Three-door hatchbacks on the world market are rapidly losing their popularity, giving competitors more practical with five doors, which affected the sales of the Peugeot 208. Magazine Auto Week reports that the French hatch is already out of production, and in some European countries halted sales model.
According to insiders, the dealers from the Netherlands no longer offer to buy the Peugeot 208 hatchback with three doors, and a similar step is preparing brand representation in Finland, Poland and Germany. German portal Peugeot have put the information that now offers only a five-door hatchback.
However, Peugeot is already working on a new generation of the 208. The model will get a new chassis CMP, which will help to significantly reduce weight while increase in wheelbase and dimensions. It is expected that the engine lineup will be presented petrol engines with three and four cylinders.
Yana Vasilyeva – RIA VistaNews