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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Four or six speed automatic gearbox which offers a choice between the comfort of fully automatic operation, enhanced by sport and snow programmes, or manual gear changing. Two driving modes are p ...

Distance recorders
The total and trip distances are displayed for thirty seconds when the ignition is switched off, when the driver's door is opened and when the vehicle is locked or unlocked. Total distanc ...

Quality of the fuel used for petrol engines
The petrol engines are perfectly compatible with E10 or E24 type petrol biofuels (containing 10 % or 24 % ethanol), conforming to European standards EN 228 and EN 15376. E85 type fuels (containing ...