Monday 21st January 2013
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Have you ever owned a Peugeot 309? Did you have to buy any replacement for the vehicle? If so, then we would love to hear about your experience of this car and how the replacement parts performed when fitted. Leave your comments in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Peugeot 309 Overview

The Peugeot 309 is classed as a small family car and was produced by the French automobile company Peugeot which is part of PSA Peugeot Citroen. This vehicle was in production from 1985 to 1993 and was a replacement for the Talbot Horizon. It was initially intended to be the Talbot Arizona but PSA were doing away with the Talbot name and the car was marketed as the Peugeot 309 instead. This car drives and handles really well. These cars are pretty spacious and the diesel engines were as good as it got around this era. There was a variety of different engines available and these cars were pretty cheap to buy and run. Does this sound like your experience of this car?

Peugeot 309 History

The Peugeot 309 was built in France in 1985 and the right hand drive version would be built in Coventry, England. As this car was initially supposed to be marketed as a Talbot, the design was said to be slightly awkward looking for a Peugeot. This was due to the car being designed ‘in house’ where as all other Peugeots of this time were designed by the Italian design company Pininfarina. This car was extremely popular in the UK. It received a mid-life makeover in 1989 which was mainly to the exterior and interior design. The 309 was replaced by the 306 in 1993.

Model Types


Fuel Economy

The Peugeot 309 was available in 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6 and 1.9L petrol and 1.8 and 1.9L diesel engines. The diesel engines are the more economical of the available engines. Which engine did you have and how did it perform in terms of fuel economy? The age, engine size and fuel type are determining factors when considering fuel economy for any vehicle.


The Peugeot 309 was available in 4 or 5-speed manual and 3-speed automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox did you have and how do you rate its performance? If you need gearbox parts for your 309 then have a look at the Peugeot gearbox section of our website for very cheap gearbox parts.


If you are looking for Peugeot 309 parts then you are certainly in the right place. We have a comprehensive network of UK Breakers who have parts for all makes and models. Visit our 309 parts page or enter your vehicle details in our part finder to find the exact parts you are looking for.