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2023 (23) Peugeot 408 1.6 Hybrid 225 GT 5dr e-EAT8

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Bluetooth telephone facilityCompact automatic gearbox impulse selector
Driver attention warningDriver's profile setting
e-remote Control for charge management and cabin pre-conditioningEmergency call service
Extended traffic sign recognitionExterior temperature indicator with ice warning
Front and rear parking sensorsIntelligent speed adaptation
Lane keep assistMulti driving mode selector - Electric/HYBRID /Sport mode
Multi function trip computerPeugeot connect SOS and assistance
PEUGEOT i-Cockpit with 10" digital instrument panel displayPEUGEOT i-Cockpit with 10.0" high definition (HD) capacitive touchscreen
PEUGEOT i-Cockpit with compact steering wheelPEUGEOT i-Connect Advanced - Over the air updates
Programmable cruise control and speed limiterSpeed limit recognition and recommendation
Wireless apple car play/android Auto 


Mode 3 type 2 cable for wallbox charging 


2x USB sockets in front2x USB sockets in rear
DAB Digital radioPEUGEOT i-Cockpit with PEUGEOT configurable i-Toggles

Exterior Features

3rd brake light408 Model designation badges on front and rear
Acoustic laminated front windowsAcoustic tinted windscreen
Body colour door handlesBody colour rear spoiler
Dark tinted rear side and tailgate windowsElectric heated and power folding door mirrors with courtesy approach lighting
Frameless electrochrome rear view mirrorFront and rear electric windows with one touch/anti pinch
Front grille with vertical body colour stampingFull LED matrix headlights with automatic adjustment
Gloss black finish B pillarGloss black rear cluster connecting strip
High beam assistLED rear number plate lights
LED side indicator lights integrated into door mirrorsLower body and wheel arch "SUV style" protection
Nera black door mirrorsPEUGEOT shield on front doors
PEUGEOT signature LED front daytime running lights incorporating indicatorsRear bumper grained black
Rear full LED 3D Peugeot new claw effect lights with sequential welcome sequence upon unlocking the vehicleRear Hybrid badging
Rear reversing lightsRear side wing doors
Roof mounted 'fin' style antennaSmart electric tailgate
Tailgate with heated rear windscreen and wiper blade 

Interior Features

1/3 2/3 'Magic Flat' folding rear seats with controls located in the boot2x 12V sockets
3 seat bench in 2nd row4 Grab handles retractable and damped
8 Colour personalisable ambient lightingAir purification system 'Clean Cabin'
Aluminium door sills and boot sillAluminium pedals and footrest
Central front armrest with storage compartmentDual Zone automatic air conditioning with AQS 3
Dynamic front seatsElectric power steering with reach and rake adjustable steering column
Front central console with two cup holdersFront passenger seat
Gloss black waistbelt (window weather strips)Glovebox with LED lighting
Heated steering wheelLuxury carpet mats with adamite green stitching
Multifunction full grain leather steering wheel with admite green stitching & GT badgingRear central armrest with cupholder
Roof lining - Mistral blackSeatbelt unfastened on the move audible and visual alert for front and rear seats
Ski hatch with central rear armrest with cup holderSteering wheel mounted gearshift paddles
Sunvisor with concealable vanity mirrors with LED lighting 


Drive assist plus pack - 408Driver Sport Pack - 408 hybrid
Visibility pack - 408 

Passive Safety

2x Isofix child seat fitting on outer rear seats3x3 point rear seat belts
ABS + EBD + EBAActive safety brake with night function/cyclists/pedestrians
Adaptive driver and front passenger airbags with passenger airbag deactivation functionAutomatic post collision braking
Child locks on rear doorsDriver/front passenger side airbags
Electronic parking brakeESP
Front and outer rear seatbelts with pyrotechnic pretensionersFront and rear curtain airbags
Front and rear disc brakesFront optimised safety headrests and rear retractable headrests (x3), height adjustable
Front three point retractable seatbelts with force limitersHill start assist
Indirect tyre under inflation detection 


2x keysAcoustic vehicle alert system (AVAS)
Anti-theft wheel boltsAutomatic door locking when moving off
Automatic hazard light activation upon heavy brake applicationDeadlocking system
Electronic code immobiliserPeugeot open and go system includes keyless entry with push start button
Thatcham cat. 1 alarm with anti lift sensor 


Alloy wheel 'star' centre capTyre puncture repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Electric Vehicle Data

Battery Capacity % guaranteed under warranty70Battery Capacity in kWh12.4
Battery Charging Scenario 1 - Charge Time (Mins)420Battery Charging Scenario 1 - Percentage Change0-100
Battery Charging Scenario 1 - Power Supply - kW1.8Battery Charging Scenario 2 - Charge Time (Mins)230
Battery Charging Scenario 2 - Percentage Change0-100Battery Charging Scenario 2 - Power Supply - kW3.7
Battery Charging Scenario 3 - Charge Time (Mins)115Battery Charging Scenario 3 - Percentage Change0-100
Battery Charging Scenario 3 - Power Supply - kW7.4Battery TypeLithium-ion
Charging Port LocationLeft Side RearCoupler/Connector TypeType 2
Maximum Charging Rate - kW7.4Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Mileage100000
Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Years8WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Comb - TEH18.68
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Comb - TEL17.73WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Comb - TEH3.3
WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Comb - TEL3.5WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - City - TEH67
WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - City - TEL78WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb63
WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb - TEH60WLTP - Equivalent AER (km) - Comb - TEL67
WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - City - TEH41.6WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - City - TEL48.5
WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb39WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb - TEH37.3
WLTP - Equivalent AER (miles) - Comb - TEL41.6 

