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Peugeot Traveller review

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Peugeot Traveller
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9 Mar 2018 15:28 | Last updated: 21 Aug 2018 14:28

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Cost & verdict

Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is

All Travellers have a price that starts with a three, while you can easily spend significantly more than that if you want a larger, high-end model with one of the 2.0 diesel engines. There’s no doubting that you get an awful lot of motor for your money, but we’d recommend an Active model with the 148bhp 2.0 diesel engine.

This gets you a 7.0in touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as a DAB radio, auto lights and wipers, dual-zone climate control and rear parking sensors. Sat-nav can be taken care of by your smartphone via the infotainment system, while you might want to consider adding a third row of seats.

Allure is too expensive to recommend, although Business trim could be worth considering if you need nine seats.

In terms of length, Long can be a little unwieldy, so unless you need the extra luggage space stick to Standard.

As for running costs, they might be a little higher than you’d think, given the relatively small diesel engines. Because the Traveller is a big heavy thing, CO2 emissions range from 137g/km to 155g/km depending on engine – this is worth bearing in mind if you’re a business user. Fuel economy will be worse than the likes of the Ford Galaxy or Seat Alhambra but on a par with similarly sized van-based MPVs.

The Traveller should be commended for its five-star Euro NCAP rating, with higher scores than the Galaxy in all categories but pedestrian protection. Even so, you have to pay extra for automatic emergency braking and a Mercedes-Benz V-Class is better at protecting adults.

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Verdict

Very spacious but handling and interior quality are likely to disappoint those used to a regular MPV

  • Spacious and flexible interior
  • Largely comfortable ride
  • Seating for up to nine
  • Wallowy handling
  • So-so interior quality
  • Seats heavy to remove
There are 4 trims available for the Traveller MPV. Click to see details.See all versions
Business
This trim is aimed at business users such as private hire companies. It therefore has the option of more seats but has slightly less standard equipment than Allure. Business trim also has the optio...View trim
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Active
Aimed at private buyers, you get a 7.0in touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as a DAB radio, auto lights and wipers, dual-zone climate control and rear parking sensors. Makes t...View trim
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Allure
With luxuries such as leather seats that are heated with a massaging function up front, 17in alloy wheels, park assist, keyless entry and start, electric sliding rear doors and sat-nav, Allure migh...View trim
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Business VIP
This plush trim is aimed at chauffer companies, so comes with individual rear chairs with a central armrest. It also has virtually every bell and whistle thrown at it, making it an expensive choice...View trim
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