Details of the range, specification, powertrain line-up and pricing are announced today for the stylish new Peugeot 508, due in the UK in April 2011.
Available in the UK from launch in both Saloon and SW body styles, the Peugeot 508 brings to the market a confident, stylish and well-equipped model range. Highlights include an elegant design, powerful, economical and low CO2 engines and the debut of Peugeot's new e-HDi Stop & Start System technology. A modern interior design that is both practical and comfortable for its occupants is also a strength of the new Peugeot 508 range which will be available in five trim levels: Access, SR, Active, Allure and GT.
Seven powertrain options will be available on the new Peugeot 508 at launch.
bhp @ rpm
lb ft @ rpm
|Combined Fuel Consumption
Saloon / SW
Saloon / SW
|1.6 VTi 120 EGC||120 @ 6000||117 @ 4250||45.6 / 44.8 mpg||144 / 145 g/km|
|1.6 THP 156 manual||156 @ 5800||180 @ 1400||44.1 / 43.5 mpg||149 / 150 g/km|
|HDi Diesel Engines|
|1.6 HDi 112 manual||112 @ 3600||180 @ 1500||60.1 / 58.9 mpg||124 / 125 g/km|
|1.6 HDi 112 SSS EGC||112 @ 3600||202 @ 1750||64.2 / 62.8 mpg||109 / 110 g/km|
|2.0 HDi 140 manual||140 @ 4000||240 @ 2000||58.9 / 56.5 mpg||125 / 130 g/km|
|2.0 HDi 163 Automatic||163 @ 3750||255 @ 2000||49.6 / 49.6 mpg||149 / 149 g/km|
|2.0 HDi 200 Automatic||204 @ 3500||338 @ 2000||49.6 / 47.8 mpg||150 / 154 g/km|
The HDi 112 diesel engine is available in two versions, with either a five-speed manual gearbox or Peugeot's innovative e-HDi Stop & Start System with a six-speed electronically controlled manual gearbox (EGC). The fitment of the e-HDi Stop & Start System technology on the Peugeot 508 enables customers to reduce fuel consumption (up to 15% in urban driving) and with the fitment of the EGC gearbox it produces just 109 g/km of CO2 in the Saloon and 110 g/km in the SW version.
The Peugeot 508 is also available with two different front suspension configurations. An all-new pseudo McPherson type front suspension will be the main option on the majority of the Peugeot 508 range. As well as improved driveability this new set-up reduces weight, as it is 12kg lighter than the design featured on the Peugeot 407. The Peugeot 508 'GT' model features a drop link double wishbone front suspension advancing the suspension design similar to the Peugeot 407. The use of a linked double wishbone helps separate suspension and steering forces to improve road holding and steering accuracy.
At the rear, the entire range is equipped with multi-arm suspension. This is designed to ensure excellent efficiency with maximum body control and ride comfort due to its superior control of longitudinal and transverse forces.Peugeot 508 Saloon and SW Pricing
|CO2 Emissions (g/km)
Saloon / SW
Saloon / SW
|ACCESS 1.6 VTi 120 with 6-speed EGC||144 / 145||£18,150 / £19,175|
|ACCESS e-HDi 1.6 112 FAP with 6-speed EGC||109 / 110||£19,050 / £20,075|
|SR VTi 1.6 120 with 6-speed EGC||144 / 145||£20,050 / £21,075|
|SR THP 1.6 156 with 6-speed manual||149 / 150||£20,850 / £21,875|
|SR HDi 1.6 112 with 5-speed manual||124 / 125||£20,150 / £21,175|
|SR e-HDi 1.6 112 FAP with 6-speed EGC||109 / 110||£20,950 / £21,975|
|SR HDi 2.0 140 with 6-speed manual||125 / 130||£20,950 / £21,975|
|SR HDi 2.0 163 with 6-speed Automatic||149 / 149||£22,550 / £23,575|
|ACTIVE 1.6 THP 156 with 6-speed manual||149 / 150||£20,650 / £21,875|
|ACTIVE 1.6 HDi 112 with 5-speed manual||124 / 125||£19,950 / £21,175|
|ACTIVE e-HDi 1.6 112 FAP with 6-speed EGC||109 / 110||£20,750 / £21,975|
|ACTIVE HDi 140 with 6-speed manual||125 / 130||£20,750 / £21,975|
|ACTIVE HDi 163 with 6-speed Automatic||149 / 149||£22,350 / £23,575|
|ALLURE THP 156 with 6-speed manual||149 / 150||£22,995 / £24,220|
|ALLURE HDi 140 with 6-speed manual||125 / 130||£23,100 / £24,325|
|ALLURE HDi 163 with 6-speed Automatic||149 / 149||£24,700 / £25,925|
|GT HDi 200 with 6-speed Automatic||150 / 154||£28,750 / £29,975|
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