Peugeot 408 1.6 Hybrid 225 GT 5dr e-EAT8 Review

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RRP £44,700What Car? Target Price£43,164
Fuel type:
hybrid
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.

Range-topping GT trim is the most expensive in the line-up, but does get a lot of (non-essential) luxuries. That includes a heated steering wheel, a power-assisted tailgate, matrix LED headlights, fancier materials inside and ambient interior lighting.

The range-topping 408 is only a little bit quicker than the cheaper Hybrid 180. Performance is punchy, and the transition from electric to power is fairly smooth. It offers an official electric range of 40 miles.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

269.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

471

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

24

g/km