Is a Peugeot 208 a reliable car?

Is a Peugeot 208 a reliable car?

The 208 is tried and tested but needs to improve its reliability ranking. It scores highly for safety. Peugeot has long struggled to shake off its reputation for flaky quality and poor reliability, but it has made big strides in terms of reliability in recent years.

Does a Peugeot 208 petrol have a timing belt or chain?

All 208 diesel engines are fitted with a timing belt, which will need replacing after 10 years or 112,500 miles, while brake fluid will need changing every two years and engine coolant every four years or 80,000 miles.

How reliable are Peugeot cars?

ReliabilityIndex put Peugeot in 14th place, with a reliability index of 96. This is impressive, and is above the industry average of 118 (the lower the score the better). They have also placed four Peugeot models in their Top 100 Cars for reliability.

Does Peugeot’s future depend on the 208?

On this little chap much of Peugeot’s future depends. It’s no secret that, by Peugeot small-car standards, its 207 predecessor was a failure, or that the French brands have been hit hardest by the emerging brilliance of Korean rivals. In what is now the biggest car class of all, the 208 simply has to deliver.

What is the Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Edition?

Peugeot then launched the 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Edition in December 2014, adding more power, bigger brakes and lower suspension – and a £3,000 premium.

Is the Peugeot 208 the biggest car class ever?

In what is now the biggest car class of all, the 208 simply has to deliver. On paper it looks as if it may do: it’s smaller than the 207 but no less spacious, prettier and 170kg lighter.

What are the different trims of the Peugeot 208?

The trims, meanwhile, include entry-level Allure, better-equipped Allure Premium, sporty GT and range-topping GT Premium. Over the next few pages will be looking at just how well the latest Peugeot 208 compares with rivals, and which versions make the most sense.

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