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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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36 reader reviews for Peugeot 107 Hatchback.
  • 1.0 Urban 3dr

    graham obrien Date: 04/04/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Iv owned this car for 1 year now and its had a hard life,Im a driving instructor.

    Its a great car.£35 a year for road tax,cheap insurance and i can even manage to ring 40mpg's out of it round town with learners at the wheel!

    So far its only been into the dealership for its regular service so I can't really comment on the dealers,althought 10k services are a bit short but £135 is ok.

    Im 6ft and find the seats very comfy theirs plenty of space for me and someone like me in the front,the back seats are'nt bad (remember this is a very short car) fine for a couple of kids.

    I spend upto 12 hrs a day in it and my only complaint is that the ride is a bit hard and the electric window switches are dump,you have to lean across to open then passengers side.

    The boot is'nt as small as you'd think but it's no volvo,it does its have split fold seats to help.The engine is one for the best bits,its got a suprising amount of torque.

    Its great round town,very nippy,ok on the motorway too. Out in the open its not too bad but it does roll a bit in the bends (so whats with the firm ride) and the small tyres can be a bit short on grip,but its not suppose to be a sports car and it can be kinda fun.

    I plan an keeping it for another 12 months and if it stays reliable I will buy another one,which in itself is the best recommendation I can give it,Iv own'd many cars from of all price ranges and have never bought the same car again!!

  • 1.0 Urban 5dr

    Malcolm Musgrave , Hampshire . Date: 12/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    2 months ago I moved from a 3 year old TDCi (130 ps) Mondeo into the 107 and was expecting to take a bit if time to adjust, The 107 has however surpassed my expectations, I do a 90 mile a day motorway commute with my wife which is not the 107's natural environment, however the car has long gearing and does cruise at a reasonable speed and refinement is OK considering its size, the chassis does become a bit twitchy but only at the top end and you only need to ease off a little to regain composure. I'm getting 50 mpg from new may be able to get 55 mpg with careful driving. The engine even has some torque and copes OK with 4 adults. The negative points, I expected a small boot on a small car, but the parcel shelf really gets in the way when loading shopping, the hatch back also needs a good slam to get it to lock, however my daughter likes the back seat and good visabilty. Considering buying a second 3 dr version to replace my wife's old Micra.

  • 1.0 Urban 3dr

    Les Latham , Flintshire . Date: 10/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned an '06' 3dr urban in red with the 2 tronic transmission for just over 20 months. Just about to part company with it, trading it in for a new Mitsubishi Colt.

    Good points: Good reliability. cheap running costs. quite nippy for a 1.0 engine.

    Bad points: Dont believe the hype, you will get 50mpg at best under any conditions. Very, very noisy cabin environment. Terrible auto gearbox. Lack of power out of town. Very harsh ride quality.

    It may look good value compared to other cars in this class, but you can do a lot better for similar money.

    To sum up, a cheap city car built down to a price with quite a few corners being cut. Dont buy the auto, you wont like it.

  • 1.0 Urban 5dr

    Thomas Cornwallis , London . Date: 05/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I bought this car brand new in september and found it impossible to live with and only got 30-35 MPG out of it. I am 6' and it gave me terrible lower back pain. I drove it on the motorway twice and it felt very very unstable I found it to be slightly un nerving as it gets pulled in by large lorries. All in all it is ok providing its just used for popping to the shops and in town traffic, however things will annoy you like the interior light only comes on when the drivers door is opened and it is very cheaply made which is obvious. It also needs to be serviced every 10k miles or 1 year, all other peugeots need to serviced every 20k miles or two years. This is not cheap either nocking £200. If you are on a really really tight budget and insurance cost is an issue and you only drive around town then its a useful alternative to a normal car as its so simple to park. It looses value quite fast too. Ensure you get a hefty discount or it isn't worth the money.

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