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

Most Popular

Energy firms want the right to switch off electric cars charging at home
Electric cars

Energy firms want the right to switch off electric cars charging at home

New powers being sought to allow energy providers to turn off high-drain devices to manage electricity network
18 Sep 2020
How green are electric cars? Polestar data shows ICE trailing EV

How green are electric cars? Polestar data shows ICE trailing EV

Electric car maker reveals whole-life CO2 emissions of the Polestar 2 are better than a petrol XC40 - but EV is only 14% cleaner with global energy mi…
17 Sep 2020
New 2020 Skoda Octavia engine line-up expands again
Skoda Octavia

New 2020 Skoda Octavia engine line-up expands again

New 1.0-litre mild-hybrid petrol engine to the lower end of the Skoda Octavia’s line-up, which has a starting price of £23,005
17 Sep 2020