2007 Peugeot Boxer vs. 2004 Peugeot 406
To start off, 2007 Peugeot Boxer is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Peugeot 406. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Peugeot 406 would be higher. At 2,800 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Peugeot Boxer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Peugeot 406 (156 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 32 more horse power than 2007 Peugeot Boxer. (124 HP @ 3600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Peugeot 406 should accelerate faster than 2007 Peugeot Boxer.
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, 2004 Peugeot 406, 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 95 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Peugeot 406. (205 Nm @ 3900 RPM). This means 2007 Peugeot Boxer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Peugeot 406.
Compare all specifications:
|2007 Peugeot Boxer||2004 Peugeot 406|
|Body Type||Panel Van||Sedan|
|Engine Size||2800 cc||2230 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Valves per Cylinder||2 valves||4 valves|
|Horse Power||124 HP||156 HP|
|Engine RPM||3600 RPM||4000 RPM|
|Torque||300 Nm||205 Nm|
|Torque RPM||1800 RPM||3900 RPM|
|Number of Seats||3 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||4 doors|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||80 L||70 L|