Peugeot 508 has been introduced to Malaysian market earlier this week. The highly captivating French saloon is only available in single guise, 1.6l THP. The car is priced at RM169,888.
The 1.6 THP engine is as per the one powering a host of Peugeot cars right now from 308 to 5008 MPV. The engine produced 156bhp@6000 rpm and 240Nm from 1400 rpm. This torquey engine returned 7.1 l/100km of fuel consumption.
The car is highly-equipped which include bi-xenon headlamps with washer,height adjuster and SmartBeam function. LED DRL is part of the package too. The pleasing-looking alloys wheel is 18" in size and wrapped by 235/45 tyre size. Safety items included with the car include the customary ABS and EBD, ESP, Hill Assist System and parking assist system to aid the driver in parallel parking.
The interior comes with leather wrapped seats, JBL audio system with 10 speakers and 10 channel 500W amplifier with Arkamys audio processing software. The rear aircon outlet is also standard, so is four-zone climate control systems.
As for the dimensions, the Peugeot 508 measures 4,792mm long, 1,853mm wide and 1,456mm tall. The car rides on 2,817mm wheelbase. The generous dimension translate in spacious interior as well as 545 litres of boot space.
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