Peugeot again demonstrate with their 2012 508 RXH Crossover SUV their firm commitment to style, emanating an air of exclusivity, thanks to their traditional flair for utilizing top quality materials combined with functional design.
The Peugeot 508 RXH Crossover SUV's trim levels for begin with the standard or Access level taking in air conditioning, electric windows for the front and rear passengers, fabric upholstery and sixteen inch steel wheels with all season tyres. The Allure level comes with hide upholstery, power adjustable heated driver and passenger seat and keyless ignition. Moving up to the GT level coming with the 2.2-litre diesel brings with it satellite navigation, cruise control, upgraded sports suspension, full hide upholstery and xenon headlights. All of the models can be fitted with a rear seat extending panoramic glass roof which comes as standard in the GT variants.
Safety features abound in the Peugeot 508 SW, with the vehicle coming equipped with anti-lock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution and a full set of air bags. In addition the 508's structure has been designed with integrated crumple zones that will disperse impact energy if the vehicle is involved in an accident.
Fuel consumption for the 508 RXH Crossover SUV starting level 1.6 liter 120 horsepower petrol engine, according to unofficial reviews, averages out at 45.6 miles per gallon with 34.4 miles per gallon recorded in the city and 55.4 miles per gallon out of it , while the 1.6 liter 156 horsepower turbo-charged engined version will give an average of 44.1 miles per gallon, with 30.7 miles per gallon in town and 44.1 miles per gallon on the open road .
The diesel engined versions of the Peugeot 508 RXH Crossover SUV provide much improved fuel consumption with the 1.6 liter 112 horsepower engine giving a highly creditable average 60.1 miles per gallon with 47.9 miles per gallon recorded in the city and 68.9 miles per gallon out of it , while the 2.0 liter 140 horsepower engined version recorded an average of 58.9 miles per gallon with 44.1 miles per gallon in town and an amazing 72.4 miles per gallon on the open road.
the top of range diesel engines for the Peugeot 508 RXH Crossover SUV also did not disgrace themselves. For example the 2.0 liter 163 horsepower engine was reported as providing an average 49.6 miles per gallon with 36.2 miles per gallon recorded in the city and 62.9 miles per gallon out of it, while the jewel in the crown 2.2 liter 200 horsepower engined version recorded an average of 49.6 miles per gallon with 35.3 miles per gallon in town and 64.2 miles per gallon when travelling on the highway.
The 2012 Peugeot 508 RXH Crossover SUV comes up against well tried and tested opponents in the medium to large RXH Crossover SUV sector , among them their sister Citroen C3 as well as the Volkswagen Passat Station, Ford Mondeo Estate, Hyundai i40 Station, and the Skoda Superb Estate.