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PLUG-IN HYBRID TECHNOLOGY

Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Technology

The advantages of the 100% electric mode of plug-in hybrids

The 5 “Zeros”, a comfortable driving and riding experience

zero noise

zero gear change

zero vibration

zero CO2 emissions in electric mode

zero fuel smell

HOW DO PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLES WORK?

EMP2 PLATFORM

The new EMP2 Common Modular Platform (CMP) has been developed in order to perfectly integrate the specific components of each energy, without compromising on performance.

PLUG-IN HYBRID ENGINE

Combination of an electric motor & petrol engine

 

OPTIMAL AND IMPERCEPTIBLE TRANSITIONS

To alternate between electric and combustion engines, the torque converter of the combustion engine versions is replaced by a wet multi-plate clutch to provide 60 Nm more torque and more responsiveness.

 

ELECTRIFIED REAR AXLE

On the HYBRID4 version, the multi-link rear axle is equipped with a 83 kW electric motor to provide 4-wheel drive, without impacting on passenger space. 

PETROL COMBUSTION ENGINE

The 1.6L Turbocharged PureTech engine has been adapted, with an alternator-starter and a specific cooling front panel. It produces 133kW on HYBRID and 147 kW on HYBRID4.

 

NEW ELECTRIC AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

The PureTech engine is paired with the new 8-speed e-EAT8 automatic gearbox. Combined with the gearbox, an electric motor produces 81 kW on the front axle.

PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLE BATTERY

LITHIUM-ION TYPE

The high-voltage battery is of the Lithium-ion type (300V) and is located under the rear seats on both HYBRID and HYBRID4 (4-wheel drive) versions. The battery has a capacity of between 11.8 kWh (for 508  Plug-in Hybrids) and 13.2 kWh (for 3008 Plug-in Hybrids).

 

The battery comes with an 8-year or 160,000 km warranty for 70% of its capacity.                                                                                                   

In order to optimise CO2 consumption as much as possible, choose 100% electric driving for your daily urban journeys. Electric travel can reach 135 km/h before the internal combustion engine takes over.

 

Charge your vehicle every day so that you can enjoy 100% electric mode at all times!

ENRICHED DRIVING

For renewed pleasure

NEW BRAKE FUNCTION

 

The driver can choose to activate a new Brake function that allows the vehicle to decelerate without applying the brake pedal. It also allows the battery to be recharged, such as when travelling downhill. 

 

In Drive mode, a single rearward pull on the Shift and Park by wire automatic gearbox selector activates Brake mode.

DRIVING MODES

 

  • Electric: default mode, make the most if all the benefits if an electric vehicle.
  • Hybrid: allows you to drive both on electric and internal combustion engines depending on your driving style and the type of road you are driving on.
  • Sport: enjoy maximum engine torque performance with the combination of both engines.
  • Comfort (508 GT Fastback Plug-In Hybrid Only): combines hybrid mode with the comfort of active suspension to ensure better road grip, while maintaining optimum comfort.
  • 4WD Mode (3008 GT Sport Plug-In Hybrid AWD only): AWD mode continuously increases the vehicle’s traction at low and medium speeds on all four drive wheels and is particularly suitable when requiring additional stability and control on challenging terrain.  

NEW e-SAVE FUNCTION

With the e-SAVE function, the driver can set aside a reserve of electrical energy to be used when desired. This function can, for example, when driving on the highway to keep a reserve of electrical energy for use in an urban area.

 

Accessible from the e-SAVE menu on the touchscreen, simply select Zero Emission mode on the driving mode selector for 100% electric driving.

PEUGEOT i-COCKPIT™

 

The PEUGEOT i-Cockpit™ incorporates driving information in the driver’s field of vision. It is fully customisable and configurable.

 

A power meter to the right of the digital instrument panel is made up of 3 zones:

ECO for energy-efficient driving

POWER for more dynamic driving

CHARGE for energy recovery phases

 

There are two gauges on either side of the instrument panel: one for fuel, the other for electric. The available range, in km, is indicated below these gauges.

NEW ELECTRIC AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

 

The PureTech turbocharged engine is paired with the new Shift and Park by wire electrified efficient 8-speed automatic transmission (e-EAT8), integrating a 100 hp/80 kW electric motor on the front axle.

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