Reviews & hands-on

  • Cars 4 out of 5

    Peugeot 2008 Allure e-HDi 92 review

    By 27 November 2013

    The gene pool of the modern crossover derives from the 4x4, yet few have four-wheel drive. Combine this with fat, lower-profile summer tyres and the average crossover is about as much use off-road (or in the snow) as a chocolate fireguard. Which might...

  • Cars 4 out of 5

    Peugeot 208 GTI review

    By 18 July 2013

    Once upon a time, when most of the Pocket-lint was still in short trousers, Peugeot made a car called the 205 GTi. It became a legend. Along with the Golf GTi, it created a whole new breed of car – a performance-orientated, fun to drive car that didn’t...

  • Cars 4 out of 5

    Peugeot 208 Allure e-HDi review

    By 30 October 2012

    Talking to Peugeot’s design chief, Gilles Vidal, makes you acutely aware of the importance of the 208, and it’s need to "re-generate" both Peugeot and, so it’s makers say, the small, B-segment class of car in general. But does it work, and should...

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    Peugeot 208 pictures and hands-on

    By 9 March 2012

    So, you’re in the market for a small car. You want to stand out a bit and show the world you’ve not given up and gone for the default option. After dismissing the Japanese as too old fashioned, the Fiesta as too try-hard and the Polo too dull, you...

  • Cars

    Peugeot EX1 hands-on

    By 8 July 2011

    6am Saturday. Not a time I’m familiar with. Yet here I am, speeding towards Goodwood, as I’ve a date with a rather special car.  Three hours later, and it’s clear the car hasn’t read the script. I’m in the passenger seat of Peugeot’s EX1...

  • Cars 2 out of 5

    Peugeot 407 SW HDi 136 SE review

    By 26 May 2007

    I used to own a 307. It was without doubt the worst car I have owned and coupled with the experience I have had in testing a multitude of French cars, it convinced me once and for all that our Gallic cousins are as good at making cars as they are at making...