Update: Australian pricing and details revealed
- Priced from $43,990 before on-road
- A $9K price increase for the GT variant
- The four-strong range includes wagons and PHEVs.
gave 2023 Peugeot 308 The range is priced for Australia with the range-opening GT hatch starting at $43,990 before on-road costs.
sitting on top of it. GT Premium ($48,990) and GT Premium Wagon ($50,490), with final pricing for the 165kW plug-in hybrid hatch to be revealed closer to its H1 release next year.
Before going on sale in late 2021, the previous-generation Peugeot 308 GT wore a $34,990 price tag, making the new car $9000 more expensive.
The all-new Peugeot 308 rides on the latest version of the brand’s EMP2 platform, which is shared with the 3008 medium SUV and the 5008 three-rover.
Peugeot dealers are now accepting orders for the 308, and managing director Kate Gillis said she was excited about its arrival: “It is very exciting that we can open pre-orders for the 308 today.
“Our latest arrival brings a dynamic and stylish design, with the local model range carefully selected to provide customers with a strong line-up.”
2023 Peugeot 308 Features
The GT Hatch starts the range with a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol three-cylinder. Produces 96kW of power and 230Nm of torque.. An eight-speed automatic is standard and power is sent to the front wheels.
The Peugeot 308 GT is packed with plenty of safety and tech features, so even though it’s more expensive than entry-level rivals like the Mazda 3 G20 Pure, Hyundai i30 and Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport, the 308 GT has a full spec sheet.
Features include a 10-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, ‘Fraxx nit’ upholstery on the seats and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Features of the Peugeot 308 GT
|10 inch touch screen|
|12.3-inch digital driver’s display|
|Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto|
|Matrix LED headlights|
|Keyless entry and go|
|18-inch Kamakura alloy wheels|
|Fraxx woven / vinyl upholstery|
|Adaptive cruise control with stop and go|
|Blind spot monitoring|
|Rear cross traffic alert|
In addition, the GT Premium hatch adds features like a Focal stereo, heated front seats and a panoramic sunroof for a charge of up to $5000. An extra $1500 gets you a long-roof wagon – a body style in rapid decline in this segment.
Add GT Premium Hatch and Wagon:
|10 Speaker Focal Sound System|
|Power driver’s seat|
|Heated and massaged front seats|
|Nappa leather upholstery|
|18-inch Portland alloy wheels|
|360 degree camera|
|Lane Trace Assist|
2023 Peugeot 308 Price
The Peugeot 308 range is available to pre-order from dealers now. Prices listed are before on-road costs.
|308 GT Hatch||$43,990|
|308 GT Premium Hatch||$48,990|
|308 GT Premium Wagon||$50,490|
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September 6: More details of the upcoming model are revealed
- 2023 Peugeot 308 hatch and wagon confirmed for Q4 arrival
- A plug-in hybrid GT Sport variant will arrive in 2023.
- Local pricing and full details are yet to be announced.
Peugeot has revealed more details about the upcoming 2023 Peugeot 308 hatch and wagon.
The French marque has confirmed that the petrol-powered variant will be here before the end of the year, while the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) will arrive in the first half of next year.
We also now know that some of the model’s interior will get some basic features, such as the GT Hatch will get Alcantara (with leather effect) seats, while the GT Premium Hatch and Wagon will get full Nappa leather and Will get a panoramic sunroof – and all variants. It will use a 10-inch touchscreen.
The GT Hatch, GT Premium Hatch and PHEV will be offered in six paint colors: Olivine Green, Vertigo Blue, Artense Grey, Nira Black, Elixir Red and Pearl White. Meanwhile, the Wagon keeps black, red, Artense Gray and white, but the Avatar swaps out the others for Blue and Platinum Grey.
Kate Gillis, managing director of Peugeot Australia, said: “The new Peugeot 308 outsells a number of popular predecessors in generations. So, we’ve had so many of the latest 308 offerings locally since the launch of the ‘Register’. Glad to see the great reception. Looking forward to your interest in July.”
“The 308 signals a new styling era for the brand and we believe its dynamism and bold identity will appeal to Australian consumers with a deep appreciation for inspirational design.”
As of today, the company has also launched an online configurator for customers to build their own 308 – though little more detail has been provided, with full specifications and pricing closer to the model’s launch later this year.
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July 5: Local time lock-in for Peugeot 308; PHEV also confirmed.
Peugeot has confirmed that the next-generation 308 will include a plug-in hybrid option in Australia.
An electrified variant will join it. 2023 Peugeot 308 The hatch and wagon range are due to launch in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2022 (October to December) – although a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model will follow next year.
Peugeot Australia has revealed that the third-generation 308 will be available in four variants locally. GT Hatch, GT Premium Hatch and Wagon, and GT Sport PHEV Hatch.
Full details of local pricing and specifications are yet to be announced, with more information expected in the coming months.
The internal combustion 308 variants will be powered by a 1.3-litre turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine, producing 96kW of power and 230Nm of torque.
The engine is paired with an Eisen-sourced eight-speed torque converter automatic transmission, which sends power to the front wheels.
Opting for the GT Sport PHEV will replace the three-cylinder mill with a 132kW 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to an 81kW electric motor, delivering a total system output of 165kW and 360Nm.
GT and GTi variants of the previous generation 308 used a version of the 1.6-litre turbocharged engine, albeit without electric assistance.
The latter nameplate will not return to the Peugeot range, with the brand needing to meet stricter emissions standards in Europe.
As the first model from the French marque to wear its redesigned logo – concealing a radar for adaptive cruise control – the new-generation 308 is introduced in a new design language, with a larger graphic The front grille and slim LED headlights are featured with a ‘claw effect’. ‘ DRL signature below.
The updated hatch’s design was written with aerodynamics in mind, contributing to a sliding drag coefficient of 0.28 to aid performance.
At 4360 mm in length, the 308 is 107 mm longer than before. Its wheelbase has also been extended by 55mm (2675mm), which is said to provide better space for rear occupants.
Inside, the 308 features a 10-inch infotainment system with ‘Hey, Peugeot’ voice recognition, a 10-inch digital instrument cluster, and a rocker button-style gear selector similar to the Volkswagen Golf and Porsche 911.
A complete suite of active safety technologies, including; Autonomous emergency braking, lane keep assist, radar-based cruise control, traffic sign recognition and driver attention alert are likely to be fitted as standard.
Industry safety body Euro NCAP has awarded the 308 a four out of five star rating under the latest 2022 criteria, however, it is currently unknown whether this rating will be locally applicable under ANCAP. Will be.
gave 2023 Peugeot 308 Will go on sale in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2022, with the GT Sport PHEV due sometime in 2023.