Peugeot has detailed yet another batch of updates for the 2022 model calendar year of its 208 and e-208 superminis, following on from final month’s announcement of variety-boosting tweaks for the EV model.
The Volkswagen Polo rival’s variety composition has been streamlined, indicating both equally the combustion-engined 208 and electrical e-208 are readily available in four trim amounts: Energetic Top quality, Attract Top quality, GT and GT Top quality. Peugeot says “customer choices for greater-trim vehicles” has resulted in the entry-level Attract models remaining dropped.
Engine alternatives have been streamlined, way too, with the 1.five-litre diesel engine no longer made available in flagship GT Top quality sort. The 99bhp 1.two-litre petrol is now handbook-only in GT Top quality trim, way too, with the eight-pace automatic gearbox only made available on the extra strong 128bhp model.
Visually, modifications are extra small. Peugeot has added Diamond Black doorway mirror addresses to Energetic Top quality and Attract Top quality models for “a extra unique sportier look”. The two trim amounts now also attribute Class A+ tyres, reducing rolling resistance for improved performance.
The mild revisions occur immediately after an update to the e-208 electrical supermini which is claimed to unlock as considerably as fifteen miles of additional variety. The inclusion of an interior humidity sensor and a extra economical warmth pump can help awesome and warmth the cabin extra successfully, whilst a new gearbox ratio optimises variety at greater speeds.
Test out Peugeot’s variety improve for the e-208 and e-2008 in this article…