The 301's active and passive safety equipment allows you to have confidence in your car, but never relieve your responsibility as a driver.
The Peugeot's know-how with respect to powertrains explains the Brand's reputation for excellence in terms of road-handling. The 301 naturally benefits from this pedigree. It can be seen in its ease in navigating winding roads as well as the motorway. The 301 also loves cities! Its electric power steering, accurate and reactive, makes it particularly easy to handle when you want to park or are making trips within a city.
The 301 can be equipped with 4 airbagsiAs standard, as an option, or unavailable depending on the model.: a driver airbag, a passenger airbag, and head/thorax airbags placed in the front seats.
The 301's front seatbelts can be equipped with a pyrotechnic pretensioner systemiAs standard or as an option depending on the model. . In the event of a crash, this presses the occupants against their seat, the traction being obtained by the triggering of a pyrotechnic cartridge. The driver's seat belt can also be connected to an unbuckled warning deviceiAs standard or as an option depending on the model. .
The 301 can be equipped with ISOFIX seat mountings at the sides of two back seats of the vehicle, for the safely installation of a child seat. iDepending on the level of finish and the location.
The 301 offers the ESPiAs standard or unavailable depending on the model. electronic stability control system. This ultra-safe braking technology brings together the ABS, EBA, EBFD, TCS, and DSC functions.
The anti-braking system (ABS) controls the car's path during emergency braking. It is assisted by the emergency braking assistance (EBA) which amplifies the braking pressure and reduces the stopping distance to a minimum.
The electronic brake force distribution (EBFD) manages the braking wheel by wheel for greater effectiveness, notably when braking on bends.
The traction control system (TCS) reduces wheel slip in the even of loss of traction. Finally the dynamic stability control (DSC) enables the outset of any oversteering or understeering to be detected and generates corrective action to mantain the course that was initially requested by the driver.
In the event of any hard braking, the hazard warning lights will switch on automaticallyiAs standard, as an option, or unavailable depending on the model. in order to warn any vehicles behind you and to minimise the risk of rear-end collisions. They will switch off as soon as any acceleration is used.