3008 Peugeot 130 1.2 PureTech CV: downsizing continues to expand in the Peugeot range


The renewal of engines in the Peugeot range continues. One of the engines has emerged as balanced alternative, performance and consumption within its compact range is the new 1.2 PureTech 130 CV S & S . From now on, the 3008 released this petrol engine, three-cylinder turbo, which boasts downsizing to maintain consumption at bay without diminishing performance. An engine that has to be the natural replacement of the 1.6 VTi 120 hp at 3008, which although less potent and social benefits, provides a considerably higher consumption.

The 130 hp 1.2 PureTech stands out from the old 1.6 VTi 120 hp for performance, its thrust at low and very low consumption.

Why would a 3008 Peugeot 130 1.2 PureTech CV? First for consumption. According approval stands at 5.3 liters / 100km and emissions of 123 g / km, which taxed him with 4.75% in the registration tax. This engine already exceeds Euro VI emissions regulations. In real conditions would be expected that he was not far from the figures given by the Peugeot 308, which left us half road about 6.5 liters / 100 kilometers. See test PureTech Peugeot 308 1.2 130 hp.

A performance level these 130 hp would be more than enough to move with ease a minivan with camper touch crossover as Peugeot, compact dimensions . The impression we had with the 308 is a very rutero engine, and containing consumption and push quite low. Although we realize that your manual gearbox, at least 308, enjoyed relationships change very focused on minimizing consumption at cruising speeds. So to address some outstanding or even overtake, it might become necessary to reduce sixth to one or two lower gears.

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