Peugeot 306 Review from Sri Lanka

1998 Peugeot 306 XR 1.4 petrol

Year of manufacture1998
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission 1.4 petrol Manual
Performance marks 5 / 10
Reliability marks 5 / 10
Comfort marks 5 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 2 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
4.4 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance15000 kilometres
Previous carToyota Corolla

Summary:

These may be defects of this particular car unit only, but what is the solution?

Faults:

Engine stalling.

Very high fuel consumption.

Noisy engine.

Uncomfortable back seat.

General Comments:

Manufacturer ignored my complaints. E-mails addressed to the Managing Director were replied to by the Webmaster.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 28th October, 2000

17th Dec 2000, 12:55

Interestingly, the fuel consumption of the 1.4 is no better than that of the 1.6. I suspect this is because the 1.4 is rather underpowered, causing drivers to drive with a heavy right foot to compensate.

Average review marks: 4.4 / 10, based on 1 review