2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH – Hybrid wagon-crossover


The first SUV, independently developed by the French company – 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH has been presented to the public in on the fall auto show in Frankfurt am Main. With the popularity of crossovers today and such an abundance of them on the roads this news few people are surprised, however, this model is very special. After all manufacturers combined in the 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH and four-wheel drive hybrid powertrain.

This set of innovations incorporated into the 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH, very curious, so it will be not out of place to consider in more detail off-road touring, what it represents a hybrid created by the French. By the way, European sales of new products launched in his native France in the late autumn of , and the price is impressive. Lavishly packaged equipment 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH sample is from 45,600 euros, which is quite expensive, because, for example, the price of Volkswagen Passat Alltrack with engine TDI 2,0 liter (170 hp) and the DSG gearbox, as well as four-wheel drive 4 motion begins from 40075 euros.

About the visit of the French hybrid manufacturers in Russia is silent, the more the cost and says clearly in his favor, because the mentality of the Russians is not allow to overpay for transport only because of its environmental performance. But in Ukraine, a new hybrid 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RHN can buy, the price-wagon crossover with the power plant provides double the movement is from 467 100 hryvnia (1.868 million. Rubles). The plans of authorized dealers 2018-2019 Peugeot in Ukraine before the end of to sell 40 !!! copies of the 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH.

Generally speaking, the idea of ​​combining the characteristics of the cars in the station wagon and crossover (with the appropriate protection of the arches, and the bottom of the bumper) is not so original. Examples of this – the Audi the A6 Allroad , the Subaru the Outback , Volksvagen the Passat Alltrack and others. The basis of the new 2018-2019 Peugeot specialists took wagon 508, the SW .
Dimensions Body 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH in comparison with its progenitor slightly increased, especially in the height and width, and height became higher, mainly due to the clearance, which increased by as much as 50 mm.

  • Thus, the size of new items are as follows: length – 4823 mm, width – 1864 mm (deployed rear-view mirrors – 2068 mm), height – 1525 mm, and the wheelbase – 2815 mm.

Incidentally, it is interesting that the clearance dimensions in 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH is 184 mm, but the Russians know that the ground clearance of conventional 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 for Russian conditions increased to 175 mm, so that the difference with the off-road version is almost negligible. That is, it turns out that the creators of the increased clearance between the body and the road by 50 mm compared with the European version 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 SW. Also slightly widened track front and rear wheels up to 1592 mm at the front and 1564 mm, due to the standard set by the tire 225/55 R17 at the stylish alloy wheels size 17 Angele (equipment for Ukraine).


2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH, judging by the photos and video that looks more aggressive and courageous than the usual station wagon 508 SW. False radiator grille has two levels, the front bumper has become more coarse and bulky at the bottom of the decorated plastic protection on the sides – triple-LED light bars, similar traces of the tiger clawed paws. The same plastic-protected and wheel arches, in the space which can accommodate 17-18 sized wheels with tires of size 215/55 R17 to 235/45 R18. The whole face of the hybrid body more massive and rude, especially if you compare it with the light and airy 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 SW. Perhaps this gives the impression of a car shingles around the perimeter of the plastic.

On the back of a hybrid – a typical crossover powerful bumper, a large tailgate and a plastic frame at the bottom with psevdometallicheskoy insert. In addition, the manufacturer equipped his 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH crossover another attribute – the plastic engine protection card from the bottom, especially carefully protected by an electric motor mounted in front of the rear suspension.

  • For painting station wagon SUV 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 used RHN quality enamel in various colors: white, pearl white and four metallic – gray, dark gray, dark brown and black.

Salon 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH interior design repeats its donor base SW 508 almost completely. This structure of the front panel and the dashboard and console, steering wheel, both rows of seats, luggage compartment and even the materials used in the decoration. The only difference in the management bodies, instruments and switches – there was something new. For example, the capacity of power units instead of the tachometer indicator that shows in what mode the electric and diesel motors (recovery mode – charge, the percentage use of electric drive – power and electric traction only – eco).

