Richard Lawton’s Peugeot 4007 road test | 26/11/2009

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Peugeot 4007

XS Sport 2.2 HDi 156 FAP test report


At the of any Peugeot 4007 is an excellent 2.2 HDI unit with plenty of to call upon, the oil burner is of 156bhp at 4000revs and performance is spirited and leaves the driver the impression of driving a premium With plenty of torque to call upon coupled to the available the car belies its size swift acceleration and a no fuss motorway cruising.

Zero to 62mph takes 9.9 seconds on its way to a top speed of 124mph and you can this perkiness every you get behind the wheel – if you’re a lethargic, cumbersome SUV which is a to drive then think the car makes a mockery of its dimensions! economy is also somewhat of a surprise, with an official combined figure of 38.6mpg the car on a motorway test averaged 35mpg. The Car’s CO2 figure of places it in band J for Vehicle duty, which is pretty middle of the road for a car of this

Ride Handling

Love or the Peugeot philosophy when it to handling, there is something about the way the French carmaker up a car, and the trademark lightness of is apparent in the mighty 4007. the ability to switch between and four- wheel drive this does make a difference to the feel when

The four wheel drive feels more assured on the in contract to two wheel drive at times the car can feel a little especially with surface The handling makes for an involving and drive.

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Peugeot 4007

The 2.2 litre 4 cylinder 16 diesel engine in the 4007 a healthy 156bhp at 4,000 giving the 4007 enough to make it appealing to drive if not quick from a standing The engine also generates 285 lb ft of at 2,000 revs, giving the plenty of the low down power Peugeot diesel engines are for.

The 4007 is a fairly large and vehicle, weighing in at 2410 Kg weight, however the engine have enough in its locker to all of this weight along On motorways you should not ever short of opportunities to overtake, the 4007 will cruise at 70 mph between 2,000 and 3000 Power isn’t exactly in an urgent fashion although the does feel livelier a lot of its competitors.

Ride Handling

The superb and handling has been hallmark of vehicles over the years and the certainly does not let the side The quilted leather seats the car we road tested came come as standard on the higher Sport and GT models. They are comfortably and help make the a joy to drive.

The handling is sharp for a vehicle of size and body roll is noticeable by its absence. This is the best handling vehicle of its I have driven and the most to drive. The larger alloys were fitted to our car did not seem to the drive at all.

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