ALL-NEW PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES: PEUGEOT 508 HYBRID AND 508 SW HYBRID COMBINE 225HP PERFORMANCE WITH 217MPG AND 29g/km CO2

Thursday, 5 September 2019

  • The all-new Plug-In Hybrid Electric 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID combine ultra-low economy with 225hp and more than 30 miles of zero emission range
  • All-new 508 HYBRID rated at 217mpg and 29g/km CO2 according to official WLTP tests, with 508 SW HYBRID achieving 217mpg and 30g/km CO2
  • Both models use an 11.8kWh battery, with a full charge taking less than two hours via a 7kW chargepoint, with battery pack resulting in no compromise in boot space
  • All-new 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID combine a 132kW (180hp) 1.6L PureTech petrol engine with an 80kW (110hp) electric motor for a total output of 165kW (225hp)
  • New models join the growing range of PEUGEOT hybrid and electric vehicles
  • By 2023, PEUGEOT will offer an electrified variant across its entire model line-up
  • To find out more about the all-new PEUGEOT plug-in range, visit: www.peugeot.co.uk/technology/peugeot-plug-in-hybrid/peugeot-plug-in-hybrid-range/

The latest plug-in hybrid additions to the PEUGEOT range, all-new PEUGEOT 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID, will provide fuel efficiency of up to 217mpg and CO2 emissions as low as 29g/km when order books open later this year. They are capable of more than 30 miles of serene, fully-electric driving.

The new large family cars have passed WLTP certification to confirm the impressive figures, before joining PEUGEOT’s growing plug-in electric hybrid and fully electric vehicle range. The all-new 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID combine the 132kW (180hp) 1.6L PureTech petrol engine with an 80kW (110hp) electric motor on the front axle, for a total power output of 165kW (225hp).

Both models use an 11.8kWh battery, with a full recharge taking less than two hours with a 7kW on board charger (optional depending on version). According to official WLTP tests, the 508 HYBRID returns 217mpg, with ultra-low CO2 emissions of just 29g/km, while the 508 SW HYBRID will achieve the same fuel economy with CO2 emissions of 30g/km. 

Each 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID will be available with four driving modes:

  • ZERO EMISSIONS: 100% electric drive for a maximum range of 33 miles* in the 508 HYBRID and 32 miles** in the 508 SW HYBRID
  • SPORT: Combines the power from both the 132kW 1.6L PureTech petrol engine and the 80kW electric motor for maximum performance
  • HYBRID: Switches between electric and engine power for optimised efficiency
  • COMFORT: Combines HYBRID mode with a softer suspension configuration for improved ride comfort

With ultra-low CO2 emissions of 29g/km Ŧ and 30g/km Ŧ Ŧ, the all-new 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID benefit from the lowest Benefit-in-Kind (BIK) rate for business and fleet users. Both models attract a BIK rating of only 10% from April 2020***. 

Both the all-new 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID are built on PEUGEOT’s EMP2 platform. Through clever engineering of the battery pack, PEUGEOT has achieved zero compromise in boot space or versatility compared to conventional 508 and 508 SW models. The all-new 508 HYBRID comes with 487-litres of boot space, with the 508 SW HYBRID providing 530-litres of load capacity.

David Peel, Managing Director of PEUGEOT UK, said: “PEUGEOT is rapidly embracing an electric future. The all-new 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID will join our growing line-up of plug-in electric hybrid and fully electric models, including the all-new 3008 SUV GT HYBRID4 and the e-208 and e-2008 SUV. This is an exciting time for PEUGEOT as the brand works to fulfil its philosophy of ‘choose your PEUGEOT, choose your powertrain’ where customers can choose between conventional petrol and diesel models as well as electrified variants, which will apply to all models within the range by 2023.”

The all-new 508 HYBRID and all-new 508 SW HYBRID will be available in three trim options:

  • Allure
  • GT Line
  • GT

Top of the range GT models feature Nappa Mistral full grain leather interior trim as standard, alongside a FOCAL® premium HiFi speaker system.

The all-new 508 HYBRID and 508 SW HYBRID are available with class-leading safety technology, including Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Positioning Assist and PEUGEOT’s Night Vision technology, which uses infrared cameras to highlight pedestrians and animals up to 200m, beyond the scope of the headlights.  

ENDS   

* 29.8 miles depending on options
** 29.2 miles depending on options
***https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/816532/190617_-_WLTP_-_summary_of_responses_v2.2__1_.pdf
Ŧ Up to 34g/km CO2  depending on options
ŦŦ Up to 36g/km CO2 depending on options

PEUGEOT
Stimulating, rewarding driving, sleek design, and uncompromising quality form the brand’s pledge to its customers and help produce the emotion provided by each PEUGEOT vehicle. Operating in around 160 countries with more than 10,000 points of sale, the brand sold more than 1,740,000 vehicles in 2018. PEUGEOT combines exacting standards, allure and emotion with the goal of being the definitive high-end, broad-based brand with global reach.

PEUGEOT UK
The UK is the third largest market for PEUGEOT with its UK Headquarters located in Coventry. The UK car line-up includes the 108, 208, all-new 208, 308, 2008 SUV, all-new 2008 SUV, 3008 SUV, 5008 SUV and all-new 508 supplemented by Rifter and Traveller people-carriers. The UK van line-up includes the all-new Partner, Expert and Boxer. Electric Vehicles support the standard car and van line-up. The all-new range includes the Electric e-208, e-2008 SUV and the Hybrid versions of the 508 and 3008 SUV. Electric versions of the most popular small van, the Partner Electric and much larger, Boxer Electric are also available. PEUGEOT is committed to low emission vehicles, with a strategy to electrify every model in the range between 2019 and 2023.

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PEUGEOT UK COMMUNICATIONS Contacts

Jeremy Townsend, Director of Communications
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James Parfett, Head of Communications
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Kerry Livesey, PR Manager
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Mason Finney, Media Relations Executive
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