Peugeot 508 for Sale in Nigeria
French automobile manufacturers Peugeot have been producing the large family car known as the Peugeot 508 since 2010, with one generation being in production. Replacing two cars in the Peugeot line-up; the Peugeot 407 and Peugeot 607, the specifications of the Peugeot 508 are in a way which meets the requirements of the drivers of its replacements. The Peugeot 508 has won several international awards, which include; Car of the year (Spain), Best Family Car 2011 (for its ample space and equipment), Next Green Car, and Best Imported Car for 2011.
For a piece of this awesomeness, people looking to purchase the Peugeot 508 can purchase brand new units from accredited dealers such as Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN). There are also independent importers who ensure that brand new, foreign used and Nigerian used units of the Peugeot 508 are available in Nigeria.
Looking for a vehicle in Nigeria could be a hassle, but there are platforms such as Jumia Car which make it a lot easier. Jumia Car is Nigeria’s leading online car platform where there are listings of a number of vehicles, including new and used Peugeot 508 for sale. You would be sure to find one which matches your taste and specifications.
What to know when Buying Peugeot 508
Performance and Specifications of Peugeot 508
With a range of engine options available, the Peugeot 508 vehicles available in Nigeria are fitted with petrol engines. All 4 – litre engines, the capacities include; a 1.6 litre, 1.8 litre, 2.0 litre, and a 2.3 litre. There is also an electric hybrid engine (HYBRID4) which is merged with a diesel engine. Power output from these engine types range between; 161 bhp (boiler horsepower) – 230 bhp. Transmission includes a 5 – speed manual, 6 – speed manual and a 6 – speed automatic, with four – wheel – drive coming as an option. From the most powerful Peugeot 508 engine, expected acceleration from 0 – 60mph in 8.2 seconds. The Peugeot 508 is an environmentally friendly vehicle, with the HYBRID4 engine emitting only 85g/km with an estimated fuel efficiency of 78.5mpg.
How is the design of Peugeot 508
The wheelbase on the Peugeot 508 is longer than that of its predecessor, which increases its total length. As a long car, it has the styling of an executive saloon vehicle with very decent dents, cues and designs. The grille and headlights are quite modern, giving the vehicle a tasteful façade. With its full shape and distinctive nose, it definitely stands out of the crowd.
On the inside, the Peugeot 508 provides ample interior space which is good for both driver and passenger. However, there are not enough spaces for cup holders, mobile phone holders and other essentials, which is necessary in any modern driver’s car. All trim levels of the Peugeot 508 come fitted with Satellite Navigation and cruise control, and higher trim levels would include electric leather seats and rear parking sensors. Cargo space can be accessed from the rear seats, which improves on convenience features.
What are the standout features of the Peugeot 508?
Peugeot vehicles have been known to be safe and reliable, but this took a downward spiral with some models. However, the Peugeot 508 has improved on that aspect, making the Peugeot 508 one of the safest Peugeot vehicles ever manufactured. Through this, the Peugeot 508 has earned itself the maximum score of five – stars from the European New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) for crash test ratings. Standard on all Peugeot 508 trim levels are front, side and curtain airbags.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Peugeot 508 in Nigeria
The Peugeot 508 is a relatively new vehicle in the Nigerian automobile market, so there are quite a number of brand new units available. However, there are those units which are being imported from foreign countries and those which have been used locally in Nigeria up for sale. The foreign used (Tokunbo) Peugeot 508 vehicles in most cases are the best choice as they have very minimal faults and would satisfy the people who want to purchase them. There are also units of Nig used Peugeot 508 vehicles which are in top conditions and would perform as good as a brand new unit. Nonetheless, it is important to have a trusted automobile mechanic inspect the vehicle to ensure that they are in good condition and require minimal repairs.
The Best Peugeot 508 year to Buy
Only one generation of the Peugeot 508 has been manufactured, which makes any unit produced from 2010 till this present year a good unit to purchase. Conversely, with vehicle productions, the more recent years present better performance and improvements on mistakes made in previous production years. This brings us to suggest that the 2015 Peugeot 508 would be the best year of the vehicle to buy.
Peugeot 508 Price in Nigeria
A brand new Peugeot 508 in the Nigerian automobile market has an estimated beginning price tag of N9,500,000 and could be higher depending on a number of factors. However the price of used versions vary due to factors like different year models and vehicle overall condition.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Peugeot 508 for sale;
- 2010 Peugeot 508 – 2014 Peugeot 508: N3,600,000 – N8,700,000
Overall impression of Peugeot 508
Typical rivals of the Peugeot 508 in the Nigerian automobile market would include; the Ford Mondeo, Volkswagen Passat and the Skoda Octavia which are produced in the years of production of the Peugeot 508. Reviewers have a few reservations about the Peugeot 508, but with the long standing history and trust Nigerians have with the Peugeot brand, we are sure the Peugeot 508 will have a good run in the country. Looking to purchase one? Why not take a test drive to experience what the Peugeot 508 is made of?