Peugeot Partner (2008–2018)

Last updated 26 June 2018

Good & Bad

Supple suspension gives the Peugeot Partner a cushioned ride and keeps cargo from being bashed about, yet there is little body lean when cornering.

The 1.6-litre turbodiesel engines pull well around town and the 92PS version is well suited to driving to further afield destinations.

The Partner offers a large, well thought out cargo bay with masses of space and, in all but the base model, easy access with a standard sliding side door.

Recall 17-06-2008: Fuse box may cause equipment operational failures

Recall 08-06-2009: Left-hand seat may become detached in a collision

Recall 24-12-2009: Tailgate may not operate correctly

Recall 10-09-2010: Passenger airbag may not work correctly

Recall 11-10-2010: Roof flap may detach

Recall 08-03-2012: Seat belt fixing bolts may loosen

Recall 10-05-2018: Peugeot recalls Partner vans over airbag problem after it discovered an internal component within the airbag triggering ECU may have been damaged which could result in the airbag not inflating in the event of an accident. 

Gong' sound means that car battery is failing to hold sufficient charge and needs to be replaced.

The base S model is quite poorly equipped as standard and it does without a sliding side door.

Peugeot’s semi-auto EGC (electronic gear control) transmission offers the option of an automatic gearbox but it’s slow to use and mars the driving experience.

Small buttons for the stereo controls make it fiddly to use and distracts the driver’s attention away from the road ahead.

11-7-2017: Report of dog teeth on 5th gear assembly breaking up on a 2004/63 Citroen Berlingo (same as Peugeot Partner). Requires a complete transmission rebuild.

List Price from £17,880 +VAT
Buy new from £13,995 +VAT
Contract hire from £137.00 +VAT pm
Lease from £99.00 +VAT pm

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