Peugeot 807 Review from Belgium

2007 Peugeot 807 2.0 HDI turbo diesel

Model year2007
Year of manufacture2007
First year of ownership2007
Most recent year of ownership2009
Engine and transmission 2.0 HDI turbo diesel Manual
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 1 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 1 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 1 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
3.4 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance99875 kilometres

Summary:

Crap

Faults:

After the first year, we already had major costs.

Generator broke down, engine was making a lot of noise, aircon broke down, and a lot of other issues.

Lately, the onboard computer said there was a problem with the exhaust. The official Peugeot Garage said they would fix it, no big deal.

Now, in November 2009, on a trip to the Ardens during a hill climb, the computer said it again. Few minutes later, during the climb, revs are falling back suddenly, no torque and the moment we come to a standstill, the engine stalls and makes a real horrible sound.

The regeneration valve came loose and the turbo sucked it in. This caused a chain reaction: turbo kind of exploded and timings of the valves disorganised. The crankshaft and camshaft were also damaged. There also was a lot of soot in the engine (I use it for long trips, and from time to time "I give it the beans", carefully).

Costs: +3000 euro.

I'm not the only one with many complaints, it's just a crap car. (search the Internet)

General Comments:

Loads of space, good family car and a lot of comfort.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 29th December, 2009

24th Aug 2010, 18:12

I had a Fiat Ulysee, I am from Ancona and when I was climbing up the Appenines (a couple of hours away) something happened. The cylinders threw their rods and the turbo sucked a loose electric connection, causing an engine fire. The car stalled, then I tried to start it. It miraculously started, but there was no torque above 1200 RPM and the engine would stall above 1300 RPM.

Average review marks: 3.4 / 10, based on 1 review