Peugeot 108 Review 2021 | Top Gear
Advertisement
BBC TopGear
BBC TopGear
Car Review

Peugeot 108

£ 12,100 - £ 15,155
610
Published: 25 Jan 2015
Advertisement
Peugeot did a decent job with the 107's replacement, but it forgot to add character

Good stuff

Improved boot space, refinement, emissions, cheap to run

Bad stuff

Tight rear space, cheap cabin materials, poor sat nav

Overview

What is it?

The second generation of Peugeot’s tie-up with Citroen and Toyota to build a cost-effective city car. Once again the division of responsibilities means that Toyota has been responsible for much of the engineering, while the PSA Group (Peugeot–Citroen) has been in charge of applying thumbscrews to the suppliers to help reduce costs. Prices start at £8,495, which suggests PSA has been pretty good at its job. 

Each of the triumvirate now has a stronger visual identity, helping to separate the cars from each other. Toyota has clearly gone for the youth vote, the Citroen looks like Hello Kitty, while Peugeot has done a reasonable job of tying the 108 into the rest of the range. Can’t see it appealing to a younger audience much, though. Engine wise, Toyota’s 1.0 triple has been carried over largely unchanged, but the French wing has added its own 1.2 three cylinder to the mix as well.  

Advertisement - Page continues below
Advertisement - Page continues below

Our choice from the range

What's the verdict?

Well rounded, but short on personality and doesn't go far enough.
compare car finance
Powered byZuto Logo
more on this car
Take one for a spin or order a brochure
Powered byRegit Logo

Subscribe to the Top Gear Newsletter

Get all the latest news, reviews and exclusives, direct to your inbox.

By clicking subscribe, you agree to receive news, promotions and offers by email from Top Gear and BBC Studios. Your information will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.