Peugeot 307 SW Review2002 To Date

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Peugeot 307 SW Review

Quick Summary of the Peugeot 307 SW

OVERALLPeugeot 307 SW Overall Rating

The Peugeot 307 SW is never going to win any awards for versatility but if you occasionally need to seat seven but don't want to go the whole hog and buy a mini-MPV, it makes a good alternative. The diesel engined versions are preferable, the 110bhp being the pick of the bunch. Well built and good to drive, the Peugeot 307 SW doesn't penalise you for the option of seven seats in terms of driveability but then neither do the latest generation of mini-MPVs, many of which are surprisingly car-like to drive. It's worth taking a good look round the car to ensure that it'll work for your requirements.

SLEEK AND YOU SHALL FIND

The Peugeot 307SW was launched to a rather sceptical British public in 2002 alongside its more conventional 307 Estate sibling. Although the 307 hatch had been well received, many potential customers saw the SW as Peugeot's way of making a quick buck in the lucrative mini-MPV market without a properly developed product. With seven seats levered into the compact bodyshell the 307 will never be the most practical contender for your mini-MPV pound, but can a used car really be recommended over rivals? Find out here.
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History of the 307 SW

Given that Peugeot are a sister company to Citroen, purveyors of the UK's best selling mini-MPV, the Xsara Picasso, their record at producing a mini-MPV of their own hasn't exactly been stellar. Yes, the 807 is a fine full-sized people carrier but in the lucrative sector of the market where cars like the Xsara Picasso, the Renault Scenic and the Vauxhall Zafira ll make hay, Peugeot's wares are conspicuous by their absence. The <