Peugeot e-208

Peugeot 208 is well known vehicle model in Europe. It won 2020 European car of the year award (1). Now there is an electric version of the famous 208. This year 208 knocked off VW Golf of the perch to take number 1 spot as Europe’s most sold car (2).

Peugeot e-208 comes in two variants 50 kWh for 136 hp (100kW) Powertrain and 51 kWh for 156 hp (115 kW) Powertrain. It will contain e – Common Modular Platform (e-CMP) which is to help conserve the space available and the boot size of the car while incorporating a High voltage Battery. (3) Both Packs have same battery, Module configuration the 2019 is 50 kWh but the 2022 is more efficient 51 kWh. (5)

I have listed the references at the bottom. Some of the key mentions, FEV consulting and their presentation on e-208 HV battery.

Image source (3)


Total Energy

Usable Energy

Usable SOC

Peak Discharge

Continuous Power

Battery Pack

Nominal Voltage



Volume Pack

Pack Dimension

Total Cells

Battery Pack

Battery Pack


Number of Modules

Module Energy

Module Nominal


Total Cells in a


Module Configuration

Module Weight

Module Dimension (mm)

Charge Time AC (3kW)

Charge Time AC (7.4kW)

Charge Time AC (11kW)

Charge Time DC (100kW)

Cooling System

Battery cell


Format of the Cell

Cell Chemistry

Cell Nominal Voltage

Cell Capacity

Cell Weight

50 kWh (2019)

51 kWh (2022)

45 kWh (2019)

48.1 kWh (2022)

90% (2019)

94.3% (2022)



400 V

125 Ah (2019)

~127.5 (2022)

350 kg (2019)

To be Confirmed

To be Confirmed



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2.74 kWh

22 V



12 kg


0% to 100%~24 hours

0% to 100%~7.5 hours

0% to 100%~5 hours

0% to 80%~ 30 mins

Liquid Cooling

5 Cooling Plates

Module Cooling



NCM (811 or 523)

3.7 V .

62 Ah

~0.95 kg (Estimated based on similar CATL cells for sell on Internet)

Key Pack Metrics


Wh/kg – Pack Gravimetric Energy Density

Wh/kg – Module





Cell to Pack mass ratio

Cell to Pack volume ratio

Durability – % of pack capacity available after 10 years

To be confirmed

143 Wh/kg (50 kWh/350 kg)

228 Wh/kg (2.74 kWh/12 kg)

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

~58.6% (based on cell weight of 0.95 kg)

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

A first look at pack metrics versus application and what is important and what is not.

5 = important

1 = not important

Battery Assembly Times

A look at battery assembly times based on available reports and data.

The Peugeot e208 battery pack takes around 2.5 hours to assemble from cells to pack and do the end of line tests.


  1. 2020 car of the Year Award
  2. Top Gear article on Europe Car sales 2022.
  3. Peugeot 208 official product specification
  4. “Battery requirements for future automotive applications”, EUCAR, EG BEV&FCEV, July 2019
  5. 2022 51 kWh battery
  6. CATL Module 2.74 kWH
  7. Peugeot 208 Battery Breakdown Video part 1 and part 2.
  8. CATL 3.7 62Ah batteries on Sale on Internet.

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