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2005 Peugeot 206 vs. 1987 Peugeot 405

To start off, 2005 Peugeot 206 is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Peugeot 405. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Peugeot 405 would be higher. At 1,997 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Peugeot 206 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Peugeot 206 (134 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 24 more horse power than 1987 Peugeot 405. (110 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Peugeot 206 should accelerate faster than 1987 Peugeot 405. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Peugeot 206 weights approximately 207 kg more than 1987 Peugeot 405. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Peugeot 206 (190 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 27 more torque (in Nm) than 1987 Peugeot 405. (163 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Peugeot 206 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1987 Peugeot 405.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Peugeot 206 1987 Peugeot 405
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model 206 405
Year Released 2005 1987
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 1905 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 134 HP 110 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 4100 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 85.1 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 88 mm
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.3 seconds 10.2 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1227 kg 1020 kg
Vehicle Length 3840 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2450 mm 2680 mm


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