Peugeot 308 2018: details of the renovation of compact Gallo

After filtration and first advance, Peugeot finally revealed all the details and images of the expected renewal of its compact. The new Peugeot 308 2018 debut before us with a modern image with technological equipment that benefits from the arrival of new systems. The new Peugeot 308 and 308 SW will be produced in Sochaux (France).

Peugeot 308 2018 - Front

Peugeot 308 2018. The French compact is renewed inside and out.

Within weeks ago the first pictures leaked New Peugeot 308 2018. Shortly thereafter, the French firm unveiled the first image of its revamped model with the first details of this long-awaited update. Well, now, almost a month later, the Lion brand has released all information concerning the "facelift" (facelift) compact Peugeot.

With more than 760,000 units sold since its launch, the Peugeot 308 is one of the most important models the company. With the advent of this renewal, the brand hopes to write a new volume in the history of 308. As we noted in our previous article, the new Peugeot 308 has been renovated inside (especially) and out (Minor).

You can now boast of having all the systems driving aid that already were in the latest release of the French manufacturer, the Peugeot 3008 and 5008. However, better start by detailing the changes that are noticeable to the naked eye. As they say, the better we split. With a fluid and elegant style, expressive design is present in six trim levels which comprise its range: Access, Active, Allure, GT Line, GT and GTi.

Peugeot 308 2018 - Interior

A look inside the revamped model of Peugeot.

The new Peugeot 308 2018 will remain available in two types of bodies: hatchback Y SW (family). If we focus on the front, we realize that we have a new bonnet, with sharp lines, vertical grille crown. The characteristic lion and the letters "Peugeot" will also make an appearance. To this we must add the new bumpers and new optical design with LED daytime running lamps for lighting. Higher versions feature Full LED headlights.

If we look at the back, plus new bumpers we find a housing of the lights that has been obscured. Depending on the termination configured tailpipe be visible or not. Customization options have been increased with three new aluminum wheels and a palette of ten colors for the body that will be available from the time of launch of the new Peugeot 308.

Leaving aside the outside and taking a look at the pictures of interior, we see a more refined interior space with an evolution that seeks to strengthen its strengths. He new Peugeot i-Cockpit makes an appearance, opens the command "Shift by Wire and Park 'on models with automatic transmission EAT8, there is a new capacitive touch screen and we will have a new selection of upholstery and higher quality finishes.

Peugeot 308 2018

The range of the 308 comprises six surfaces and two bodies (Hatchback and SW).

Connectivity, as already proposed, it will be one of the strengths of the new Peugeot 308 and Peugeot 308 SW. his Infotainment system supports MirrorLink, Android Auto and Apple carplay.

And what about systems driving aid? It is another aspect that has sought to reinforce. Among other technologies, the new 308 will alert function collision risk, active alert involuntary change lanes, alert attention to the driver, automatic ignition lights road, traffic sign recognition, Visiopark 1 regulator active with Stop speed, Park Assist or notice of dead angle.

With regard to the engine range, there are important developments. It adds to supply new engines petrol and diesel more efficient. Gasoline, we have a new engine PureTech 130 S&S associated with a new manual gearbox with six gears. This mechanism will not be available until later this year. The other big scoop in the range is the arrival of BlueHDi diesel engine 130 S&S combined with manual transmission indicated. 

Peugeot 308 2018 - headlights

The new look Peugeot 308 2018.

Another change that undergoes the mechanical stars the Peugeot engine 308 GT 180 S BlueHDi&S since releases the automatic gearbox EAT8 new generation.

The new Peugeot 308 and 308 SW are produced in the factory that the PSA Group has in Sochaux (France).