From the available since September 2007 PEUGEOT 308 Hatchback Sedan, the French car company promised a strong presence in the European compact cars to models such as the Volkswagen Golf, Mazda3 or the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. The as CC (convertible coupé), and since 2008 available in the wagon version PEUGEOT 308 SW Three-or five-door hatchback is now available in many engines, including two 120 or 150 hp payable 1.6-liter gasoline engines, a cooperation with BMW come. These are similar, so the new Peugeot 308 acceleration of 8.8 seconds, and top speed of 213 km / h at any time with the performance of previous 2.0-liter units. In addition PEUGEOT presented for the 308 three frugal HDi diesel variants that produce between 112 hp in the 308 1.6 HDi FAP 140 bhp and EGS6 and all are equipped with a diesel particulate filter. The result: 6,1 to 7.5 liters average fuel consumption in the gasoline engines, 3.7 to 6.2 liters for diesel models. The Peugeot 308 is available in the variants Filou, Tendance, Sport and Sport Plus. Since the autumn of 2010, all diesel and two petrol engines can also be equipped with the new electronic 6-speed manual (EGS6). The Peugeot 308 is particularly in the interior is larger than many other compact car, due to its width of 1.81 meters. Geneva Motor Show to the French group presented a facelift for the 308 In addition to a revision of the front and rear mainly presented at the IAA 2011 112 hp diesel engine with a displacement of 1.6 liters, and diesel particulate filter on the VW Golf is to make opponents carefully, with start-stop system just 3.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers consumes and emits 98 grams of CO ² per kilometer. With the optionally available panorama - glass roof space is felt even at the level of 20 centimeters longer vans. For highest security standards ensure the PEUGEOT 308 including ABS, ESP and seven airbags. Already the basic equipment of the French compacts include on-board computer, front electric windows and central locking with remote control.