The brand Peugeot chose the island of Tenerife to highlight the advantages of its electric range more popular. And faced with the decision of some brands to start with the roof, the French company has preferred to focus on the categories with the greatest commercial pull. The protagonists of this joint test have been the Peugeot E-208, E-2008 and E-308. The experience with these three electric models has shown that the recent advances in terms of performance and autonomy represent a real opportunity when it comes to responding to the daily mobility demands of the vast majority of drivers who use their vehicle daily.

E-208 y E-2008

Recently renovated, this catalog urbanite and its brother in the B-SUV class never cease to surprise us. And along with a more than successful aesthetic update, Peugeot gives greater prominence to the electric range by doubling its offer. To do this, it adds to the initial version of 136 HP, a new option of 156 HP (115 kW) associated with a battery of 48 kWh effective capacity. The significance of this important increase in the range of autonomy – 400 kilometers – and the improvements implemented in the propulsion system, dispel any doubts about its aptitudes for daily use, even if long distances had to be covered, as we were able to see during the itinerary. around the island.

Peugeot E-208

This extra benefit and performance also has a positive reflection on consumption. With this last configuration, The average record of the E-208 during the test did not exceed 16.5 kWh/100 km compared to the 14.4 kWh/100 km approved by the model, a difference that is not very significant if one takes into account that circumstances forced us to overcome the steepest section of the entire journey.

Without a doubt, its compact dimensions are a perfect ally, as is its ability to offer a strong response in terms of acceleration (it reaches 100 km/h from a standstill in just over 8 seconds). This makes it not only a suitable vehicle for tackling congested urban habitats, but also in an agile and fun car when it comes to linking curves on mountain roads.

Moments before, on board the E-2008with the same mechanics and on the section of the northern highway towards the historic municipality of Garachico, we had already been able to win the battle against the official consumption data with a record on this occasion of 12,7 kWh/100 km. Proper management of the recovery modes -Drive and Brake- are an interesting resource in terms of savings by effectively impacting its ability to replenish energy in the battery from the moment we lift our foot off the accelerator. For the rest of the situations, three-phase charging (up to 11 kW) is standard, so The battery can be fully charged in approximately four hours.. With a little more luck, 30 minutes would be enough to recharge from 20 to 80% of its capacity on a 100 kW fast charger.

$!Peugeot E-2008

Peugeot E-2008

The E-2008 represents a fundamental bet in the brand’s plans as a model of conquest in a context of growth in which the electric vehicle is gradually gaining greater prominence. The price of the E-208 and E-2008 is around 30,000 and 40,000 euros (before aid), respectively.


Peugeot has become one of the main players in the transition to electric vehicles by including in its product plans at least one version with a zero-emission propulsion system in each of its models on sale. The legendary compact was not going to be the exception, Peugeot places its price from 40,000 euros.

Beyond the trend of placing SUVs at the top of the preference list, the fact that opt for this type of bodywork, lighter and more efficient In terms of aerodynamics (consumption: 14.9 kWh), they make it almost an exception within the general offer of electric vehicles.

$!Peugeot E-308

Peugeot E-308

The recent launch of the family version E-308 SW has been accompanied by an effective update of the range. A is introduced new usable 51 kWh batteryjust like him new 156 hp (115 kW) engine which combined offer a autonomy greater than 400 kilometers in mixed cycle. In general terms, its behavior is pleasant and enthusiastic, with a feel at high speeds on the highway very typical of a sports car even when driving with the normal driving program – it also has Eco and Sport modes.

The rest of his weapons of seduction regarding space and loading capacity, connectivity and interior organization They also play a significant role if you want to opt for a more versatile and practical alternative.


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