Peugeot has released info and pricing for their 208 small car range, with two models and pricing ranging from $15,990 up to $30,990 for the range topping GTi mdoel.
The 208 comes to market with several engine options and both 6 speed auto and manual transmissions the 206 has plenty of choices on offer which shows how serious Peugeot is taking the Australian market.
The only puzzling part to me is the choice to offer the stove hot GTi in manual only, given the Australian market is very automatic biased offering an auto should give them more sales.
Any thanks to Peugeot for the info and pics hopefully one day in the future I’ll to review one.
Peugeot 208 to enter Australian Compact Market under $16,000
- 208 Access to launch in Australia at $15,990 RRP
- Two models priced under $20,000 RRP for the first time
- New GT-Line sports model hits the ground running at $27,990
- 2015 GTi scores new, more powerful euro 6 engine
- All models available from late October
Peugeot Australia will launch its strongest offering in the compact passenger segment with two all-new models entering the market under the $20,000.
All models benefit from new drivetrains, new transmissions or new on-board technology.
The 60kW 208 Access manual will retail for just $15,990 – the most accessible price point ever for a Peugeot in the marques 80 year Australian history.
Access models can also be specified with an all-new, 6-speed automatic transmission – paired to a more powerful 81kW, turbocharged 1.2L petrol drivetrain for $18,990, signaling Peugeot’s intention to speak directly to first car-buyers and the younger end of the Compact market.
Complementing the Access is the mid-range Active model at $21,990. Already generously loaded with on-board technologies, the Active can also be optioned with rear camera and satellite navigation.
Stepping-up, the Allure will retail for $25,990 and offer a rich prestige feel for under $30,000, even with the optional panoramic glass roof and leather trim. Other options available for 208 Allure include 17-inch alloy wheels, rear camera and city brake technology.
Replacing the previous Allure premium model is a range of options that enable customers to specify the vehicle to their needs with options including: reverse camera, active city brake, 17” alloy wheels, leather (with seat heating), panoramic roof and metallic paint.
Appearing for the first time in the Australian 208 line-up is the sports-oriented GT-Line and, at a lowly $27,490 RRP it is sure to be a favorite for drivers wanting the look and feel of Peugeot’s iconic GTi, but without the high-performance drivetrain.
The range-topping GTi brings with it a revised, more powerful and more efficient 1.6L, Euro 6 four cylinder, turbo drivetrain developing 153kW and 300Nm of torque for only $1000 extra.
Peugeot Australia’s General Manager, John Statari, says the improved value found in the new 208 represents an exciting step forward in the brand’s ongoing growth in Australia, “The new 2015 208 represents fantastic value across the board, from the two new Access models available for less than $20,000, through to the Allure, new GT-Line, and all the way to the more powerful, more efficient GTi for $30,990.
“Thanks to the combination of technological and styling advances with this sharp new pricing our Compact segment range is the strongest and most competitive it has been in years. There really is a vehicle here for any style or performance persuasion, and they’ve never been more affordable.”
The full range will list as per below:
- Access manual; $15,990 (60kW drivetrain)
- Access auto; $18,990 (81kW drivetrain)
- Active; $21,990 (automatic transmission only)
- Allure; $25,990 (automatic transmission only)
- GT-Line; $27,490 (automatic transmission only)
- GTi; $30,990
Options across the range include:
- Metallic paint; $990 (all models)
- Premium/textured paints; $1050 (excludes Access)
- Rear camera $300 (Active, Allure, GT-Line and GTi)
- Rear camera with Active City Brake; $500 (Allure & GT-Line)
- Navigation; $1250 (Active)
- Panoramic roof; $1000 (Allure and GT-Line)
- 17-inch alloy wheels; $1000 (Allure)
- Leather with seat heating front; $2000 (Allure)
208 LINE-UP AT A GLANCE
The repowered and redesigned Peugeot 208 range will launch with five model variants, three engines, three transmissions and two body styles.
NEW Access (RRP: $15,990)
- 60kW, 1.2L, 3 cylinder, PureTech drivetrain
- 5 –speed manual transmission
- Six airbags
- ABS, EBD, Traction control and stability control
- Tyre pressure warning sensors
- Power front windows
- Cruise control with electronic speed limiter
- Air-conditioning with air-conditioned glovebox
- Six speaker audio with CD player and Arkamys digital sound processing
- USB and Bluetooth connectivity
- Steering wheel audio controls
- Central locking
- Halogen headlamps with Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
- Hurricane Grey paint
- 15” steel wheels with wheel covers with full size spare
NEW Access automatic (RRP: $18,990) – over Access manual.
- +21kW (1.2L, PureTech, turbo-petrol drivetrain)
- Six-speed Aisin automatic transmission
- Stop and Start system
Active (RRP: $21,990) – over Access automatic.
- 7” full-colour touchscreen audio
- Front fog lamps
- Rear parking sonar
- Programmable cruise control via 7” touchscreen
- Two-tone black and chrome headlamps with LED DRL
- 16” Titane alloy wheels with full size spare
- Leather steering wheel
- Body colour door handles
- Electric folding mirrors
Allure (RRP: $25,990) – over Active
- Dual-zone climate control
- Satellite navigation
- Self-parking (Entry, exit, parallel)
- Fog lamps with cornering function
- Front parking sensors
- Automatic headlamps
- Rain-sensing wipers
- Electrochromatic rear view mirror
- Chrome pack with chrome effect ‘Equalizer’ grille and mirror shells
- Smooth leather steering wheel and gear lever with satin chrome highlights
- Satin chrome highlights around air vents and dash
- Folding centre armrest with storage
- Mistral mesh sports cloth trim
NEW GT-Line (RRP: $27,990) – over Allure
- 17” Caesium alloy wheels
- Privacy glass
- GT-Line piano black and gloss red interior highlights and red stripe seatbelts
- Sports bucket seats in Mistral/Red Oxford topstitch
- Smooth leather and chrome steering wheel
- Passenger seat height adjustment
- ‘Equalizer’ sports grille with red highlights and red Peugeot lettering
- Perla nera black mirror shells
- Chrome exhaust tips
- GT-Line badging
- 3 door body style
- +72kW, +95Nm over 1.2L PureTech turbo (153kW and 300Nm)
- 6 speed manual transmission
- 17” Carbone alloy wheels
- Chrome headlamps with GTi lettering and LED lighting signature
- Unique front and rear bumpers
- Rear spoiler
- Dual chrome exhaust tips
- Sports bucket seats in half nappa leather and mesh cloth trim
- GTi badging and identity plate
- Minus front parking sonar and park assist