Peugeot updates 508


Peugeot 508, 2021, front, action
Peugeot 508, 2021, side
Peugeot 508, 2021, front

PEUGEOT has updated its range-topping 508 and 508 SW with revised trim options, new interior features and some subtle styling changes.

Available to order now, prices for the 508 start from £28,125 on-the-road, with the 508 SW from £29,815.

Following what it said was customer feedback, the French manufacturer has streamlined the trim levels available across the 508 range.

Both will now be available in Active Premium, Allure Premium, GT, GT Premium and Peugeot Sport Engineered levels, with Allure trim no longer available, in line with customer preferences for higher trim level vehicles.

Peugeot has also introduced subtle styling changes across the 508 range. All models now come with black door mirrors instead of body-coloured ones, while the chrome front grille from GT trim has changed to an assertive dark chrome with black surround.

From Allure Premium trim onwards, all models come with full LED headlights as standard.

Available in Fastback or SW, the 508 come with a choice of plug-in hybrid, petrol and diesel powertrains.

With emissions as low as 29g/km CO2, plug-in hybrid variants are aimed at fleet and business users, with Benefit-in-Kind rates from 10 per cent and a zero emissions range of up to 39 miles .

By 2024, the manufacturer has pledged will offer an electrified variant across its entire model line-up.

Active Premium models come standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights and windscreen wipers, front and rear parking sensors, a 180-degree reversing camera, and Peugeot's i-Cockpit with a 12.3-inch head-up digital instrument panel and an eight-inch capacitive colour touchscreen. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also standard across all models.

For improved safety, Active Premium models as standard come with Peugeot Connect SOS and Assistance, as well as the brand's Safety Pack which features; Advanced Automatic Emergency Braking System, Distance Alert, Speed Limit Information/Intelligent Speed Adaptation, as well as Active Lane Keeping Assistance.

Allure Premium models add 17-inch alloys and leather effect seating material and. The i-Cockpit is also upgraded with a 10-inch high definition capacitive colour touchscreen with Connected 3D Navigation and a three-year subscription to traffic alerts. Passive Blind Spot Detection, Advanced Driver Attention Alert, Smartbeam Assistance and Speed Limit and Road Sign Recognition and Recommendation are added to the Safety Pack.

Allure Premium models also come with the Drive Assist Pack Plus as standard, which adds Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go as well as Lane Positioning Assist.

GT variants move to 18-inch alloy wheels, designated GT badging around the vehicles, as well as a chequered radiator grille for improved styling. The rear of the vehicle also houses Peugeot's full LED 3D signature ‘Claw Effect' lights. Inside, GT variants come with leather effect and cloth seat trim and blue ambient lighting inside the front door panels and centre console.

Top of the range GT Premium variants can be specified with either 18-inch - for the plug-in hybrid -or 19-inch diamond cut alloy wheel. Inside, GT Premium models come with leather effect and Alcantara seat trim, and electrically-adjustable and heated front seats.

A premium FOCAL HI-FI speaker system is also added along with a 360-degree HD colour camera system and fully automated parking assistance.

Peugeot Sport Engineered models come standard with 20-inch two-tone diamond cut alloy wheels, and a choice of three striking colour options; Nera Black, Selenium Grey or Pearlescent White, with each vehicle featuring the ‘Kryptonite' colour signature.

They also come with Active Suspension for an improved ride, and Drive Assist Pack Plus which adds Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, and Lane Positioning Assist. Inside, all models come with Nappa Leather with Alcantara seats with heated and massage function for front passenger and driver.


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