Peugeot is now selling the critically acclaimed Peugeot 308 in the United Kingdom. Bearing a very desirable design, excellent environmental performance and best-in-class driving dynamics, the Peugeot 308 has been shortlisted for the prestigious European Car of the Year 2014 award. From development to sales, to customer service and to ownership, the Peugeot 308 is certainly a car worth purchasing.
“Last year was a huge success for our business, and the arrival of the New 308 – plus a number of other great cars – ensures 2014 will build on that solid foundation,” remarked Tim Zimmerman, Managing Director of Peugeot UK.
Underpinning the new Peugeot 308 is the innovative Efficient Modular Platform 2 (EMP2), which has incorporated 116 patented technologies. This new architecture has made the new 308 to be lighter than before, with weights savings of up to 140kg compared to its predecessor.
The new 308 is available with eight advanced engines, allowing the car to lead its segment in terms of environmental performance. Depending on the model, the stated fuel economy can be up to 91.1mpg with carbon dioxide emissions as low as 82g/km.
The new Peugeot will feature a premium ‘i-Cockpit’ interior – boasting of driver-focused uncluttered dashboard complemented by an advanced touch-screen infotainment system.
The system features a large 9.7-inch screen, allowing drivers to easily control everything from climate control to audio system. The new 308 also boasts of a 420-liter boot space when the rear seats are positioned upright. It also features cup holders and storage spaces.
The New 308 is available in four trim levels, Access (from £14,495), Active (from £17,195), Allure (from £18,645) and Feline (from £20,995).