2015 Peugeot 508 comes with an improved appearance, “cleaner” engines, modernized cockpit, updated design and the latest technology. France sedan offers an excellent compromise between behavior on the road and comfort. The car belongs to the D-segment, and being as it is now available in sedan and wagon versions.
2015 Peugeot 508 was debut to the public at the salon in Moscow and Chengdu-China at the end of August and then in October will be among the stars of the Paris Motor Show, while commercialization in the European market will go through in September 2014, while in China, January 2015.
Design and Interior
What is new about the 508? The Peugeot 508 is refreshed and exudes elegant style and character of the “enhanced” the new “nose”, inspired by some of the latest concepts of the French manufacturer. The grille is narrower, with the sign of Leo, who had landed at the top of the hood, which is now installed horizontally and gives the car a dose of robustness, while the dominance take modernized headlights with LEDs technologies. The last part got a new bumper and a set of cloud lamps.
The 2015 Peugeot 508 interior was modernized and simplified, so that many of the functions now controlled centrally mounted screen sensitive to touch with seven inches, which eliminated a few keys and made more place for a new section to store things, located at the level of the driver’s view. Novelty is also infotainment system called “Michelin Guide TripAdvisor” now includes Peugeot Connect application that offers a range of functions, from the Internet in real time information on traffic in points of interest, to fuel prices and the availability of parking.
Thanks to the ergonomic touch-screen display, applications can be easily and intuitively accessible. It must be noted that the French took into account when the quality of the material in question, because everyone is on a very high level. As for the equipment to the new 508 should emphasize the four-zone air, electronic handbrake, automatic headlights, keiless and JBL sound system. Among the novelties of content options such as monitoring dead angles and camera for a ride in the back of the screen that displays images in full color.
New Peugeot 508 Engines
2015 Peugeot 508 will offer a 2.0-liter HDi BLUE diesel versions of the 150 and 180 hp. The engine of 150 hp now emits 105g / km CO₂, which is a French manufacturer of one of the best in class in this domain. Stronger units of 180 hp is now connected with the new six-speed automatic transmission, thus reducing pollution at 111g / km.
As for gasoline engines, they are in line with the Euro 6 standards. There is a 1.6 liter THP 165 hp, which is associated with an automatic transmission with six gear. Replacing the 1.6 liter THP 156 hp (Euro 5), the new engine of 165 “horses” to reduce emissions CO₂ to 129 g / km instead of 144 g / km in the best case with the previous generation of engines.
Also in offer is and Hybrid4, the version of the drive system which combines 2.0 liter HDi with 163 hp and an electric motor with 37 hp, for a total production of 200 “horses” in combination with the system-wheel drive. It provides high efficiency with fuel consumption of only 3.3 liters per 100 km and emissions CO₂ of 85g / km. This Hybrid4 will be offered to the limo and RXH model.
2015 Peugeot 508 Prices And Release Date
Peugeot-Citroen (PSA) has a new president, Carlos Tavarez, whose task is to lower costs, pushed prices, explore new markets and streamline production mode, in an attempt to restore the PSA when it comes to profitability. While he indicated that he would soon outdated models like the 807 sedan and MPV-Cabriolet to be replaced in a few years, from the purge will not fail even only represented 508, which will be replaced by more advanced model. Simply, it is because the D segment cars critical to the Chinese market, which “swallows” more than 36% of total production. The vehicle is manufactured in France and China, and since its inception Peugeot 508 was sold in nearly 370,000 copies. As we said before 2015 Peugeot 508 will be available from this September in Europe and in January 2015 in China. Price will be from 22.000 euros($28.300) to 32.600 euros($46.300) for Hybrid4 model.