Peugeot 206 History

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Peugeot 206

History

Peugeot 206

The 206 is a subcompact automobile manufactured by since 1998. It is mainly in Peugeot’s Poissy and Mulhouse although some versions are at Ryton in Coventry, England and in Khodro in Iran.

The 206 was sold as a with 1.1, 1.4 and 1.6 litre engines and a 1.9 litre turbocharged engine. In 1999 a 2.0 GTI capable of 210 (130 mph) was added to the There was also the GTI 180 model, was a tuned version of the original capable of over 220 km/h mph).

In 2001, two more versions of the 206 launched – the 206 CC (Coupe with a folding steel and the 206 SW (Sports Wagon) which was a 5 mini MPV.

A 4-door sedan version, the 206 will be available at the beginning of for the East European and North market and Iran.

The Peugeot 206 has to be a sales success all over In 2002, it was the second best car in the UK.

The marketing of the Peugeot 206 has also greatly assisted by the considerable of the Peugeot rally team in the Rally Championship in recent

Peugeot 206

The Sculpter

There was a hugely and popular television and cinema campaign for the 206. Called The it involved a young Indian man damaging an Ambassador car (including an Elephant sit on it) and spending the night it. The following day, the car emerges as an replica of the 206 – except many dents and discolorations.

The man then takes his 206 replica with friends, with interested onlookers. The advertisement can be here (2.8MB)

206 Problems

serious problems have reported with the 206, in rare cases, symptoms as engine cut outs have at high speeds, which then lead to other such as the steering lock engaged while the car is in motion. A of 206 owners based in the United came together online and a community named The Peugeot 206 Exchange to discuss problems had experienced, coming up with and

helping other drivers their knowledge.

The site has been successful and numbers are still growing, people joining from all the world. Recently, some members managed to take on on the BBC television programme Watchdog. has since admitted that may be some problems throughout the but as of yet they have not been to fully identify them.

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