Peugeot 508 GT Fastback 2021 Review

We drive the 508 GT on a road test review

Peugeot 508 GT brings French elegance to a segment that isn’t often well known for stylish design. Alongside Audis A5, the 508 GT is probably the most attractive large sedan on the market.

2021 Peugeot 508 GT Fastback front qtr With a 1.6L 4 Cyl Turbo Petrol producing power of 165 kW @ 5500 and peak torque of 300 Nm at 2750 rpm, driving the front wheels through an 8 speed AT. It will zip along from 0-100km/h in just 8.1 seconds, top out at 250kmh all while sipping fuel at an ADR rate of just 6.3L/100km.

2021 Peugeot 508 GT Fastback lower grill

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With a 4 choice drive mode, adaptive suspension, direct feedback steering the 508GT matches many other European sedans for driver engagement. It’s well balanced, sits flat through corners and cruises with ease on the freeway.

2019 Peugeot 508, interior.

508 GT is also extremely well equipped with digital i-Cockpit that can be individualised, 10 inch central touch screen, heated front seats with massage function and a 10 speaker sound system amongst a host of other safety and luxury items.

2021 Peugeot 508 GT Fastback rear seats

With stunning design combined with the practicality of four doors and a lift back boot, the 508GT is also outstanding value at only $57,490 plus the usual costs.

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2021 Peugeot 508 GT Fastback rear

What is good?

  • Excellent driving dynamics
  • Elegant design
  • Digital cockpit

What is not so good?

2019 Peugeot 508, interior.

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 2021 Peugeot 508 GT Fastback

Model   

Peugeot 508 GT Fastback

Model Price $ 57,490 MLP*
Engine 1.6L 4 Cyl Turbo Petrol
Drivetrain FWD 8 Sp Sports AT
Power 165 kW at 5,500rpm
Torque 300 Nm @ 2,750 rpm
Safety Five Star ANCAP (2019)
CO2 Emissions 142 g/km
Economy ADR/ Capacity 6.3 L/100km / 62L
0-100kmh/Top Speed 8.1 sec / 250 kmh
Servicing 12 Months / 20000 km
Warranty 5yr/ Unlimited km with 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.

2021 Peugeot 508 GT Fastback profile

Overall Rating    

90/100

Behind the Wheel 9
Comfort 9
Equipment 9
Performance 8
Ride and Handling 9
Practicality 9
Fit for Purpose 9
Technology/Connectivity 9
Fun Factor/Street Appeal 9
Value for Money 10

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Overall Rating
  • 9/10
    Behind the Wheel - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Comfort - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Equipment - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Performance - 8/10
  • 9/10
    Ride and Handling - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Ride and Handling - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Practicality - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Fit for Purpose - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Technology/Connectivity - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Fun Factor/Street Appeal - 9/10
  • 10/10
    Value for Money - 10/10
9.0/10

Summary

Peugeot 508 GT brings French elegance to a segment that isn’t often well known for stylish design. Alongside Audis A5, the 508 GT is probably the most attractive large sedan on the market.

With stunning design combined with the practicality of four doors and a lift back boot, the 508GT is also outstanding value at only $57,490 plus the usual costs.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.