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Ten Second Review
It's getting harder and harder to resist the draw of full-electric vehicles. Most of them seem to be SUVs these days but here's a Zero Emission supermini, the Peugeot e-208. It looks snappy, does 211 miles between charges, has no practicality downsides over the combustion-engined version and comes with monthly payment finance you could justify. What's not to like?
In the future, all small cars will need to be developed on platforms that can support full-electric as well as conventional thermic propulsion. Surprisingly, few currently are but the Peugeot 208 is an exception. The brand wants you to pick a powertrain for this model (petrol, diesel or electric) in the same way you'd select a trim option - and it's the battery-powered variant, the e-208, that we look at here. It shares all the same engineering we've already also seen in the PSA Group's two other small car battery-powered products, the Vauxhall Corsa-e and the DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE, a pair of designs that share this Peugeot's sophisticated CMP ('Common Modular Platform'). And those same underpinnings allow for a new generation of 'big car'-style camera safety systems. It all sounds promising: let's take a look.
Here, as with this model's cousin the Vauxhall Corsa-e, a 50kWh lithium-ion battery is mated to a 100kW electric motor putting out 136bhp and working through the usual single-speed auto transmission you get with EVs. Like all electric vehicles, this one develops all of its torque at once (there's 260Nm of it) and this car simply hurls itself away from rest (it takes just a couple of seconds to crest the 30mph mark and 62mph is reached in only 8.1s), disguising the fact that (also like all EVs) this Zero Emissions variant has a bit of a weight problem - that drivetrain adds over 300kgs of bulk. That other small battery-powered little hatches manage this issue a little better is evidenced by the fact that the e-208's WLTP-rated 211 mile driving range is easily improved upon by the latest versions of the Renault ZOE and the BMW i3. Still, all of this does represent a brave new world for forward-thinking supermini buyers looking to make the (still rather expensive) switch into all-electric motoring; it seems like only yesterday, after all, that a fully-charged small EV could only manage around half the kind of range you get from this one. Of course, you certainly won't achieve anything like that kind of operating capability if you get anywhere near this EV's quoted 93mph top speed. Or if you habitually drive your e-208 in the 'Sport' setting that'll be necessary to release to full 136bhp power output just mentioned. The quoted range figure will only be distantly possible if you instead engage a somewhat restrictive 'Eco' mode that drops power output right down to 83bhp. That's the setting you'll use in an e-208 around town, an environment in which it makes a strange polyphonic sound at low speeds to warn unwary pedestrians of its impending approach. Above 18mph, all you can hear is a bit of tyre roar from the eco-moulded Michelin rubber.
Design and Build
The all-electric e-208 is distinguished from what Peugeot calls 'thermic'-powered models by the adoption of body colouring for the front grille and a more unusual 'Dichroic' finish for the lion badge that appears to change colour, depending on your viewing angle. Most versions of this model will be ordered in either 'GT-Line' or top 'GT'-spec, these two top variants recognisable by 'diamond black' roof colouring and glossy black wheel arch flares, which streamline the body, making the wheel diameter of the 17-inch wheel rims appear larger. On these premium versions, those rims are adorned with screw-in customisable inserts which improve the aerodynamics and apparently reduce kerb weight by 3.6kgs. Inside, there's the usual 208 'i-Cockpit' driving position format, where you view the instrument binnacle over the upper rim of a tiny steering wheel rather than conventionally through the wheel spokes. Plus, as with other versions of this model, the concept's been further developed with the addition of a clever 3D instrument binnacle display. What else? Well rear passenger space is slightly compromised by the need to place the powertrain's battery pack beneath that back seat. But there's no compromise in boot space, which is 311-litres in size just like any other 208.
