News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Peugeot Logo

Peugeot News

Peugeot 208 GTi badge will live on, 'PSE' for others - report

The global boss of Peugeot has confirmed this week the GTi badge will stay where it belongs on the flagship 208 hatch, despite rumours to the contrary. Responding to reports circulating late last year that suggested the company could swap out the GTi badge for its new electrified Peugeot Sport Engineered (PSE) branding, CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato told the UK's Autocar the 208 GTi would be protected...

Peugeot 208 named 2020 European Car of the Year

The new Peugeot 208 has beat out six other finalists to claim Europe's Car of the Year title for 2020. The French marque’s hatchback finished with 281 points, 39 ahead of the runner-up, Tesla’s Model 3, which claimed 242 points. The award was presented behind closed doors at the Palexpo convention centre in Geneva following the cancellation of the 2020 Geneva Motor Show over concerns around the spread of coronavirus...

The car names you've probably been mispronouncing this whole time

Fancy yourself a car enthusiast? While being an enthusiastic car owner and a good driver are both part of your overall street cred, a lot of it comes down to being able to talk the torque. And where many of us can come undone when showing off our automotive prowess is butchering the pronunciation of brand or model names as badly as Kim from Kath & Kim used to pronounce 'chardonnay' (she said 'kar-don-aye', for the record)...

Peugeot Landtrek: Emerging market dual-cab ute revealed

Peugeot has revealed the 2020 Landtrek, a dual-cab ute digging deep into the parts bin aimed squarely at emerging markets Power in the Landtrek comes from a Euro 4 four-cylinder 1.9-litre turbo-diesel engine making 110kW and 350Nm, put to the road through a 4x2 or 4x4 system and six-speed manual. No automatic option is mentioned...

Underrated cars that deserve greater success

There are hundreds of cars out there to choose from, so it’s hardly a shock that many laudable ones don’t sell nearly as well as they deserve to. Based on 2019’s industry sales figures, here are some of the standouts. They may not necessarily be the very best in class, but they do deserve more sales...

Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered production to start in 2020 with wagon option

Peugeot is getting ready to release the 508 Sport Engineered to the public, the brand's boss has confirmed in an interview with Automotive News Europe – and there's going to be a wagon option. Revealed in concept form at the 2019 Geneva motor show, the Sport Engineered has a 150kW petrol engine and an 82kW electric motor on the front axle, with another 150kW electric motor on the rear axle providing all-wheel drive...

First FCA model to use compact Peugeot platform could be Alfa Romeo SUV

The Alfa Romeo Tonale compact crossover could be built on the same platform as the Peugeot 208, thanks to the recently-signed merger between Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Citroen.  According to Automotive News Europe, the first Fiat Chrysler model based on the CMP chassis used in the new-generation Peugeot 208 city hatchback could be a small Alfa Romeo crossover...

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group sign binding merger agreement to form $67 billion company

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group have signed a definitive merger agreement. The two companies say they will, in time, generate two-thirds of its sales from just two platforms: one for compact cars, and one for compact and mid-size models. Each platform is expected to generate around three million sales per year globally...

2018 Peugeot 5008 recalled

Peugeot has recalled the 2018 5008 SUV, over concerns the spare wheel could work loose and fall off the car. According to the company, the spare wheel mountings might not have been tightened to specification, creating a risk the spare wheel will work loose and fall off. If it drops onto the road while driving, it poses an accident or injury risk to the driver, occupants, and other road users...

BMW 1 Series scores five stars in ANCAP testing

BMW's new entry-level car, the 1 Series hatchback, has scored top marks in ANCAP crash testing – but the new Peugeot Parter fell short, thanks to a missing piece of active safety technology. The Partner van's autonomous emergency braking system can't detect cyclists in testing, limiting its 'vulnerable road user detection' score – and its overall rating to four stars...

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot merger could be signed before Christmas - reports

The next step in the proposed US$50 billion ($73.5 billion) merger of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group could be complete by the end of 2019. According to internal emails seen by Reuters and Automotive News, the PSA Group and FCA have formed multiple working groups to come up with a legally-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the merger...