From launch, the new 308 is available with two Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) powertrains alongside efficient petrol and diesel engines, giving buyers the power of choice and a powertrain to suit any requirement. Plug-in hybrid buyers have a choice between the HYBRID 180 e-EAT8 (From Allure) or the more powerful, HYBRID 225 e-EAT8 (From GT), with both vehicles powered by a 12.4kWh electric battery and a 1.6-litre petrol engine.
Both the HYBRID 180 e-EAT8 and HYBRID 225 e-EAT8 models feature an 81kW electric motor and both are capable of driving up to 37 miles in electric mode under WLTP testing. With CO2 emissions from just 25g/km, the 308 HYBRID models are also eligible for a Benefit-in-Kind rate of just 11%, making them perfect for fleet and business users.
All PHEV variants come with a 3.7kW on-board charger as standard, with buyers able to add a faster, 7.4kW charger as an option. A full charge using the standard charger will take just 3 hrs 50 mins, while the optional 7.4kW charger reduces this to 1 hr 55 mins.
The new 308 is also available with advanced and efficient petrol and diesel engines. The 1.2-litre PureTech 130 EAT8, delivering 130hp and the 1.5-litre BlueHDi 130 EAT8 diesel, delivering 130hp. All 308 models are available exclusively with PEUGEOT’s 8-speed Efficient Automatic Transmission.
Julie David, Managing Director, PEUGEOT, UK, said: “The 308 has been one of PEUGEOT’s biggest-selling vehicles and, with the latest edition, buyers now have the power to choose the powertrain that best meets their needs. With a bold new design, it is the first model to wear our new-look lion logo and the new 308 arrives at an exciting time for PEUGEOT, as we continue our commitment to provide electrified variants across our entire model range by 2025.”