The Peugeot 508 was introduced in October 2010 by Peugeot, a French automaker. The 508 got a facelift in November 2015. It got a vertical grille, and a Peugeot lion was included in the middle of the new grille.
The Peugeot 508 is a car that can accommodate a driver and passengers comfortably. The car has an attractive design that’s thin, dynamic, and classy. It had a total revision to offer extra power as well as personality. The front features a lighting signature that is highlighted by LED technology. It gives the car an expressive look. A device that will definitely make a car look “Peugeot.”
The rebirth of the 508 can also be seen in the rear part of the car. The bumper got a new design that showcases the dark yet clear structure while underlining the importance of its protective features. At the back end of the 508, the three horizontal lights appear like claws. This underlines the feline allure of the vehicle.
The interior of the 508 presents driving enjoyment and relaxed passengers. It has a classy design found in a Peugeot 508. The interior is designed with top-of-the-line materials that bring comfort and enjoyment. The cockpit is technologically advanced with a thin dashboard style with a 7-inch touchscreen.
The upholstery and decorations are made in sophistication with shades of chrome, satin black, glossy black, and leather. The interior of a Peugeot 508 speaks of elegance without having to be showy about it.
Technology & Safety Features
The Peugeot 508 features the following: reverse parking camera, parking aid and blind spot check system, a color head-up display, six airbags (2 in front, 2 on the side, 2 front, and rear curtain airbags), and an electric parking brake that incorporates two functions: it engages every time the engine halts, and it automatically releases as the car accelerates.
It also has ESP or Electronic Stability Program that detects and reduces the loss of traction, keeping the tires from skidding. Also included on the safety features are ABS or Anti-lock Braking System, ASR or Anti-Skid Regulation, EBV and CBC or Electronic Brake-Force Variation, EBA or Emergency Braking Assistance, MSR or Motor Stall Regulation, and Intelligent Traction Control.
Platform & Chassis
The Peugeot 508 has a PSA PF3 platform and is a 4-door saloon 5-door estate. Its layout is a front-engine, front-wheel-drive/four-wheel drive (hybrid4). It has front and rear ventilated seats, front and rear heated seats, front and rear armrests, multifunction steering wheel, steering wheel height adjustment, and steering wheel in/out adjustment. It has a MacPherson front suspension and a multi-link rear suspension. Its front brakes use a ventilated disc while the rear brakes use a disc.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Peugeot 508 runs on 1.6L 14 (gasoline), 1.8L 14 (gasoline), 2.0L 14 (gasoline), 2.3L 14 (gasoline), 1.6L 14 (diesel), 2.0L 14 (diesel), and 2.2L 14 (diesel).