They first met the best-selling cars of the month according to Acara data (Association of Dealers of Argentina) and the Fiat Cronos leads this ranking again, now followed by a compact that has also managed to be on the podium for several months in 2022, such as the Peugeot 208.
Both have received updates in the interior and in terms of technology in recent months, so they bring news, beyond their prices, which, like the rest of the vehicles and products and services in our country, increase in value every month. , at the rate of inflation.
Changes for the Fiat Cronos
With more than 100,000 units sold in our country since 2018, the Fiat Cronos 2023 was presented at the Rural Exhibition. In this case, it adds slight aesthetic changes, and simplifies the range, which now loses the 1.8 e-Torq engine, and adds a new CVT transmission, optional for the 99 hp 1.3 Firefly engine.
The versatility of the Cronos has made this B-segment sedan become an undisputed benchmark among its direct competitors, with more than a 70% share in 2022 (65% in 2021). That is why to keep it current, the Italian firm has updated it.
The 2023 Cronos incorporates slight aesthetic tweaks, including a new front grille with chrome details, added to 15 or 16-inch alloy wheels, depending on the version, with new designs.
For Fiat, the secret of the model lies in its competitive prices, the great availability in the market of national industry units and a portfolio with attractive configurations and equipment.
In the 2023 Cronos range, the incorporation of the CVT automatic transmission stands out, with seven pseudo gears and a sequential control option, together with the driving mode activated from the steering wheel. It also presents a new design, with a flat base.
The values they start with the Cronos Attractive 1.3 GSE at $3,084,200 up to the Precision 1.3 GSE CVT at $3,911,500.
The renewed Peugeot 208
The nationally produced Peugeot 208 and the second best-selling model in the Argentine market in July in May introduced new features for its entire range. It now has a new 10” multimedia screen with the aim of allowing the driver to relate to his car in a natural, effective and safe way, and to have a more intuitive and immersive experience.
Peugeot has worked to offer, thanks to the Peugeot i-Cockpit, a driving position concept that combines ergonomics, design and functionalities of each type of interface.
Thus, the 208 presents a new, state-of-the-art multimedia screen with an intuitive, fast-acting and easy-to-use graphic interface. With a size of 10.25 inches, this new multimedia screen is one of the largest in the segment.
Among its main characteristics, you can find:
-Mirror screen via USB or WIFI
-Fixed vertical buttons on the sides (easy access to volume control and most used sections)
-Settings and configuration of the vehicle
-Air conditioning control (manual or automatic).
list prices of the new Peugeot 208 start from $ 3,627,400 for the 208 Like 1.2L, up to $4,146,000 for the MN09Y 208 Feline Tiptronic 1.6L.