Peugeot 208 1.2 PureTech 100 Allure 5dr EAT8 Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
Peugeot 208 front - blue 69-plate car
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RRP £21,195What Car? Target Price£20,235
Review

One of the very best small cars, standing out for ride comfort, interior quality and hushed cruising manners. The 1.2 Puretech 100 engine is also punchy and doesn't drink much fuel. It isn't cheap to buy, though, and rivals such as the Ford Fiesta are much more fun to drive.

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This is definitely the trim to go for. It comes with 17in alloys, rear parking sensors, electric rear windows, dual-zone climate control, privacy glass, automatic wipers and power-folding door mirrors, as well as a 3D-style digital driver display. You also get wireless charging in addition to all the infotainment and safety features the Active trim comes with.

If you can stretch your budget to the 99bhp Puretech 100 petrol you'll have the pick of the range. The Puretech 100 is a really strong engine that picks up well from low revs; it's absolutely ideal for propelling you along on A-roads and motorways without any fuss, and livelier than a Clio or Polo with equivalent power. It's pretty quiet and we also managed nearly 48mpg in our trials, which is impressive.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

311

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

133

g/km

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