French brands Peugeot and Citroen have increased prices by up to six per cent for July – the second price rise since the start of 2022.
Peugeot and Citroen have increased prices in Australia for the second time in six months, with some models nearly $6800 dearer than they were late last year.
In effect from July 1, prices have risen by 2.6 per cent for the Citroen C4, 5.6 per cent for Premium variants of the Peugeot Partner and Expert, and 6.0 per cent for all other Peugeot and Citroen models, due to rising production costs.
The increases amount to as little as $1827 for the Citroen C3 city car, or as much $4800 for the Peugeot 3008 GT Sport Plug-in Hybrid – the latter receiving a price rise just four months after it (and the 508 PHEV, below) launched.
The latest price hikes compound increases for most Peugeot and Citroen models applied earlier this year, meaning some vehicles have risen by as much as $6780 (5008 GT diesel) in a matter of months.
In a statement, Peugeot Australia said: “Due to the challenges being experienced currently across the global automotive industry, there has been an increase in various production and logistics costs resulting in an unavoidable increase in the Manufacturer’s List Price (MLP) for select models in the Peugeot Australia range.”
The same reasoning applies to the Citroen price increases, a statement from the company’s local importer Inchcape indicates.
“Peugeot Australia is committed to supporting customers as we navigate the current environment, with any local market pricing adjustments carefully considered with alternative options explored in detail,” Peugeot adds.
It’s unclear if customers who placed an order before July 1 will be protected from the price rises, with a Peugeot Citroen Australia spokesperson telling Drive: “Customers are encouraged to speak to their Peugeot or Citroen retailer in relation to the specifics of their order.”
Coinciding with the latest price list, the Expert Sport special edition is no longer available – while allocation of the entry-level Partner City van has sold out for Model Year 2022, leaving only Pro and Premium variants for the rest of the year.
“From June production onwards, allocation of the MY22 Peugeot Partner has been exhausted in City specification. This applies to all Partner City variants … Subsequently, Peugeot Australia is no longer accepting any new MY22 Partner City orders effective from 6th June 2022,” a company spokesperson told Drive.
A full price list for the Peugeot and Citroen model ranges in Australia is below, effective 1 July 2022.
2022 Peugeot 2008 Australian pricing
- 2008 Allure – $38,945 (up $2205)
- 2008 GT – $43,397 (up $2457)
- 2008 GT Sport – $51,188 (up $2898)
2022 Peugeot 3008 Australian pricing
- 3008 Allure petrol – $50,075 (up $2835)
- 3008 GT petrol – $53,414 (up $3024)
- 3008 GT diesel – $56,753 (up $3213)
- 3008 GT Sport petrol – $63,431 (up $3591)
- 3008 GT Sport Plug-In Hybrid AWD – $84,790 (up $4800)
2022 Peugeot 5008 Australian pricing
- 5008 GT Sport petrol – $65,657 (up $3717)
- 5008 GT diesel – $66,770 (up $3780)
2022 Peugeot 508 Australian pricing
- 508 GT Fastback – $63,431 (up $3591)
- 508 GT Sportswagon – $65,657 (up $3717)
- 508 GT Fastback Plug-In Hybrid – $81,610 (up $4620)
2022 Peugeot Partner Australian pricing
- Partner Pro Short auto – $35,606 (up $2016)
- Partner Pro Long auto – $38,388 (up $2173)
- Partner Premium Short auto – $38,096 (up $2016)
- Partner Premium Long auto – $40,878 (up $2173)
2022 Peugeot Expert Australian pricing
- Expert City Short manual – $43,397 (up $2457)
- Expert Pro Short auto – $47,849 (up $2709)
- Expert Pro Long manual – $46,736 (up $2646)
- Expert Pro Long auto – $50,075 (up $2835)
- Expert Premium Short auto – $51,039 (up $2709)
- Expert Premium Long auto – $53,265 (up $2835)
2022 Peugeot Boxer Australian pricing
- Boxer Pro Long manual – $54,527 (up $3087)
2022 Citroen Australia pricing
- Citroen C3 Shine – $32,267 (up $1827)
- Citroen C4 Shine – $39,990 (up $2000)
- Citroen C5 Aircross Shine – $52,300 (up $2960)
Note: All prices listed exclude on-road costs.
Alex Misoyannis has been writing about cars since 2017, when he started his own website, Redline. He contributed for Drive in 2018, before joining CarAdvice in 2019, becoming a regular contributing journalist within the news team in 2020. Cars have played a central role throughout Alex’s life, from flicking through car magazines as a young age, to growing up around performance vehicles in a car-loving family.