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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Automatic one-touch operation
To open or close the window, press or pull the switch fully: the window opens or closes completely when the switch is released. Pressing the switch again stops the movement of the window. The ele ...

Steering wheel adjustment
When stationary , pull the control lever to release the adjustment mechanism. Adjust the height and reach to suit your driving position. Push the control lever to lock the adjustment mechanism. ...

Parking brake
If excessive travel or a loss of effectiveness of this system is noticed, the parking brake must be checked, even between two services. Checking this system must be done by a PEUGEOT dealer or a ...