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AA Cars works closely with thousands of UK used car dealers to bring you one of the largest selections of Peugeot 208 cars on the market. You can also browse Peugeot dealers to find a second hand car close to you today. All used Peugeot 208 on the AA Cars website come with free 12 months breakdown cover.
The most recent addition to Peugeot's stable, the 208 is everything a modern supermini should be - efficient, economic, comparatively spacious and fun. If you want efficiency and economy, there's a petrol and a diesel engine in the range that dip under CO2 of 100g/km. If you want room, the 208 is even bigger than the 207 on the inside. The 208's rear leg room and boot space (which from mid-spec up houses 60-40 rear seat split functionality) belies its supermini status. The external styling has been modernised and inside the dash is playful, functional and exciting. From the 'zing' of the dials at start-up to panoramic roof, touchscreen array to impressive sound system, the 208 has fun throughout. Female drivers might want to get their paws on the styling of the 208 'Feline'.
Since the 90s Peugeot has struggled to keep up with the quality everyday road cars Ford has consistently turned out. With the release of the 208 in 2012, however, the French manufacturer has put itself right back on the map. The Peugeot 208 is a sophisticated supermini with a smart interior, comfortable ride and a number of efficient engine options. It might not quite be the car to usurp the Fords, but it's an excellent option for first time drivers, especially those looking for a used supermini.
The Peugeot 208 was released in 2012 as a replacement for the 207 - a car that at times struggled to contend with some of the better superminis on the market. The 208 takes what was good about its predecessor and builds on it. The result is a smart, sophisticated small car perfect for city driving.
Peugeots across the board are known for their smooth ride and the 208 is no different. Despite its relatively small size it is a good cruiser at mid speeds, and its solid frame and interior keeps the cabin noise down to a minimum. Steering is tight and agile, and even though it won't set the world alight in terms of any sporting prowess, it's light and nimble on city roads.
As to be expected, engine options mostly sit down in the lower range and all offer reasonable efficiency. The entry level model is a 1.0 litre three-cylinder petrol, but best of the bunch is the 1.4 litre HDI, which boasts a decent torque output and a very respectable 74.3mpg.
For those looking for the best power offering, the 118bhp 1.6 litre petrol has more pep than other models, but this does mean its efficiency isn't quite as attractive. At the other end of the scale is the 1.0 VTi Access three-door model, whose emissions come in under the 100g/km road tax threshold and is normally offered at a low tag price - especially on the used supermini market.
Inside the cabin there is room to seat four adults comfortably. The boot also offers good space, but only the mid-spec models offer 60/40 split seats for boot extension. Equipment levels are good, but the more basic, entry level models offer less than some competitors in the way of kit.
The Peugeot 208 admittedly doesn't quite live up to the high benchmark set by others in its class, like the Ford Fiesta. But overall it offers some great features and at a good price. It's for this reason that the Peugeot 208 is probably best suited to first time drivers and city drivers looking for a good, affordable option, especially for those looking on the used market.
The Peugeot was first released in 2012 to replace the Peugeot 207, and remains in production today.
As a relatively recent addition to the Peugeot clan there are only a few models to consider. Here we look at the most recent edition's features.
17'' Caesium alloy wheel, electric, heated and folding door mirrors, gloss black door mirror shells, single chrome exhaust tailpipe, equaliser grille with red 3D markings, gloss black grille and front fog light finishers, electric rear windows, black and red GT Line sports seats with red contrast stitching, leather sports steering wheel, aluminium door sill finishers, aluminium pedals, automatic dual zone air conditioning.
16" Titane alloy wheel, cornering assist fog lights, dark tinted rear windows, chrome door mirror shells, visibility pack (automatic headlights, windscreen wipers and electrochrome rear view mirror, black Techmat cloth trim.
15" Azote alloy wheel, LED daytime running lights, Multifunction colour touchscreen with mirrrorscreen, DAB digital radio, leather steering wheel, - 2/3 1/3 rear bench - Black Cran Cloth Trim.
Colour coded door mirrors and door handles, rear lamps featuring LED's Comfort and convenience, remote controlled central locking, cruise control with speed limiter, electric front windows including 'one touch' electric front driver's window, electric and heated door mirrors, radio/CD player with steering column mounted controls, Bluetooth connectivity, jack and USB input for external audio device, manual air conditioning with refrigerated glove box, ABS, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), Tyre Pressure Sensors, Black Horizon cloth.