Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

There is no Euro NCAP rating yet but the 407 received full marks when it was tested and we expect the 508 to perform similarly well. Standard safety kit includes driver and front passenger airbags, side and curtain airbags. Active safety systems such as ABS, electronic brakeforce distribution, emergency braking assistance, electronic stability programme, dynamic stability control and cornering brake control are also included.

Stability control also includes hill assist with intelligent traction control. Isofix fixtures with three-point attachments are in the rear and the front seats have new curved head restraints designed to reduce whiplash.

Boot space is ample: the 508 gives you 108 litres more space with the rear seats in place than the outgoing 407, with 545 litres of loadroom. It is impressive (this includes a hidden compartment with up to 48 litres under the boot floor). Fold the rear seats and the loadroom increase to 1,581 litres and the bonus is that you have a flat floor. But how does the 508 compare with its rivals?

Reasonably well. The Ford Mondeo has a loadspace of 528 litres, while the Passat has a space of 565 litres with the seats in place. The more prestigious BMW 3-Series trails with just 460 litres of luggage space when the seats are in place.Your goodies won’t slide around the boot if you choose the optional luggage net.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Peugeot 508 Saloon (11-18).

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Front electric windows
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Lumbar support
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Leather seat trim
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Sat Nav
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Steel wheels

Standard Trim equipment

Standard Trim standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated seats
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Sat Nav
Standard Trim optional equipment
None available

Access equipment

Access standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
Access optional equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Steel wheels

Active equipment

Active standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Full size spare wheel
Active optional equipment
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
  • Space saver spare wheel

Allure equipment

Allure standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Heated seats
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
Allure optional equipment
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Sat Nav
  • Space saver spare wheel

GT equipment

GT standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Heated seats
  • Leather seat trim
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
GT optional equipment
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Space saver spare wheel

GT Line equipment

GT Line standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Sat Nav
GT Line optional equipment
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated seats
  • Space saver spare wheel

SR equipment

SR standard equipment
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Sat Nav
SR optional equipment
None available