Peugeot 108 pricing and specs released
French manufacturer Peugeot has revealed the pricing and specifications of their new 108 city car. According to the company, the new vehicle will be launched with four equipment upgrades and will be available as a three or five door hatchback or cabriolet.
Personalisation is an important part of the 108's appeal to customers, with it's wide range of colours, trims and themes. As such the company have added new comfort and convenience features to the city car, including a seven inch touch screen infotainment system with DAB radio, Mirror Screen with MirrorLink technology and Bluetooth connectivity and steering wheel mounted controls.
What are the four Peugeot 108 equipment upgrades?
The manufacturer's new equipment upgrades are Access, Active, Allure and Feline. On the hatchback Access is only available on the three door models. Meanwhile for the first time, Peugeot’s smallest car is available with a retractable fabric roof, which can be opened and closed electrically at any speed. Called the 108 Top, it’s available in Active and Allure trims.
Entry level Access models gain LED daytime running lights, remote central locking, USB/aux connection for external audio players with steering wheel mounted controls, six airbags, ESP stability control and two rear Isofix mountings as standard.
Active models add colour coded door handles and mirrors, air conditioning, a height adjustable driver's seat, seven inch touch screen infotainment system with DAB, Mirror Screen and Bluetooth.
Allure variants take the standard spec up another notch, offering 15 inch Thorren alloy wheels, front fog lights, auto headlights, electric heated door mirrors, reversing camera, leather steering wheel and gear knob, plus keyless entry and engine stop/start button.
The top of the line flagship Feline trim level adds a touch of luxury with leather upholstery, chrome door handles and mirrors, and automatic dual zone air conditioning.
What powers the new Peugeot 108?
The new 108 model, in both Hatch and Top, is to be offered with a choice of two low emission petrol engines, Peugeot's recently unveiled 82 bhp 1.2 litre PureTech VTi three cylinder unit which produces 99g/km of CO2 and a 68bhp 1.0 litre petrol engine with 95g/km of CO2 emissions (88g/km with stop/start).
A five speed manual transmission is mated to both engines, with the option of a 2-Tronic semi automatic gearbox on the 1.0 litre unit.
When the new Peugeot 108 goes on sale, prices are set to start at £8,245.