Peugeot 308 Review

Peugeot has been known for developing cars delivering excellent performance with beautiful blend of handling and excellent ride quality. The Peugeot 308 is almost identical to its predecessor 307 but 308 is larger than the 307. The Peugeot 308 is expected to be made available in the Indian market in September 2010.

Peugeot 308

Peugeot 308 Specification

The Peugeot 308 which is a part of the C segment class of cars will be equipped with a 1560cc, 16-valve, HDi diesel engine. As per the Peugeot 308 review the car is expected to deliver power of 90 bhp at 4000 rpm along with peak torque of 215 Nm at 1750 rpm. The length of the car is 4276mm and its width is 1821mm while its height is 1519mm.

The car can seat 5 individuals and has independent McPherson strut for the front while the rear has anti roll bar. The car has power steering and front disk with rear drum brake system. The car has boot space of 347 litres. The engine of the car is mated with 5 manual gears and the kerb weight of the car is 1378 kgs.

Peugeot 308 Mileage

The car is expected to deliver mileage of 16 km/litre in the city while the mileage on the highway is expected to be around 23 km/litre.

Peugeot 308 Interiors

Peugeot 308 Interior

The company has concentrated on ensuring that the interiors are of top grade and complement its beautiful exterior. The interiors accordingly feature centre console with white dials and the steering wheel is shapely. The car has air conditioner but the car does not have climate control feature. The car has option of leather seats and the driver’s seat can be manually adjusted. The car has rake steering adjustment feature and the music system includes RD4 CD player that comes with 4 speakers.

Peugeot 308 Safety features

The safety features in the car include airbags, fog lamp and seat belts. Other safety features includes antilock brake system, electronic brake force distribution feature and electronic stability program.

Peugeot 308 Price and design variations

The car is expected to cost Rs 9.50 lakhs and the car will be available in a single design variation.

Peugeot 308 Colors

The colors in which the car will be available in Indian market are not known as yet.

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Tim Webbar on June 8th 2010 in Car Reviews, Peugeot

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