In-depth Reviews

Peugeot 5008 MPV owner reviews

“The Peugeot 5008 is a spacious, practical, well-built and surprisingly good-to-drive seven-seat people carrier.”

Carbuyer Rating

3.6 out of 5

Owners Rating

3.2 out of 5

38%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 2reviews
  • 4reviews
  • 1reviews
  • 3reviews
  • 1reviews

Common Problems

  • Engine (2 cases)
  • Engine, Other (1 cases)
  • Other (2 cases)
  • Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Engine, Other (1 cases)
  • Electrics (1 cases)
  • Brakes (1 cases)

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

1.6 diesel auto

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
Economical for a large 7 seater, but disappointing reliability and struggles at motorway speeds on hills when fully loaded.
Reliability

2 out of 5

Brake judder at 5k miles meant discs had to be replaced – not covered under warranty. Diesel injector number 1 failed at 25k miles when just out of warranty then number 4 failed at 45k miles just South of Madrid. All 4 have now been replaced; hopefully these are up to a better standard than the originals.
Performance

3 out of 5

Struggles at motorway speeds on hills fully loaded
Running Cost
Economical for a large 7 seater

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

1.6 HDI

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
The build quality seems quite poor. The right hand side passenger leaks when rain blows onto it. The trim on the drivers door doesn't fit due to bad production of the top rail around window. It had run reasonably well until 43,000 miles then the injector on No. 1 cylinder shorted out. We got home with the help of the AA. I've just got the car back after a £2,000+ bill to fix the fault. I had to have all 4 injectors and associated bits renewed. This seems ridiculous for a car with only 43k miles on the clock.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
Only owned for 1 month so no issues yet.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Mixed driving appears to average 45mpg. On a mixed run (motorway & A roads) achieved 53mpg with 7 on board and in heavy rain.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

38

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Mechanical reliability has been excellent, no issues at all.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

I have not measured costs, but the 1.6 HDi engine appears very economical.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Very pleased with it very practical 7 seater great for transporting grandchildren or shopping/daily use. decent fuel economy and performance. looks great

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

2 - 3 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

43
Review
Been a good motor with a few minor problems including the gear sensor failing in France but sorted under warranty. Now, at 45k, and 3 months after warranty lapsed the whole clutch assembly has started to break up. Flywheel and clutch. Peugeot say they had a major problem with this with the 307/308 some years ago but have had no problems since. Needless to say they won't offer any sort of courtesy assistance with the £1,500 bill. My only other real gripe with this model is the tyres. Why do they have a sports mode and hard to get, really expensive, sport low profiles on a 7 seater MPV?? It is ridiculous unless you want to arrive first on the morning school run every day.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Semi Auto

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

45
Review
No problems over nearly 3 yrs

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Version

1.6 diesel

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
It's just a nightmare with engine oil pressure problem and noisy engine all the time. Very unreliable car. NEVER GOING BUY PEUGEOT AGAIN.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.6 Diesel Exclusive Semi-Auto

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

41
Review
Very good family car and quite reliable. I have had the car over four years now and there are no big issues yet. The boot is huge and you can fit three seats across the middle row which is a big plus. I think it's an excellent family car and I would definitely recommend it.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

50
Review
no issues
Running Cost

5 out of 5

very frugal

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

44

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

44
Review
Constant electrical failures (at least 12 so far)

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

GTi, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2001

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Reasonable runner but not luxurious or comfortable and engine performance poor

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Exclusive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Diesel, Semi Auto

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

47
Review
Overall very good but twice it has failed due to waxing of fuel. I consider this to be a design problem because I have had diesel cars since 1986 and have never before experienced this problem. My other car, also a diesel does not suffer the same problem even when filled from the same pump on the same day. Peugeot refuse to accept this.

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