Peugeot 508 GT Fastback – Last week we bought the news of the hugely powerful Audi RS7 that was wrapped in an elegant 4 door fast back sedan body. But with a price tag in the order of a quarter of a million dollars.
Peugeot has a similarly styled sedan.
It is not nearly as powerful but it is still a very good example a vehicle that portrays a very distinctive appearance.
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By today’s standards it has reasonable but not outstanding power from a 1.6 litre turbocharged petrol engine giving 165 kW and 300Nm of torque which is sufficient for comfortable city driving and non-urban touring. Its advantage is a tare weight of only 1385kg.
It reflects it European heritage by meeting Euro 6 pollution standards.
Currently the Peugeot 508 fastback is priced from around $57,500 plus on roads.
What is good?
- Excellent, distinctive style
- Good fuel consumption and Euro 6 pollution standard
- Interior features
What is not so good?
- Rear seat room
- Modest engine performance
- Some hard plastic panels in the interior
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Peugeot 508 Fastback sedan
|Model Price||$57,500 $ MLP*|
|Engine||1.6 litre turbo petrol|
|Power||165kW @5,500 rpm|
|Torque||300Nm @2,750 rpm|
|Safety||5 Star (tested 2018) ANCAP|
|CO2 Emissions||142 g/km|
|Economy ADR||6.3 L/100km|
|0-100kmh / Top Speed||8.1 sec 0-100 kmh/ 250 kmh (limited)|
|Servicing||Free 3 years/60,000 on this model|
5 years / unlimited kilometres
5 Yr. roadside assist
*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.
|Behind the Wheel||8|
|Ride and Handling||8|
|Fit for Purpose||9|
|Value for Money||8|
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