Peugeot 308 1.5 BlueHDi 130 GT 5dr EAT8 Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Peugeot 308
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RRP £28,145What Car? Target Price£26,853
Review

The Peugeot 308 has some frugal engines, but it falls way short of its best rivals to drive and rear space is tight

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This is Peugeot’s ‘warm’ hatch version of the 308. As such, it gets two potent engine choices, as well as a lowered ride height, keyless entry and start, radar cruise control and automatic emergency braking as standard, along with the ability to disengage the electronic stability control. There are also a whole host of bespoke sporting visual changes both inside and out.

A worthy replacement for our former favourite engine in the range, the 1.6 BlueHDi 120. Not only is this new 1.5 more powerful than the unit it replaces, but it’s also cleaner and more frugal. With plenty of low-down grunt, there really is no need to step up to the larger and more expensive 2.0-litre diesels. It’s our pick of the diesels.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

64.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

470

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

119

g/km

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