2022 Peugeot 108 Hatchback (1st Generation)
- Expected Launch in Pakistan: 2022
- Expected Price in Pakistan: 16-20 lac PKR
The city car Peugeot 108, launched in 2014, shares a similar chassis with Toyota Aygo and Citroen C1. It is a three-door or a five-door hatchback that has a front-engine layout and offers front-wheel drive. It gives you the option of two engine choices, and 2021 brings some minor updates to the Peugeot 108. Among all the changes introduced in it, one of the updates brought in it is the options of new exterior colors. The 2021 Peugeot 108 now offers a list of exterior color options such as Green Fizz, Zircon Grey, Red, and Diamond White. The electric retractable roof is finished now in Gentle Green color, and the interior cabin features newly designed Green Line Jusa trims. It is 55 kilograms heavier than the predecessor Peugeot 107 and features an elegant design. The boot space has increased, giving you more practicality. There is also a hope of seeing Peugeot vehicles in Pakistan after Lucky Motors signed a 15 million dollar venture with French automobile company Peugeot. The Peugeot 108 is also a lineup for Pakistan and expected with a single-engine choice of 1.0 liters. It will be a competitor to Suzuki Cultus, Kia Picanto, and Suzuki Wagon R. The Peugeot 108 available in Europe and the United Kingdom has the latest features that make it demanding among other hatchbacks. The local version of Peugeot 108 in Pakistan may differ in its features from the imported version of Peugeot 108, but on the whole, it will provide you all the standard safety and intuitive features. We will be discussing the details of Peugeot 108 available in the United Kingdom.
Expected Engine & Power in pakistan:
- Engine: 1.0L Naturally Aspirated Inline 3
- Power: 68 HP
- Torque: 93 Nm
- Fuel Economy: 15-17 km/l
- 5 speed Manual Transmission
Trims & Versions:
The 2021 Peugeot 108 is available in two basic variants such as 108 Hatch and 108 TOP. The 108 Hatch offers three doors configuration or a five-door configuration, and the 108 TOP is available with only a 5-doors configuration. The trim levels available in both the versions are ACTIVE, ALLURE and COLLECTION, while the ACTIVE Trim is not available in 108 TOP. The Active is the entry-level trim that features manual air conditioning, 7 inches touch screen display, cloth upholstery, speed limiter, and fifteen-inches steel wheels. The Allure trim is sporty with alloy wheels and a black-colored roof and mirrors. The Collection trim is more vibrant with head-turning colors, Green Line Jusa fabric upholstery, and updated safety features.
Engine & Power:
All versions of the Peugeot 108 available in the United Kingdom get their power from a 998 cc, one-liter petrol engine that produces 72 horsepower at 6000 RPM and a torque of 93 Nm @ 4400 RPM. The transmission type it offers is a five-speed manual transmission. The suspension at the rear axles is a De-formable Crossmember type, and the front suspension is the usual Pseudo Macpherson.
Performance & Drive:
The three-cylinder engine is economical and powerful and delivers a comfortable ride. The suspension it offers is relatively soft, which allows a pretty well ride, and cruising makes the ride more fun. The steering response is decent, and the body roll is minimum while curving the car. You can twist back on the roads conveniently by developing a satisfying rhythm, and the driving seat is well-bolstered, so you are not tired by driving for a long journey. You get the facility of Active City Brake, which will trigger emergency brakes when the driver fails to react to avoid accidents. It works with short-range sensors fitted on the windscreen that detects other vehicles coming nearby your car. One of the drawbacks of Peugeot 108 is its sluggish gearbox that makes the gear change very slowly, and sometimes the 5th gear felt like the 3rd one. The acceleration of this city car is not bad, and it gives you a maximum speed of 99 miles per hour. It is more suitable for everyday city drive as compared to highway cruising. The fuel consumption of Peugeot 108 is quite economical as it consumes 4.8 liters to 5.2 liters for traveling a distance of 100 kilometers. In real-world assessment, Peugeot 108 gives you a mileage of 15 kilometers per liter in the city and 17 kilometers per liter on highways. Peugeot 108 does not give you a sporty ride, but it gives you a comfortable ride suitable for your daily chores and best for driving in urban traffic.
Exterior design and features:
This city car is classy and chic; looking to the front side, the 3-claw design LED headlamps are advanced with daytime running lights to illuminate your darkest roads. The fog lights are also designed in a 3-claw appearance that emerges from the bodywork. The rear end has pronounced reversing and foglights. The TOP version offers a retractable electronic roof covered with soft fabric from inside, and you can adjust the opening of the roof according to your requirement. The entry-level trim offers 15 inches steel wheels, while the high-end models offer 15 inches alloy wheels that look stunning.
Interior design and features:
The cabin of Peugeot 108 is designed to give you maximum space and offers many storage areas to the passengers. The entry-level trim has white line Jusa upholstery, while the higher-end versions offer Coral Square Jusa and Green Line Jusa fabric upholstery. It can be either three-door or five-door car, and it offers seating capacity to four to five adults. There is a seven-inches touch screen display present as standard in all the trims that can be controlled through Apple Car Play, Android Auto, Mirror-Link, and Bluetooth connectivity. The Colored view from reversing camera is also displayed on the touchscreen that helps you to reverse your car safely. You are offered an open and go feature that provides you keyless entry and switching on the engine by pushing the engine start/stop button. The front windows are provided with heating technology, and the electric power-assisted steering wheel is adjustable according to your needs. The boot space of 243 liters can be increased further to 868 liters by folding the rear seats so you can carry a large amount of luggage.
Peugeot 108 was awarded four out of five stars by Euro NCAP, scoring 80% for both adult and child occupant protection. It offers you a list of safety features to make your ride safe. Some of the key features are as follows:
- Active City Brakes
- Puncture repair kit
- Speed limiter
- Hill Assist
- Anti-Lock Braking System
- Electronic Brake Force Distribution
- Lane Departure Warning alarm
- Traffic sign recognition system
The starting price of 2021 Peugeot 108 is 13,190 UK pounds, and its higher-end trim is priced at 14,795 UK pounds. The expected price of Peugeot 108 in Pakistan is around 16-20 lacs Pakistani rupees.