2003 Peugeot 307 S SW 2.0 90 HDi


Not exceptional, but OK


Trim above pedals fell on top of feet, preventing release of clutch.

Odometer sometimes record kilometers instead of miles - Peugeot have at least 300 other cases, probably other people just haven't noticed yet.

Economy has been about 43mpg, rather than the books 50.

General Comments:

Don't buy it yet - wait until Peugeot fix the odometer.

The 90Hdi has enough performance for me, and cruises happily at 70-90mph.

If I was buying this again, I would opt for the higher specification SE level, especially for the automatic temperature setting. With a lot of glass it is difficult to keep the temperature constant. The automatic wipers would be nice too.

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

Review Date: 31st October, 2003

2003 Peugeot 307 LX 1.4 HDi


The interior has started to fall apart, especially front carpets.

The front suspension has started crashing over minor undulations.

It has developed a worrying tendency to stall when pulling away (usually in front of a truck)

The radio is worse than useless.

The engine mounts have come loose.

General Comments:

I hated this car, it was one, if not the most disappointing and downright nasty vehicles it has ever been my displeasure to own for any length of time.

It was noisy, snail pace slow and even though it was a diesel, fuel economy was rubbish.

I also agree with some of the other comments regarding the awful self cancel design of the indicators.

An entry into the UK rep mobile sector should also surely have a CD player?

Nice looking dashboard that rattled and comfy seats that were worn out after 7000 miles and no, I'm not overweight.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 26th September, 2003

2003 Peugeot 307 S 1.4


A fat car which winds the driver up!!!


Nothing has gone wrong yet (that we know about).

General Comments:

This car has the worst clutch in the world, the biting point is up near he sun visors and the spring like action is like a jack-in-a-box, If you jump in it from driving any, and I mean any, other car you stall it at as you set off. Plus you stall it at hill starts parking etc. I am a compitent driver and have driven loads of different cars over the years, I can honestly say I haven't stalled a car since my driving lessons! Also, our car is a 3 door and I can't reach the seat belt when it hangs from the B post without a determined reach and twist round, I'll pull my back one day. It only needs a plastic feeder arm like other coupe style cars have.

Performance is naff (1.4) unless you thrash it and the brakes are too keen. If you so much as think of braking, it almost puts you through the winscreen.

The car is nice, but is let down by a very poor drivers experience. I have given mine to the wife and am looking for something else, not another of Peugeot's latest offerings.

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

Review Date: 18th September, 2003

2003 Peugeot 307 SE 2.0


Nice car shame about the electronic faults


1 car was not clean when I picked it up.

2 unfinished paintwork.

3 The seat upholstery on the back seat was not in position.

4 The automatic programed setting for the clock/date was not working & kept reverting to zero.

5 When driving the vehicle it intermittently stalled on number of occasions, both stationery and when pulling away.

6 On 3/8/03 I switch the engine off, tried locking with keypad and found the car would not lock. I had to resort to locking it manually. Following this I tried to start the car up and it would not start for 45 minutes insofar as during all that time there were NO electrics operable at all.

7 On 11.8.03 from 9.45am I tried to start the car up, but again there was no power at all IE no electrics, I spoke to George Heath Motors and they said that they will make arrangements to get the car picked up, as a mother of two young children I was appalled this did not happen, I had to make my own arrangement to call out a recovery company to collect the car and deliver it back to the garage.

General Comments:

Not happy at all with the vehicle very disgusted the way the all matter is been handle this includes me speaking to Peugeot UK Management.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 28th August, 2003

29th Aug 2003, 08:19


Truly awful reliability for a 2003 car with only 200 miles on the clock. Very dangerous when it stalls when pulling out of junctions. If you don't get any joy from dealer see if you get any better luck at another. See if they will have the car back and get a full refund as it is defective goods. I drive a 1986 volvo 740 estate with over 130,000 miles on the clock and find it very reliable, and it has very many happy reviews from customers on this site.

29th Aug 2003, 10:09

I am a single mom of two and have had soooooooo many problems with my 99 breeze. The dealer where I bought it says it is my problem. I would NEVER EVER buy another one EVER!!! So if you are thinking of getting one, DON'T!

27th Dec 2003, 19:23


The problem you seem to have is not with the electrics, Its the battery connections.

I had similar problems after returning to my car (307 Rapier 2.0 HDi) after a weeks holiday. It seem the battery connectors are not on tight enough and keep disconnecting. Use a tye wrap to keep in place then the car should be OK.