The Peugeot 308 has been one of the most successful models in the compact segment for generations, with over 7 million vehicles sold. Award-winning models, including the European Car of the Year 2014, bear the brand’s new logo, including the most up-to-date driving assistance systems, the new i-Cockpit® and i-Connect® Advanced, an intuitive, connected and modern infotainment system. It will be equipped with innovative technologies. The new 308 will be available in Europe in the second half of 2021 and will be produced at Mulhouse in France.
There are different engines
The new 308 plug-in will be offered with different engine options, including hybrid, gasoline and diesel. There will be an adaptive cruise control system with Stop-Go feature with distance adjustment between vehicles (with EAT8 automatic transmission), an adaptive cruise control system with 30 km / h function in manual transmission with distance adjustment between vehicles. There will also be a collision warning system and an automatic emergency brake (depending on the version, it detects pedestrians and cyclists from 7 km / h to 140 km / h day and night), lane (or off-road) tracking system with direction correction feature. Other features of the vehicle will include extended traffic sign identification system (stop, one-way, no overtaking, end of overtaking prohibition, etc.), sunroof equipped with roof curtain, environment, internal inspection and lock alarm, electric handbrake on all versions. .
308 elongated and descended
Measuring 4.36 m (+11 cm) long, the 308 more curved windshield slides further back. The wheelbase increases by 55 mm to 2,675 mm and offers more space for the rear seat passengers. When the vehicle is 20 mm lower, the height stands out as 1.44 m. The luggage compartment volume is 412 liters, and there is another 28 liters of storage space under the trunk floor. With the rear seats folded, the luggage volume can reach up to 1,323 liters.
Hybrids will be popular
The 308 will be offered with 2 Plug-in hybrid engine options, depending on the countries where it is offered for sale. HYBRID 225 e-EAT8 / Two-wheel drive / 180 HP (132 kW) PureTech gasoline engine and integrated into the e-EAT8 automatic transmission 81 kW electromotor / 26 gr C0² per km and fully electric driving range up to 59 km (in accordance with WLTP norm In the process of approval), HYBRID 180 e-EAT8 / two-wheel drive / 150 HP (110 kW) PureTech petrol and 81 kW electromotor integrated in the automatic transmission e-EAT8 / 25 g C0² per km and a fully electric driving range of up to 60 km (In accordance with the WLTP norm, in the approval process). The lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 12.4 kWh and a power of 102 kW has two different integrated charging solutions: a 3.7 kW single-phase charger as standard and an optional 7.4 kW single-phase charger, meeting different user requirements. In addition, diesel and thousandzin engines will also be included in the vehicle.