know the best entry 1.0

know the best entry 1.0

Peugeot 208 and Hyundai HB20 (Photo: Advertising/Peugeot and Hyundai)

Cars 1.0 has been very successful in Brazil for several reasons. The category recently gained a new member: the Peugeot 208 – which now has two versions with this engine. But is the car better than the Hyundai HB20 1.0, one of the best selling cars in the country? See our review and comparison 1.0 best entry in the country!

Peugeot 208
The Peugeot 208 now has two versions with a 1.0 engine (Photo: Disclosure/Peugeot)

Best entry 1.0: Peugeot 208 x Hyundai HB20

These cars are among the cheapest hatchbacks in Brazil. O Peugeot 208 As 1.0 it costs out BRL 72,990. At the same time, the Hyundai HB20 Sense 1.0 have a price from BRL 72,190. The 1.0 car market is one of the most important in the country and the options have been increasing more and more over the years.

Peugeot 208 (Photo: Publicity/Peugeot)

One of the latest versions is Peugeot 208. Relax, we know that the second generation of the French model was launched in 2020. However, for the 2023 line, the car now has two versions with a 1.0 engine. The most important example is 208 Likewhich has simpler details than the version of Cinema 1.0.


The front grille, for example, is not detailed in Dark Chrome. Chrome accents appear on the headlights. Talking about the set of eyes, the car has LED daytime running lights (saber-tooth style). We can also mention the 15-inch steel wheels (with “Lapa” hubcaps) and direction indicator lights in the mirrors.

Peugeot 208
Hyundai HB20 (Photo: Advertising/Hyundai)

On the other side of the “ring” is HB20 Sense 1.0. This is the most affordable version of the country’s best-selling passenger car. Like the 208, this car also has a simple look. The chrome parts in the grille area are missing and the handles are black.

The headlights have black caps. Note that HB20 is also in its second generation. In terms of measurements, 208 length 4,055 mm, width 1,960 mm and height 1,453 mm. At the same time, the HB20 length 3,940 mm, width 1,720 mm and height 1,470 mm.

mechanical set

Hyundai HB20 (Photo: Advertising/Hyundai)

Both models have the 1.0 engine. O Peugeot 208 Like Place the engine under the hood 1.0 Firefly Flex. This thruster can produce a maximum power of 75 hp and maximum torque 104.9 Nm. The mechanical set also has a five-speed manual gearbox.

already Hyundai HB20 Sense equipped with an engine 1.0 Flex from the Kappa family. Propellant can provide 80 hp of high power and 10.2 kgfm maximum torque. The car also has a five-speed manual transmission in its mechanical set. In this regard, HB20 was better.

Now, thinking about the use, the Peugeot model took the best. See below the numbers of the two cars.

Peugeot 208 As 1.0

  • City: 14.7 km/l (petrol) and 10.4 km/l (ethanol)
  • Road: 16.3 km/l (petrol) and 11.3 km/l (ethanol)

Hyundai HB20 Sense 1.0

  • City: 13.3 km/l (petrol) and 9.5 km/l (ethanol)
  • Road: 14.9 km/l (petrol) and 10.5 km/l (ethanol)

Other features and accessories

These two pods have good interior space. In this case, considering the wheelbase, the difference between the car of the French manufacturer and the model of the South Korean company is quite small (2,538 mm for 208 against 2,530 mm for HB20). As for the trunk, the situation changes: 300 liters for the HB20 and 265 liters for the 208.

Peugeot 208 (Photo: Publicity/Peugeot)

The list of accessories for these cars can also please. O Peugeot 208 As 1.0 it comes standard with four airbags, cloth seats, ISOFIX, electronic stability program, ABS brakes, on-board computer, digital air conditioning, power steering, power windows, height-adjustable seats and among others.

The car also comes with a height adjustable steering wheel, 10 multimedia center, six speakers, Hill Assist, switchblade key, among others.

Hyundai HB20 (Photo: Advertising/Hyundai)

Likewise, the Hyundai HB20 Sense 1.0 it also comes with good accessories. The car comes with Supervision Cluster instrument panel, four airbags, ABS brakes with EBD, ISOFIX, stability control, traction control, hill start assist, on-board computer and more.

We can also feature climate control, power steering, power front windows, driver’s seat with height adjustment, blueAudio radio, MP3 Player, Bluetooth and among others.

Best entry 1.0: stick with Peugeot 208 As 1.0

Peugeot 208
Peugeot 208 (Photo: Publicity/Peugeot)

So, here we have two of the cheapest hatchbacks in Brazil. Who will win this matchup? Peugeot 208 As 1.0. The model may surprise its buyers, as it has a competitive price, good utility and a complete list of standard items.

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Pedro Giordan

Pedro GiordanThe journalist graduated from the Methodist University of São Paulo in 2017. The author of Garage360 since 2021, where since then he has gathered experience and research on the automotive industry. Previously, he worked in journalism, press relations, a football blog and a sports website.