3 EFFICIENT PEUGEOT CARS
Peugeot is one of the world’s oldest automotive brand having been established by Jean Pierre and Jean Frederic Peugeot in 1810. The French automaker is currently part of the Group PSA and is renowned for manufacturing reliable strong vehicles. Although Peugeot is more competitive on the race tracks, it has produced some popular on road cars. tHe following are some of the most efficient Peugeot cars in UAE.
Launched in 2007, the Peugeot 308 is the first car under the X08 Peugeot models and was designed by Stephan Pereux as a replacement of the Peugeot 307. This small family car has since received many facelifts and remodelling that have made it quite popular in different parts of the world. Renowned for being fuel efficient and spacious, the 308 has continued to evolve over time, adopting technological changes in a bid to please its ardent fandom. In 2014, the Peugeot 308 beat BMW i3 and Tesla Model S to clinch the title of the European Car of the Year for its 2013 model. The 2017 Peugeot 308 features a new front bumper and bonnet as well as a redesigned grille that features Peugeot’s famous Lion logo. Apart from the Active and GTi models, every 308 now features the Panoramic roof while every model now has the TomTom satellite navigation as part of the updated central touchscreen. Peugeot has also upgraded the engine of the new 308 to include the more powerful 1.5HDi engine which produces 130bhp.
The Peugeot Partner is the identical sister to the Citroen Berlingo. It is a compact and robust van that competes with the likes of Ford Transit Connect, Fiat Doblo and VW Caddy. In 2015, the Peugeot Partner received a facelift on the front and was remodelled to include a new engine. The 2018 Partner Peugeot bears a strong semblance to the Peugeot Rifter MPV and features a boxier, chunkier look that sets its apart from the Citroen Berlingo. The new crossover-ish design adopted on the Partner is somewhat similar to those of the Peugeot 2008 and Peugeot 3008. In addition to facelift, the 2018 Partner also has more cargo load capacity and can accommodate between 650kg to 1 tonne.
The 208 Peugeot replaced the Peugeot 207 and was officially launched in 2012 at the Geneva Motor Show. The first 208 was a hatchback with 3 doors but Peugeot added the 5-door hatch in 2012. The 2018 Peugeot 208 has been remodelled and features sharper angles that give it a more appealing look. In addition, Peugeot has also packed on technology with the new 208 including features such as park assist, reverse camera, active city brakes and connected 3D navigation system amongst other impressive additions.