Used Peugeot 407 Coupe 2004 - 2011 review

Category: Coupé

The Peugeot 407 Coupe is a comfortable, well-equipped cruiser

Peugeot 407 Coupe (04 - 11)
  • Peugeot 407 Coupe (04 - 11)
  • Peugeot 407 Coupe (04 - 11)
Used Peugeot 407 Coupe 2004 - 2011 review
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What's the used Peugeot 407 coupe like?

There are plenty of coupes around, but the Peugeot 407 Coupe doesn't fit into the little gang that's made up of regulars such as the Nissan 350Z, Audi TT and Mazda RX-8. It just isn't sporting enough; although Peugeot stiffened and lowered the 407 saloon's chassis, the resulting coupe still lacks the nimbleness and poise of its rivals. It feels more at home on the motorway than on a country road.

There's no faulting the performance of the V6 petrol engine and the choice doesn't end there, thanks to a smaller 2.2-litre petrol engine and a meaty V6 diesel on offer.


The Peugeot 407 Coupe is a comfortable, well-equipped cruiser

  • It has lots of kit, it's great on the motorway and the diesel engines are cracking
  • It has a long front overhang and a fussy dash

Inside, Peugeot has gone for a high-tech look, but to some it will appear cluttered and gimmicky. Although the rear is cramped, there is room for four adults and plenty of boot space, too.

Ownership cost

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The 407's lengthy service intervals also take some of the hassle out of ownership, and servicing costs are competitive; it will be cheaper to look after than the Audi TT and cost around the same as the Mazda RX-8.

Our recommendations

Which used Peugeot 407 coupe should I buy?

Sometimes, less is more, which is why our pick of the range is the 2.2-litre 163bhp petrol - it posts a 0-60mph time of 9.2sec and runs on to 138mph. Track down a low-mileage example at a Peugeot dealer, but in SE trim, not S, and this will give you leather upholstery, electric seats and a multi-disc CD-player.

All models get curtain airbags, air-con and electric windows. Top-spec trim is GT, but this only comes on the 211bhp V6 petrol and the 205bhp V6 turbodiesel.

The petrol V6 came with a six-speed manual gearbox while an automatic cost another £1000 when new. The six-speed auto is fitted as standard to the diesel car and, although their power delivery and the noise they make are quite different, there is little to split the diesel and the petrol when it comes to performance.

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