the 108 being on the verge of extinction), not to mention the 2008, 3008 and 5008 SUVs. The Peugeot 408 is not really a new name for Peugeot. But if the 408 already existed; to designate a three-box saloon intended in particular for the market. Chinese, the latter was not sold on the market. French.

In fact, it will still not be since Peugeot will replace it with a 100% new model, a Peugeot 408 with a very different design and sold on more markets, particularly in Europe. Engines, first info and photos, release date, here is everything you need to know about this new Peugeot 408.

5 key info on the new Peugeot 408

Many rumors evoked the imminent arrival of a new vehicle within the Peugeot range. Some of these indiscretions evoked a crossover between sedan and SUV while others leaned towards a mixture between SUV and coupe, an impression confirmed by stolen photos of models of models. disguised and shot in full test. At the end of May 2022, Peugeot had temporarily put an end to these rumors confirming the arrival of a new model, without lifting the veil completely on its design, finally presented on June 22, 2022 at; the press and which turns out to be less typical. adventurer than expected. Here are 5 important points about this new 408

  • Peugeot will therefore launch with the Peugeot 408 a coupé SUV, responding to Renault, which launched in 2020 the Renault Arkana on the market; French and European but also in China since it is presented as "a global car" by the Lion brand. However, the 408 presents itself as a real crossover that breaks the codes between sedan and SUV. crocs like the 308, the new version of the i-cockpit with inside and the LED lights inside. three claws at the back.
  • It is placed between 308 and 508 in the Peugeot range. Based on the EMP2 platform like the new 308, it measures 4.69m with a long wheelbase of 2.79m.
  • Several engines will be offered at launch: if the diesel disappears; t, a 130 horsepower petrol engine will still be offered; alongside two plug-in hybrid blocks of 180 horsepower and 225 horsepower. A 100% electric 408 will arrive later.
  • The launch is near since the Peugeot 408  early 2023.

What do the first photos of the Peugeot 408 show?

In addition to several photos of models in tests recently, Peugeot had transmitted a first visual of this Peugeot 408 on May 31, 2022. On June 22, 2022, Peugeot transmitted five first photos of the Peugeot 408 to find it by clicking below:

When will the new Peugeot 408 be released? The release date

Officially presented on June 22, 2022, the new Peugeot 408 will arrive on the market. French at the beginning of 2023. See you soon at Peugeot dealerships to discover it, the tests reserved for drivers. the press must therefore be organized before the end of 2022.

At what price will the new Peugeot 408 be sold?

The Peugeot 408 will be based on the EMP2 technical platform already available. used by the Peugeot 308 and its German cousin the Opel Astra. The range of engines will also be close to the Lion brand's compact sedan with plug-in hybrids also available within the range. The price is still unknown but Peugeot should model its launch price on those of its main rival in France, the Renault Arkana. This one is currently sold at; from 31,300 euros.

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