The Peugeot e-208 is the electric version of the new Peugeot 208, a compact hatchback that combines a sleek design, a spacious interior, and a range of advanced features. The Peugeot e-208 offers a smooth and silent driving experience with zero emissions and low running costs. It also has a generous battery capacity that allows it to travel over 400 km (249 miles) on a single charge, according to the WLTP cycle.
The Peugeot e-208 is part of the brand’s strategy to electrify its entire range by 2025. It is one of the first models to feature the new Peugeot logo, which represents a lion’s head in a shield. The logo reflects the brand’s heritage, identity, and vision for the future.
Design and Features
The Peugeot e-208 has a distinctive and dynamic design that stands out from the crowd. It has a low and sporty silhouette, with sharp lines and curves that give it a sense of movement and energy. The front end features a large grille with the new Peugeot logo, flanked by LED headlights with a three-claw signature. The rear end has a black strip that connects the LED taillights, also with a three-claw signature. The Peugeot e-208 also has exclusive details that differentiate it from the conventional 208, such as the dichroic lion emblem, the "e" monogram on the front wings and tailgate, and the body-colored chequered grille.
The interior of the Peugeot e-208 is spacious and comfortable, with a modern and minimalist style. It has a digital cockpit with a 10-inch touchscreen and a 3D head-up display showing essential information such as speed, battery level, and navigation. The Peugeot e-208 also has the Peugeot i-Cockpit, which includes a compact steering wheel, ergonomic seats, and intuitive controls. The Peugeot e-208 offers high connectivity and safety, with features such as wireless smartphone charging, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and parking assist.
Performance and Range
ThePeugeot e-208 is powered by a 100 kW (136 hp) electric motor that delivers 260 Nm (192 lb-ft) of torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 8.1 seconds and reach a top speed of 150 km/h (93 mph). The Peugeot e-208 has three driving modes: Eco, Normal, and Sport. Eco mode optimizes energy consumption by reducing power output and air conditioning. Normal mode provides a balanced performance for everyday use. Sport mode enhances responsiveness and agility by maximizing power output.
The Peugeot e-208 has a 50 kWh lithium-ion battery that provides a range of up to 417 km (259 miles) on the WLTP cycle. The battery can be recharged in different ways, depending on the available time and infrastructure. The Peugeot e-208 can be plugged into a standard household socket for a slow charge or into a dedicated wall box for a faster charge. It can also be connected to a public charging station for an even faster charge. The Peugeot e-208 supports rapid charging up to 100 kW, which can replenish 80% of the battery in 30 minutes.
Price and Availability
The Peugeot e-208 is available in four trim levels: Active, Allure, GT Line, and GT. The Active trim starts at €26,100 ($29,500), while the GT trim goes up to €32,600 ($36,800). The prices include an eight-year or 160,000 km (99,419 miles) warranty for the battery. The Peugeot e-208 is already on sale in several European markets, such as Germany, Sweden, and Italy. It is expected to arrive in other countries soon.
The Peugeot e-208 is a fun and irresistible electric hatchback that combines design, features, performance, and range. It is one of the best options in its segment for those who want to enjoy electric mobility's benefits without compromising style or comfort. The Peugeot e-208 is more than just a car; it is a statement of innovation and sustainability. @via Peugeot.