Refreshed sedan Peugeot 408 again lit up in the photoJuly 30, 2018
In the sedan Peugeot 408 second generation have changed the design of the exterior. It is expected that the line of motors in the model remained the same.
In South America today sell the Peugeot 408 first generation sedan built on the basis of the previous Peugeot 308 hatch: both models are based on the PF2 platform. In China, as early as in 2014, there was a sedan of the second generation, created on the platform EMP2 (this platform is based and the last 308th). And soon a “restless” market will be a restyling sedan. The first photos of the freshened model were brought to the base of the Ministry of Industry of the PRC in the spring of 2018, now fresh live pictures appeared, local media outlets distributed them.
The Chinese Peugeot 408 received a new radiator grille and bumpers, upgraded headlights and another hood. The rear lights also changed – they had vertical inserts, like the crossovers of the French brand. Plus the palette of colors of a body is expanded – the dark blue enamel is added. According to preliminary data, the salon has not been touched, except that the touch screen of the multimedia system may have become larger.
It is expected that the Peugeot 408 will be offered with the same petrol engines: in China, the pre-reform sedan is available with an atmospheric 1.8 (139 hp, 172 Nm), turbocharged 1.2 THP (136 hp, 230 Nm) and 1.6 THP (167 hp, 245 Nm). All engines are combined with a six-speed automatic transmission, for the first two engines there is also a five-speed manual transmission.
Restyling sedan is likely to enter the Chinese market in the near future. The price is still unknown. Pre-reform sedan costs from 129,700 yuan. Note that the 408th three years in a row became the most popular model of Peugeot in China (from 2015 to 2017), while at the end of 2017 the sales of the sedan were almost halved: 56 735 sold sedans against 100 156 units in 2016, m.