There’s a decent range of adjustment for the seat and steering wheel, and the seats themselves are supportive. However, the driving position isn’t perfect because the seat is a bit too close to the floor, even in its highest setting, forcing you to sit with your legs stretched out in front of you. Bulky pillars limit visibility, but the dash is pretty logically laid out.
The 508 is more than a match for most mainstream rivals when it comes to interior quality thanks to plenty of soft touch plastics, solid controls and an array of attractive trims. It might be better than a Ford Mondeo or Vauxhall Insignia, but it can’t beat the VW Passat or Audi A4.
The infotainment system is less impressive. It might be 7.0in in size but it feels a long way away and is recessed into the dash making it seem smaller. Shorter drivers are likely to find it a bit of a stretch and we wish it were angled towards the driver. That said it’s fairly responsive and simple to navigate.
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