New Peugeot 208 Quotes

Performance

There are a range of different engines with the 208, which offer impressive efficiency a diesel engine is good for covering a lot of miles and the HDI version promises low fuel consumption. For a high speed test drive it’s best to go for a 1.6L diesel engineA good 208 about town is the 1.2L Active 5dr which will do a 0-60mph run in 12.8 seconds and a top speed of 109mph, it performs better than both the Fiesta 1.25L Zetec 5dr and the Rio 2 1.25L 5dr which only manage top speeds of 104mph and 107mph.

Running Costs

Attractively, most of the range will be efficient to run as all diesel engines return upwards of 74mpg and are exempt from road tax. The e-HDi diesels, starting at around £14,395 are the most efficient across the range as they are fitted with stop-start and an EGC gearbox which will return 81.3 mpg and are again exempt from road tax.Even the less efficient 1.2L 5dr returns 51.4mpg compared to the Fiesta and the Rio which will only return 38.2mpg and 44.8mpg and have more expensive entry prices at £13,095 and £12,495.