Peugeot 308 SW Large flap, much behind

Large flap, much behind

While the market for compact sedans firmly in hand is VW, Peugeot expects in the estates in this class entirely from opportunities. The French are at 308 SW plenty of space and economy.

The station wagon variant of the Peugeot 308 debut at the Geneva Motor Show ( March 6 to 16 ) Release and comes in the spring on the market. Like the sedan already wants to convince the New 308 SW traditionally called with elegance and fuel-efficient engines.

With 4.58 meters in length, the combination proud 33 centimeters longer than the sedan. The increase resulted not only from the far beyond the rear axle drawn out luggage compartment, but also from one to eleven inches stretched wheelbase. As a result, the Frenchman has with its 610 liters of cargo volume, the nose ahead of the competition to the Golf Variant (605 liters) or Ford Focus Turnier include (490 liters).

The elegant and simple design as well as the reduced cockpit takes the combination of the sedan, as well as various engines. New is a particularly low-emissions 1.6 - liter diesel with 88 kW/120 hp, which is supposed to consume only 3.2 liters per 100 kilometers. Overall, the power band is sufficient for the diesels from 68 kW/92 hp to 110 kW/150 hp. In the petrol Peugeot relies on three-cylinder turbos, first there is the variant with 96 kW/130 hp, in the summer following the entry-level engine with 81 kW/110 hp. Top engine with spark ignition engines is a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 114 kW/155 hp.

When furnishing the combination assumes the assistance systems of the sedan. So there including a spacer - cruise control with emergency brake and a Blind Spot Warner. In addition, can be found on the options list, a panoramic glass roof. The well-known from the previous third-row seats in the luggage compartment is no longer offered.

The price for the new combination is Peugeot not yet known, it is likely to move within the framework of its predecessor, which was starting to get 18,300 euros. The limousine costs from 16,450 euros.