Peugeot 308 gets updated styling and new engine

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Peugeot’s 308 is being updated with fresh styling and a new 1.5-litre diesel engine.

Facelifted Peugeot 308

The facelifted Peugeot 308 gains a new 1.5-litre diesel engine.

The updated range – which is available in hatch, GTi and SW models – gains an updated grille, new bumper and LED daytime running lights across all models while the interior gets a new 3D satnav system with voice control.

Engine line-up changes see the 308 become the first PSA Group model to get the BlueHDi 130 S&S four-cylinder diesel engine while a new eight-speed automatic transmission debuts on the GT-exclusive BlueHDi 180 Stop&Start engine.

In addition, the three-cylinder petrol engine gets efficiency upgrades, although CO2 and fuel efficiency figures are not yet available, and a new six-speed manual gearbox.

Other changes include additional driver assistance tech in the form of Active Safety Brake and Active Lane Departure Warning and adaptive cruise control.

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.