New 79g/km CO2 Peugeot 208 – what you need to know
A new super-efficient Peugeot 208 has been launched. Peugeot claims the new unit makes it the most effiiecent non-hybrid on the market
Peugeot has introduced an updated diesel engine range for its best selling model – the 208. As a result of the enhancements, the French firm claims it’s now the least polluting non-hybrid on the market.
The most efficient 75hp version now puts out an astonishingly low 79g/km of CO2. The super efficient performance is all thanks to a newly developed range of BlueHDi technology engines, meaning every diesel version of the new 208 is below 95g/km of CO2 and as a result benefits from free road tax.
The 79g/km engine is available in Active and Allure trims and can in either three- or five-door form. Combined with stop/start, the 79g/km models car average 94.2mpg, reach a top speed of 106mph and are priced from £14,995 and £16,195 for the three- and five-door respectively.
The same 1.6-litre BlueHDi engine is available in two other power outputs – 100hp and 120hp. The 75hp and 100hp are coupled to a five-speed manual gearbox, while the 120hp comes with a six-speed ‘box. Despite having the most power, the 120hp version still produces just 94g/km of CO2.
The ultra efficient hatchback is available to order now priced from £14,995.
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