Written on: 05/05/2012
Again I'm going to reiterate so people don't pick up on the WRONG assessment of the car! It's a 2 litre xsi PETROL wer'e talking about here! Great car, good handling and the acceleration in it is awesome. Very spacious inside and quite comfortable for semi bucket seats. For a 2 litre it's suprisingly fuel efficient (well as fuel efficient as a 2 litre can be!) Gareth. (read more)
Written on: 20/03/2012 by lornababe77
Yes I have to say got my first car which was a Peugeot 307 and I've had it a year now and I do love it, very reliable loads of room for my children and a good runner. Would defo tell a frien d there good car's . An the only problem I have with it is my petrol light came on last night and now won't go off which is a little worrying as I don't no how much petrol I have left, but this is a small problem and will b sorted. (read more)
Written on: 14/12/2011 by parky08
hi i have had my car 5 months, like the other reviews said lovely looking car, handels well, but i drove down the motorway antipolution thing propped up on my dash bleeped twice and all my air bags blew out, if i had lent the car to my sister she would of killed her self, spoke to main dealer and they wouldnt do anything, im not the 1st person this has happened to, never buying a peugeot again, worst car i have ever owned (read more)
Written on: 27/09/2011
I bought my - Peugeot 307 2L Petrol/Auto/ 5 door hatch - new in Dec'05 and have now done 148,000 km. I do a lot of long distance driving - I regularly drive from Brisbane to Sydney and back (Australia) a round trip of 2100 km and 12 hours driving time with stops, each way. I have owned many cars, of all types, all new, and this has to be the nicest and most driver friendly of them all. It has never missed a beep, a very reliable car. On the open road it has plenty of power, especially on... (read more)
Written on: 13/12/2010
As some one else has pointed out already this review is based on the 307 2L XSI thats the PETROL version! I purchased my 307 2 months ago, and I think it is a lovely looking car, handles very well! and if looked after and well maintained is a very reliable car...... However there is just one problem with my car and thats the fact that the boot opens when i open any other door, and it wont stay shut! every time I get out of the car the poxy thing opens and when I go to shut it, the mechanism... (read more)
Written on: 17/10/2010
I bought my 307 2.0 hdi 110 in 2001 new and guess what... 9 years driving it, 178.000km later, I only had one electrical problem! I put it into a Peugeot official garage and the repair was very cheap, only 25 euro for a new encoding part!... I rally love it and I even bought the 2.0 hdi xsi 136bhp, 2nd hand, 120.000km and again, 2 years later, I steel have no problems with it... I recomend both versions. (read more)
Written on: 04/10/2010
nepver buy another peugeot 2 new dm flywheels and clutches now anti polution problem (read more)
Written on: 22/09/2010
No problems whatsoever. have on clock 74000,bought it with 45000 on clock. Best car ever!!! (read more)
Written on: 03/09/2010
Worst car I have ever owned. I am taking guilty pleasure in reading these reviews as I'm so glad and so lucky I got rid of my 307 when I had the chance. Purchased second hand from car dealer, nothing but problems with performance & the dreaded "Anti-Pollution Fault".
Turns out the world & his dog knew the 307's poor reputation apart from me!! It was still under warranty from the dealership, so I got a full refund after I fully 'rejected' the car & refused to get in it after the 3rd... (read more)
Written on: 07/07/2010
These reviews are harsh! Some people should actually check what page this is before writing a review for the WRONG CAR!
Peugeot 307 2.0 XSI is a 16V petrol model, not the 2.0 HDi diesel with all its problems (FAP filter, fly wheel etc). Someone even mentioned a 1.6L car. Please, read the page title!
Anyway, I love my car. It has been great, really stylish and very comfortable (half leathers etc). When it has had problems, I have TAKEN IT TO A DECENT GARAGE!! And they have always been put... (read more)
Written on: 23/06/2010
Worse car i have ever owned so far has cost me £1500 in garage bills in 18 months all the usual electrical problems will never buy a french car again !!!!!!!!!!!! (read more)
Written on: 11/06/2010 by cobia (1 review written)
Same problem over and over again, bought it for my wife and worry about the sudden lose of power while she's driving, scary , possiblt of accident at anytime. Same faults, Catalitic converter and antipollution fault, driver window has its own mind, 6CD stacker flashing all the time, loss of power, engine shakes out of nowhere when ideal, afraid to take it to peugot dealer service knowing that they ll hammer me with the bill. ask 2 mechanics , have no clue, tried to clear engine light with a... (read more)
Written on: 26/04/2010
When it's running properly the car is great, practial and has good performance . But list of repairs in the 9 months I've owned it:
turbo valve and sensor replacement.