Market and Model
Peugeot obviously thinks it's going to sell quite a few e-208s (the prediction is 20% of total model mix) because this powertrain is available with every trim level and the top 'GT' spec option is exclusive to it. Even in base 'Active' form though, an e-208 will set you back around £25,500. And that's after the available £3,000 government plug-in grant towards purchase has been subtracted from the mildly alarming initial asking price. At top Gt variant will cost you around £30,000. Most e-208 models will be bought on finance, which from launch, after grant deduction, saw deals starting from around £280 a month, with £5,450 up-front. On to this car's value proposition. It's significantly more affordable than its identically-engineered Vauxhall Corsa-e equivalent, which in its least expensive form costs around £2,000 more than a base-spec 'Active'-trimmed e-208 and in its priciest guise costs around £1,000 more than a top e-208 GT. As a rival, a MINI Electric makes even less sense; that MINI's priced from around £28,000 and has a much lower operating range, a three-door-only body style and a tiny boot - plus it would probably cost around £3,000 more when equipped to a similar standard. There aren't really any other direct all-electric small hatch options. You can get battery-powered versions of the Volkswagen up! and the SEAT Mii from around £20,000, but they're both smaller city cars. A battery-powered family hatch like a Kia e-Niro would cost around £35,000 and a BMW i3 even more.
Cost of Ownership
Peugeot's aim was for this EV to have a total ownership cost roughly equivalent to what you pay to buy and run an automatic version of the petrol model: well it's some way off that right at present. Its drivetrain claims to be state-of-the-art for a small car, though its WLTP-certified range of 211 miles is bettered in the class by the BMW i3 and the Renault ZOE. It's worth pointing out though, that both these rivals cost significantly more and that a more closely-priced Zero Emission rival, the MINI Electric can offer a WLTP range of only 144 miles. Bear in mind that as with all Evs, the quoted range figure will drop considerably in winter weather or over long motorway journeys - in the case of the e-208 to around 150 miles. If you're an e-208 owner, you'll need to know that getting anywhere near the quoted range figure will necessitate staying in the powertrain's provided 'Eco' mode - activating its 'Sport' mode setting will reduce your range by around 10%. What about charging your e-208? With a wallbox in place in your garage, a full charge from empty will take seven and-a-half hours. With a public 50kW Rapid Charger, the replenishment time to charge from 15 to 80% is 45 minutes. If you're fortunate enough to find a 100kW Rapid Charger, that falls to 30 minutes. At the other extreme, if you happen to be somewhere you can only charge from a domestic supply using an ordinary 3-pin plug (and the optional 3-pin plug lead that costs extra with this car), the charging replenishment time would be a yawning 20 hours. As an e-208 buyer, your dealer will also give you the option to pay a subscription for a so-called 'Mobility Pass'. That'll enable you to borrow a conventional petrol or diesel-powered car from the brand for those times when you might need to undertake a longer or more complex journey - holiday times for instance.
By Jonathan Crouch
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Key Standard Features*
- Metallic - Faro yellow
- Metallic paint
- Radiator grille in chrome chequered and gloss black edge trim
- Radiator grille - Dark chrome chequered and gloss black edge trim
- Tri material cloth/leather upholstery
- Piano keys gloss black plated toggle switches to access touchscreen functions
- PEUGEOT i-Cockpit with 7" capacitive colour touchscreen
- Lane keep assist
- Programmable cruise control and speed limiter
- 7 kw monophase on board charger
- Tri material leather/cloth - Capy/isabella trim with lime green double stitching
- Electric front windows + one touch + anti-pinch
- Electric rear windows + anti-pinch
- Tailgate with heated rear windscreen and wiper blade
- Dark tinted Rear side and tailgate windows
- Front windscreen wiper with magic wash cleaning system
- Rear windscreen wiper triggered automatically in reverse gear
- Electric rear windows with one touch/anti-pinch
- ESP with Hill Assist
- Electric parking brake
- Front and rear disc brakes
- ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Braking Distribution) and EBA (Emergency Braking Assistance)
