Peugeot updates its familiar crossover hybrid technology, the 508 RXH, with the addition of small cosmetic changes and extensive standard equipment. Already on sale in Spain for 40,500 euros.
A few weeks ago we knew the updated Peugeot 508, now that his turn is his more versatile and playful version: he 508 RXH.
Based on the familiar body 508 SW, the renewed Peugeot 508 RXH 2015 inherits many aesthetic changes as seen in the saloon and estate versions. His image is emphasized with a crossover body height slightly high relative to the ground and the presence of various protective elements. Its price in the Spanish market: from 40,500 euros.
At Standard equipment for the Peugeot 508 RXH 2015 including elements such as projection system information on the windshield Head up Display, the access device and keyless start, the system Hill Assist Help hill start, the obstacle sensor, rear view camera and blind spot monitoring, among others.
Mechanically, the Peugeot 508 RXH distinguishing continues to be one of the AWD hybrids most interesting market. In its technical innards, converge engine Diesel 2.0 HDi 163 hp and an electric motor of 37 hp, the latter mounted on the rear axle. The maximum power of the hybrid system is 200 hp, while the average consumption is declared 4.0 l / 100 km with emissions of 104 g / km CO2.
The versatility It is providing a family sedan It grows even more in the Peugeot 508 RXH with their four driving modes, which can be selected through the joystick located in the center console. In the first mode, the Car, the system handles the most optimal and efficient way the greater or lesser prominence of the diesel engine, electric motor or both at once, if necessary.
Second, in the ZEV mode (Zero Emission Vehicle) of the 508 RXH premium hundred percent electric driving, provided that driving conditions and load level are optimal to activate this mode. In total, Peugeot says the 508 RXH You can roll around 4 km in this ZEV mode.
He 4WD mode (or 4 wheel drive) orders both engines running as long as possible at a time. The torque split can be in this case up to 40 percent on the rear axle at very low speed and evolves depending on grip conditions and vehicle speed.
Finally, the Sport mode the Peugeot 508 RXH 2015 takes the sportier side and prestacional this family crossover, with maximum performance of the two motors through the effect ‘boost’ and distributed to the asphalt through the four-wheel drive.