Peugeot 307 for Sale in Nigeria
Of French origin the Peugeot 307 manufactured in 2001 rose to popularity in 2004 and was best known as ‘the ladies car’ in Nigeria out of the Peugeot series due to it’s compact nature. The debut of the 307 series caused the cessation in the manufacturing of the 306 series in 2002. Even though the 308 series was manufactured in 2007, the Peugeot 307 is still a popular demand worldwide especially in South America and China and till date this series is still manufactured. Initially designed and manufactured as a 3 and 5 door hatchback, manufacturers of the 307 added other body styles including 5 door estate , 4 door saloon, and a 2 door coupe’ cabriolet targeted at the European market. Peugeot 307 is known for its reliability and style. New or used, find a wide range of Peugeot 307 on Carmudi, Nigeria’s number 1 car site.
What to know when Buying Peugeot 307
Performance and Specifications Peugeot 307
The 307 series come with a front engine and front wheel drive on a PSA PF2 platform. Its engine powertrain include 1.4L ET314 (petrol), 1.6L TU514 (petrol HDI), 1.6L DV6 HDi (diesel HD11), 2.0 L EW1014 (diesel) and 2.0L DW10 HDi 14 (diesel). The petrol engine produces a 80 kW and 147 Nm and a 2.0-litre DOHC four produced 100 kW and 190 Nm; the 2.0-litre single overhead diesel boasts of 66 kW and 206 Nm. On the 307 drivers can choose to drive a 5 speed manual or 4 speed automatic transmission.
How is the design of the Peugeot 307
The Peugeot 307 is generally known as a family car. Peugeot 307 is larger than the 306 in every way even though it's basically a rework of the 306’s platform. The 307's style was derived from the 206 and can also be seen in the 607 design. This series boasts of a steeply rising bonnet leading to high sloped windscreen and upswept light, its height is 1,510 and is referred to as a low compact MPV. The deep dash crawl and wide steeply raked screen gives the feel of a large space from the driver's seat. The back is big enough to accommodate three full grown adults. The 307 series offers a large boot space with a short floor. With an adjustable rear seat back rest, the boot space can be extended to capacity. The quality of material used, the fit and finish is better in the 307 series than in the 206. Compared to other small cars the 307 offers buyer a great feeling of luxury.
What are the standout features of Peugeot 307
The 307 series offer car buyers various body designs, engine capacity and fueling options. The most outstanding features of the Peugeot 307 series is the fuel efficiency where 1.6 liter manual returns 7.0 liters/100 km on the highway and 8.4 liters/100km driving round town. The 307 series is also known for its excellent brakes. These series comes with emergency assist which is a must have safety feature. The 307 also comes with 6 airbags. Deadlock and an immobilizer are standard feature of the 307.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Peugeot in Nigeria
The 307 series is popular in Nigeria after the 406 series especially among ladies. Its popularity may be attributed to its design appeal, availability of spare parts as well as access to specialized auto mechanics. Unlike the 406 that has low resale value, the 307 has a higher resale value as most other brands in Nigeria. On importation, an increase in the demand for the 307 series has increased since 2012 due to the low fuel consumption and low maintenance cost.
The Best Peugeot 307 to Buy
When thinking of the best model to buy, from 2008 till date are considered the best model to buy in Nigeria. The 2007, 2008 and 2010 are some of the most popular models presently in Nigeria.
Peugeot 307 Price in Nigeria
Prices for tokunbo and Nigerian used Peugeot varies in Nigeria. The former depends on the year of production and the state of the car while the later depends on the year of purchase, condition of car, mileage, engine performance, body and registration. Prices range from 700,000 Naira to 2.5 million Naira. Below are the prices of Peugeot 307 available on Carmudi Nigeria;
Overall impression of Peugeot 307
The Peugeot 307 is a more improved version of the 306. It is an ideal drive if you are looking for a small but spacious ride. It is also a ride for those who need a car with low maintenance cost, low fuel consumption, second hand value but still want that luxury feel. In terms of performance, adaption to Nigerian roads and affordability, the Peugeot 307 series is a great choice for you.