2000 Peugeot 306 D Turbo from Netherlands - Comments

31st Jan 2001, 20:20

I'm from Portugal, Lisbon and I am just going to buy the car this week, thanks for your opinions but I really like the car and best of all its engine is the big thing that counts.

12th Mar 2001, 05:31

Nice Chassis, hard shock absorvers but reveals a great behavior. Good braking level. Two problems with the engine probably due to diesel fuel quality in Portugal. Hope to be solve!

25th Mar 2001, 05:53

What reasons do you have to back up your comments?

3rd Apr 2001, 13:42

This car has good engine, but not the finish or comfort of my previous Rover 218SLDT. The interior stowage is none existent, a wee bit disappointed with my purchase of this new car.

13th Apr 2001, 03:50

My 306 D Turbo is a 1994 model, but still in immaculate condition - I love it! I will be buying an HDi next. Just wish I could afford one now! Having worked in the motor trade, the 306 is one of the best hatches that I have driven, great fun!

21st Jun 2001, 07:13

In my opinion Peugeot could improve the 306's and others interior. Some other brand cars with a similar price have more accessories than a 306.

12th Aug 2001, 18:00

I bought my China Blue Hdi 306 in December last year and I know it was a better choice than the GTi-6. Just look at all those miles to the gallon! No problems.

15th Aug 2001, 17:03

Well, I first had a GTi-6 and now have added a Turbo D GLX. They are not the best built cars when it comes to interiors but they certainly have great engines and handling. Reliability has also not been a real problem. Although I must say that the GLX interior seems far more able to stand abuse than the GTi-6. To the poster who had a Rover previously, I used to own a Rover 418GSD (also with the Peugeot engine like yours) and it was one great car - especially the interior, but the 306 is not far from it - the big diff is the pathetic glovebox with the 306, which won't even hold the user manual!

As regards the original poster - please elaborate on your problems.

4th Oct 2001, 08:41

I have to agree with most of the other comments. I have owned a 1999 Dturbo for almost 12 months and it has been 100% reliable. The car handles superbly, looks great and does over 45mpg. The car will wipe the floor with Golf TDI's and other turbo diesels. I will definitely buy another.

7th Jan 2002, 15:38

I have a V-reg 2L HDi and and it's the best car I have owned.

It's lively for a diesel and handles very, very well indeed. Great fun, would recommend them all round.

4th Feb 2003, 05:31

I have recently purchased a 1999 V registered Peugeot 306 HDi Meridian, it is 1st class. The performance is superb and 50 mpg to boot, the interior in mine is excellent with 1/2 leather trim cd player etc, I would reccomend this car to anyone, but I would say the Meridian is worth going for rather than the LX or GLX as the interior is that little bit nicer.

22nd Dec 2004, 14:45

Never mind the good looks an reliabilty of the 306. My 306 D Turbo HDI has just gone to car heaven thanks to the crazy driver who hit me head on. I just thank the added protection of the front and side airbags, which I believe saved my life. I am definately looking for another 306 of the same model, as I feel I owe it to my poor car.

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