Peugeot 508: Tips Before Purchasing

All about Peugeot 508 in China

Peugeot 508 is a large car, which is very classy in style and appearance. In 2010, it was first launched in the automobile show in Paris. A year later in 2011, the station wagon version of Peugeot 508 was released. You could say that Peugeot 508 was the successor to the other Peugeot car models like Peugeot 407 and 607.

Production Plant in Wuhan, China

This car is a popular car in China and Peugeot has partnered with Dongfeng Motors for its local production in its Rennes automobile plant. Rennes is located in the Wuhan, which is the capital of Hubei province in Central China. Peugeot has projected sales of sixty five thousand units by the year 2012 itself and considers China to be the most favorable market for its Peugeot 508 sale.

What are the popular features of Peugeot 508?

Peugeot 508 is a stable family car. Some of its popular features being:

- The Peugeot 508 can be confidently driven on any road and has great steering features.

- It is a long car and is around one hundred and eighty nine inches long.

- The interiors of the car are very chic and tidy.

- The interface used by the driver is very simple

- The car is very fuel efficient in nature and has various diesel models, which makes it a very popular buy.

Due to these great features, Peugeot the French manufacturing company is all set to harvest the Chinese automobile market and make Peugeot 508 a grand success in China.

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Technical Characteristics of Peugeot 508

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Peugeot 508 SW THP 156 produced by Peugeot (FR).

Body Type Estate (station wagon; shooting brake) 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1420 Kg
Length 4813 mm
Height 1476 mm
Wheelbase 2817 mm
Front Track 1581 mm
Rear Track 1554 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 72 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering n/a
Fuel Supply System n/a
Max Power 156HP (115 kW) @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque 240Nm @ 4250 rpm
CO2 Emissions 155 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1598 cc
Bore 77 mm
Stroke 86 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio n/a
Aspiration Turbo
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres 215/60 R 16 / 215/60 R 16
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 6 speed manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 8.8 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 9.3 l/100km
Road 5 l/100km
Mixt 6.8 l/100km