The newest supermini from Peugeot is compact, safe and cheap to run. What makes this hatchback stand out in an increasingly crowded market is its generous infotainment system. If its kit you’re after, this little hatch offers a decent amount if you’re on a budget.
If you’re looking for a stylish little car to mostly run around town in then the Peugeot 108 could be the one for you. Best of all you can get your hands on a brand new model with a low deposit and free insurance, discounted insurance or cashback.
This is a sharp looking car available in a range of funky colours including Purple Berry. If you love to put your own stamp on things then Peugeot offers you the chance to opt for a two tone paint scheme along with a load of funky sticker packs and you can personalise the inside too. The 108’s cabin is highly tech focused – it’s centred round a 7-inch colour touchscreen with USB, aux-in and Bluetooth, a DAB radio, multifunction steering wheel and Mirror Link function for use with Android devices.
If you do a lot of motorway or open road driving, this perhaps isn’t the best car for you. The 108 wins if you are looking for a car to pop about town in. It’s a comfortable, smooth and very quiet drive. Whilst the 108 is roomy up front it is slightly lacking in the boot and the back. Your mates may feel a bit claustrophobic on longer car journeys – this car prefers the urban environment!
Scoring a decent 4 out of 5 stars for safety in Euro NCAP crash tests, the 108 achieved 80% rating for adult and child protection so this little city car is a real winner for safety. The 108 was also awarded four out of five star security rating from Thatcham for its resistance to being stolen.
There’s six airbags and stability control as standard, tyre pressure monitoring and hill-hold control to prevent any backwards rolling downhill (always a good thing!).
The 108 not only has an impressive fuel economy but Peugeot has placed a real emphasis on cutting emissions too. The 1.0 smallest engine is available with a stop / start technology that helps deliver low fuel emissions of 88/km and bags you a fuel economy of 74.3mpg.
You can expect to pay about £7 per 100 miles for fuel and the 108 sits within insurance groups 6 to 12.
What is a guarantor?
A guarantor is someone who formally guarantees to pay the finance if the young driver is unable to make the repayments. Before agreeing to become a guarantor for young driver, it is important you check that you would be able to afford the repayments (if they fail to pay the finance instalments), as non-payment pay could affect both yours, and their, credit score and result in repossession of the car.
How does the insurance work?
We offer you a personalised quote based on your age and postcode and the majority of our customers really do get free insurance. We know it's a big outlay buying and insuring your first car. We developed this offer to help ease the pain during what's probably going to be your most expensive year of car insurance – whilst you build up that first year's all important no claims bonus. Our insurance is underwritten by Highway Insurance (part of the Liverpool Victoria Group)
How long until I get my new car?
Good question. It depends on the car you're after and how far you want to go customising it! If you want your car delivered ASAP give us a call on 0333 358 3441 to find out what's available now. If you've got your heart set on a certain colour or upgrade the car may have to be made to order. Whatever your circumstances, our friendly team can talk you through timescales for the different options – and we'll keep you posted on progress until it's delivered.
What is the benefit of adding a guarantor to my finance application?
If you're aged under 21, you're unlikely to have built up much credit history, so approval will be based on your personal circumstances. Having a guarantor increases your chance of being approved - thus allowing you to start building up your credit score.
What happens after the first year?
We'll send you a renewal price, but you don't have to take it and if you can find a more suitable policy somewhere else you can move your insurance (we'll miss you though!)
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