Available as a saloon or a station wagon, the 2011 Peugeot 508 will be offered with five trim levels (Access, SR, Active, Allure and GT) with the range opener being the 1.6 VTi 120 ECG packing 120 bhp and 117 lb-ft of torque.
The most powerful version 2011 Peugeot 508 will be the GT which uses the automaker's 2.0 HDI plant to generate 204 bhp and 338 lb-ft of torque.
In terms of consumption and emissions, the most efficient variant is the 1.6 HDI 112 SSS ECG which packs 112 bhp and 202 lb-ft of torque, and which returns 64.2 / 62.8 mpg - Saloon / SW and emits 109 / 110 grams of CO2 per Km (Saloon / SW).
Peugeot press release :
Product line-up and pricing announced
- Five-model line-up, with low CO2 engine and powertrain choices
- Range starts with the 508 Access VTi 120 from £18,150
- Latest micro-hybrid 2nd generation Stop & Start System available
Details of the range, specification, powertrain line-up and pricing are announced today for the stylish new Peugeot 508, due in the UK in April 2011.
Available in the UK from launch in both Saloon and SW body styles, the Peugeot 508 brings to the market a confident, stylish and well-equipped model range. Highlights include an elegant design, powerful, economical and low CO2 engines and the debut of Peugeot’s new e-HDi Stop & Start System technology. A modern interior design that is both practical and comfortable for its occupantsis also a strength of the new Peugeot 508 range which will be availablein five trim levels: Access, SR, Active, Allure and GT.
Seven powertrain options will be available on the new 508 at launch.
bhp @ rpm
Ib ft @ rpm
|Combined Fuel Consumption|
Saloon / SW
Saloon / SW
|1.6 VTi 120 EGC||120 @ 6000||117 @ 4250||45.6 / 44.8 mpg||144 / 145 g/km|
|1.6 THP 156 manual||156 @ 5800||180 @ 1400||44.1 / 43.5 mpg||149 / 150 g/km|
|HDi Diesel Engines|
|1.6 HDi 112 manual||112 @ 3600||180 @ 1500||60.1 / 58.9 mpg||124 / 125 g/km|
|1.6 HDi 112 SSS EGC||112 @ 3600||202 @ 1750||64.2 / 62.8 mpg||109 / 110 g/km|
|2.0 HDi 140 manual||140 @ 4000||240 @ 2000||58.9 / 56.5 mpg||125 / 130 g/km|
|2.0 HDi 163 Automatic||163 @ 3750||255 @ 2000||49.6 / 49.6 mpg||149 / 149 g/km|
|2.0 HDi 200 Automatic||204 @ 3500||338 @ 2000||49.6 / 47.8 mpg||150 / 154 g/km|
The HDi 112 diesel engine is available in two versions, with either afive-speed manual gearbox or Peugeot’s innovative e-HDi Stop & Start System with a six-speed electronically controlled manual gearbox (EGC). The fitment of the e-HDi Stop & Start System technology on the 508 enables customers to reduce fuel consumption (up to 15% in urbandriving) and with the fitment of the EGC gearbox it produces just 109 g/km of CO2 in the Saloon and 110 g/km in the SW version.
The Peugeot 508 is also available with two different front suspensionconfigurations. An all-new pseudo McPherson type front suspension will be the main option on the majority of the 508 range. As well as improveddriveability this new set-up reduces weight, as it is 12kg lighter thanthe design featured on the Peugeot 407. The Peugeot 508 ‘GT’ model features a drop link double wishbone front suspension advancing the suspension design similar to the 407. The use of a linked double wishbone helps separate suspension and steering forces to improve road holding and steering accuracy.
At the rear, the entire range is equipped with multi-arm suspension. This is designed to ensure excellent efficiency with maximum body control and ride comfort due to its superior control of longitudinal andtransverse forces.
Peugeot 508 Saloon and SW pricing
|CO2 Emissions (g/km)|
Saloon / SW
Saloon / SW
|ACCESS 1.6 VTi 120 with 6-speed EGC||144 / 145||£18,150 / £19,175|
|ACCESS e-HDi 1.6 112 FAP with 6-speed EGC||109 / 110||£19,050 / £20,075|
|SR VTi 1.6 120 with 6-speed EGC||144 / 145||£20,050 / £21,075|
|SR THP 1.6 156 with 6-speed manual||149 / 150||£20,850 / £21,875|
|SR HDi 1.6 112 with 5-speed manual||124 / 125||£20,150 / £21,175|
|SR e-HDi 1.6 112 FAP with 6-speed EGC||109 / 110||£20,950 / £21,975|
|SR HDi 2.0 140 with 6-speed manual||125 / 130||£20,950 / £21,975|
|SR HDi 2.0 163 with 6-speed Automatic||149 / 149||£22,550 / £23,575|
|ACTIVE 1.6 THP 156 with 6-speed manual||149 / 150||£20,650 / £21,875|
|ACTIVE 1.6 HDi 112 with 5-speed manual||124 / 125||£19,950 / £21,175|
|ACTIVE e-HDi 1.6 112 FAP with 6-speed EGC||109 / 110||£20,750 / £21,975|
|ACTIVE HDi 140 with 6-speed manual||125 / 130||£20,750 / £21,975|
|ACTIVE HDi 163 with 6-speed Automatic||149 / 149||£22,350 / £23,575|
|ALLURE THP 156 with 6-speed manual||149 / 150||£22,995 / £24,220|
|ALLURE HDi 140 with 6-speed manual||125 / 130||£23,100 / £24,325|
|ALLURE HDi 163 with 6-speed Automatic||149 / 149||£24,700 / £25,925|
|GT HDi 200 with 6-speed Automatic||150 / 154||£28,750 / £29,975|
Peugeot e-HDi Stop & Start System (SSS) with electronically controlled manual gearbox (EGC)
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