Peugeot dealers have sent out indicative prices for the new 308 range in hatchback and estate versions to potential buyers ahead of the launch of most of the range in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Prices for Peugeot 308 2023 The range should start from $43,990 on-road for the GT Hatch and expand to $66,990 on-road for the GT Sport Hatch Plug-In Hybrid.
Peugeot Australia managing director Kate Gillis revealed local pricing and specifications will be reviewed The 308 competes in the premium class market.
The previous generation Peugeot 308 was discontinued in 2021 and cost between $31,490 for the Allure hatch and $36,490 for the GT-Line.
This makes the new model a much more expensive proposition – although Peugeot is far from alone in taking this approach of late.
The single wagon variant, the Peugeot 308 GT Premium Wagon, is priced from $50,990 on-road, which is $2,000 more than the equivalent hatch.
Estimated prices for the 2023 Peugeot 308 range are as follows
- Peugeot 308 GT Hatch 2023: $43,990
- 2023 Peugeot 308 GT Premium Hatch: $48,990
- 2023 Peugeot 308 GT Premium Wagon: $50,990
- 2023 Peugeot 308 GT Sport Hatch Plug-In Hybrid: $66,990
All prices are inclusive of on-road costs.
Peugeot notes that the final price will be published along with the full list of standard specifications.
At the same time, it gave a short breakdown for most models.
The entry-level Peugeot 308 GT Hatch gets a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, LED taillights with a 3D claw effect and a welcome sequence of backlighting, Alcantara trim, and black grained Nappa leather upholstery with Tramontane charcoal. gray topstitching.
In addition to what’s standard on the GT Hatch, mid-spec GT Premium options get 18-inch black alloy wheels, a panoramic glass sunroof, a Focal premium sound system, heated front seats with massage function, Nappa leather upholstery, a surround camera inspection, Lane Keeping Assist and semi-autonomous parking.
Peugeot has yet to release any standard specifications for the flagship GT Sport Hatch Plug-In Hybrid, but says information will be “released in the coming months”.
As for exterior paint colors, the 308 hatch and wagon are available in six different colors, with each body type getting slightly different offerings.
The 2023 Peugeot 308 is available in the following body colors depending on the body style:
- Olivine Green (Hatch Only)
- Vertigo Blue (Hatch Only)
- Avatar Blue (Wagon only)
- Platinum Gray (Wagon Only)
- Nero Black
- Artens Gray
- Red elixir
- Pearl white
Standard paint on the 308 hatch is Olivine Green, and on the 308 wagon it’s Avatar Blue. All other colors cost an additional $690, except for Vertigo Blue, Elixir Red, and Pearl White, which cost an additional $1,050.
How reported earlierThe petrol-powered 308 uses a 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 96kW and 230Nm of torque, mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
The 308 GT Sport Hatch Plug-In Hybrid uses a 132kW 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to an 81kW electric motor and an eight-speed automatic. Total system output is 165kW and 360Nm, while the EV’s claimed range is 59km on the more stringent WLTP cycle.
Peugeot recently revealed all-electric versions of the 308 hatchback and station wagon – and they plan to join the petrol and PHEV range in Australia at some point.
Although unrelated to our market, Peugeot Australia managing director Kate Gillis said the unveiling of the e-308 “is exciting and we can confirm that the e-308 is under evaluation for the Australian market as part of our electrification journey.”
Considering it won’t arrive in Europe until mid-2023, it’s unlikely we’ll see the e-308 locally for a while.
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