Peugeot 208 Allure e-HDi review

Talking to Peugeots design chief, Gilles Vidal, makes you acutely aware of the importance of the 208, and its need to "re-generate" both Peugeot and, so its makers say, the small, B-segment class of car in general. But does it work, and should it be on your shortlist. We spent a week getting to grips with the new 208 to find out.

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Manual gear changing
This selective gear change mode enables you to overtake, for example, while still remaining in automatic mode. Operate the + or - steering mounted control paddle. The gearbox engages the gear re ...

Gear shift indicator
System which reduces fuel consumption by advising the driver to change up. Operation The system intervenes only when driving economically. Depending on the driving situation and your vehicle's ...

6-Speed electronic gear control gearbox
Six-speed electronic gear control gearbox which offers a choice between the comfort of automated operation or the pleasure of manual gear changing. Two driving modes are offered: - automated mode ...