Nica Onate / Peugeot | November 25, 2016 16:47
Featuring a redesigned exterior and new technology
Peugeot has recently introduced the all-new 301 sedan, which was first launched in 2012 and sold over 360,000 units globally.
Starting with the exterior, the new 301 sedan now features a redesigned front section, which incorporates the brand's latest stylistic codes. It is equipped with a vertical radiator grill, revamped bumper, two- tinted headlights, and LED daytime running lights. It also has new 3D graphics and a ravamped taillights.
Inside, it gets a new infotainment system, along with a 7-inch touchscreen display, which displays images from the reversing camera and the 3D Tomtom navigation system. It can also duplicate smartphone content through its Mirror Screen triple play connectivity.
The 2017 Peugeot 301 is powered by a wide range of petrol and diesel engine. Its base option is a 1.2-liter PureTech petrol unit rated at 83 PS and matched to a five-speed manual gearbox. It is also available in a bigger 1.6-liter Vti petrol engine producing 117 PS. It is then mated to either a five-speed manual or the latest generation EAT6 automatic gearbox.
Meanwhile, safety equipments include an emergency brake assist (EBA), ABS, ESP, and a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). Passengers are protected by the front and side airbags as well as restrained by three-point seat belts in the rear. For children's safety, the rear seats are fitted with IsoFix attachments.
The French manufacturer said that the Peugeot 301 is expected to hit the market by early 2017.