Peugeot 208 gets trim level upgrade

Peugeot has given its 208 and e-208 hatchbacks some extremely insignificant updates, with entry-amount and mid-vary versions acquiring a several further attributes.

This tiny update provides alterations to the entry-stage ‘Active Premium’ and mid-assortment ‘Allure Premium’ trim grades, which are now referred to as ‘Active High quality+’ and ‘Allure Quality+’.

The introduction of ‘Active High quality+’ means that 208 designs now occur with dark tinted rear and rear side home windows, automated air conditioning and computerized windscreen wipers as regular.

The up to date mid-array trim will get the similar seven-inch infotainment console on the dashboard as cheaper models, but with Peugeot’s 3D navigation software package, which provides live targeted traffic updates as nicely as gas station and parking room facts, and can be managed by giving voice commands.

The ‘Allure Premium+’ trim also incorporates the brand’s ‘Aluminium Pack’ – a refined established of inside styling changes that provides an aluminium finish to the entrance door sills and the foot pedals.

That sums up this minor design refresh – there are no exterior styling or powertrain alterations, and prime-spec ‘GT’ and ‘GT Premium’ designs continue to be the identical.

Peugeot claims this update is now are living, and consumers can now purchase the ‘Active Premium+’ or ‘Allure Top quality+’ at United kingdom dealerships or online working with its site. Entry-amount petrol versions price tag just around £19k, while the most affordable all-electric e-208 product is priced at just about £30k.

Praised for its layout within and out, the Peugeot 208 at this time retains an Expert Ranking of 72% – a score hindered by the hatchback’s firm ride comfort. Its e-208 twin has acquired the exact plaudits, but with its decreased jogging expenditures it holds a bigger Expert Rating of 76%.

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