AT A GLANCE: Peugeot 308
What drives it? A 1,598cc, 140bhp turbo-charged engine linked to four-speed box.
How fast is it? The 308 sprints to 100km/h in 10.2 seconds and tops at 202km/h.
How safe is it? It has a five-star rating in European crash tests, anti-lock braking with electronic brake-force distribution, electronic brake assist, an electronic stability programme, dual, side and curtain airbags, automatic front windscreen wipers with rain sensors, rear parking sensors and more.
How thirsty is it? It drinks 7.9 litres per 100km combined, Peugeot says.
Hong Kong friendly? It pumps out 188 grams of CO2 per kilometre, Peugeot says. That's the fug equivalent of 1.55 Smart ForTwos.
Available: HK$239,900 or HK$259,900 with leather seats from AutoFrance Hong Kong (tel: 3118 1828).