2016 Peugeot 208 announced for Australia image

Peugeot has announced its plans to offer the refreshed 2016 208 in Australia starting later on this month.

The 2016 Peugeot 208 has debuted earlier this year, during the Geneva Motor Show, and it is now getting ready to be introduced to Australia. The cheapest version of the supermini will be the Access manual, which will start from 15,990 AUD, followed by the Access auto, from 18,990 AUD. The Active is next in the lineup, coming from 21,990 AUD and the Allure can be yours from 25,990 AUD. The GT-Line costs 27,490 AUD and for the range-topping GTi, customers will have to pay 30,990 AUD.

The Access Manual has a 1.2L 3-cylinder unit with 60 kW under its hood, connected to a 5-speed manual transmission. Some of the goodies found on it include the air-con, cruiser control, speed limiter, power front windows, six-speaker audio, USB, Bluetooth, central locking, halogen headlights with DRL and more. Next comes the Active automatic, which has a 1.2l 3-cylinder PureTech engine with 81 kW and this is bringing the 7-inch full-color touch screen audio, rear parking sonar, front fog lamps, body color door handles, electric folding mirrors, leather steering wheel, 16-inch Titane alloy wheels and others.

The Allure Automatic has a 1.2L 3-cylinder engine with 81 kW and this is bringing the sat-nav, self-parking, front parking sensors, automatic headlights and wipers, electrochromatic rearview mirror, leather steering wheel and gear lever, satin chrome highlights, folding center armrest, Mistral mesh sports cloth trim and so on. The GT-Line automatic has the same engine but this is adding the privacy glass, sports bucket seats, GT-Line badging, chrome exhaust tips and more while the range-topping GTi has 143 kW and 300 Nm from a 1.6l turbo petrol, connected to a 6-speed manual and bringing the rear spoiler, unique bumpers, dual chrome exhaust tips, 17-inch Carbone alloy wheels, GTi badging, identity plate and more.