Emissions - ICE

Noise Level dB(A)68NOx0.0038
Particles0.0023Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Emissions - PHEV

WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Comb - TEH154WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Comb - TEL137
WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Extra High - TEH167WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Extra High - TEL142
WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - High - TEH134WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - High - TEL118
WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Low - TEH190WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Low - TEL180
WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Medium - TEH136WLTP - CO2 Ch Sus (g/km) - Medium - TEL126
WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb27WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - TEH30
WLTP - CO2 Weighted (g/km) - Comb - TEL24 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1598Compression Ratio10.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)77Cylinders - Stroke (mm)85.8
Number of Valves16TransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - PHEV

WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Comb - TEH6.8WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Comb - TEL6
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Extra High - TEH7.4WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Extra High - TEL6.3
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - High - TEH5.9WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - High - TEL5.2
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Low - TEH8.4WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Low - TEL8
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Medium - TEH6WLTP - FC Ch Sus (l/100km) - Medium - TEL5.6
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Comb - TEH41.6WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Comb - TEL46.8
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Extra High - TEH38.3WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Extra High - TEL44.9
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - High - TEH47.6WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - High - TEL54.4
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Low - TEH33.7WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Low - TEL35.5
WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Medium - TEH47.1WLTP - FC Ch Sus (mpg) - Medium - TEL50.5
WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - TEH1.3WLTP - FC Weighted (l/100km) - Comb - TEL1
WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - TEH211.3WLTP - FC Weighted (mpg) - Comb - TEL269.5


Alternative Fuel QualifyingTrueBadge Engine CC1.6
Badge Power225Coin DescriptionHybrid 225
Coin SeriesGTGeneration Mark1
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0731EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %76
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %84NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 094
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %78NCAP Safety Assist %65
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage18750
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 


Engine Power - BHP225Engine Power - KW165
Engine Power - PSTrueEngine Power - RPM6000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT266Engine Torque - MKG36.7
Engine Torque - NM360Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed145 

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleWLTPRDE Certification LevelRDE 2


Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front205/55 R19
Tyre Size Rear205/55 R19Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleGRAPHITEWheel Type19" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Width (including mirrors)2062 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)40Gross Vehicle Weight2112
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1545Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)471
Max. Loading Weight406Max. Towing Weight - Braked1400
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750Minimum Kerbweight1706
No. of Seats5
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Peugeot 408 Plug-in Hybrid

Peugeot's fashionable 408 looks a complete but pricey package in Plug-in Hybrid form, thinks Jonathan Crouch

Ten Second Review

We've seen the Stellantis Group's 1.6 Plug-in Hybrid powertrain feature on a growing number of models, but none have quite as much panache as this one, the Peugeot 408, which in PHEV form seems to offer an appealing combination style, power and parsimony.


Many so-called industry 'experts' will tell you that Plug-in Hybrid models have quite a limited shelf life, stop-gap solutions until the market is completely swamped by a wave of new EVs. We think the PHEV area will last a lot longer than that. Indeed, with spiralling electricity prices and an increasingly under-funded approach to the necessary expansion of the public charging network, there's a good argument for suggesting that choosing one of the appealing new breed of Plug-in Hybrid models is the way to go right now. Here is arguably the most stylish one you could choose without completely breaking the bank, the PHEV version of Peugeot's 408. It ought to be badged '4008' because it's supposedly some sort of Crossover. It would also avoid the naming conflict with a completely different 408 model the brand sells in other markets. But anyway, the '408' badge is what's been chosen for this design. So what have we got here?

Driving Experience

Though it's now been around for a few years, you might still marvel at the technology on offer in this Plug-in Hybrid 408 variant, which mates an 81kW electric motor with a 1.6-litre PureTech petrol engine that primarily contributes to total outputs of either 180 or 225hp driving through the front wheels. The 12.4kWh battery that powers the motor is supposed to deliver an EAER-rated range of up to 41 miles before the engine cuts in. Compared to the alternative three cylinder PureTech 130 conventional version of this model, you'll feel the weight of the extra battery package if you start trying to throw the car around. But it's a lot lighter than would be the full-electric e-408 model that will probably be offered at some point - you'll need to wait a little for that. Like the humbler 1.2-litre PureTech 130 petrol 408 variant, there's an 8-speed EAT8 auto transmission and if you're quick with its steering wheel paddleshifters, rest to 62mph in the 180hp version takes 8.1s en route to 140mph. There's an extremely nominal performance gain with the alternative 225hp version (which improves those figures to 7.8s and 145mph): and the gain will, in reality feel even less than that because the two powerplants share exactly the same torque figure of 250Nm. Semi-autonomous drive tech is offered via a 'Drive Assist Pack' that allows stop-and-go driving in lane and semi-automatic lane changes with the indicator toggle stalk.