2 complete turbo replacements.
1 brake light switch.
1 fuel sensor replacement.
(and that's what I can remember)
just got it back from it's second turbo replacement.
100 miles later.. depolution system fault registered. Turbo failed and also speed control system failure.
Mechanically car is brilliant but what the hell... (read more)
Written on: 07/10/2008 by wan111 (1 review written)
Overall car is good, can be thirsty if driving above 2500 revs, just do simple things like look after the oil, oil filter, plugs, air filter, etc if your lazy with these small things then like all cars things build up and you have a bigger problem, so when it says it needs a sevice in the dash or SERVICE BOOK then do it!!! (read more)
Written on: 29/07/2008 by MIDGEBENTLEY (1 review written)
My Peugeot 307 2.0 hdi has a problem when you take your foot of the throttle at 30 mph the car still goes at 30 mph for at least 30 seconds or more been told by garage its a turbo problem but they don ' t want to fix it for me great car apart from this problem its a diesel can anybody tell me if they have had the same problem my car is a 54 plate only had it 2 weeks. (read more)
Written on: 29/05/2008
I would recommend the Peugeot 307 for anyone looking to buy a nippy car with quick handling capability and plenty of space. Bought a 1.6 sport last year. Second hand but great fun. Quick, nimble and hasn't let me down. (read more)
Written on: 15/05/2008 by vtallbloke
I think the previous reviewer is a bit harsh. I have now had Pug Diesals for almost 10years and have not yet had a major engine problem with any. The only snagg I can report was a Water pump leak on a 405 GRDT Turbo and the mileage was 110000. Since then I have had 3x306s and a 307 (all turbo diesals). You can burn them heavy footed and have plenty of power and still get 40-45mpg.
I am now currently looking for a newer model (mine is now 6 this august) as I have had it since 17000miles at... (read more)
Written on: 17/03/2008
Good looking but bad workmanship. We have an 307 XSi 2004, we have had various recalls for problems, but just 4 years old and 37000 miles on clock. The engine has not gone something to do with missing tooth on cog for timing belt. Now Peugeot had AGREED to pay 100 % of £2500 plus bill. But now still not fixed week later and they have discovered something else broken in engine and we do not know as yet whether this will be paid by them. We used to love this car, now we can not wait to get... (read more)
Written on: 17/01/2008 by paulreilly (1 review written)
I've had two 307's the first was a 3 year old 2.0 hdi d turbo it had 60000 on the clock the problems I had was that the windows had a mind of there own, the cd player stopped working every time i went on the motorway, the warning light light's up like blackpool illuminations and just before i got shut of it i had to carry water with me to stop it over heating. I had it for about half a year then got a corsa and got board of it, then i got my 2nd 307 it was a 5 year old with 92000 on the... (read more)
Written on: 03/01/2008
The Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi has smooth gears and massive boot space. (read more)
Written on: 30/08/2007 by celease (1 review written)
Too many plastic panels falling off. Mechanically it is a disaster, and definitely not made to be parked in a supermarket car park. Magnets and solenoids have to be replaced. It was subject to recall but some fell through the cracks, watch out. Magnets are too small, requiring replacing with new larger magnets. When the gear box fails I have to find a place to pull over and turn off then restart the engine. This happens at the start of the journey 50kpm on the motorway and during the driving... (read more)
Written on: 06/08/2007 by rjnicko (1 review written)
We bought the Peugeot 307 in March 2007 and every possible problem happened with this car, CD player, computer, window wipers, horn, temperature problems and even electric windows and the electric mirrors. Just today the engine has blown up after 5 months of ownership. The car looks the part, but must have terrible problems, it will cost £1000-£4000 to fit a new engine in the vehicle and practically is the worst car we have bought. This car has every possible problem imaginable! (read more)
Written on: 06/10/2006 by Michelle Harrold (1 review written)
For 12 months this Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi had no real issues, after that period a whole manner of things have gone wrong:
Blaupunkt 5 CD changer stereo stopped working, Peugeot was going to charge a vast amount of money to fix, so had a techie mate look at it and now 3 of the 5 CD changers work, still have no idea what caused it.
Strong fuel smell is almost constant when slowing down.
Indicators have a mind of there own, they struggle to stay on and when you are turning one direction, the... (read more)
Written on: 17/02/2006 by 1AVLam
The Peugeot 307 a superb car for travelling long distances in, but, around town it gets a bit thirsty. 9/10 (read more)
Written on: 14/10/2005 by mark277 (1 review written)
I bought my Peugeot 307 9 months ago, basically because it looked so good.
