2014 Peugeot 308 SW: A Spacious Estate for Modern Families
Peugeot has officially unveiled full details about the all-new 308 SW model. The dynamic estate car with a performance-oriented design boasts outstanding load space and impeccable road manners.
2014 Peugeot 308 SW meets the expectations of the customers by concentrating on the basic requirements for this segment in four key areas – design, efficiency/functionality, driving experience and quality.
The exterior features ‘floating' grille framed in chrome flanked by expressive, emblematic headlamps. Full LED technology – 31 per headlamp – is fitted as standard on the upper trim levels, providing a technical and distinctive lighting signature.
The profile of the 308 SW benefits from a wheelbase and rear overhang that are 11cm and 22cm longer respectively than the hatchback. It means the model takes its place among the most ‘balanced' estates in the segment.
The dimensions of the 4,585 mm in length, width of 1,804 mm and height of 1,471mm. The car's generous dimensions allow it to offer volumes that are among the best in the segment. The boot below the parcel shelf is an impressive 660 litres and outstanding 1,660-litres with rear seats folded down.
The interior is based on the Peugeot's i-Cockpit from the hatchback. It comes with a compact steering wheel, a head-up instrument panel and a tall centre console and a 9.7" touch-screen for intuitive access to infotainment functions.
The engine range includes ultra-efficient Euro 6 petrol and diesel engines. The power ranges from 130HP to 155HP for the petrol units and 92HP to 150HP for the diesel variants. There is also a new BlueHDi 1.6-litre 120HP diesel mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and returning the exceptional 88.3 mpg UK with CO2 emissions of 85 g/km. This is a record in the segment.
Presented for the first time at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the new Peugeot 308 SW will go on sale on 19th June in the UK.