Peugeot 107 developed by the French automaker Peugeot in the year 2005, was made under the B-Zero project along with the two cars Toyota Aygo and Citroen C1. Launch of this car, ceased the production of Peugeot 106 as its motor house and interiors are more interesting and reliable. Looking at its competitors in small segment mini cars, its main rivals in the market are Skoda Citigo, Volkswagen up and SEAT Mii. These cars share same numbers in terms of overall size but differ in interior quality, engines equipped and price structure.
This hatchback is powered with a 1.0-litre engine under the hood, to generate maximum power output of 68 hp at 6000 rpm along with the peak torque of 93 Nm at 3600 rpm. Talking about the fuel consumption count it takes to cover 100km of distance is 5.5 litres driving in urban areas, 4.1 litres in extra urban areas and 5 litres in combined driving cycle. This vehicle is packed in 2-tronic transmission, delivering acceleration count of 14.2 seconds to breach the speed mark of 100km/h from a standstill. The top speed of the car is 161km/h.
Peugeot 107 is a 4-door hatchback car designed to cater the needs and expectations of the native residents of having a small family car. The exterior layout is designed in overall dimensions 3430mm x 1630mm x 1470mm (L x W x H) along with the wheelbase of 2340mm. The front facade of the car has a bumper embossed with company emblem in the centre and cornered elliptical-designed headlamps. The side profile features 14-inch wheels fitted, of which complete tyre size is 155/65 R14. In between both the fenders, there runs a black line which states distinctive appearance of this car. Overall, its exteriors haven't got much refreshing aesthetic appeal, but integrated rear door design is new in the segment.
The interiors of this small hatchback car features basic equipments needed to make your journey hassle-free and comfortable. Functioning is made easy with the all-window power function employed inside. Leather coated steering wheel can be adjusted to your desired seating position in respect to the seat height, paddle shift and instrumental cluster so that driving becomes easy. To laden your cargo and belongings, boot cabin space of 219 litres is provided as standard which you may feel is a nominal figure. For fun & entertainment, radio and MP3 player is there to play your favorite tunes.
Firm stability and handling function of the vehicle is taken care by ventilated disc brakes fitted in the front wheel and rear wheels fitted in drum brakes. This is further supported by Antilock Braking System along with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) that keeps the vehicle in control by preventing the wheels from getting locked. Airbag system employs airbags for front passenger, driver and side airbags that reduces the collision effect. Other safety features loaded are cornering stability control, side impact door protection, immobilizer, rear door child safety locks, front fog lights and more.
Peugeot 107 is a small car with a decent engine, takes care of your pocket in terms of fuel economy, but there are many flaws in this car such as dull exterior appearance and unrefined interior line.