Model Peugeot 508 was first introduced four years ago. This model is intended to replace outdated models 407 and 607. Since it appeared on the market that has not fulfilled its goal. This model is supposed to compete with rivals such as the Volkswagen Passat, Ford Mondeo / Fusion and Opel / Buick Insignia, however, he never made it. Peugeot plans to refresh the model to improve its market position. This is only a temporary solution as the French carmaker plans to replace the 508 with two new models in the near future.
2015 Peugeot 508 redesign
Peugeot is on this year’s motor show in Moscow, presented redesign 508 in order to attack the popular Ford Mondeo. Buyer of models 2015 Peugeot 508 will be able to choose between three versions: sedan, wagon and RX version. The biggest changes can be seen in the form of design lights, the first 508 will provide a standard LED headlights. It seems that many of the lines taken from the popular 308 hatchback, which was also voted World Car of the Year. Peugeot’s improved interior and a large selection of standard and optional equipment and quality materials. With these changes in 2015 Peugeot 508 is now on a par with luxury cars.
2015 Peugeot 508 engine
The 2015 Peugeot 508 will also be offered with the new engine, which is primarily related to the new 1.6L turbo petrol engine, which develops 165 hp and replaces the version with 156 hp, and promises better performance and lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. As expected, Peugeot expects most buyers to opt for one of two 2.0L HDi diesel engine and a 148 hp and CO2 emissions of 105 g / km and 178 hp and CO emissions of 111 g / km. The offer remains and Hybrid4 model, which combines the 2.0L diesel engine with electric, and develops 197 hp with an average fuel consumption of just 3.5 liters per 100 kilometers.
The 2015 Peugeot 508 would have to survive on sale until at least 2020, when he should make his debut one of the first replacement. How will the replacement look like is not yet known but should be most similar to the Exalt concept.