Peugeot 308 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Peugeot 308 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
What used car should I buy?
I want to buy used, but I'm confused about which is best for me. I have three options, being a 2016 Peugeot 308 with 55,000 km at $9500, a 2014 VW Jetta with 134,000 km at $7500, and a 2010 Toyota or ...Read more
Hyundai, Audi, Peugeot, Citroen, Holden, Jeep announce recalls
Manufacturers including Hyundai, Holden, Jeep, Peugeot, Citroen and Audi have all issued safety recalls for various models, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Read more
Is there any known problems with the timing chain on the 1.6 petrol turbo engine of a 2014 Peugeot 308?
Is there any known problems with the timing chain on the 1.6 petrol turbo engine of a 2014 Peugeot 308? The service book says there is no need to change timing chain ever. I have just spent over $ ...Read more
What battery does a 2009 Peugeot 308 need?
Could you please tell me what type of battery I need to buy for my 2009 Peugeot 308 XSE 1.6 turbo? Read more
Mercedes-Benz, Peugeot, Citroen, Ram, Aston Martin models recalled
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced its latest round of national safety recalls, with models from Mercedes-Benz, Peugeot, Citroen, Ram and Aston Martin affected. Read more
Mazda, Tesla, Mitsubishi, Peugeot, Citroen models recalled
The Australasian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced another set of national safety recalls, with models from Mazda, Tesla, Mitsubishi, Peugeot and Citroen impacted. Read more
Used Peugeot 308 review: 2008 - 2016
The Peugeot 308 is a small-medium French car that’s well regarded for style and comfort. It has never reached the sales heights of the likes of models in its class from Hyundai, Mazda and Toyota and ...Read more
How does the Peugeot 308 compare to the Mazda 3?
How does the Peugeot 308 Allure Premium 5-door 2.0-litre diesel compare to the Mazda 3 SP25 Astina? Read more
Is my 308 Allure a lemon?
I have a 2013 Peugeot 308 Allure 2.0-litre diesel hatchback with panoramic roof, front parking sensors, and heated electric seats, which I bought new almost three years ago. It now has barely 39,000 ...Read more
Problem with 308 ECU?
I have a 2008 Peugeot 308 1.6L turbo automatic with 100,000km on the clock that stalled while driving at 50km/h and now will not start. It cranks normally but the ECU reads an engine speed of zero. ...Read more
Updating from a 308
I need to update my 2009 Peugeot 308 on a budget of $30,000-$35,000 — ideally closer to the lower figure — with a new car or one with low kilometres. I like the look of the Nissan Qashqai but know ...Read more
308 turbo problem?
I suspect my 2011 1.6-litre turbo Peugeot 308 auto might have a fault with the turbo. Before, when I turned the engine off after driving it the turbo would continue for a short time before running ...Read more
Used Peugeot 308 review: 2008-2011
The choice car buyers have today would have been unbelievable even just a few years ago. No one could have envisaged the number of makes and models now on offer in our market. Buyers now have the ...Read more
Shuddering Peugeot 308
My daughter owns a 2008 Peugeot 308 XSE 1.6 litre petrol auto turbo four-door hatch, which she bought second hand in 2010 with 15,476 km from a local dealer. The car initially performed well until ...Read more
Peugeot 308 turbo touring wagon long list of issues
I purchased a Peugeot 308 turbo touring wagon in 2009 and for the first 18 months we only used it for school runs and other minor trips as my husband had a company car and we used that as much as ...Read more
Peugeot 308 failing turbocharger
The turbocharger on my Peugeot 308 turbo-diesel recently blew up. The car had done 60,000 km and as it's still under warranty the dealer replaced it, but the new turbo lasted 30 km before it too blew ...Read more
Used Peugeot 308 review: 2008-2010
As much as they've tried, and tried they have, French cars haven't made much progress in this market, which must be galling to them given that their German rivals are going gangbusters.Is it the cars ...Read more
Peugeot paint defect
My wife's 2009 Peugeot 308 hdi has a paint defect. There is a section measuring 7 inches x five inches on one of the plastic front mudguards that is a darker colour than the rest of the car. We have ...Read more
Peugeot 308 clutch slip
I am worried that the clutch in my Peugeot 308 2.0-litre diesel is starting to slip after just 28,000 km. It only happens on warm days when the engine is warm, going up hill in fifth or sixth gear at ...Read more
Ask Smithy Xtra Aircon comparison
Why does air-conditioning performance vary so much in today?s cars? We have four cars in our family, a 2009 Peugeot 308 2.0 HDI with very weak A/C, a 2005 VW Golf 5 with adequate A/C, a 2010 BMW 118d ...Read more