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What Makes The Peugeot 308 SW Car of the Year?

What Makes The Peugeot 308 SW Car of the Year?

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Richard Hardie Peugeot Newcastle take a look at what makes the Peugeot 308 SW Car of the Year!

The Peugeot 308 has been awarded a number of accolades including ‘Car of the Year’ for a number of years! Richard Hardie investigate what it is, that makes the Peugeot 308 SW one of the best family vehicles on the market.


Award Winning

The Peugeot 308 (in all body styles) took great pleasure in receiving the 2014 Car of the Year award, beating BMW i3 & Tesla S! The overall package of the 308 creates a vehicle that offers excellent performance and huge value all round. The Peugeot 308 SW was also awarded ‘Estate Car of the Year’ by Car Buyer, which further showcases Peugeot’s achievement with the 308 range!


Stylish & Spacious

The distinctive looks and bundles of room make the 308 SW a great family car. Looking at the dashboard, Peugeot have updated the standard dashboard to the i-cockpit. This brings a modern and fresh look, offering drivers a truly ultimate driving experience. Top Gear put space and design at the forefront of their 7/10 rated review, which really adds weight to the stylish & spacious claim. It’s difficult to appreciate the design without seeing it, for a demonstration and test drive pop in to our Richard Hardie Peugeot Sunderland, Durham or Ashington branch today.


Performance & Economy

The 308 SW features the Peugeot Puretech engine, which was also voted ‘International Engine of the Year’. Thanks to Peugeot’s innovation, which spans over 100 years, we’re able to take advantage of a truly efficient & quality engine. The engines in the 308 SW offer improved acceleration and much better efficiency! In a 4.2 out of 5 Star review by Car Buyer, the key winning feature was the economic engine. This has been further backed up by Auto Express, who rated low CO2 and the smooth diesel engine as the main reasons for giving the 308 4 out of 5 Stars in their review.


Purchase Options Available

There are a number of options available for purchasing the Peugeot 308 SW including through our Motability Peugeot scheme, take a look at the Motability prices for the Peugeot 308 SW here. The 308 SW starts at £17,145 and is available through a range of finance options, talk to our experienced team to learn more about financing a new Peugeot 308. Don’t forget to ask about Peugeot 308 Just Add Fuel deal, which comes with: 3 years insurance, warranty, servicing, road fund license and roadside assistance.


Contact our Sunderland, Durham or Ashington Peugeot Dealerships in the North East to find out more information on the 308 SW.  

Richard Hardie Durham Supporting Local Hospice

Richard Hardie Durham Supporting Local Hospice

Posted on: 19th Jan 2018

Both the Sales and Service team at Richard Hardie Durham have helped to support St Cuthbertís Hospice, a local charity offering care services to people with life limiting conditions.

Driving Test Changes In December 2017

Driving Test Changes In December 2017

Posted on: 4th Dec 2017

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have confirmed that from today (Monday 4th December), changes to the driving test are now in effect.

Winter Driving Questions Unveiled: Part 1

Winter Driving Questions Unveiled: Part 1

Posted on: 15th Nov 2017

With the cold winter days fast approaching and the dark nights now here, driving can be a daunting experience. Whether youíre driving to work, the shops or travelling to a relativeís home for Christmas ensuring your car is in full working condition is essential. Sometimes though, we forget some of the rules of the road during the colder months; rea...

The All-New Peugeot 5008 SUV Coming Soon To Richard Hardie

The All-New Peugeot 5008 SUV Coming Soon To Richard Hardie

Posted on: 26th Oct 2017

Arriving to Richard Hardie Peugeot Centres in January 2018, the All-New Peugeot 5008 SUV is set to make heads turn with its sharp robust design. If you canít wait till January, Richard Hardie Ashington and Durham are holding exclusive preview events in November. See the bottom of this article to book your appointment!