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Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5

Running costs

4 out of 5 4.0

Peugeot 207 running costs are fairly low. The diesel engines return strong fuel economy and Peugeot generally offers good value-for-money parts and servicing. Depreciation is likely to track just below the market leaders, while insurance groups are competitive.

Estimated fuel cost per year

Fuel type Pence per litre Estimated cost per year *
Unleaded 116p £1,099 - £1,352 *
Diesel 118p £725 - £958 *

* The estimated fuel cost figure is based on an annual mileage of 10,000 miles and is a guide to how much this model will cost in fuel each year. It's calculated using the model's average MPG (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price from around the country. Actual fuel costs will vary based on driving style and road conditions.

Ongoing running costs

Servicing period Petrol - two years/20,000 miles. 1.4 HDi -two years/20,000 miles. 1.6 HDi - two years/12,000 miles.
Warranty Three years/60,000 miles.
Road tax (12 months) £0 - £220
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Insurance group 5 - 28
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Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered before 01 March 2001 it is based on engine size. For cars registered on or after 01 March 2001 the VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions.

Green credentials

4 out of 5 4.0

The 207 performs very well on the eco front. With an average of 141g/km CO2 across the line-up, Peugeot 207 emissions are fairly low for a small hatch. Eco-conscious buyers should consider the 1.4-litre HDi, which is one of the greenest models in the range, returning 64mpg and emitting 117g/km of CO2, meaning road tax is cheap. In June 2010 Peugeot added a 112bhp 1.6-litre HDi in Sport trim to its line-up.

This 'hot' diesel powered car returns 61.3mpg and emits 119g/km of CO2 emissions. This gives this variant a tax band of C.

Highest and lowest CO2 emissions

Engine CO2 emissions Road tax (12 months)
1.6 HDI (92bhp) Diesel 98 g/km (Min) £0
1.6 16V THP (175bhp) Petrol 171 g/km (Max) £220


3 out of 5 3.0

Peugeot 207 reliability shouldn't cause you many problems. The 207 feels solid and there should be few problems from the strong diesel engines. There have been electrical problems in previous Peugeot products in the past and there have already been several recalls on the 207.

Car checklist problem points

Body No problems reported.
Engine / gearbox A recall in 2008 where engines may lose power.
Other A recall in 2006 where a seat belt fixing may loosen and another in 2007 for the possibility of an electrical short circuit. There was a second recall in 2007 where the windscreen wipers may fail. In 2008 there was another recall for a possible fault with the fuse box.

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