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2014-17 Peugeot 308, 508 recalled for starter motor fix - UPDATE

French automaker Peugeot has issued a recall for 1058 examples of its 308 and 508 model lines sold between November 2014 and March 2017 over concerns a faulty starter motor connection could pose a fire risk. The company reports that the 12-Volt starter motor connection lug could be fitted incorrectly, and touch a metal component...

2018 Peugeot 508 interior and exterior spied

The next-generation Peugeot 508 sedan has been spied again during hot weather testing in southern Europe. This time, though, the spy photographers have managed to snap a photo of the car's interior. As expected, the new range-topping four-door has an i-Cockpit cabin that's heavily influenced by jet fighters...

2018 Peugeot 508 spied

The next-generation Peugeot 508 has been spotted doing a spot of testing in southern Europe. While the current 508 has reportedly sold reasonably in its native France or some other European countries, the new car will look to expand its appeal elsewhere with a sportier fastback-style rear-end...

2016 Peugeot 508 recalled for fire risk

Peugeot has issued a recall for its 2016 508 sedan and wagon over concerns a faulty electrical relay could pose a fire risk. Affected models are fitted with a non-compliant electrical relay, which could disrupt the starter control and overheat. The French manufacturer says if the product relay overheats it could cause a fire...

2018 Peugeot 508 to bring major design changes - report

Peugeot boss Maxime Picat has confirmed that the 508 will continue beyond 2018, when the current model is due to be replaced by a new generation, according to a new report. UK website Autocar reports that while the brand’s large car will live on, it will be restyled in an attempt to broaden the 508’s appeal beyond its core markets in France, Spain and Belgium...

2016 Peugeot 508 GT gets new drive-away prices, new 2.0-litre engine

A refreshed 2016 Peugeot 508 GT range is now on sale in Australia, picking up a smaller new engine and reduced drive-away prices. As confirmed early last month, this latest change to the recently facelifted range brings a switch to Peugeot’s smaller and more efficient 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine, down in size from the outgoing model’s 2...

Peugeot Australia adding more Euro 6 engines, 2.0-litre 508 GT up first

The 2016 Peugeot 508 GT will debut in Australia by the end of September with a key mechanical change, just months after the newly facelifted range’s market debut. Debuting locally in March, the refreshed 508 line-up brought new looks and an overhauled feature list, along with the addition of a heavily revised 1.6 litre petrol engine...

Is it hard to drive a manual car on the left? LHD v RHD

Despite a tongue in cheek report to the contrary earlier this year, Australia remains one of only 75 countries who drive on the left – with right-hand-drive vehicles. If it’s all you know, then it feels natural and makes perfect sense, but for the uninitiated, just what changes when the steering wheel moves sides? It is a question that CarAdvice reader Robert asks… I’m travelling to Europe later in the year, and my hire car is listed as having a manual transmission...

Peugeot price cuts announced across most models

Peugeot Australia has cut the prices of most models in its passenger and SUV range in a bid to further stimulate local sales growth. Furthermore, the company has also rolled-out permanent national drive-away pricing on a number of its offerings to simplify the buying process. At the extreme end, this latter decision means a real-world price cut on the 508 Allure diesel sedan of about $5500...

Next Peugeot 508 will feature autonomous driving features

Peugeot CEO's says that the next-generation Peugeot 508 will be equipped with autonomous driving technology. According to Automotive News, Carlos Tavares, PSA Peugeot Citroen's CEO, told the company's annual meeting that the next-generation Peugeot 508 will be equipped with a larger selection of driver assistance features, including some autonomous driving technology...

2015 Peugeot 508 pricing and specifications

A new turbocharged petrol engine, fresh styling and a significant increase in equipment headline the upgrades to the 2015 Peugeot 508 that goes on sale in Australia today. The price of the entry-level 508 Active sedan rises $1000 to $37,990 plus on-road costs, though Peugeot Australia says the variant gains $4000 in additional features over its predecessor including the new 1...