For those who do not know, the Citroën C-Elysée who sells in Spain and the Peugeot 301 that is not sold in Spain are in the same car. Both models are manufactured in the factory, the PSA Group (Peugeot, Citroën and DS) have in Vigo and are aimed at emerging markets. However, the Elysée, for the situation the country ended up vendiendose here and the model of the signature of the lion in other countries.
well, now we carry some four years in the market both models are updated both in design and in equipment and technological capabilities to continue in the spotlight until the Group galo decide if you receive a substitute. If the other day was to the Elysee that passed by here to show us your new front facia and today it is the turn of his twin brother.
If we look at its exterior design the 301 incorporates the latest aesthetic codes of the signature. In him we can find a grill of the radiator more vertical with chrome accents the style of the 508. headlamps main go to incorporate the tear to seprarlos as in the other models of the firm, and now instead of having the day light in them, it happens to be leds in the lower part of the bumper next to the headlights anti fog.
In the back model the headlights are also modified slightly and you can now find new graphics in three dimensions, mimicking the claws of a lion. To finish the external part, the remaining parts of the vehicle remain unchanged beyond new tones for the body and alloy wheels with different designs and colors.
If we move to its interior, as in the Elysée, the Peugeot 301 receives a 7-inch touch screen along with a new system of information and entertainment. This screen, depending on the equipment level, will offer different functionalities, among which is the presentation of the images of the rear view camera and the integrated navigation system TomTom 3D. All of this will come spiced with the possibility of being able to duplicate the screen of our smartphone, using the support AndroidAuto and Apple CarPlay.
To end mentioning that although the 301 is not sold in Spain their range mechanics is very similar to that takes their cousin the Elysée. In gas is composed by two blocks with 1.2 and 1.6-liter displacement, being the first triple and the second tetracilíndrico. Yield some powers of 82 and 115 hp and are coupled to boxes five-speed manual. diesel there is only available a single motorization 1.6 BlueHDi 90 or 100 (99) cv coupled to the same manual gearbox of the gasoline.
Source – Peugeot