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Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

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Peugeot 301 Berline (2014) review: 33 facts and highlights

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

Why is Peugeot 301 Berline (2014) better than the average?

  • longer wheelbase
    2.65mvs2.54m
  • greater cargo volume
    506lvs380.6l
  • larger fuel tank
    50lvs47.25l
  • more valves
    16vs15.03
  • more cylinders
    4vs3.77
  • longer basic warranty (years)
    5yrsvs3.94yrs
  • Weight
    1.09tvs1.21t
  • Height
    1.47mvs1.5m

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General info

1.Has front-wheel drive
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

2.Has fully independent suspension
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

3. less CO2 emissions

148g/km

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

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4. higher Euro NCAP rating

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The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.

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5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

6. longer basic warranty (years)

5yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Unlimited yrs

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Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume

506l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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2. longer wheelbase

2.65m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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3.07m

3. shorter length

4.44m

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4.weight

1.09t

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5.width

1.95m

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1m

6.height

1.47m

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1.39m

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Speed

1. faster top speed

188km/h

The fastest speed that the car can reach.

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2. faster acceleration (0-100)

10.5s

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

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Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)

0l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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2. better fuel economy (highway)

0l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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3. higher maximum torque

150Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

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400Nm

4. better fuel economy (combined)

0l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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5. larger fuel tank

50l

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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6. more horsepower

115hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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306hp

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Features

1.Has Bluetooth
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

3.Has smart key as standard
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

4.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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5.Has height-adjustable seat belts
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

6. more airbags

4

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

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