- The Peugeot 208 was launched in March 2012. The first models were 3 door hatchbacks and later 5 door hatchbacks were released. The 208 has been offered with two new three cylinder units with variable valve timing – the 1.0 VTi and 1.2 VTi.
- A 1.2L 3 cylinder is available with a turbocharger (designated as the PureTech 110 S&S) or without (designated PureTech 82 S&S). This engine is coupled to a 5 speed manual or a six speed automatic.
- THe facelift version of the 208 included a luxury version called the XY which brings a fantastic shade of deep purple and a host of other must-have goodies, like chrome mirrors, new 17-inch alloy wheels and later the Peugeot 208 GTi with a 1.6 THP engine.