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Overall reader verdict 2 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
    2 out of 5 stars

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130 reader reviews for Peugeot 307 Hatchback.
  • 2.0 HDi TD Rapier 110 3dr

    Ashley Large Date: 03/01/2009
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      30

    My car

    where do i start.

    i had the 2.0 110bhp hdi rapier. it soon got the nicknakme of raper. put some new aqlloys on it and replaced all the filters. After 40,000 the cluth flywheel and gearbox failed with no warning. kind of ooked like when a formula 1 car breaks when it happened at 90 down the m42.

    they seem to of made most the parts out of cheese. selling it now i relly do feel sorry for who buys it. then again its nearly a new car with all the bits it had.

    sticks to the road like **** to a blanket.

    decided to buy a used land rover discovery the new shape. was more than worth it

  • 2.0 HDi DTurbo 110 5dr

    Philip Cordell , herts . Date: 29/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      50

    My car

    There are many things I like about this car. It has a very high level of standard equipment and is very comfortable on a long run although the suspension does crash through pot holes. The engine gives good performance, does 50mpg and the car is cheap to tax. But I have come to the end of my tether and have just traded it in for a Honda which I hope will be more reliable. Problems include the dual mass flywheel braking up, electric windows and mirrors that have a mind of there own, front windscreen cracking from top to bottom, engine shield flapping about in the wind, worn suspension bushes, starter motor packing up and I have nether owned a car that goes through tyres so fast three sets in 40k. The final straw was the clutch starting to slip under acceleration. I know all cars can have problems but the 307 seems to have so many I would look elsewhere.

  • 1.6 16v Rapier 5dr

    Dean Barr Date: 28/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      27.1

    My car

    I owned this car, a 51 plate for 1 year and 2 weeks and it was no good!

    It seems to chew tyres, and the first MOT racked up 191.00 for me to pay. Things like CV Joint, Suspension Arm, blah blah, stuff I never heard of - all needing done. The driveshaft was very insecure and any time you turned a corner it rattled like hell.

    In January, at about 56,500 miles (if even) the clutch started whining, and therefore had went. I decided I wasn't bothering my shirt with this and ran it till the November on the same clutch - clocking up to 62,000 miles.

    I had to replace part of the exhaust system, after it fell off and replace the radiator after it started leaking in every corner. It also started leaking oil. Fuel economy is terrible, and build quality isn't that great either. My steering wheel for the mileage got badly worn, as did the drivers seat. The carpets are terribly fitted and all start falling away round the doorsill.

    I've lost money in owning this car, however, I like to think I have saved in the long term. It was due it's MOT this month and I got rid of it a day before it to a garage who are trying to sell it on. 300 notes was the estimate for repairs and the fee and I thought - forget that for a game of soldiers. Add that into Road Tax in January, Clutch Replacement, Service, Oil Leak Repair, Timing Belt, Service, and new MOT next November.

    Won't be in a rush to buy a Peugeot again!

  • 1.4 16v S 5dr

    c halliday Date: 25/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      2 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
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This was a company car i was given. I had the pleasure of the 307s 1.4 and to be honest and brutal it was awful. The engine was very under powered the gearbox was horrid. The car looked dated and it was not reliable.

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