Watt a Wagon! PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid arrives in Australia

Watt a Wagon! PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid arrives in Australia

August 2023: The 508 range was elevated with the arrival of the 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid into Australian PEUGEOT showrooms.

The 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid offers sharp design, a dynamic body shape and a muscular style, as well as impressive, electrified performance. The PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid offers drivers 165kW of power delivered by a 133kW PureTech engine combined with an 81kW electric motor and combined total of 360Nm of torque. The PureTech engine is combined with the e-EAT8 8-speed automatic transmission (Electric Efficient Automatic Transmission - 8 speeds).

With a 11.8kWh capacity lithium-ion battery, the 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid provides a WLTP test range of 55km1.

Kate Gillis, Managing Director PEUGEOT Australia, said: "The 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid offers an enriched driving experience with an array of smart technology working to enhance overall performance and efficiency whilst retaining the French allure and dynamic style our 508 customers love.”

Acclaimed design meets electrified performance

The PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon was designed with practicality and performance in mind. With a boot capacity of 530L with rear seats in place, this extends to an impressive 1,780L when the rear seats are folded providing plenty of additional cargo space.

The 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid impresses with a refined, modern body shape and bold 18" Sperone two tone diamond cut alloy wheels to assert its sporty styling. Iconic PEUGEOT cat claw LED 3D lights frame the rear and the signature LED headlights at the front. Sleek lines are also enhanced with the frameless doors that are designed to lengthen and lower the Sportswagon's silhouette.

The new PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid offers 4 driving modes from the mode selector:
  • Electric Mode: When sufficiently charged, this is the default mode for Peugeot plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
  • Hybrid Mode: Hybrid mode allows the driver to utilise the most efficient combination of electric or internal combustion engine depending on driving style and the type of road during the journey.
  • Sport Mode: take full advantage of maximum engine torque. Sport mode allows the driver to combine the power of both engines to enjoy a dynamic driving experience with firmer suspension and firmer electric power steering.
  • Comfort Mode: Comfort mode combines all the benefits of Hybrid mode with the additional comfort of electronically controlled active suspension.


A renowned PEUGEOT i-Cockpit™ experience

Integral to the PEUGEOT design DNA, the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® provides a stimulating and intuitive driving experience in everyday life. The 10" central touchscreen and 12.3" digital driving cockpit have been adapted to include useful information on the plug-in hybrid powertrain. The plug-in hybrid driving information on display includes:
  • A powermeter for displaying the level of consumption (ECO for energy optimisation or POWER for maximum power) or energy recovery (CHARGE),
  • A fuel consumption gauge,
  • A battery charge level gauge, and
  • When recharging, the cockpit allows you to monitor charging (current or delayed), onboard computer information and autonomy.


The 10" central touchscreen, accessed via a dedicated button, enables you to navigate through the 'hybrid' menu's information tabs including:
  • "Flow" to view the live operating status of the hybrid system.
  • "Statistics" to display consumption statistics and the differentiation of the electricity consumption from the fuel consumption.
  • "Charge" which allows you to schedule a delayed charge.
  • "e-SAVE" which allows you to save all or part of the battery to be used as you would like throughout the journey.


The touchscreen's infotainment capabilities include Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto connectivity2 plus FM/DAB and 3D Satellite with a dedicated amplifier and subwoofer.

Step into comfort and class-leading style

Inside the cabin, the 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid offers a distinctive style. The multi-function leather steering wheel, with "Aikinite" copper stitching and GT badging, compliments the dashboard's carbon effect interior trim and blue ambient lighting.

Comfort is also prioritised inside with heated front and passenger seats with multi-point massage function. The 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid features Nappa full grain leather3 seat trim with 'Aikinite' copper double top stitching. The 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid also includes Wireless Smartphone charging as well as four USB sockets (two front and two rear) for easy connectivity.

Advanced safety technology

The PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid boasts a full suite of the latest driving aids and safety features, as standard, to help protect both its occupants and other road users. Including 180° colour reversing camera with top-down view, plus front and rear parking sensors, and the semi-automatic parking assist.

Additional standard safety technologies include Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Braking Distribution (EBD), Emergency Braking Assistance (EBA), Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Active Lane Following Assist, Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Forward Collision Warning, In-crash braking (multi collision braking), Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) with unmarked road edge detection, and Advanced Driver Attention Alert (DAA3)

Simple charging solutions

The PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid comes as standard with a mode two charging cable. The on-board charger unit restricts the accepted charger to a capacity of 3.7kW. The 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid's 3.7kW on-board charger is located under the boot floor and is cooled by the low temperature water circuit.

There are easy and convenient methods to charge the PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid to maintain electric mobility including:
  • Domestic Socket: Using a 2.3kW single-phase 10A charger, charging at home can be achieved by simply plugging into a domestic socket.
  • Home Charging Station: saves charging time, meaning drivers can recover their entire driving range in just a few hours.
  • Public Charging: Apps such as Chargefox, Plugshare and Chargepoint are great tools to help drivers plan their journeys and view real-time availability and usage.


Indicative charging times for the 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid via the 11.8kWh battery capacity and 3.7kW onboard charger include:
  • Single Phase 32A Wallbox (7.4kW) 0-100%: approximately 3.5 hours4
  • Three Phase 16A Wallbox (11kW) 0-100%: approximately 3.5 hours4
  • Domestic 10A Electric Plug (2.3kW) 0-100%: approximately 5.7 hours4



The PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid comes with a 5-Year/ Unlimited kilometre Warranty, with a three-year paintwork and 12-year corrosion warranty as well as an 8 Year/160,000km Battery warranty.5

Officially on sale now, the PEUGEOT 508 Sportswagon Plug-In Hybrid is available to purchase at your local authorised PEUGEOT dealership and online.

1. Figure based on WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure) static laboratory combined average city and highway cycle test, which measure, energy consumption, range and emissions in passenger vehicles, figures stated for the purposes of comparison amongst vehicles tested to the same technical procedures only. Actual real world range results will vary depending on a combination of factors including but not limited to load, driving style, type of journey, vehicle configuration, battery age and condition, use of vehicle features (such as heating and air conditioning), as well as operating, environmental and climate conditions.
2. Compatible Apple® or AndroidTM device required
3. Leather appointed seats are a combination of genuine leather & synthetic materials for durability and are not wholly leather.
4. Charging times will vary depending on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, the output of the charger being used, starting battery charge, charging equipment, ambient temperature, battery state as well as the age of the battery at point of use. As a result of these factors, charging times may therefore vary significantly.
5. Battery warranty: 8 years or 160,000 Km, whichever is sooner, from the vehicle's warranty start date. The PEUGEOT Warranty coverage 5 years / unlimited kilometres (passenger cars). In addition, you are protected by a 3 year paintwork warranty and a 12 year corrosion warranty. Learn more at: