Peugeot‘s sellers have despatched out estimated pricing of the brand new 308 hatch and wagon vary to potential consumers, forward of nearly all of the vary launching within the fourth quarter of 2022.

Pricing for the 2023 Peugeot 308 vary is about to begin at $43,990 earlier than on-road prices for the GT Hatch, and lengthen to $66,990 earlier than on-road prices for the GT Sport Hatch Plug-In Hybrid.

As indicated by Peugeot Australia managing director Kate Gillis, native pricing and specification will see the 308 compete at the premium end of the market.

As such it’ll compete towards automobiles such because the Cupra Leon, Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, and Mercedes-Benz A-Class, in addition to the new-gen Honda Civic.

The previous-generation Peugeot 308 was discontinued domestically in 2021 and cost between $31,490 drive-way for the Allure hatch and $36,490 for the GT-Line.

That makes the brand new mannequin a way more costly proposition – though Peugeot is way from alone in taking this method currently.

This worth disparity between the petrol-powered and plug-in hybrid mannequin is similar to the Peugeot 508 and 3008 fashions’ tariffs.

The single wagon variant, the Peugeot 308 GT Premium Wagon, is priced from $50,990 earlier than on-road prices, which is $2000 dearer than the equal hatch.

Indicative pricing for the 2023 Peugeot 308 vary is as follows

  • 2023 Peugeot 308 GT Hatch: $43,990
  • 2023 Peugeot 308 GT Premium Hatch: $48,990
  • 2023 Peugeot 308 GT Premium Wagon: $50,990
  • 2023 Peugeot 308 GT Sport Hatch Plug-In Hybrid: $66,990

All costs are earlier than on-road prices.

Peugeot notes that closing pricing shall be revealed alongside the complete checklist of ordinary specs.

In the meantime it has offered a brief breakdown for almost all of the fashions.

The entry-level Peugeot 308 GT Hatch receives a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, LED tail lights with a 3D ‘claw impact’ and welcome lighting sequence, Alcantara trim, in addition to black full-grain Nappa leather-based upholstery with ‘Tramontane’ charcoal gray high stitching.

On high of what’s normal on the GT Hatch, mid-spec GT Premium

variants obtain 18-inch black alloy wheels, panoramic glass sunroof, Focal premium sound system, heated entrance seats with a therapeutic massage perform, Nappa leather-based upholstery, surround-view digital camera, lane help, and semi-autonomous parking.

Peugeot hasn’t revealed any normal specification for the flagship GT Sport Hatch Plug-In Hybrid as of but, however says that info shall be “launched within the coming months”.

In phrases of exterior paint colors, each the 308 hatch and wagon can be found in six totally different colors, with every physique model getting barely totally different choices.

The 2023 Peugeot 308 is offered within the following exterior paint colors, relying on the physique model:

  • Olivine Green (Hatch solely)
  • Vertigo Blue (Hatch solely)
  • Avatar Blue (Wagon solely)
  • Platinum Grey (Wagon solely)
  • Nera Black
  • Artense Grey
  • Elixir Red
  • Pearl White

The normal paint on the 308 hatch is Olivine Green, and the 308 wagon is Avatar Blue. All different paints value a further $690, apart from Vertigo Blue, Elixir Red, and Pearl White, which value a further $1050.

As previously reported, petrol-powered 308s use a 1.2-litre turbocharged three-cylinder engine producing 96kW of energy and 230Nm of torque, mated to an eight-speed computerized transmission.

The 308 GT Sport Hatch Plug-In Hybrid makes use of a 132kW 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated with an 81kW electrical motor and an eight-speed auto. Total system outputs are 165kW and 360Nm, whereas claimed EV vary is 59km on the stricter WLTP cycle.

Peugeot lately revealed all-electric versions of its 308 hatchback and wagon – they usually’re on the playing cards to hitch the petrol and PHEV vary in Australia sooner or later.

Although not locked in for our market, Peugeot Australia managing director Kate Gillis mentioned the e-308 reveal “is thrilling and we will affirm the e-308 is beneath analysis for the Australian market as a part of our electrification journey”.

Given it’s not hitting Europe till mid-2023, it’s unlikely we’ll see the e-308 domestically for a while.

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