Peugeot popularity on the rise

The new Peugot 308.
The all new and much refined Peugeot 308 has just gone on sale at Lough Owel Motors, Mullingar.

The all new and much refined Peugeot 308 has just gone on sale at Lough Owel Motors, Mullingar.

Such has been its popularity since its launch last September, more than 35,000 orders have been placed making it one of the most popular cars in recent times.

In a further boost, it is one of seven finalists for the prestigious 2014 “Car of the Year” Award. Retailing from €18,990, the new Peugeot 308 comes to market in Ireland with Peugeot’s five year peace of mind warranty. For a limited period only, if you test drive the new Peugeot 308 at Lough Owel Motors, you will be entered into a draw to win €500 free fuel.

Inside the new 308, the innovative i-Cockpit interior is simple and intuitive to use. The small, compact steering wheel makes manoeuvring much easier and increases driver control.

A head-up instrument panel ensures drivers access information without taking eyes off the road.With a length of 4.25m, height of 1.46m and a width of 1.8m, new Peugeot 308 is extremely agile: it is 3cm shorter and 4cm lower than the previous model and has the most compact exterior dimensions in its class to offer excellent manoeuvrability.

The efficiency of the new Peugeot 308 is in part due to weight reduction compared to the predecessor 308.

Lighter than its competitors and fitted with the very latest Peugeot petrol and diesel powertrains, it will also set new performance records in its class. The 1.6-litre HDi 92bhp has CO2 emissions of just 95g/km. In Spring 2014, the new 308 will benefit from a new 3-cylinder 1.2-litre e-THP PureTech engine with a choice of 110 or 130bhp (104g / 109g CO2).

Test drive the new Peugeot 308 at Lough Owel Motors today.