Peugeot has shown its newly facelifted 107 city car at the Brussels motor show. It’s the first major change to the Franco-Japanese city triplets.
The 107 was jointly developed with Toyota and Citroen and it remains a big seller in the fast-rising city car sector. Peugeot sells around 16,000 in a typical year, making it the third best-selling models in its range.
What’s new on the facelifted 2012 Peugeot 107?
The outside of the 107 has been given a modest reskin, bringing it in line with Peugeot’s new aesthetic.
So the slightly waisted, tight-fitting look is present and correct, with a sculpted-out area of the bonnet adorned by the combative lion badge.
The grille and bumper graphics are lightly retouched too, while the nose now sports LED day-running lights.
When can I buy the revised 2012 Peugeot 107?
February 2012, priced from £7995. Sounds like it’s been facelifted just in time to tackle the new VW Up.
The three-cylinder petrol engine has been tweaked to nudge emisisons under 100g/km by a single digit of CO2. Economy correspondingly climbs to 66mpg.
The 998cc triple has 68bhp and 70lb ft of torque. Stir the five-speed gearbox fast enough and you might just pass 62mph in 14.2sec and top out at 100mph.
What else is new?
A little bit of extra tech is on board now, with Bluetooth connectivity and USB plugs for music access.
The Peugeot 107 is available as a three-door or five-door; the latter hogs 60% of UK sales.