2021 Peugeot 308 Launched in the UK, Range-Topper Costs VW Golf R Money


The 2021 Peugeot 308 is offered in the Active Premium, Allure, Allure Premium, GT, and GT Premium trim levels.

OTR pricing starts at £24,000 (equal to $33,342), £640 ($889) more than the base Volkswagen Golf Life, and goes up to at least £38,800 ($53,902) for the range-topping model, £495 ($688) shy of the 320 PS (315 HP / 235 kW) Golf R AWD hot hatch.

Depending on the chosen grade, the new 308 can be had with a 1.2-liter PureTech gasoline unit, with 130 PS (128 HP / 96 kW), or a 1.5-liter BlueHDi diesel that has an identical output.

The Hybrid 180, with 180 PS (177 HP / 132 kW), is available from the Allure, while the Hybrid 225, rated at 225 PS (222 HP / 165 kW), is limited to the GT and GT Premium.

The 2021 308 Active Premium has 16-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights, rear parking sensors, electrochromatic rearview mirror, 10-inch infotainment system, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The Allure brings 17-inch wheels, different upholstery inside, ambient lighting, 3D navigation with live traffic updates, 180-degree reversing camera, front parking sensors, and Active Safety Brake tech.

The Allure Premium adds wireless smartphone connectivity, wireless charging pad, rear cross traffic alert with stop&go, and active blind spot detection.

The GT sits on 18-inch wheels, and gets Matrix LED headlights, Peugeot’s i-Cockpit with configurable digital cluster, heated steering wheel, full grain leather with green stitching on the steering wheel, and Alcantara and Isabella leather effect upholstery.

Finally, the GT Premium features different 18-inch wheels, more comfortable driver’s seat with massage function, electrically adjustable and heated front seats, semi-autonomous lane assist, semi-autonomous park assist, and 360-degree cameras.

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