The renewed Peugeot 208 lands in Argentina

By these days starts in Argentina, the marketing of the Peugeot 208 MY2017, the latest update of the hatchback produced in Brazil. It also incorporates the new 208 GT equipped with engine THP 166 HP.


Lto aesthetic renewal of the 208 that Peugeot presented in Brazil last April, makes his arrival at the argentine market. The Peugeot 208 MY2017 introduces some subtle exterior changes, technological and mechanical, and opens moreover a new version of sporting character named 208 > .

while in Brazil premiered a new engine PureTech 1.2 three-cylinder engine and 84 HP, Argentina has chosen to retain the same engines, that is to say the 1.5 i 8v 90 hp and 1.6 16v VTi 115 hp, in combination with a manual change of five marches or Tiptronic four, only next to the finish Allure. On the other hand the new 208 > , a kind of ‘GTI’ five-door, uses the well-known motor THP turbo 1.6-liter 166 HP.

In visual terms the differences regarding the model to which substitutes are very subtle. In the front, the Peugeot 208 produced in Brazil premiered a few new beacons with a black mask, sconces chrome and new bumpers, as well as new are alloy wheels up to 17 inches, in addition to a few rear lights with new shape and light luces LED.

Peugeot-208-GT-Brasil-16The interior has not undergone any change of importance, since changes are limited to a new steering wheel, a renovated outputs of the ventilation and new upholstery. The system of information and entertainment keeps the touch screen of seven inches Bluetooth, on-board computer and the more equipped the integrated navigation system.

In regards to the new 208 GT, are recognized by a exterior design that includes some details of the dynamic aspect, such as the mirrors and spoiler are painted in glossy black, wheels diamond 17-inch, exhaust dual-outlet chrome grill with details in red color, etc, In the interior, the changes are minimal and limited to the incorporation ofsome elements in red color, on the steering wheel, the shift knob and the stitching of the seats, in addition to pedals in aluminum.

The range of the Peugeot 208 2016 for Argentina is articulated on the basis of four finishes called Active, Allure, Feline and GT. The equipment of series includes from the version Active, two front airbags, ABS brakes with EBD, power steering, air conditioning, lift glass electric front, central locking with remote control, driver’s seat with height adjustment and steering wheel with regulation on height and depth.

Peugeot-208-MY2017 Allure add side airbags, lift glass electric rear, infotainment system with touch screen seven-inch, with Mirror Link and Apple’s Car Play, mirrors electric, cruise control, alarm, sensor reverse, leather-wrapped steering wheel, integrated navigation system, panoramic glass roof, alloy wheels of 16 inches, etc

The finish Feline sum curtain airbags, automatic climate control two areas, camera reverse, parking sensor front, rain sensor, automatic ignition of lights, pedals in aluminum, etc

The new Peugeot 208 GT is the only range that is offered with a electronic stability control, in addition to traction control, brake assistance, emergency assistance, hill-start and headlights with corner illumination.

In terms of its mechanics, it not only has the turbo engine 166 HP that is combined with a manual change of six marches, but has also won a new tune of the steering, brakes and suspension. The 208 GT can accelerate from 0 to 100 Km / h in 8 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 220 km/h.

The suggested prices for Argentina are the following:

  • Peugeot 208 ACTIVE 1.5 264.800 pesos (17.633$)
  • Peugeot 208 Allure 1.5 292.000 pesos (19.445$)
  • Peugeot 208 Allure 1.5 NAV 295.500 pesos (19.678$)
  • Peugeot 208 Allure 1.6 TIP 323.900 pesos (21.569$)
  • Peugeot 208 Allure 1.6 TIP NAV 327.400 pesos (21.802 dollars)
  • Peugeot 208 Allure 1.6 324.300 pesos (21.596 dollars)
  • Peugeot 208 Feline 1.6 347.400 pesos (23,134 are dollars)
  • Peugeot 208 GT 1.6 THP 405.600 pesos (27.010 usd)


Author: Adrian

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