Peugeot 208 1.5 BlueHDi 100 GT 5dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

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Peugeot 208 front - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 front - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 rear - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 dashboard - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 rear seats - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 front seats - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 infotainment system - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 side - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 front studio - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 rear studio - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 front seats - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 boot - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 front - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 rear - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 dashboard - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 rear seats - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 front seats - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 infotainment system - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 side - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 front studio - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 rear studio - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 front seats - blue 69-plate car
  • Peugeot 208 boot - blue 69-plate car
RRP £26,370What Car? Target Price£24,656
Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

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 punchy and doesn't drink much fuel. The Ford Fiesta and other rivals are much more fun to drive but few are quite as stylish.

Worthwhile if you want extra safety tech such as blind spot monitoring, an upgraded emergency brake system that can recognise vulnerable road users at night, as well as a bigger 10in infotainment screen. It’s a bit too pricey, though.

The 1.5 BlueHDi diesel offering has 99bhp and plenty of low-down torque, making it even punchier than the PureTech 100 petrol. It’s not as refined as the petrol engines, but if you cover lots of miles each year this is the engine that’ll suit you best.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

73.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

311

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

101

g/km