Peugeot 308 SW More space in French

More space in French

Shortly after the premiere of the Peugeot 308 sedan now pushes on the wagon. The clearly provides more space for little more money.

The compact station wagons have the attack of the SUV in better shape than the compact vans. This might be due to the better ratio of space and price. Also, the Peugeot 308 SW, which is now celebrating at the Geneva show ( until March 16 ) premiere, remains below the 20,000 - euro mark.

With 4.58 meters, 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 a stretched to 11 inches wheelbase. This benefits not only the legroom of the rear passengers, but also the trunk. With 610 liters, it is inclusive of storage compartments under the loading floor almost 40 liters greater than in its predecessor.

© PeugeotDas cockpit corresponds to that of the sedan   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/156 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 optional third row of seats in the luggage compartment is no longer offered.

The available now, provisional entry-level version with the 96 kW/130 hp gasoline costs from 19,250 euros. Compared to the comparable sedan corresponds to an extra charge of only around 400 euros. For other manufacturers, the combined charge of twice to three times. But the 308 SW can also in-house competition behind: For the compact crossover 3008 and the compact MPV 5008 to 22,200 euros or 22,300 euros due.