Peugeot 208 1.2 PureTech 100 Allure 5dr Review

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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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Trim: Allure

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.

Engine: 1.2 PureTech 100

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

0-62 MPH9.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: N/AMotorway: N/A
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating