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Peugeot's 508 mid-sizer nails the performance and comfort balance
18 Mar 2015
SALES of large passenger cars are taking a bit of a beating in Australia as many shoppers either down-size or migrate into the flourishing SUV segment, but that hasn't stopped Peugeot persevering with its 508.
After an initial encouraging spike in sales, the 508 settled down to a slow boil but the French car-maker says a mid-life update will repeat the early success, while attracting new, more sustainable interest in the segment.
For 2015, the range has been given a fresh new look, more kit and a couple of variants have been dropped from the line-up, but will that be enough for the European sedan and wagon to make an impression in one of the toughest local markets?
By taking a fresh look at the mid-sized market, Peugeot is offering a package that differs, quite notably, from the competition.
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