Peugeot 208 takes on the Ford Fiesta
Will the 208 be a new Ford-worrier?
Posted: 02 Oct 2012
Which would be fine, if it all worked properly. Unfortunately, the touchscreen processes too slowly, like an iPhone in the first throes of digital meltdown. And on the journey up to Liverpool, it crashed. Eight times. It restarted just outside Birmingham, but the nav had us sailing through Chelsea at 70mph. It took a few minutes to reboot, but we had to reset the nav and sound settings. None of which was particularly amusing. The Fiesta's dash might not be as smart - the screen is tiny and graphics old-fashioned - but it works. Plus, you get DAB in this spec, and a much deeper sound through the Sony system.