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ByDave Stopher

Jun 24, 2020

The PEUGEOT 308 was named ‘Car of the Year’ at launch and since then over one and a half million vehicles have been sold. Now, the multi-award winning PEUGEOT 308 is being updated for the 2020 collection.  A new “Vertigo Blue” colour and two new alloy wheels will be available, whilst inside, the dashboard is equipped with a 100% digital PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® as well as a capacitive central screen with a “gloss” finish. In addition, the PEUGEOT 308 offers the latest-generation internal combustion engines and a range of driving aids worthy of the upper segments. Three main trim levels are available, with an additional set of equipment on offer via the ‘Premium’ derivatives.


The PEUGEOT 308 offers balanced proportions in both the hatchback and SW. Its sleek lines give it a strong and dynamic look. In 2020, the exterior has been updated with the addition of a new colour – Vertigo Blue.  In the Allure finish, 16′ Zircon alloy with a diamond finish are available as an option.

The top-of-the-range versions provide access to the Black ‘pack’ option. This gives you the chance to change the majority of chrome trim to gloss black, including: front grille which incorporates the PEUGEOT Lion, the indicator and fog light surround and side window covers. Also available are 18” diamond cut alloys in Sapphire Black with Black Mist varnish available.


A key element to the driving experience that is part of the brand’s DNA, is the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®. The PEUGEOT 308 will be equipped with a 10-inch high-definition digital panel. This instrument cluster incorporates the latest developments in terms of graphic design of the all-new PEUGEOT 208 and 2008 SUV. The central capacitive touch screen includes a “gloss” finish, following the example of the latest generation of smartphones.

Connecting your smartphone in your vehicle is a priority for many customers. The PEUGEOT 308 benefits from the Mirror Screen function, compatible with Mirrorlink®, Android Auto® and Apple CarplayTM. The 3D navigation features voice recognition and is reactive and connected to TomTom® Traffic, it allows you to optimise your journeys with real-time traffic monitoring. Warning of danger zones is now included free of charge as standard.

The PEUGEOT 308 offers a complete range of driving assistance equipment worthy of the upper segments with:

  • Adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go function*
  • Visiopark with 180° rear view camera and Park Assist function.
  • Latest-generation automatic emergency braking and collision risk warning
  • Active lane departure warning (or roadside warning) with lane correction from 40mph (65 km/h) onwards
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Automatic Smart Beam Assist
  • Speed sign recognition and recommendation
  • Active blind spot monitoring system


The PEUGEOT 308 has efficient petrol and diesel engines with CO2 emissions from 95 g/km. These powertrains are approved according to the WLTP protocol.

Available petrol engines:

  • 1.2 PureTech 110 S&S 6 speed manual
  • 1.2 PureTech 130 S&S 6 speed manual or 8 speed automatic

Available diesel engine:

  • 1.5 BlueHDi 100 S&S 6 speed manual
  • 1.5 BlueHDi 130 S&S 6 speed manual or 8 speed automatic

The PEUGEOT 308 GTi sports version completes the catalogue with its four cylinder 1.6L engine producing 263 horsepower and 340 Nm of torque. Thanks to a CO2 emission rate (169 g/km WLTP) and an excellent power-to-weight ratio for its category, this hot hatch is one of the best offers in its segment.


This new range structure is based on three main trim levels. Each of them can be completed by an intermediate trim level named Premium (except on GTi) in order to meet the demands of customers looking for greater comfort, aesthetics or assistance.

The new line-up will be available both in Showrooms and on Peugeot Buy Online, where customers can configure their vehicle, receive a part exchange valuation, personalise their finance and complete their order, all from the comfort of their own home.