How reliable is the Peugeot 308 SW?

How reliable is the Peugeot 308 SW?

This latest 308 SW is too new to have featured in the 2021 What Car? Reliability Survey, but Peugeot as a brand came joint 22nd out of 30 manufacturers (alongside Mercedes and Vauxhall), with a score of 89.6%.

What are the common problems with Peugeot 308?

Peugeot 308 Common Problems and Solutions

  • Stuck in 5th Gear. Problem:
  • Overheating Engine. Problem:
  • Oil Warning Light. Problem:
  • Starting problems. Problem:
  • Car pulling to the left side. Problem:
  • Anti pollution warning message. Problem:
  • Turbo problems. Problem:
  • Fan Constantly Running. Problem:

What is Peugeot 308 SW?

The Peugeot 308 SW is a compact estate that’s based on the 308 hatchback. The SW badge is short for Station Wagon, and has been used on estate versions of Peugeot’s compact family car since the 307 SW arrived in 2002.

Are Peugeot 308 reliable?

The 308 is reasonably reliable, according to Driver Power, while the safety score is also impressive. In our 2018 Driver Power satisfaction survey results Peugeot came 17th out of 26 manufacturers ranked.

How many miles will a Peugeot 308 do?

If you use the engine a lot, the economy figure could drop below that of the 45mpg returned by the 1.2-litre petrol engine. While the official EV range is 37 miles, we found around 30 to be more realistic in real-world driving.

Does a Peugeot 308 have a timing belt or chain?

The 1.4-litre petrol engine is chain-driven, but the others need a cambelt replacement every 10 years, or 100-120,000 miles.

How many miles will a Peugeot 308 last?

Peugeot diesel engines, specifically the old 1.9-litre turbodiesel, are known to be almost indestructible, but the newer 1.6 should be a solid engine for 300,000km, maybe 400,000km and more.

Are Peugeot diesels reliable?

While Peugeot models have some issues, overall their cars and the brand as a whole are very dependable. Their reliability indexes for their most popular cars are low, though their repair costs can be quite expensive. However, they are still not as expensive as some of their rivals.

Are Peugeots expensive to repair?

Peugeot and Toyota cars have been identified as the most expensive to repair, according to internal data from Despite having two models in the top of their categories, Peugeot sits eight overall in the list of most expensive cars on average when compared to all car brands.

How long will a Peugeot engine last?

When should a Cambelt be changed on a Peugeot 308?

How often do you change a timing belt on a Peugeot 308?


Badge Engine CC: 1.6
Standard manufacturers warranty – Mileage: 60000
Standard manufacturers warranty – Years: 3
Timing Belt Interval Frequency – Months: 120
Timing Belt Interval Mileage: 112000

Where can I find all the specs for the 308 SW?

On this page, you will find all the key specs for the 308 SW from overall fuel efficiency in MPG and its top speed in MPH, to running costs, dimensions, data and lots more. With Parkers you’ll find the most comprehensive source of car specs online. Insurance group get an insurance quote?

Is the Peugeot 308 SW a hatchback or a sedan?

In the case of the Peugeot 308 SW, it takes the 308 hatchback and stretches its body to improve boot space and add some clever touches that’ll help hauling loads. The huge choice of petrol and diesel engines, not to mention the well-equipped trims, remains the same as the hatchback’s.

What is it like to drive a Ford 308?

The new six-speed ‘box is slick, and inside the 308 it’s all quiet. A full test on UK roads rather than on smooth Sardinian roads will reveal all but the SW is hushed at 70mph. The ride is smooth and cosseting, with decent body control, and the Michelin Energy Saving Tyres on our diesel test car didn’t feel compromised.

When did the Ford 308 estate car come out?

Coming after the three- and five-door 308 hatches launched in late 2007, and arriving before the CC and RC Z version is this estate bodystyle. It offers a high roofline and a stretched wheelbase over the regular 308, which means the SW majors on space and can seat seven.