Design and Build

Apart from the badging and the extra charging flap, there aren't any visual giveaways as to this 408's PHEV status. It's certainly a good looking thing. As this model's lengthy seven year gestation period suggests, Design Project Manager Pierre-Paul Mattei and his team had some difficulty in getting the Peugeot board to sign off on the 408 - and it's not difficult to see why. Even Mattei admits that 'giving the car dynamism without hiding its roominess' was problematical. Eventually, the project was probably green-lighted because this car shares so much with the 308 hatch it was developed alongside. Actually though, it's closer in quirky concept (and size) to another unconventional Stellantis Group Gallic model, the Citroen C5 X. The 408, according to its stylists, is a 'reinvention of the mid-sized sedan', with feline fashion touches like the radical front grille, an unusual bulbous rear diffuser and a duck tail spoiler. It's clearly been designed around the unusually styled 20-inch wheels of top variants, so with base 17-inch rims, owners might be disappointed with the finished effect. There be disappointed if they come expecting an equally 'disruptive' sense of style inside too because the dash is lifted entirely from the Peugeot 308. Many though, will see that as unusual enough, with its trademark Peugeot 'i-Cockpit' tiny steering wheel, over which (rather than through which) you view the virtual gauges on the 10-inch Digital Driver's Display. Another 10-inch screen adorns the centre of the fascia, with digital shortcut keys beneath and the brand's latest voice control system. In the rear seat, there's more head and knee room than you get in a 308 - but not much more. And out back in the 408 Hybrid, there's a 471-litre boot extendable to 1,545-litres with the rear bench folded. That's down from the 536-litre and 1,611-litre sizes you'd get with a conventional PureTech 130 version of this model.

Market and Model

Prices start from around £40,500 for the Hybrid version of this 408. That gets you the 180hp version with base 'Allure' trim and represents a substantial premium of around £9,000 over the alternative conventional 1.2-litre PureTech 130 EAT8 automatic petrol model (or around £8,000 over the self-charging Hybrid 136 e-DSC6 variant we'd recommend). Progress up to top 'GT' trim (just under £3,000 more) and you'll be offered the alternative of a faster 225hp version of this PHEV powerplant (at an extra £1,400 over the '180' version). Standard equipment across the range of course includes the brand's usual 'i-Cockpit' dash layout, which includes a Digital Dial Display and a 10-inch centre infotainment screen with wireless 'Apple CarPlay'/'Android Auto' smartphone-mirroring and Peugeot's latest voice control system. LED headlights and tail lamps are standard and entry-level models ride on 17-inch wheels, but you'll want to trade up to the unusual 'squared-off design' 20-inch rims of top variants which are aero-styled to contribute to the 0.28Cd drag factor. Key options include thicker side glass, night vision and a 'Drive Assist Pack which offers limited semi-autonomous drive tech and Rear Traffic Alert.

Cost of Ownership

As we told you in our driving section, there's an EAER-rated driving range of up to 41 miles on full-battery power. And the Plug-in Hybrid powertrain here puts out just 26g/km of CO2 in both its forms. The 180hp version returns a combined cycle fuel return of 214.7-270.3mpg: for the 225hp model, it's 211.3-269.5mpg. Insurance groups are between 28E-31E. From a household plug, the 50kWh battery will be replenished in just over seven hours. You'll find 3.7kW single-phase charging supported as standard, which means recharges will take three hours and 50 minutes. A 7.4kW on-board charger is available as an option and plugged into a wallbox, the battery will take one hour and 50 minutes to be topped up. The Plug-in Hybrid 408 variants offer a thermal pre-conditioning function too. Via the MyPeugeot smartphone app or by using the vehicle's touchscreen, owners can schedule a wake-up time for the battery. This means that the cells can be at the optimal temperature for efficiency from the time you start up, plus of course the interior can also be pre-cooled or pre-heated too. 


You've got to be pretty convinced by both the 408 and the Plug-in Hybrid proposition pay for at the kind of money Peugeot is demanding here. But if you are, there's a lot to like. We wouldn't bother paying the extra for the 225hp version. And the 408 only really looks at its best in top 'GT' trim. But hit the sweet spot in the range and you'll have the neighbours looking over the fence. And the EV driving range is sufficient to make petrol station visits a relative rarity. For this kind of outlay of course, you could have a full-EV. Maybe, for instance, a plusher version of Peugeot's own E-308, perhaps in SW estate form to match the 408's versatility. But we think that right here, right now, a 408 Plug-in Hybrid is a better all-round bet. Try one and you might find you agree.


This vehicle has previously been registered to a business or a vehicle rental company, or been used by a business, so it may have been driven by more than one driver.

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47 monthly payments of£513.32
Total amount payable£40,283.54
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Representative APR8.9%
Cash price£31,998
Credit amount£31,749
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge6.0p per mile
Completion fee£1
Optional final payment£15,907.50
Term (months)48

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