Peugeot 208 1.2 PureTech 130 GT Line 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 £24,085What Car? Target Price£22,986
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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GT-Line's useful additions include an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, adaptive LED headlights, front and rear parking sensors and a rear-view camera. Other than that, it's just further cosmetic tweaks inside and out.

This range-topping 128bhp petrol engine is available only with an automatic gearbox. It's very strong but, the cheaper, more efficient Puretech 100 is a better buy.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

51.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

311

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

128

g/km

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