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  • 29 August 2013

    Tips for Buying a Used Peugeot 207

    About the Peugeot 207

    The Peugeot 207 is a supermini car, popular in the UK and Europe which was initially launched in 2006 before being replaced by the Peugeot 208 in 2012. Available in hatchback, estate and coupé-cabriolet designs, the Peugeot was a best-selling model for the French car manufacturer. Used Peugeot 207 models are still a popular sight on UK roads and are fairly easy to get hold of. Whilst the car may have faced criticism for those expecting a more advanced upgrade to the disappointing Peugeot 206, it is well liked by its users who appreciate the space capabilities and ease of use of this stylish car.

    Key features of the Peugeot 207

    1.4 litre engine, manual drive, automatic locking doors, driver and passenger airbags and electric windows.

    Buying a used Peugeot 207

    Buying a used Peugeot 207 in Taunton, Somerset should be fairly easy, it is apopular model but no longer in production in the older styles and so cars will come about as people upgrade to newer models. A sleek and stylish car, it looks great, comes in a number of fantastic finishes and colours and has plenty of room considering it’s a supermini. Steering can be light on the Peugeot 207 in the lower gears but drivers easily get used to this. Most owners of the cars say that it’s a reliable and comfortable car, but those looking to buy a used Peugeot 207 should be wary of wheel bearing and suspension damper failing aswell as possible electrical faults which can affect the dashboard. Whilst these are rare issues, it is advisable to ask specifically if the car has experienced any of these issues and exercise caution when making a purchase.

    Some dealers may attempt to charge high prices for a used Peugeot 207 because of its popularity so make sure you deal with a reputable dealer like the Howards Group to get a good deal and avoid being overcharged.

    Overall, a used Peugeot 207 from Taunton, Somerset is a great car to buy. With all models available under 10 years old, there are some great opportunities for buying a low mileage car in a great condition and own a stylish yet reliable European car.


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