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1998 Peugeot 406 Review
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For An Old Car It's Lasted Me Really Well And I've Done Loads Of Miles — it's old it gets me from a to b, for a 2 litre engine it's quite economical. it's automatic so boring but it's a good family car big boot. it had a few problems when i got it but after a few breakdown guys later found a problem with the sensor on the fuel injector.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: good petrol consuption

Cons: no style!

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Enjoyed It Whilst A Had It. Looked Good For Little Money — For a heavy car the 406 coup√© was able to shift when needed. Top end about 130mph with the acceleration a little weak 0-60 wise. Handled quite nicely as its quite wide and rather low. Work done whilst i owned it wasn't anything major but did replace the cat and back box. Slight engine rattle at times- Never did find out what it was. The air con motor was located in the passenger foot-well and could always hear it even when not in use. Like to drink fuel but that could be my driving. Over all not a bad motor Cost me about ¬£2500 and did the job.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Not a bad drive. Looks good for its age. Comfortable seats

Cons: Heavy clutch. Air con whir. 2lt engine not man enough

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Embrace Middle Age And Being Sensible. — This is a sensible family estate that more suits my lifestyle than when i was younger. Superb on diesel,enough room for family and camping gear,good to sleep in when i'm bin-bagged,and good to cruise at 100 when late for work. Never had to put a spanner on it in 10 months.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: economical,top family car.

Cons: electrics unreliable

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Functional And Comfortable — Functionall, reliable and nice to drive. Large inside, and small in fuel consumption. we used it during this summer together with a caravan and it was no problem. And not so high fuel consumption. It also functions perfect during the winter. Starts always and the heating is good! Buy it!

Pros: space and comfort

Cons: Perhaps a little to small engine

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Peugeot 406 Estate — I love that this car is both practical and modern for it's year. I hate the sheer size of it though, and it does look like a shed on wheels. It is a reliable and economical diesel turbo that requires little maintenance. It accelerates well, however, is not designed to be the fastest car on the road, so i treat it with respect. It is by far the easiest car to drive, and i love that there are automatic windscreen wipers on it!

Pros: Brilliant specification for it's age!

Cons: Looks like a shed on wheels

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My Relationship With The 406 — I drove one for about half a year before migrating, and I just had to get another one to finish off my love affair with 406. I thought it would be a fling, but after two years she is still there, and I am beginning to think she is the love of my life!!

Pros: Drives well, roomy, efficient

Cons: High tax band (getting even higher with new laws in a few months)

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Reliable, Comfortable Car — I have a 1.8 litre 16valve 406. Unlike many other french car models, this one seems to be very reliable, and was widely used by taxi drivers in Finland. This, of course, requires that the previous owners have looked after it. 406s, especially the pre-facelift models, are very fun and intuitive to drive. The power steering helps in the parking lot, but the steering is not oversensitive like in some newer / other brand cars. I simply love the suspension, when driving this car you don't have to feel every little hole or rock on dirt roads in your rump. I bet people who like more "sporty" suspensions and want to 'feel' the road don't think this car is their cup of tea, but I love it. It is quite soundproof, and you can listen to music very well in this car even compared to more modern cars. The car is quite roomy and big, but is still easy to park and handles ok in the city too. Still, longer trips are the most enjoyable driving experiences with the 406. The gas expenditure is OK, I think, in the city it drinks something like 7,5-8,0 litres per 100km, and in longer voyages I have been able to drive it with 6,0-6,5 litres per 100km. Overall, a very good choice if you want a cheapish and still reliable and comfortable used car.

Pros: -Reliable when kept well
-Looks beautiful
-Cheapish as a used choice
-Roomy
-Comfortable suspension
-Low noise inside the car
-Big gasoline tank
-Light bulbs easy to change by anyone

Cons: -Some small quality errors (antenna base tends to leak when raining etc.)
-French non-standard cables may be a problem when installing cd players etc.
-Not everyone likes the suspension

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A French Car With A Worderful Pininfarina's Design : Peugeot 406 Coupe — A Ferrari is way to expensive ? You need 4 seats and an everyday use ? Try this wonderful car, you'll have the design by Pinifarina with the price and the esayness to use of a regular car.

Pros: Beautiful !

Cons: let me know...

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Mom's Car — A great powerfull engine with the V6 200HP Very nice design for a correct price. Everybody guess your have a Jaguar or better.

Pros: Powerfull enough

Cons: Plastic bumpers very fragile in winter

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Its The 3ltr Coupe, A Pininfarina Classic — Drives like a sports car when your in the mood and an executive lounger the rest of the time.

Pros: Great looks...

Cons: It's French...

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Reviews From Other Years

2003 Peugeot 406 Reviews

Cracking Car, Great Low Cost Motoring By Andrew

good performance for the size, excellent for overtaking and cruising. Hardly any squeaks or rattles despite 100K coming up soon I like the styling I think it's aggressive and understated Cost of owner... Read More

It Was A Good Dependable Work Horse By Benjamin

Bought in a rush to buy something economical, but to still be comfortable & have toys. Executive spec. giving full leather/wood/climate/sunroof/cruise & Sat Nav. Performance from the 2.0 HDI was okay... Read More

2002 Peugeot 406 Reviews

Peter Zivny's Car By Janek

It was really ugly car, because it had been a taxi before, so it was painted all in yellow. It was quite reliable and the interior wasn't also bad, but I didn't like it, mainly because of that terribl... Read More

I Like It By William

same problems as all peugeots....always...... oil leak from left hand side of engine.......but is reliable and hasnt let me down yet.....like the kiss of death that sentence lol. But ok otherwise so f... Read More

2001 Peugeot 406 Reviews

Gorgeous Motor Way Stormer That'll Rattle Your Bones At The First Sign Of A Speed Bump By Mick

Power is ok, it's not the fastest car i've driven and it isn't gonna nail every car from the lights but from 3000rpm it pulls like a bitch regardless of what gear your in (5 speed manual). Handling wi... Read More

Family Work Horse By Lise

had mine, a diesel seven seater for over five years and 100k, its a work horse. as long as it has regular services and the required cambelt changes, it will keep going strong. the seats arnt as comfor... Read More

2000 Peugeot 406 Reviews

A Very Good Car By Isaac

I think this is a good car because it is the first car I have bought since been in England and for England it is a big car engine wise. In England you need to do things called MOT's every year to ... Read More

My Car Is My Friend By Osama

the car is ok good shape,powerfull,,but not a good fuel economy as i think its a heavy weight car,,acceleration is poor,,but you feel safe inside,,its a large car ,,good for family,,also fine from ins... Read More

1999 Peugeot 406 Reviews

Underpowered Beauty (2.0l) By Charles

Bought this car almost brand new in '99 and owned it for three years. I bought it for the design and hadn't even test driven it. what a sore mistake... I bought the 4 cylinder 2.0L which gave (if I re... Read More

Perfect Q Car By Paul

Underrated classic, designed by pinninfarina. Over 200 bhp in SE form bags of torque, reasonable fuel economy, very high level of spec. leather electric memory seats, air con / climate multi cd 20 -... Read More

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