Place gearshift knob took compact joystick, through which the box-robot control. Next there is a washer installation driving modes – 4WD, ZEV, Sport and Auto. In addition, it is possible to change gear via the steering column lever. These innovations also have the 2018-2019 Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4, identical with the 508 RXH technical equipment. In general, it has all the features of the hybrid saloon from the usual 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 SW.

The composition of the underlying hardware hybrid 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH is available for Ukrainian motorists includes: electric and heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, glass roof area of ​​1.62 square meters, keyless access Open & Go, xenon headlights, color display diagonal of 7 inches with a navigator, a projection screen head-up, audio-enabled CD MP3, USB and the AUX, combined trim seats (leather and fabric), light and rain sensors, parking sensors front and rear, electric parking brakes, electric heated mirrors and automatic folding function and other pleasant things .
The surcharge for the car are available four-zone climate control, a proprietary signaling, power liftgate, premium music of the JBL, interior trim various embodiments of leather and Alcantara – Nappa Tramontane, Nappa Frisson and Nappa Lama Tramontane, and with such variants trim the driver receives the drive his seat with memory settings, positions, pronounced support for the hips and feature weight.

The trunk is the new French hybrid is not too voluminous, including by placing batteries in the underground – just 423 liters, while the 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 SW volume it is 590 liters. However, the space can be increased by folding the rear seats. The fuel tank for diesel fuel – 72 liters, the vehicle curb mass of 1910 kg.

Specifications: Suspension diesel hybrid 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH is fully independent with McPherson struts for the front wheels and rear multi-link design for, but with the original shock absorbers and coil springs, anti-roll bars larger cross section (compared to a conventional station wagon 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 SW). Applied electric power steering with variable characteristics of the work, the brakes on all wheels disc, as assistants to the driver – ABS, EBFD, EBA, ESP, CBC and Hill assist.
2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH is equipped with power unit consisting of diesel and electric engines. First, the 2.0-liter HDi FAP 163 hp power, rotates the front wheels, while the second is responsible for the rear-wheel drive and develops 37 hp (maximum plant capacity of 200 hp). Between the two there is no mechanical drive connection, everything is controlled electronically, and for the relationship and harmonious work of both motors monitors PPC robot. In addition, there is the system Start / Stop system and brake energy recuperation.
All together – this is the Hybrid4 technology. As we said above, is located on the central tunnel control mode control the puck, the driver is free to choose the best, in his opinion, the motion mode and the power plant.

The Auto mode is in control electronics, while driving in this mode it is possible to achieve a minimum flow rate of diesel fuel – 4.2 liters. Electronic systems independently decide how the work will be hybrid engines: diesel with only front-wheel drive, four-wheel drive with the collaboration of the diesel and electric motors, or activate only the electric motor and rear-wheel drive.
In ZEV mode (Zero Emission Vehicle) is almost full use of the traction motor and rear-wheel drive, in elektrorezhime can travel at speeds up to 70 mph and drive for about 4 kilometers. Upon discharge, the batteries power unit will automatically switch to Auto mode.
Four-wheel drive 4WD mode provides the collaboration of the diesel and electric motors, and the crossover-wagon becomes all-wheel drive, but the electronics monitors the condition of the road surface and the absence of need (dry asphalt on wheels) disables the drive the rear wheels. Interestingly, even with a lack of fuel in the reserve electric-powered drive the rear wheels will be provided by the generator constant power of 8 kW.
In Sport mode, the diesel engine and electric motor are also working together, robotised gearbox will change stage, power hybrid installation is capable of delivering maximum combined torque of 450 Nm. All the works are aimed to achieve excellent dynamics – 8.8 seconds to 100 mph, from 80 to 120 mph acceleration in 6.6 seconds and a top speed of 213 mph. Sport mode also help overcome the severe stretch of road with high snow cover or muddy after rain, because in addition to a high torque all-wheel drive works.

In the real world test drive to achieve the claimed diesel fuel consumption of 4.2 liters of the manufacturer is not possible, but keep in 6 liters turns out that under the car weighing 2 tons is an excellent result. Loud title SUV 2018-2019 Peugeot 508 RXH, of course, does not deserve, but what is in front of us a full crossover – it’s a fact.