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Peugeot 508 RXH is one of the first two hybrids in our market, which in May of diesel under the hood and on the back of the battery and the electric motor propellant rear guard.

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In total this gives 204 horsepower in a luxury station wagon, which also handles the ground, and smoke as much as a cat wept. A similar drive is also Citroen DS5 as Peugeot 508 RXH PSA design.

Officially, this car is offered in the spring, but the Polish Peugeot hit list in June. Then also presented RXH Peugeot 508 national journalists. We drove it for the Pomeranian roads.

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Crossword fair

Lets start with appearance. Many manufacturers is offering a combo of falling roofline and narrow windows, so that it resembled a coupe. This we know from ordinary Peugeot 508 SW, the RXH therefore appeared new elements: additional LEDs on the front resembling by. designers claws of a lion, a new grille, additional side moldings.

We also have the accelerated clearance, aluminum rails and new (especially for this model) 18-inch alloy wheels. In summary, the car can be liked and has its own individual character.

Inside leather upholstery with special stitching distinguishing this model from other Peuegotow 508, brushed aluminum ornaments and emblems RXH.

But really what is doing the deal we know the special knob in the tunnel between the front seats. Here you select the drive mode from the-road terrain.

Before the driver is a special display, which shows not only inform other drivers rotations or eco driving or sports. Oh, such a gadget that shows with what is doing to deal with. In practical work, because everyone likes to ride sparsely, hence she forgives foot gas pedal to pointer climb the economic field, and there remained.

In conclusion, she left sunny Crossword combo SUV. Bulwarowymi comparisons of off-road vehicles Peugeot 508 RXH not necessarily worrying, because it has four-wheel drive.

Combination Drive

Four-wheel drive select setting the … factor screw off-road mode. On the rocky and narrow road with a large drop in Peugeot 508 RXH is doing very well. In practice, in this mode, the electric motor drives the rear guard, and the combustion front.

If we go quietly, car is driven only by the electric motor. You have to watch out for pedestrians stunned silent appearance of a car. Of course electric drive has its drawbacks. Oh, if only while driving in sport mode, the driver always has at the rate of more than 200 hp, the let go of the gas, auto clearly inhibited, then the battery is being charged.

Travelling is doing such a feeling when the body wave, unprecedented in ordinary cars.

In total, four modes are the settings: auto, electronics or set parameters of the different engines, but is trying to lower the fuel consumption as much as possible and the emission of harmful substances into the atmosphere; ZEV lets you drive 4 km with a maximum speed of 70 km / h in purely electric mode, 4WD allows fork with all-wheel drive, sport hybrid system uses a maximum of possibilities both engines offering the best performance.

In sport mode, with over 204 bhp you can accelerate to hundreds in less than 9 seconds. Even at high speeds (top speed 213 km / h) the car runs very well. Additional battery on the back of improved weight distribution.

Is it worth the effort?

The manufacturer promises middle of burning a little bigger than 4 liters of diesel per 100 km. In fact, the computer was showing so much of our driving. Other manufacturers are doing a hybrid of benzyniakami, Peugeot with diesel.

It also worked for the company car valuation on the secondary market, because RXH is to have no decrease in value as the French car, and as the German.

Clearly, the Peugeot 508 RXH shaven in the company, which after three years of operation of selling it at a high price. Do not scare them nearly 160 thousand. zl, which you have to pay for the basic version, but with a very good facility, in which you only have to pay extra for the navigation, because a set of cushions, automatic dual-zone air conditioning, full electrics, or arrangement of traction control and stability control and automatic transmission is standard. It is a pity that the rack is less than in a regular Peugeot 508, he placed on the back of the batteries.


How Peugeto 508 RXH with new, complex technology handle on the Polish market? The future will show. The first perception is an interesting option for those who prefer a cross different types of cars, and care about ecology and sometimes need a four-wheel drive.

Sunny silhouette

-Wheel drive

Low combustion

Surprisingly little loss of value

Only a five-year warranty on electric drive

Auto after removing the feet of gas strongly inhibits

Driving a hybrid requires habits

Smaller than the rack in a Peugeot 508 SW

Peugeot 508 RXH Specifications

Body: 5-door, its five-, combo

Engine: diesel R4, 16V, Capacity 1997 ccm, 167 hp at 3850 rev. / Min: 37 HP electric / 2500 rev. / Min

Maximum torque: 3000 Nm 1750 rev. / Min, 200 Nm at 1290 rpm / min.


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