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Peugeot 308

(2014 - present)

The Peugeot 308 is a medium-sized family car, available as a five-door hatchback and as estate (called the 308 SW). The current model was unveiled in late 2013, before going on sale in the UK in early 2014. The hatchback was followed by the SW about six months later.

The 308 has received generally good reviews from the UK motoring media, although the scores tend to trail the class leaders. This is partly due to the car’s somewhat polarising interior design, which utilises Peugeot’s i-Cockpit layout that has divided both reviewers and car buyers.

Aside from the dashboard layout, the Peugeot 308 has received particular praise for its smooth, comfortable and refined driving experience, as well as its efficient engines. Criticisms have been directed at the car’s tight rear seats and a lack of driving enjoyment.

The higher-spec 308 GT model also tends to score lower than the regular models. There is a high-performance model called the 308 GTi, which we will cover on a separate page so check back soon.

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Body style: Five-door hatch and estate
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £20,505 on-road

Launched: Summer 2013
Last updated: Autumn 2017
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

Auto Express












Honest John




The Sun


The Sunday Times


The Telegraph


Top Gear


What Car?





Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: November 2013









Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Peugeot 308 has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back again soon.


Trophies, prizes and awards that the Peugeot 308 has received


  • Honest John Awards – Most Highly-Rated Car


  • Carbuyer Awards – Estate Car of the Year
  • Business Car Manager – Best Company Car to Buy
  • ContractHireAndLeasing.com Car of the Year Awards – Best Estate Car to Lease


  • European Car of the Year

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