Last year, we had several launches of electric cars. And we’re going to talk about two of them here. both the Peugeot e-208 GT how much the Fiat 500e were the main members of the Stellantis groups in the segment. Not to mention that they are based on two hatchbacks that are well known to the public. But which one is the best option right now?
Who is the best electric hatch: the Peugeot e-208 GT and Fiat 500e?
The electric car market has been growing a lot here. The number of fans has been increasing over the months. In addition, brands have been betting more on this market and launching new models. And here we have two good examples of that. Both the car of the French brand and the vehicle of the Italian company were launched in 2021.
For starters, let’s talk about their prices. THE Fiat 500e is costing from BRL 255,990. already the e-208 GT cost from BRL 265,990. And they are based on well-known cars. The Fiat model, for example, is an evolution of the classic 500. Fiat 500e was officially introduced two years ago. It has a nice look.
In addition to flashy. That is, it brings the same qualities of its ancestors. Of course, this model gained a touch of modernity for this new phase of life. Highlight for the “500” logo on the front, the new full LED round headlights and a very updated interior.
This car measures 3632mm long, 1682mm wide and 1527mm high. On the other side is the Peugeot e-208 GT. This car was shown to the world alongside the new generation 208 at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Both are being built on the CMP platform. This new generation of the compact hatch stands out for its bold look.
But there are differences between the normal model and the 100% electric one. The grille with details in the same color as the car is one of them. We also highlight the black moldings on the wheel housings, the 17-inch wheels (with run-flat tires) and the LED lights. This car measures 4055mm in length, 1738mm in width and 1453mm in height.
Mechanical set, battery and autonomy
These cars have interesting electrical systems. THE Fiat 500e is equipped with an electric motor that can produce 118 hp of maximum power and 220 Nm of torque. According to the Italian automaker, the model can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 9 seconds. The engine is powered by a battery of 42 kWh.
The range of this car is 320 km (WLTP Cycle). Remembering that the model allows charging using an ultra-fast direct current charging system. In this case, charging the battery to 80% may take 35 minutes. Meanwhile, the Peugeot e-208 GT brings an electric propeller that can generate a power of 136 hp ,
The maximum torque of 260 Nm. The brand says the car can reach 100km/h in just 8.3 seconds. This car is also equipped with a battery of 50 kWh. Its range is 340 km (WLTP cycle). Peugeot says the car can get 80% battery life in less than 30 minutes. This using 100 kW station.
Other attributes and standard equipment
Thinking about the internal space, the e-208 GT takes advantage. In this case, the model has a wheelbase of 2,538 mm (the 500e measures 2,322 mm). The same happens with the trunk (265 liters and 185 liters, respectively). They also stand out because of their equipment list.
THE Fiat 500e iconfor example, it comes standard with Wearable key, electric outside mirrors. 7-inch digital instrument panel, twilight sensor, rain sensor, full electric keyless entry system, electronic stability control, six airbags, reverse camera, leather seats and 10.25-inch multimedia center
We can also highlight the wireless charging, parking assist, the steering wheel with height and depth adjustment, the digital automatic air conditioning, the driver’s seat with height adjustments, the electric steering, the lane centering and among others.
Likewise, the Peugeot e-208 GT It also has a very good list of items. It comes standard with six airbags, ABS brakes with EBD, collision alert, automatic emergency braking, high beam assist, fatigue detector, lane-keeping alert and correction, blind spot detector and two-speed digital air conditioning. zones.
Not to mention the electric steering, rain sensor, parking sensors, inch multimedia center, 3D digital cluster, wireless smartphone charger, full LED headlights, panoramic sunroof and more.
Conclusion – Stick with the Peugeot e-208 GT
Therefore, we have two options of 100% electric hatches that are very interesting for those looking for a car of the type. Even with the high prices, both Fiat 500e how many Peugeot e-208 GT can please the public. However, the French model wins this comparison on account of the mechanical set and equipment.