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The Peugeot 108 is a city car, launched by the French manufacturer Peugeot in March 2014, at the Geneva Motor Show. It went on sale later in July 2014, for the United Kingdom.[1] It is related to the Citroën C1 and Toyota Aygo, sharing the same chassis, engines, transmission and electrics.

Peugeot 108
Peugeot 108 VTi 68 Acces – Frontansicht, 30. November 2014, Düsseldorf.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerPeugeot
Also calledCitroën C1
Toyota Aygo
Production2014–present
AssemblyCzech Republic: Kolín (TPCA)
Body and chassis
ClassCity car (A)
Body style3-door hatchback
5-door hatchback
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel-drive
RelatedCitroën C1
Toyota Aygo
Powertrain
Engine1.0 L 1KR-FE I3 (petrol; KGB40)
1.2 L EB2DT I3 (petrol; PAB40)
Chronology
PredecessorPeugeot 107
Peugeot 108 VTi

Cars are built in the same factory, located in the Czech Republic.[2]

OverviewEdit

The 108 is powered by a choice of two three cylinder petrol engines: a 1.0 litre VTi with 68 bhp, emitting up to 97g/km of CO
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, with an e-VTi producing 88g/km, and a larger 1.2 litre VTi has 82 bhp, and emits 99g/km of CO
2
.

In an update for 2018, Peugeot introduced an updated interior which included new seat upholstery. There were no exterior changes. [3] It has been reported by Autonews.com that the model will be phased out in 2021, when Toyota will take full ownership of the plant in the Czech Republic, and the model will not be renewed.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Holloway, Hilton (4 March 2014). "Peugeot 108 set for July launch". Autocar. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  2. ^ Fowler, Steve (23 November 2012). "New Peugeot 108 to be built with Toyota". Auto Express. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  3. ^ "The New Peugeot 108, officially released in Croatia". Auto Klub. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Toyota will buy out PSA stake in Czech minicar plant". Automotive News Europe. November 30, 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Peugeot 108 at Wikimedia Commons