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We say bonjour to our latest long-term test car, the 2017 Peugeot 308 Active. It's the base model in the range, but fights against mid-range models from competitor brands.

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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Hindustan sells Ambassador brand to Peugeot
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Hindustan sells Ambassador brand to Peugeot

Hindustan Motors has sold the Ambassador brand to the PSA Group, the parent company of Peugeot, Citroen and DS. The deal was closed at the end of last week, with the PSA Group paying the CK Birla Group, owner of Hindustan Motors, 800 million rupees ($16 million) for the Ambassador brand...


In talks: GM could sell Opel to Peugeot parent
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In talks: GM could sell Opel to Peugeot parent

General Motors and the PSA Group, owners of the Peugeot, Citroen and DS marques, have confirmed they are discussing a sale of Opel and Vauxhall to the French car maker. Overnight, the automakers released a statement to the media and the markets that they are discussing the "potential acquisition of Opel [and] Vauxhall" by the PSA Group...


2017 Peugeot 508 Touring review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Peugeot 508 Touring review

When the Commodore heads into the sunset, the Peugeot 508 will have precious little competition in the large wagon segment. Here, we test the base Allure grade.

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2017 Peugeot 2008 in Australia from February with new engine, 3008 and 5008 to follow
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2017 Peugeot 2008 in Australia from February with new engine, 3008 and 5008 to follow

The facelifted 2017 Peugeot 2008 will arrive next month with a new look, more equipment and a revised model range. Launching in late-February, the new 2008 has been updated with the French company's new corporate look, picking up a new grille, revised 'feline look' head- and tail-lights, along with a new top-spec GT-Line variant - replacing the outgoing Outdoor trim...


Fun Car Mega Test: CarAdvice readers join us at MotorWorld to test 17 'hot' cars under $60k
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Fun Car Mega Test: CarAdvice readers join us at MotorWorld to test 17 'hot' cars under $60k

We assembled 17 of fittest 'fun cars' under $60k at Sydney Motorsport Park at the recent MotorWorld event and there you, our readers, into the test seats. And we gave the mega test field a spin ourselves. Together, we decide what's hot, what's fun and what is exception value for money...


2017 Peugeot 308 shake-up sees Australian range almost halved
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2017 Peugeot 308 shake-up sees Australian range almost halved

The 2017 Peugeot 308 range has been cut down from 11 variants to just six as the brand tries to make things a little less complex for buyers - and, presumably, to attract more customers. The 2017 Peugeot 308 line-up sees the mainstream 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol versions removed, and just one of the GT variants remains...


Euro NCAP: Audi Q2, A5, Ford Edge, Hyundai Ioniq, Peugeot 3008 score five stars for safety
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Euro NCAP: Audi Q2, A5, Ford Edge, Hyundai Ioniq, Peugeot 3008 score five stars for safety

Euro NCAP, sister organisation to the Australian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has released safety ratings for some of the latest models from numerous brands, including the Audi Q2, Ford Edge, Hyundai Ioniq and Suzuki Ignis...


2015 Peugeot 308 GTi recalled for tyre valve fix: 64 vehicles affected
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2015 Peugeot 308 GTi recalled for tyre valve fix: 64 vehicles affected

Peugeot has issued a recall for 64 of its 2015 308 GTi hot hatches over concerns a faulty tyre valve could cause a loss of pressure. The French manufacturer reports that the recalled vehicles are potentially fitted with defective tyre valves. If a loss of tyre pressure occurs as a result of the fault, this could affect the handling of the vehicle and in a worst-case scenario, cause an accident...


Peugeot Australia offers 8-year warranty on MY15 models for limited time
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Peugeot Australia offers 8-year warranty on MY15 models for limited time

Peugeot has rolled out a big eight-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty and roadside assistance deal across its entire range for private buyers, besting the already impressive seven years offered by Kia. There's a catch, however: while Kia's seven-year offer is a permanent program for all models, Peugeot's new warranty is strictly limited to existing stocks of model-year 2015 vehicles that have not yet been sold...


2014-15 Peugeot 4008 recalled for transmission fix
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2014-15 Peugeot 4008 recalled for transmission fix

Peugeot has issued a recall for its 4008 SUVs sold between May 2014 and December 2015, equipped with the continuously-variable transmission (CVT), over concerns the vehicles could experience a delay in acceleration. The manufacturer reports an unexpected reduction in the vehicle’s acceleration could potentially cause an accident...


Peugeot goes all salt and pepper so you can season with style
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Peugeot goes all salt and pepper so you can season with style

In possibly one of the largest marketing stretches ever seen, Peugeot has unveiled its latest limited, must-have item: salt and pepper mills. It’s Alright though, because these particular salt and pepper mills were designed in collaboration with the Peugeot Design Lab – the French car maker’s global brand design studio – and its own tableware division, PSP (Poivrieres Salieres Productions) Peugeot...


Peugeot 308 Active gets rear-view camera, navigation as standard: $27,990 starting price
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Peugeot 308 Active gets rear-view camera, navigation as standard: $27,990 starting price

The Peugeot 308 Active now comes standard with a rear-view camera and satellite navigation as standard, although not as a free upgrade. At $27,990 plus on-road costs, the 308 Active is $1100 than the model it replaces, though the upgrade also includes complimentary map updates for the vehicle warranty period - valued at $450 over three years...


2016 Peugeot 208 GT-Line Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Peugeot 208 GT-Line Review

It’s no value fighter, but does the Peugeot 208 GT Line bring a certain sexy style to the city car game?

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 30, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 30, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUV - 2016 Paris Motor Show
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2017 Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUV - 2016 Paris Motor Show

MORE: Peugeot 3008 news and reviews MORE: 2017 Peugeot 3008 revealed MORE: Peugeot news, reviews, pricing and specs...


Proton, Lotus up for sale; Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested - report
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Proton, Lotus up for sale; Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested - report

Proton and Lotus, both owned by Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom, are reportedly being shopped around to rival automakers. Insider sources have told Reuters that DRB-Hicom has recently sent out partnership proposals to 20 automakers. So far, three car companies have shown interest: Renault, Suzuki, and the PSA Group, which consists of Peugeot, Citroen and DS...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 16, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 16, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR: twin-turbo, rear-drive SUV revealed for 2017 Dakar Rally
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2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR: twin-turbo, rear-drive SUV revealed for 2017 Dakar Rally

Think Peugeot SUVs aren't hardcore enough for you? Then check out the new 2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR. Due to be officially unveiled at next month’s 2016 Paris motor show, the new Peugeot 3008 DKR is the successor to the 2016 Dakar Rally-winning Peugeot 2008 DKR, and is set to take on the iconic off-road endurance rally raid come January 2017...