Peugeot 208 (2019–)

Model History

March 2019

Peugeot 208 revealed at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

The new Peugeot 208 to start at around £16,000 when it arrives in summer 2019. It'll be available with petrol and diesel engines, as well as an electric version badged the e-208 with a range of up to 211 miles.

Buyers can choose from a 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine in 75, 100 or 130PS guises or a BlueHDi 1.5-litre diesel engine with 100PS. There's also a choice of six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic gearboxes.

The interior of the 208 is inspired by the tech laden 508, with an abundance of soft-touch materials and a compact steering wheel that's complemented by a minimalist dashboard design. The 3D digital instrument panel can be projected like a hologram via the colour touchscreen.

There's also a seven- or 10-inch touchscreen display, depending on trim level, which provides Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Peugeot is offering a host of driver assistance technology including adaptive cruise control, active lane keeping assist and automatic headlight dipping.

Prices, CO2 and fuel economy ratings for the 208 are yet to be confirmed. The entry-level 1.2 petrol is expected to start in the region of £16,000, while the all-electric e-208 will exceed £20,000.

August 2019

Peugeot 208 prices announced

Prices and specifications for the all-new Peugeot 208 and the fully-electric e-208 have been released. The all-new 208 and e-208 start from £16,250 and £25,050 respectively with customer deliveries starting early 2020.

Featuring a choice of diesel, petrol or all-electric powertrains, the new 208 and e-208 will be available in Active, Allure and GT Line trim levels. The zero-emission e-208 is also available in range-topping GT trim.

Standard equipment includes the new Peugeot i-Cockpit with a compact multifunction steering wheel, configurable head-up display, either a 7” or 10” HD colour touchscreen (according to version) and seven satin chrome ‘piano’ toggle switches. The interior environment can also be personalised with a choice of eight LED mood lighting colours.

Also available is Peugeot Connect SOS and Assistance, programmable Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist and Mirror Screen with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.

Peugeot's first new generation, 100% electric vehicle, the e-208 uses a 50kWh battery and 136PS electric motor to provide a 211-mile range from a full charge under the WLTP testing. The all-new 208 is also available with a choice of four petrol engines and one diesel:

Petrol:

  • 1.2L PureTech 75 S&S 5-speed manual
  • 1.2L PureTech 100 S&S 6-speed manual
  • 1.2L PureTech 100 EAT8 S&S 8-speed automatic
  • 1.2L PureTech 130 EAT8 S&S 8-speed automatic

Diesel:

  • 1.5L BlueHDi 100 6-speed manual

Electric:

  • 50kWh battery with 136hp electric motor

In Active trim, the all-new Peugeot 208 starts from £16,250, while the all-new e-208 Active costs from £25,050 (after the plug-in car grant). Active trim features 16-inch alloy wheels (steel wheels for the e-208), Active Safety Brake with pedestrian detection, electric and heated door mirrors and LED daytime running lights with PEUGEOT’s unique ‘Tooth’ design. The e-208 in Active trim also features pre-heating functionality and automatic air conditioning.

Prices for Allure start from £18,850 for the all-new 208 and £26,250 for the e-208. Allure models come with 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels (16-inch alloy wheels on e-208), a gloss black B-pillar, tri-material ‘Cozy’ leather-effect seat trim with double stitch detail and the Peugeot 3D i-Cockpit with configurable 3D head-up instrument panel. Allure trim models also feature Peugeot's signature ‘Claw Effect’ full LED 3D rear-light clusters.

GT Line models feature front and rear parking sensors and 180-degree reversing camera. Also included are 17-inch wheels across petrol, diesel and EV models, Active Safety Brake with Night function, cyclist and pedestrian detection, eight-colour ambient interior lighting, and full LED headlights with Peugeot Smartbeam Assist. Additional styling cues include gloss black wheel arch extensions, twin chrome exhaust pipes (on petrol and diesel models) and a Diamond Black roof. Prices start from £20,700 for the all-new 208 GT Line and £28,100 for the e-208 GT Line.

The e-208 is also available exclusively in range-topping GT trim. Priced at £29,650, the GT models feature fully automated parking assistance, adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Lane Positioning Assist and Blind Spot Monitoring. Inside, GT models come with grey Alcantara® leather trim, heated front seats, and Peugeot 3D i-Cockpit with a larger 10-inch capacitive colour touchscreen and Connected 3D Navigation.

All e-208 models come with three driving modes – Sport, Normal and Eco – and support rapid charging up to 100kWh, with an 80% charge taking just 30 minutes. The e-208 also features unique styling cues to set the electric model apart, including a body coloured chequered front grille, a bespoke ‘e’ monogram on the C-pillar and a dichroic Lion, which changes colour from different angles.

Peugeot recommends using a wallbox charger, so the e-208 comes with a Mode 3 Type 2 cable as standard, which will charge the vehicle in 7.5 hours with a 7kW charging point. Peugeot customers can also download the MyPeugeot app, which will allow them to manage their vehicle charge remotely, precondition the temperature of the vehicle and receive ‘e-Coaching’ on how to benefit most from their vehicle. Peugeot will provide a ‘Charging Pass’ to their customers which enables them to access certain UK public charging points through a free subscription for an introductory period.

Trim

Engine

On the Road MRRP

Active

1.2L PureTech 75 S&S 5-speed manual

£16,250

1.2L PureTech 100 S&S 6-speed manual

£17,350

1.2L PureTech 100 EAT8 S&S 8-speed automatic

£18,750

1.5L BlueHDi 100 S&S 6-speed manual

£18,850

Electric 50kWh 136

£25,050

Allure

1.2L PureTech 100 S&S 6-speed manual

£18,850

1.2L PureTech 100 EAT8 S&S 8-speed automatic

£20,250

1.2L PureTech 130 EAT8 S&S 8-speed automatic

£21,500

1.5 BlueHDi 100 S&S 6-speed manual

£20,350

Electric 50kWh 136

£26,250

GT Line

1.2L PureTech 100 S&S 6-speed manual

£20,700

1.2L PureTech 100 EAT8 S&S 8-speed automatic

£22,100

1.2L PureTech 130 EAT8 S&S 8-speed automatic

£23,350

1.5 BlueHDi 100 S&S 6-speed manual

£22,200

Electric 50kWh 136

£28,100

GT

Electric 50kWh 136

£29,650

October 2019

Peugeot 208 2019 model awarded 4-Star NCAP rating: 91% Adult Occupant Protection; 86% Child Occupant Protection; 56% Vulnerable Road User Protection (pedestrians, etc.); 71% Safety Assist.

What does a Peugeot 208 (2019) cost?

List Price from £10,325
Buy new from £7,651
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