Peugeot Brand Guide & Common Questions

25 Posted: 25th May 2023
Peugeot Brand Guide & Common Questions
  • Who owns Peugeot, where are Peugeot cars made & more FAQs answered

    Peugeot is a car brand that’s steeped in history. From its rally heritage and involvement in other motorsports to the production of some of the most popular cars of the last three decades, Peugeot is cemented as one of the most popular car manufacturers.

    Whilst it’s a well-known brand, there are a few questions floating around. In this blog post, we explain everything you need to know about Peugeot whilst answering commonly asked questions, including “who owns Peugeot”, “where are Peugeot cars made”, “what country is Peugeot from” and more.

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  • Who owns Peugeot?

    Stellantis owns Peugeot.

    PSA Group merged with FCA to create Stellantis. Before the merge, Peugeot was owned by the PSA Group

    Car brands under Stellantis include:

    • Abarth
    • Alfa Romeo
    • Chrysler
    • Citroën
    • Fiat
    • Jeep
    • Lancia
    • Maserati
    • Opel
    • Peugeot
    • Ram
    • Vauxhall

     

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  • What does PSA stand for Peugeot?

    PSA stands for “Peugeot Société Anonyme”. Before changing to PSA Group in 2016, it was known as PSA Peugeot Citroën since 1991.

     

  • PSA Group history

    There have been many changes over the years with the most major ones being new acquisitions.

    Citroën acquisition 1974

    The first major acquisition was Citroën in 1974. Peugeot S.A. rebranded to PSA Peugeot Citrioën.

    Chrysler Europe acquisition 1978

    PSA then purchased Chrysler Europe for $1.0 whilst taking on their debt in 1978.

    Vauxhall / Opel acquisition 2017

    In 2017 PSA bought Vauxhall & Opel brands from General Motors.

    FCA merger & Stellantis 2021

    The most recent change was the merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in 2021. FCA and PSA merged to create Stellantic, with all brands sitting under this umbrella.

     


  • What country is Peugeot from?

    What country is Peugeot from?

    The Peugeot car brand was started in Sochaux, France. It was started by the Peugeot family back in 1810 as a steel foundry, that quickly moved into making tools, bikes and then automobiles.

     

  • Where are Peugeot cars made?

    Peugeot cars are made all across the globe. Models are still produced in the Sochaux plant, making it the oldest, active car plant in the world!

    There are Peugeot plants in:

    • France
      • Poissy
      • Mulhouse
      • Sochaux
      • Rennes
    • Algeria, Oran
    • Argentina, Buenos Aires
    • Brazil, Porto Real
    • Portugal, Mangualde
    • Slovakia, Trnava
    • Spain
      • Madrid
      • Vigo

     

  • Where is the Peugeot 208 made?

    The Peugeot 208 is made in:

    • Algeria, Oran
    • Argentina, Buenos Aires
    • Brazil, Porto Real
    • Slovakia, Trnava

     

  • Where is the Peugeot 208 made?
  • Where is the Peugeot 2008 made?

    The Peugeot 2008 is made in:

    • France, Mulhouse
    • Brazil, Porto Real

     

  • Where is the Peugeot 2008 made?
  • Where is the Peugeot 308 made?

    The Peugeot 308 is made in France, Sochaux.

  • Where is the Peugeot 308 made?
  • Where is the Peugeot 3008 made?

    The Peugeot 3008 is made in France, Sochaux.

     

  • Where is the Peugeot 3008 made?
  • Who makes Peugeot engines?

    Most Peugeot engines are produced by PSA. But there are some shared platforms made with other brands, including Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and Mazda.

     

  • Which cars use Peugeot engines?

    Peugeot engines are used in Opel, Vauxhall, Citroën and Peugeot cars. As mentioned above, there are joint engine ventures between other brands too.

     


  • What is the Peugeot logo?

    What is the Peugeot logo?

    The Peugeot logo is of a lion. Peugeot’s logo has changed over the years with the first iteration released in 1810. The current Peugeot logo is a modern take on the classic lion design with a more obvious mane and clean black and white colours.

    How to pronounce Peugeot?

    Peugeot is pronounced “puh-zhow”.

    What does Peugeot mean?

    Peugeot is the second name of the family that founded the company.

     

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