- Smart phone docking station
- Bluetooth telephone facility
- Smartphone charging plate
- Front and rear parking sensors
- Peugeot connect SOS and assistance
- Driver attention warning
- Speed limit recognition and recommendation
- Visio Park 1 with 180 degree Colour reversing camera
- Push button start
- Multi function trip computer
- Mirror screen with mirror link, apple carplay and andriod auto
- Exterior temperature indicator with ice warning
- 2 front USB socket with USB-C
- PEUGEOT i-Cockpit with compact steering wheel
- PEUGEOT i-Cockpit with configurable 3D headup instrument panel
- Frameless electrochrome interior rear view mirror
- Electrically adjustable, heated and power folding door mirrors
- Carbon effect Dashboard, front and rear door panel finish
- DAB Digital radio
- 2x USB sockets in rear
- Voice recognition for radio, navigation and telephony features
- 6 speakers radio with mp3 compatible
Exterior Body Features
- Twin chrome exhaust tailpipes
- Gloss black finish on B pillar
- Diamond black roof decals
- Gloss black rear cluster connecting strip
- Nera black door mirror shells
- Model designation badges front and rear
- Rear lower bumper diffuser effect trim in gloss black
- Body coloured exterior door handles
- Stainless steel door sill scuff plates
- GT Line model designation badging on C pillar
- GT Line model designation badging on tailgate
- Gloss black wheel arch extensions
- Gloss black window surround
- Dichroic badging in front lion with e monogram on C pillar and tailgate
- Extended diamond black rear spoiler
- Diamond black rear spoiler
- Diamond Black roof
- Radiator grille - body colour chequered and gloss black edge trim
- Rear bumper with gloss black finish
- Follow me home headlights
- Headlights left on audible warning
- LED side indicator lights integrated into door mirrors
- 2 X Rear number plate lights
- Rear reversing lights
- Automatic lights
- Automatic windscreen wipers
- LED daytime running lights with 3 claw headlight with distinctive tooth design
- Full LED headlights with smartbeam assist
- Rear full LED 3D peugeot signature claw effect lights with daylight function
- Dual zone electronic climate control
- Pre heating function
- Front centre armrest with storage compartment
- Centre console with cupholders
- 12V socket
- Roof lining - Mistral black
- Automatic gear lever in full grain leather and satin chrome
- Electric power steering with reach and rake adjustable steering column
- Aluminium pedals and foot rest
- Mistral full grain perforated leather steering wheel with aikinite stitch detail and satin chrome 'GT' emblem
- Map pockets on the backs of the front seats
- Piano keys gloss black plated toggle switches to access main functions of the vehicle
- Front and rear carpet mats in black with specific detailing
- Lime green contrast stitching to armrest, front centre console, door panels and dashboard facia
- Mode 3 type 2 cable for wallbox charging
- High centre console with 2 cup holders
- 8 Colour personalisable ambient lighting
- Front LED interior light with 2 reading spotlights and rear interior light with timer
- Tyre pressure sensor
- Front and rear curtain airbags
- Driver/front passenger side airbags
- Front three point retractable seatbelts with force limiters
- 3x Front optimised safety headrests and rear retractable headrests with height adjustable
- Driver and passenger airbags with Passenger airbag deactivation system
- 2x 2nd row ISOFIX child seat mountings
- Child locking functionality on rear doors
- Active safety brake with night fuction/cyclists/pedestrians
- 3 rear 3 point seatbelts
- 1/3 to 2/3 split folding rear seats
- Seatbelt unfastened on the move audible and visual alert for front and rear seats
- Driver and front passenger seat manual adjustment in longitudinal and back rest angle
- ISOFIX child seat mounting points on passenger seat
- Driver and front passenger seat mechanical height adjustment
- Driver and front passenger sport seats
- Thatcham Cat.1 alarm
- Automatic hazard light activation upon heavy brake application
- Electronic code immobiliser
- Automatic door locking when moving off
Wheels - Alloy
- 17" Shaw diamond cut two tone alloy wheels
Wheels - Spare
- Tyre puncture repair kit
- 0 to 60 mph (secs)
- 0 to 62 mph (secs) 8.1
- Engine Power - BHP 136
- Engine Power - KW 101
- Engine Power - PS
- Engine Power - RPM N
- Engine Torque - LBS.FT 221
- Engine Torque - MKG 30.6
- Engine Torque - NM 300
- Engine Torque - RPM 3674
- Top Speed 93
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