Peugeot 207 2006 vs Peugeot 308 2008

Peugeot 207
2006 - 2009
Peugeot 308
2008 - 2011
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming chain
Timing belt usually needs to be replaced more often than the chain, but it is usually significantly cheaper. Timing belt motors are generally quieter and less vibrating than chain motors.


Power: 109 HP175 HP
Torque: 147 NM240 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.6 seconds8.3 seconds
Peugeot 308 is a more dynamic driving.
Peugeot 207 engine produces 66 HP less power than Peugeot 308, whereas torque is 93 NM less than Peugeot 308. Due to the lower power, Peugeot 207 reaches 100 km/h speed 2.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.07.6
The Peugeot 207 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Peugeot 207 consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Peugeot 308, which means that by driving the Peugeot 207 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 90 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres60 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 710 km in combined cycle780 km in combined cycle
890 km on highway1050 km on highway
Peugeot 308 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 15 years11 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 10 other car models, including Peugeot 307, Citroen Xsara, Citroen C3, Peugeot 206Used also on Peugeot 207
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Peugeot 207 might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.03 m4.28 m
Width: 1.72 m1.82 m
Height: 1.47 m1.50 m
Peugeot 207 is smaller.
Peugeot 207 is 25 cm shorter than the Peugeot 308, 10 cm narrower, while the height of Peugeot 207 is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 270 litres348 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
923 litres1398 litres
Peugeot 308 has more luggage space.
Peugeot 207 has 78 litres less trunk space than the Peugeot 308. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Peugeot 308 (by 475 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.4 meters10.9 meters
The turning circle of the Peugeot 207 is 0.5 metres less than that of the Peugeot 308, which means Peugeot 207 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`6701`855

below average
Peugeot 308 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Peugeot 207 has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Peugeot 308, so Peugeot 308 quality is probably better
Average price (€): 20002800
Rating in user reviews: 6.8/10 6.0/10
Pros and Cons: Peugeot 207 has
  • timing belt engine
  • lower fuel consumption
  • higher ratings in user reviews
  • lower price
Peugeot 308 has
  • timing chain engine
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
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