At this year’s Geneva Motor Show Peugeot unveiled a new model with label 108. Model 2015 Peugeot 108 is the successor to the model 107 who did not have much success in the market. Peugeot promises to his latest city car labeled 108 to be one of the easiest and most economical car in its class.
2015 Peugeot 108 design
The new 2015 Peugeot 108 weighs only 840 kg , 3:47 meters long with a width of 1.6 meters and the start will be available as a hatchback versions with three and five doors. The line will later be expanded with the convertible, which is already known to have an awning length of 76 cm and 80 cm wide. When compared with the previous model, the new 108 is shifted to a higher class as a competitor to premium vehicles such as the Audi A1, Adam Opel and Fiat 500.
The design of the new 108 model resembles the much larger Peugeot 308. Pictures of the interior have not yet been published and Peugeot promises that it will be the same space as in a lot of larger cars and that the quality will be at high level. Peugeot hopes to offer a long list of standard and optional equipment, so 2015 Peugeot 108 will be available with LCD monitor for navigation, push-button ignition, automatic climate and ” Peugeot Music ” radio station that the owner will be able to choose among the wide range of music.
2015 Peugeot 108 engine
The engine range for the model 2015 Peugeot 108 starts with a small 1.0L I3 engine, which develops 68 hp and emits just 88 g / km. The only option left is slightly larger 1.2L engine with 82 hp, with CO2 emissions of 99 g / km, and in both cases the customer can choose between manual and automatic gearbox with five gears. One of surprises is that does not offer diesel engines, Peugeot’s justice that too high costs for the development of such a motor in such a small car.
2015 Peugeot 108 release date
Production and sales of the 2015 Peugeot 108 starts in July. What is needed over the French giant is definitely a success with this model. After a loss of 2.3 billion euros in 2013 , the Peugeot has recently received three billion euros from the Chinese partner Dongfeng Motor, and certainly expect better days for this famous vehicle manufacturers.