05-26-2012, 05:37 AM
Peugeot 301 2012-
The new Peugeot 301 is a clear illustration of the Marque's internationalisation and demonstrates its desire to conquer new markets. It has been specifically designed to appeal to a wide customer base attracted by four-door saloons which are both accessible and present an enhanced level of status. In keeping with Peugeots desire to introduce cars for specific markets, the 301 is not intended for the UK market.
The Peugeot 301, which in time is expected to become one of the Marque's best selling vehicles worldwide, is positioned at the heart of its segment. It offers modern styling and features that are carefully adapted to fulfil the expectations of the different markets in which it will be sold.
The 301 incorporates the latest stylistic codes of the Marque offering a modern design and character which inspires emotion and gives an impression of strength. Furthermore, the design of this new car was guided at every stage by the desire to be the best in class incorporating Peugeot's highest quality criteria.
The 301 was developed to adapt to all conditions of use, and extremes (hot countries, cold countries, and poor roads). With an overall length of 4.44 metres it sets itself apart with an optimised and generous structure which puts it a step ahead of the competition. So, it will have benchmark characteristics in its segment:
Peugeot's chassis expertise and thus guaranteeing excellent driving pleasure under all conditions
- Class leading occupant space in the rear due to a wheelbase of 2.65 m
- A best in class boot volume of 506 dm3 (VDA 210)
- Safe handling combined with high levels of comfort, the result of
A wide range of safety equipment available: ESP, ABS, up to four airbags, emergency braking assistance, ISOFIX, etc.
The range of latest generation petrol and diesel engines on the 301 is perfectly suited to the expectations of target markets, with power values ranging from 71 bhp to 115 bhp and manual, piloted or automatic gearboxes:
- 1.2 l VTi 52 kW (71 bhp) (1) with manual or EGC ( electronic gearbox control)
- 1.6 l HDi 68 kW (92 bhp) with manual gearbox
- 1.6 l VTi 85 kW (115 bhp) with manual or automatic gearbox