All-new 2021 Peugeot 308 debuts, new logo and PHEV variants

Shaun · Mar 18, 2021 11:39 AM

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The all-new 2021 Peugeot 308 has been officially revealed. The new French hatchback can be seen sporting the company’s new logo.

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The front fascia takes on a similar design language used in the Peugeot 508, with its fang-like LEDs that extend from the headlamps. And the abovementioned new logo can be seen on the grille.

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Over to the rear, it sports a more aggressive outlook with a sculptured profile and sweeping taillamps. The new Peugeot 308 has a lower drag coefficient than before, at 0.28 Cd.

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The 2021 Peugeot 308 has a larger footprint than before, measuring 4,367 mm long (+114 mm), 1,852 mm wide (+48 mm), 1,444 mm tall (-13 mm), with a 2,675 mm wheelbase (+55 mm)

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Inside, it looks sharper than before and again, similar to the Peugeot 508’s edgy theme. There's a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system and below it, there's a wireless charging tray with 2 USB C sockets.

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The 2021 Peugeot 308 sits on the EMP2 platform that is shared with various Citroen models. Petrol-engine-only variant is a 1.2-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder petrol engine with a maximum output of 130 PS/230 Nm, paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.

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Plug-in hybrid variants are powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine with 2 states of tune - 150 PS and 180 PS, paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Both feature a 12.4 kWh battery with a maximum EV range of up to 60 km on a WLTP cycle.

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The 2021 Peugeot 308 can be optioned with a host of advanced driver-assistance features including:

  • Adaptive cruise control with Stop and Go function
  • Automatic emergency braking (detects pedestrians and cyclists, day and night, from 7 km/h up to 140 km/h depending on version) with collision warning
  • Active warning of unintentional line (or roadside) crossing with course correction
  • Driver Attention Alert, to detect driver alertness over long driving times and at speeds above 65 km/h by analysing the steering wheel micro-movements 
  • Automatic high beam switching
  • Extended recognition of traffic signs

Also read: Can Peugeot’s new logo and distributor revive the brand in Malaysia?

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Shaun

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The quest for automotive knowledge began as soon as the earliest memories. Various sources information, even questionable ones, have been explored including video games, television, magazines, or even internet forums. Still stuck in that rabbit hole.

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