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PEUGEOT 208 2012

5 door hatches with 4 cylinder engine

Image showing the Peugeot 208 hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score34.03out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.22out of 16
Side impact test15.81out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Peugeot 208 was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in 2012. This ANCAP safety rating applies to 5 door hatches with a 4 cylinder engine. Other variants are unrated.

In the frontal offset crash test, driver chest and leg protection were acceptable. Passenger chest protection was also acceptable. In the side impact crash test, driver chest protection was acceptable. Head protection in the side pole test was good.

Note: The diesel left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with information which showed that the Euro NCAP results apply to 5 door hatches with a 4 cylinder diesel or petrol engine.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest and side head airbags (curtains) are standard. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.22 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.78 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.44 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 15.81 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 3.81 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

There was a slight risk of serious chest injury for the driver in the side impact test.

The vehicle was eligible for a side pole test because it has side curtain airbags. The vehicle scored the maximum 2 points for head protection in this test.

What is side impact test?

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Whiplash Protection Test

Whiplash protection is assessed to the RCAR Protocol

Geometric test: GOOD
Dynamic test: ACCEPTABLE

Overall the Peugeot 208 achieved an ACCEPTABLE whiplash protection rating in this test.

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Scored 21.98 out of 36 points

Child head impacts: 8.52 points
Adult head impacts: 4.00 points
Upper leg impacts: 3.46 points
Lower leg impacts:  6.00 points

The bumper provided good protection to pedestrians and the car scored maximum points in this area. The front edge of the bonnet was at best marginal in the protection offered to pedestrians. In most areas where a child's head might strike, the bonnet provided good protection but was predominantly poor in those areas likely to be struck by an adult's head.


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Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
6.7 L/100km 154 g/km 7.5 Greenhouse Rating 7.5 /10 8.5 Air Pollution Rating 8.5 /10 5-Star Overall Rating

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