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Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5

Expect to see good fuel economy from all engines and especially the diesels. Parts and servicing tend to reasonably priced, while depreciation is slightly better than average for a small car. What’s more, insurance groups are competitive too so Peugeot 207 SW running costs are easy on the bank balance.

Thanks to a line-up of modern and efficient engines the Peugeot 207 SW emissions are low. The car is fairly small and light, too, which also helps keep emissions down. The cleanest model in the range is the HDi 92 at 110g/km, keeping emissions and tax low. The range is also very frugal - the diesels are capable of up to 67.3mpg.

The 207 SW feels far more substantial than the 206 that it replaced. Few major problems have been reported with the hatchback - which went on sale in 2006. However, there have been several official recalls already including issues regarding the engine potentially cutting out and wind screen wipers failing.

Check to ensure that any recall work that is required has been carried out and the car has been regularly serviced by a reputable dealer and this will help ensure Peugeot 207 SW reliability proves stress free.

Estimated fuel cost per year

Fuel type Pence per litre Estimated cost per year *
Unleaded 128p £1,238 - £1,492 *
Diesel 131p £889 - £1,103 *

* 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.

Highest and lowest CO2 emissions

Engine CO2 emissions Road tax (12 months)
1.6 HDI (92bhp) Diesel 110 g/km (Min) £20
1.6 VTI Petrol 165 g/km (Max) £200

Ongoing running costs

Road tax (12 months) £20 - £235
See tax rates for all versions
Insurance group 6 - 16
How much is it to insure?

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.