The Peugeot 108 was introduced in 2014 as a successor to the Peugeot 107. The Peugeot 108 is a city car produced by the French automaker Peugeot. It’s designed for urban environments and is compact, making it easy to park and maneuver in tight streets.
Peugeot 108 Overview
The Peugeot 108 was launched in 2014, succeeding the Peugeot 107. It’s part of a joint venture between PSA Group (now Stellantis) and Toyota. The 108 is related to the Citroën C1 and Toyota Aygo, and shares their floorpan, engines, transmission and electrics. The Peugeot 108 features modern design elements, including LED daytime running lights and a range of customizable color schemes and interior trims. The car is available in both three-door and five-door hatchback versions. There’s also a version with a retractable fabric roof called the 108 TOP!.
The 108 is available in both 3 and 5-door hatchback body styles. It is powered by a choice of three three-cylinder petrol engines: a 1.0-litre VTi producing 68 bhp, emitting up to 97g/km of CO2, or 88g/km in e VTi models, and a larger 1.2 litre VTi producing 82 bhp, and emitting 99g/km of CO2. A 72 bhp model was introduced slightly after with a 1.0 litre VT
Sales commenced in June 2014 in Mainland Europe and in July 2014 in the United Kingdom. The model, along with the Citroën C1, was phased out on January 1, 2021, when Toyota took full ownership of the plant in the Czech Republic, and announced the model would not be renewed. Production ended without any direct successor.
Peugeot 108 Sales Figures
The Peugeot 108 competes in the city car segment, going up against other small cars like the Volkswagen up!, Renault Twingo, and Hyundai i10, among others. The Peugeot 108, like its predecessors, has generally been well-received for its urban adaptability, fuel efficiency, and modern design. It offers a balance of style, practicality, and affordability for city dwellers.