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2007 Peugeot Boxer vs. 1987 Peugeot 205

To start off, 2007 Peugeot Boxer is newer by 20 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1987 Peugeot 205. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1987 Peugeot 205 would be higher. At 2,800 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Peugeot Boxer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Peugeot Boxer (124 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 71 more horse power than 1987 Peugeot 205. (53 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Peugeot Boxer should accelerate faster than 1987 Peugeot 205.

Because 2007 Peugeot Boxer is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Peugeot Boxer. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1987 Peugeot 205, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2007 Peugeot Boxer (300 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 209 more torque (in Nm) than 1987 Peugeot 205. (91 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2007 Peugeot Boxer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1987 Peugeot 205.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Peugeot Boxer 1987 Peugeot 205
Make Peugeot Peugeot
Model Boxer 205
Year Released 2007 1987
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 2800 cc 1124 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 124 HP 53 HP
Engine RPM 3600 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 91 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 3 seats 5 seats


 

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