2003 Peugeot 307 Reviews - Page 18 of 18

2003 Peugeot 307 Rapier 1.6 16v from UK and Ireland

Year of manufacture2003
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission 1.6 16v Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 6 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.2 / 10
Distance when acquired7 miles
Most recent distance200 miles
Previous carPeugeot 307

Summary:

Great Car

Faults:

I previously had a 307 of the same specification. However, after 1 week it started to suffer from electrical faults and never really recovered, even after many visits to the dealer.

In the end, I quoted section 14 of the sales of goods act, wrote them a letter and they changed it for a brand new car.

The only fault so far is a clicking noise from the clutch pedal when released, but I'll wait until the 6000 mile service before taking it in.

General Comments:

Compared to the last 307, the perfomance in unbelievably better. The last one felt as if I was driving with the brakes on.

Also, it feels much better in the build department - no rattles or squeaks.

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

Review Date: 8th May, 2003

8th May 2003, 11:54

Do you have any steering tremors at 70-75mph?

12th May 2003, 06:30

No, I've taken it up to 80mph, and have suffered nothing that I would consider to be a problem. I have however seen this mentioned before, and from what I can remember they can adjust the steering to resolve this problem.

15th May 2003, 05:08

I have the same electrical problems listed by the other owners in my 307 XS 1,6 automatic, so I have updated the software, but without success!!!

I think an electrical component creates conflicts with MULTIPLEX, but I don't know what, so I ask you: Have you installed car-alarm? I think is car-alarm that works wrong, but I'm not sure. Now I have disconnected the alarm and the problems seem solved. Can I be sure??

Until now, two times the electrical brake assistant, ABS and EBC failed.

I think it is not a little problem and I hope Peugeot solve it soon!!!

2003 Peugeot 307 XS 1.4HDi from Malta

Year of manufacture2003
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission 1.4HDi Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.8 / 10
Distance when acquired6 miles
Most recent distance700 miles
Previous carRenault Clio

Summary:

A small 607

Faults:

Left speaker in dashboard vibrates when engine is low revving.

No indication of dim lights on display.

Radio requires regular retuning.

General Comments:

Design is original and looks good from all angles.

Cabin is airy due to extra large windscreen.

Trim material is of very high quality and the chrome/aluminum finish is pleasing to the eye.

Well shaped boot and plenty of storage areas around the cabin.

Seating at the back can be a little claustrophobic due to large front headrests.

C pillars can make reverse parking a bit tricky.

Engine is smooth and the economy is fantastic, 62mpg while engine is during it's running in phase.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 26th March, 2003

Average review marks: 5.9 / 10, based on 56 reviews