The Peugeot 208 is a great little run around – it’s spacious and economical to run. Well-equipped across all versions, this car looks as fabulous inside as it is does out.
If you’re after a car that has a bit more boot space than the other small cars but still retains plenty of good looks, then the Peugeot 208 could be a wise choice. Best of all, you can grab a brand new model with low deposit and free insurance, discounted insurance or cashback.
As you might expect from the fashionable French, this is a good-looking car. It’s well built and very stylish. Given a facelift in 2015, the 208 is bang up to date with a trendy, more robust front end and updated with re-styled rear LED lights. There are new wheel designs and some striking, bold new colours with the option to go for a funky new matt paint. You can also choose to personalise both the inside and out.
The interior is just as stylish as the outside and the cabin quality is top notch. There’s a decent amount of technology available on all ranges including cruise control, air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, 6 airbags and central locking. If you choose the Active model you can get alloy wheels, LED running lights, touchscreen and a DAB radio.
The 208 is an easy car to drive, it handles well, is gentle on the ears and refined. Despite feeling quite agile on the road there is a sense of stability and it is sturdy making you feel safe. Euro NCAP gave the 208 a decent 4 out of 5 stars with an 80% safety occupancy rating for adults and children. Plus all cars get six airbags, a speed limiter, tyre pressure monitors and stability control as standard, so you know you’re in safe hands with this car.
Whether you opt for a three or five door car, all models are surprisingly spacious. There’s plenty of room for your mates both upfront and in the back as well as a decent sized boot. There’s also some neat little touches on the inside with some useful storage options in the door bins and a nice little cubby area to stash your bits and pieces in front of the gear box.
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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