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PSA Peugeot Citroen publishes first 'real world' fuel consumption figures

PSA Peugeot Citroen has published what it claims are real-world fuel consumption figures for three of its most popular models, following an announcement late last year that it would commit to greater transparency with buyers...

Peugeot Australia discounts 308, 2008 and 4008 for March

Peugeot Australia’s distributor has announced a sharp pricing and aftersales campaign for the month of March to stimulate sales. Headlining the campaign is the Peugeot 308 Access hatch which will go for $22,990 drive-away with a free automatic transmission thrown in — which is the gearbox everyone buys anyway. This is a saving of about $2500...

2016 Peugeot 308 GTi launches in Australia

Just 18 months ago, the Peugeot 308 GTi was merely a concept car, yet this week marked the official media launch of the all-new French hot hatch in Australia. The new Peugeot 308 GTi is the latest instalment in Peugeot Sport’s line of go-faster cars, like the RCZ-R and the 208 GTi 30th Anniversary – both of which delivered outstanding performance from a small displacement engine...

Small cars coming in 2016

Small cars coming in 2016 Mainstream small cars Hyundai Elantra – February Toyota Prius – March Kia Cerato update – April Honda Civic – mid 2016 MG 6 – September Alfa Romeo Giulietta update – Q3 DS 4 and/or DS 4 Crossback – Q3 Hyundai Ioniq – Q3 Suzuki Baleno – Q3 (TBC for Oz) Renault Megane hatch – September/October Holden Astra hatch - quarter four Luxury/sports small cars Mercedes-Benz A-Class update (includes A45) – January Mercedes-Benz CLA45 update – Q1 Peugeot 308 GTi – Q1 Ford Focus RS – mid 2016 Hyundai Elantra sports model – Q3 Infiniti Q30 – Q3 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class update – Q3 Volvo V40 update – Q3 BMW 1 Series update – second half BMW 2 Series update – second half...

2016 Peugeot New Cars

Details of the new and updated Peugeot models launching in Australia in 2016.   Peugeot 308 GTi – Q1 The hottest Peugeot 308 to date, the 2016 Peugeot 308 GTi, will launch locally in the first quarter of the year. There will be two versions of the French hot hatch sold in Australia, but both will come powered by a pumped-up 1...

Peugeot 308 range reshuffle coming, Golf R Wagon rival unlikely

The planned early 2016 local launch of the Peugeot 308 GTi is expected to be followed by revisions to the rest of the Australian 308 range, but a performance variant of the 308 wagon is unlikely to be among them...

Peugeot Australia "extremely happy" with sub-$45-$50k 308 GTi pricing

Despite pricing for the new Peugeot 308 GTi raising eyebrows when announced less than four weeks ago, the French brand's local distributor says the final figures are better than originally expected. Speaking to CarAdvice at this week’s Peugeot 308 GTi ‘preview’ drive in Sydney, the public relations and communications manager for Sime Darby Motors Group – Peugeot’s Australian distributor - Tyson Bowen, said the group is pleased with the two-model range's $44,990 to $49,990 pricing...

2016 Peugeot 308 GTi pricing and specifications: $44,990 hot-hatch on the way

The new 2016 Peugeot 308 GTi will hit Australia in the coming months with a $44,990 (before on-road costs) starting point, the French carmaker has confirmed today. Available for pre-order from December, ahead of a first-quarter 2016 launch, the range will open with the Peugeot 308 GTi 250, while the more powerful 308 GTi 270 will slot in just below $50k with a $49,990 list price...

Peugeot 308 R HYbrid could become flagship Peugeot Sport model

The muscled Peugeot 308 R HYbrid hatchback could make it to production as a performance flagship model for the French brand’s go-fast arm. Peugeot Sport has already launched the 208 GTI and 308 GTI models, and according to Guillaume Couzy, Peugeot marketing and communication director, an even more manic, petrol-electric performance hatch could form part of the range...

2015 Peugeot 308 Total Package limited-edition lands in Australia

The 2015 Peugeot 308 range has added a limited-edition model to its line-up, dubbed the ‘Total Package’, priced at $26,990 drive-away. Although it’s not loaded to the brim with additional kit (the new special’s name is a salute to Peugeot’s 20-year product and motorsports partnership with Total Lubricants), the 308 Total Package picks up a handful of styling extras...

Peugeot won't 'play the game' with Nurburgring lap times

Despite fierce competition and years of one-upmanship across various brands, Peugeot has said it will not 'play the game' when it comes to chasing record-breaking lap times around Germany's infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit...