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Specs and prices for new Peugeot 208 announced

Date: 07 August 2019   |   Author: Sean Keywood

Peugeot has revealed full UK sale details for its new 208 supermini.

The new 208 is available with petrol or diesel power, or as a fully electric model badged e-208. 

Four equipment grades are on offer - Active, Allure, GT Line and GT, with the latter available with the e-208 only. 

Standard equipment with the entry-level Active grade on ICE cars includes autonomous emergency braking, electric and heated door mirrors and LED daytime running lights, while Active e-208s also get pre-heating functionality and automatic air conditioning.

Also standard is the Peugeot i-Cockpit set up, with a multifunction steering wheel, configurable head-up display and a 7in touchscreen. 

Stepping up to the Allure grade adds features such as a gloss black B-pillar, leather-effect seat trim, and LED rear lights and the Peugeot 3D i-Cockpit configurable instrument panel. 

GT Line models also get front and rear parking sensors, a 180-degree reversing camera, improved autonomous emergency braking with night function and cyclist detection, and full LED headlights with smart beam assist.

Also standard at GT grade are features including fully automated parking assistance, adaptive cruise control with stop and go, lane positioning assist, blind spot monitoring, Alcantara leather trim, heated front seats and an upgraded 10in touchscreen.

Engine options are 1.2-litre petrols with 75hp, 100hp and 130hp, a 1.5-litre diesel with 100hp, and a 136hp electric motor.

The 75hp petrol comes with a five-speed manual gearbox, the 100hp petrol with a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic, the 130hp petrol with the eight-speed auto only, and the diesel with the six-speed manual. 

Range prices for ICE 208s start at £16,250 for a 75hp petrol Active, and rise as high as £23,350 for a 130hp petrol GT Line. 

Prices for the e-208, including the government's £3,500 plug-in car grant, start at £25,050 for an Active model, and rise as high as £29,650 for GT spec. 

The first customer deliveries are expected early next year.