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|File:Peugeot 1007 demo.jpg|
|Parent company||PSA Peugeot Citroën|
|Body style(s)||3-door hatchback|
|Engine(s)||1.4 L TU3 I4
1.4 L DV4 HDi diesel I4
1.4 L ET3 I4
1.6 L DV6 HDi diesel I4
1.6 L TU5 I4
|Length||3.73 metres (146.9 in)|
|Height||1.61 metres (63.4 in)|
The 1007's unique design features four pillars and two power sliding doors (as in a large MPV) rather than conventional hinged doors for easier access in cramped spaces and on hills. The car also features user-swappable Cameleo interior trim pieces which cost around €250 for a set. Another innovation is the optional "2-Tronic" semi-automatic transmission (though a similar system was used on the Hudson Commodore of the 1950s, albeit using a vacuum shift), which shares the 206's 1.4 L and 1.6 L petrol engines and 1.4 L and 1.6 L diesel engines. For its size, the 1007 is expensive, with prices around €14,000 / £10,000. EuroNCAP has awarded the vehicle its second best ever rating for adult occupant safety.
The 1007 is the first mainstream car from Peugeot to feature a "double zero" number. In English-speaking countries, the name is correctly pronounced "ten-oh-seven". Originally launched with the pronunciation "one-double-oh-seven" and James Bond-style promotion, Peugeot revised their strategy under pressure from the Bond franchise owners.  It is also commonly called the "one-thousand-and-seven". In France it is marketed as the "mille-sept".
- 1.4 L (1360 cc) TU3 I4, 75 PS (74 hp/55 kW) and 89 ft·lbf (118 N·m)
- 1.4 L (1398 cc) DV4 HDi diesel I4, 67 PS (66 hp/49 kW) and 118 ft·lbf (150 N·m)
- 1.6 L (1587 cc) TU5 I4, 110 PS (108 hp/81 kW) and 110 ft·lbf (147 N·m)
- ^ "Peugeot 1007". euroncap.com. http://www.euroncap.com/tests/peugeot_1007_2005/214.aspx. Retrieved 2007-06-17.
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