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Peugeot 208 (2012-2019) review

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Key features
  • Small
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
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The Peugeot 208 hatchback, launched in 2012, bucks the trend for cars to be bigger and heavier than their predecessors - it's slightly shorter than the old 207 and more than 100kg lighter but still offers more space inside. Is it enough to put Peugeot back at the top in the small car class? Find out more by reading our full review.

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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

June 2012

Released

June 2012

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