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PEUGEOT 307 Hatchback 2001‑2007

4.2
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PEUGEOT 307 Hatchback 2001‑2007

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168 owner reviews for PEUGEOT 307 Hatchback 2001‑2007

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charlotteG

A reliable and spacious car

PEUGEOT 307 2.0 HDi 90 Rapier 5dr [AC] (Review date: 5th December '11)

4.8

I do a lot of mileage and wanted a really good diesel engine for which Peugeot are renowned. It feels really good on the motorway and cruises very easily and smoothly. I have done over 100k miles on 3 years and it has only had one problem in that time and that was with its air con/heating wiring. It wears well on it's tyres. My only small dislike is that the indicators are very sensitive and if I am turning one way, then I straighten up, it puts the opposite indicator on.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

4 / 5
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chrisB

My Peugeot 307 xsi

PEUGEOT 307 2.0 XSi 3dr [AC] (Review date: 3rd December '11)

4.5

This vehicle has been one of the most reliable cars I have ever owned and has never broken down on me. The only reason I am getting rid of it is that, now that I am getting older, I have bought a new car which is a bit higher and therefore easier for me to get in and out of.

Practicality

4 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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sS

Economical and reliable with a great drive

PEUGEOT 307 1.6 HDi 110 S [AC] 5dr (Review date: 8th November '11)

4.5

Definately worth a look at if you want a small/medium family car. We have had ours for around 100K and had very little problems. Normal wear and tear issues, tyres, one tie rod end, a windscreen due to idiots driving too fast around stone chippings - but other than that not had one single fault or error code displayed. I think with most modern cars the issue of service, both regulary and done correctly are the key. Hugh boot for it's size and will sit five adults in reasonable confort. As for known issued - try any make and model and you will ALWAYS find some one mouthing off - just try looking at searching for "vw golf abs warning light" - now that's a real issue !!

In fact, pick any make and model and put it into a search engine and you will get lots of hits - that's what search engines are supposed to do.

If I had the opportunity to buy the 307 again - I would take it.

Practicality

4 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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lauraC

Peugoet 307

PEUGEOT 307 1.4 LX 5dr (Review date: 30th October '11)

5

All round excellent car very spacious quite to run it is a very economical car it is low on insurance and tax and car that I feel safe in

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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christopherH

********BE CAREFUL***********

PEUGEOT 307 2.0 HDi XSi [AC] 3dr (Review date: 19th October '11)

3.5

First of the pros

very spacious with a huge boot which is very practical. It is also very high spec for the money you pay with extras such as (dual climate control, cruize control, half leather seats etc). The fuel economy is not too bad however you never meet the clamied 51.4 i always tend to get about 35-40. and it drives superb no engine noise and very good handling. the car is almost prefect.

Cons

i would say be very careful which model you buy the 2.0 hdi xsi 136bhp has horrendous reliablility issues and i urge anyone thinking of buying a 307 to type '307 anti pollution fault' or '307 turbo problems' into google and see what comes up. millions of people have had problems.

mine was a well looked after 2005 reg with 53,000. i brought it 2 years ago and ever since ive had problems. first came the anti pollution fault which was fixed at great expenses. Then the turbo blew up in spectacular fashion which i had fixed then it blew up a further 2 times in the space of a year to which eventually peugeot said the engine was faulty and id need a new engine. and within all that i had various turbo whistling problems and 'limp mode' and various electrical faults. they are beautiful cars but please be careful which one you buy. on a top gear survey they came 158th out of of a 159 for reliability. please check this car out before you buy, i love peugeots but this experience has this has put me off for life. hope this helps you make an informed decision.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

1 / 5

Running cost

3 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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jennieK

Suzanne Hardy

PEUGEOT 307 1.4 S 5dr (Review date: 26th September '11)

5

My 307 has never caused me any trouble at all, is practical, spacious and economical and I would recommend to anyone!

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

5 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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andrewD

PEUGEOT 307 1.6 S 16V

PEUGEOT 307 1.6 S 16V [AC] 3dr (Review date: 14th September '11)

4.8

Always been a pleasure to drive, smooth quiet and reliable. It is spacious, child friendly and has plenty of room to accommodate anything from boxes if you're moving house to the weekly shopping.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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thomasS

Excellent and Reliable Hatchback

PEUGEOT 307 1.6 HDi 90 SE 5dr (Review date: 7th September '11)

4.3

I absolutely love this car and I am sad that I have to sell it. The only reason I am selling the car is because I am moving to London and no longer need the car for my daily commute.

It's biggest strengths are that it is extremely reliable. I have never had a journey interrupted by a mechanical issue if any kind and Service/MOT costs have been minimal. Whilst Diesel prices continue to climb, the economical nature of this car ensures you get an average of 600 miles from a full tank! I also find the gadgets such as built in sat nav and hands free incredibly useful.

As for cons, I would say that occasionally the windscreen fogs up slightly but this is easily resolved by the A/C system and other than that, just the price of diesel but there's nothing can be done about that!

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

4 / 5

Running cost

4 / 5

How it drives

4 / 5
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agnieszkaM

Bargain!!!

PEUGEOT 307 2.0 XSi 5dr [AC] (Review date: 2nd September '11)

4.5

This car is created for everyone who loves dynamic,fast and also safety driving.It has some useful things such as automatic air condition,electric mirrors and window(front and rear), automatic wipers and lights and air bags. I enjoyed to drive it for over 3 years.

Road tax cost approximately £130 for 6 months(just bought it and it's till 29.02.2011),MOT will have to be done in Oct. IT takes app. 10l per 100 km which is a lot but worth it-just loved to drive it :D

Even if it looks small i managed to move all my stuff (inc. double bed!!)in it.

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

5 / 5

Running cost

3 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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louiseC

Really lovely car to drive

PEUGEOT 307 2.0 HDi XSi [AC] 3dr (Review date: 1st September '11)

4.3

I have owned one of these cars now for 18 months, and i just love it!

Its quite nippy but not too expensive to tax, insure or drive. The extras are brilliant for the price of the car too, such as auto wipers, auto lights, smart 1/2 leather interior, etc etc. It has never let me down.

The only downside is the dash lights... one came up not long after I bought mine, was just a sensor out, which was easily replaced, but has happened again just recently. Apart from that, brilliant!

Practicality

5 / 5

Reliability

4 / 5

Running cost

3 / 5

How it drives

5 / 5
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