The first problem started about a month later.
The 5 disc multi-changer gave up. Peugeot quoted me £300+ for a new one. The Blaupunkt dealer said they could repair it for £110ish, but the repair wouldn't be guaranteed as these units are so unreliable. In the end got one for £50 from the German Ebay site which seems to works fine.
Then the remote for the stereo gave up, back to Ebay again, only £30 this time...
As... (read more)
Written on: 16/04/2005 by bigcat49 (1 review written)
I bought my Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi from a Peugeot dealer, a one owner car possibly used as a demo by a member of staff from another local garage. The Dealer was not really bothered with issues. changed to a local and new Peugeot dealer near home who was very helpful but still as per Peugeot garages, have only a reasonable understanding of faults. Glad I paid for the extended warranty as the above faults all repaired and very happy with the staff who bent over backwards sometimes to get the car... (read more)
Written on: 22/01/2005 by redspudder
I've owned my Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi family car for 6 months and i've had nothing but problems with it. On the test drive when I took the car out it was smooth good looking and seemed a very nice car. First thing to brake was the passanger side wing mirror it stopped folding in and out automatically so this was replaced seems to be o,k now. Then the oil sensor broke down whenever I started the car the oil level on the dashboard would flash when I check the dipstick the level was fine so took it... (read more)
Written on: 16/10/2004 by josephpb (1 review written)
First complaint with the Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi family car at 409Km. The car completely stopped, no indication of power supply and after few minutes it got started, At 1950Km the cooling fan broke into pieces. Got it replaced after 3 days. Air condition failure continued till 40,000 KM. Done Major Service at 40,000 KM. There after poor Pick-up, poor brake, At Last a narrow escape from an accident, Horn was not working, At 47,000KM Air condition complaint was repaired and this was the only time... (read more)
Written on: 14/10/2004 by Alan Harrison (1 review written)
I took dilivery of my new Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi Family Car on august 18 I had the car for ten days until a problem occured the garage have had it ever since. I was driving down the motorway and lost power. I took it to the dealer and was told it was a turbo problem, picked the car up ten days later seemed fine took it on motorway again lost power took it back next day told they couldnt find a fault with the 307. Some nine days later I was asked to take it on a test drive with a techy drove... (read more)
Written on: 01/10/2004 by harry gilfillan (2 reviews written)
Bought this Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi family car 3 months ago with 30k on it. Added an other 4k since. Build quality poor with door handle inserts falling off and carpets coming undone at the sill anchorage. Boot carpet has same fault with not being secured properly.
MPG on a decent motorway run is good at around 47 but try doing a lot of town miles and this drops to 23 or even less!. Auto wipers are a good idea but unfortunately if its only light rain , it screatches across the windscreen and is... (read more)
Written on: 26/09/2004 by charliethedude (1 review written)
I would reccomend this Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi family car to anyone, It is a great car. I bought it last year and it has been running a charm, Its air con and sun roof are great for hot days. I drive this car in London and after I put a spoiler and alloys on it, It became a chick magnet. (read more)
Written on: 13/04/2004 by Paul and Deb (1 review written)
Peugeot Dealer and manufacturer refuse to acknowledge problems. We are sure that this is to diminish your consumer rights. As soon as a major fault is recognised (probably the day you receive the car) we recommend you reject the car in writing.
Peugeot promised a reply to our complaints "within two working days". It took five months of constant reminders before they actually replied (totally inadequate reply) - and then only because they were prompted by BBC Watchdog programme.
The dealer... (read more)
Written on: 10/04/2004 by Donal O Neill (1 review written)
Owned a 405 and the 406 and finally my missus wanted the 307 HDI 2.0L for herself so we obliged . It was a good handling car plenty of road for the 2 kids with lots of cubby holes and things, We like the radio qualify and have opted gfor the multi CD player, the view out is amazing, lets hope we dont get a stone throught the window !!. Diesel is OK, sluggish is the word for a 2 liter , we had a 406 2.0 TD before and it would wipe the floor with it . Not much room in the back for shopping... (read more)
Written on: 02/02/2004 by chloellie (2 reviews written)
The Peugeot 307 2.0 XSi is simply the worst car we have ever had the misfortune to own. Dealer / Peugeot could not care less dispite the car being towed away twice and spent most of it's time in the garage and emerged still clearly having the problems. Things got so bad we have taken them to court.......awaiting verdict. (read more)
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