2015 Peugeot 208 facelift was officially unveiled, ahead of its public introduction during this year Geneva Motor Show. The small segment best-seller addopts smaller treats to be more appealing.
The front-end uses the new “EQUALIZER “grille, new bumper, two-tone headlamps, with black and chrome masks and an LED light signature. The new 208 also features from 15 inch NIOBIUM wheel trims to the 17 inch CARBONE wheels, chrome door mirror shells and rear lamps with new 3D LED claws.
Inside the car, the i-Cockpit comprises a compact steering wheel, a head-up instrument panel and a large touch screen. The head-up instrument panel places the essential driving information in the driver’s field of vision. The 208 facelift also makes use of Active City Brake and the Reversing camera. It still has its large 7-inch screen and the Park Assist, an active parking assistance system allowing a vehicle to park in and leave a parallel parking space automatically.
The engine range will include the popular 1.6 liter diesel, in 75, 90 and 110 hp. With the exception of the entry level 75 hp version, they are all fitted with the Stop & Start system. The most efficient unit will remain though the 75 hp version, using an optional start-stop system. This configuration will only ask for 3 liters/100 km and will emit 79 g/km.
Also, the PureTech family of three-cylinder petrol engines is expanded with the 1.2 litre turbocharged PureTech 110 S&S version.
Produced both in Poissy (France) and Trnava (Slovakia) for all destinations in Europe, sales will start from mid-June 2015.