Peugeot 408 1.2 PureTech Allure Premium 5dr EAT8 Review

Category: Coupe SUV

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RRP £32,175What Car? Target Price£31,085
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

The 408 is pleasant inside and fairly well equipped. The closely-related Citroën C5 X is more comfortable and cheaper to buy, but the plug-in hybrid 408's slightly longer electric range makes it a better choice for company car buyers.

For a reasonable amount of extra money this adds adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, front parking sensors and 19in alloys. It’s worth considering.

This is the cheapest way into the 408. It offers a 1.2-litre petrol engine with 128bhp, and having driven this engine in the Citroën C5 X we suspect this is the version to recommend unless you're a company car users. In the C5X, it’s punchy enough and relatively frugal.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

48.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

536

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

133

g/km