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Reliability of the Peugeot 308

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Peugeot models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Peugeot 308.

In the statistics for 2020, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2019 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Peugeot 308.

Peugeot 308 Reliability

Breakdowns in the 2019 calendar year

*The higher the number, the lower the reliability

EZ 2010 EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017
47,1 44 37,6 26,5 13,6 9,3 6,1

Legend: Number of breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles registered (= breakdown index) by year of first registration (EZ)

Common Breakdowns

  • Drive belt (2011-2012)
  • Injector (2011-2012)
  • Battery (2010-2012, 2014)
  • Spark plugs (2010)
  • Ignition coil (2010-2012)

Source: ADAC

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Recent Peugeot 308 Recalls

Peugeot-308-2015-sub-frame-corrosion
6 September 2020

The sub-frame may corrode and fracture due to defective anti-rust treatment. This can lead to loss of control over the vehicle, … .

Peugeot-308-2018-recall-dpf
28 October 2019

A plastic component (spacer) included in the exhaust line could damage the Diesel Particle Filter (DPF) under certain conditions, creating small … .

Peugeot-308-2017-recall-dpf-filter
27 September 2019

As a result of an incorrectly calibrated engine, the diesel particulate filter (DPF) could be damaged. Depending on the amount of … .


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