Peugeot 208 vs rivals - specifications

Peugeot 208 vs rivals - specifications

 Peugeot 208 1.2 Active 5drFord Fiesta 1.25 Zetec 5drKia Rio 2 1.25 5dr
On the road price/total as tested£12,795/£12,795£13,095/£14,460£12,495/£12,910
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£5,950/46.5%£5,120/39.1%£5,498/44.0%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£280/£561£417.28/£834.6£348/£697
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,991/£3,319£2,152/£3,586£2,012/£3,353
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost8/£395/B/£206/£325/D/£1005/£315/C/£30
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£612* (3yrs)£195/£275/£195£269 (3yrs)
Engine3cyl in-line/1,199cc4cyl in-line/1,242cc4cyl in-line/1,248cc
Peak power/revs82/5,750 bhp/rpm81/5,800 bhp/rpm83/6,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs118/2,750 Nm/rpm114/4,200 Nm/rpm121/4,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission5-spd manual/fwd5-spd manual/fwd5-spd manual/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel50 litres/full-size42 litres/sealant43 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down)285/1,067 litres295/979 litres288/923 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight975/555/1,150kg1,041/454/600kg1,104/456/900kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.4 metres/0.29Cd10.2 metres/0.33Cd10.5 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/1yr3yrs (60,000)/1yr7yrs (100,000)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 miles (1yr)/30012,500 miles (1yr)/78110,000 miles (1yr)/140
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.28th/25th^25th/28th^12th/9th^
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/A5/4/3/92**92/84/46/5 stars
0-60/30-70mph12.8/13.5 secs12.2/12.4 secs12.5/13.9 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th6.8/9.7 secs7.1/10.7 secs7.3/11.3 secs
50-70mph in 5th16.0 secs19.4 secs19.4 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph109mph/3,500rpm104mph/3,000rpm107mph/3,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph45.7/33.5/9.4 metres53.0/38.8/9.8m^^53.7/39.4/10.3m^^
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph62/40/58/66dB55/42/58/67dB54/37/59/68dB
Auto Express economy/range38.9mpg/428 miles36.0mpg/333 miles38.5mpg/364 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined51.4/72.4/62.8mpg38.2/62.8/50.4mpg44.8/64.2/55.4mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined11.3/15.9/13.8mpl8.4/13.8/11.1mpl9.9/14.1/12.2mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket168/104g/km/11%181/124g/km/16%170/119g/km/14%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/£270Five/yes/£275Six/yes/DFO
Air-conditioning/leather/heated seatsYes/no/noYes/no/noYes/no/no
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/noYes/yes/no
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£445/no/no£495/no/no£425/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£400/yes/yesNo/yes/£175No/yes/yes


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