Peugeot has been known as one of the classiest and most reliable car brands in the world with an over-century life. Its lineup covers from sports cars, luxury cars to commercial models. In Africa, it is interesting that some Peugeot models from 1950s to 1960s are still on the market. After its launch, the 206 has become one of the most favorite models and also the best-selling model in Nigeria because of its portability.
The Peugeot 206 is proud to be a portable popular vehicle that sold all over the world from 1998 until now. Especially, it has gained an admirable position of every car to be one of the top ten cars in the UK market.
The 206 was formed by durable materials with a special design featuring asymmetrical angles. It gets a compact body and is truly comfortable as well as convenient to drive. To classify the Peugeot 206, it is considered as a subcompact passenger or a supermini car.
The 206 was formed by durable materials with a special design featuring asymmetrical angles
Until now, the Peugeot has earned a number of awards including:
- The Most Beautiful Car of the Year 1998 in 1998 Festival Automobile International
- Best Convertible and Best Used Supermini of What Car? award in 2001
- Best Diesel Small Car and Best Petrol Small Car from Fleet Excellence Awards in 2001
- Best-Selling Car in the European market from 2001 to 2003
Peugeot 206 Turbo 450hp Diamantis Racing
Actually, the Peugeot 206 is designed as a super sports vehicle, so it would be a great choice for sports cars’ enthusiasts. Its designing purpose is also for traveling so it is completely capable of defeating every rugged road in many regions across the world. It comes available in 3 versions including a cabriolet, a 2-door coupe and a 4-door sedan. The Peugeot 206 is quite affordable, even Tokunbo or used units.
Although the Peugeot 206 has been not the top-selling model of the brand, it is still produced in Iran and still retains all value as it was highly appreciated consisting of a fashionable design and a great handling capability.
The Peugeot 206 is designed as a super sports vehicle
1. Peugeot 206 prices in Nigeria
|Peugeot 206 prices in Nigeria|
|1998 Peugeot 206 prices||N800,000 – 850,000|
|1999 Peugeot 206 prices||N850,000 – 950,000|
|2000 Peugeot 206 prices||N700,000 – 1,000,000|
|2001 Peugeot 206 prices||N1,400,000 – 1,500,000|
|2002 Peugeot 206 prices||N530,000 – 1,000,000|
|2003 Peugeot 206 prices||N750,000 – 950,000|
|2004 Peugeot 206 prices||N500,000 – 1,100,000|
|2005 Peugeot 206 prices||N600,000 – 1,350,000|
|2006 Peugeot 206 prices||N600,000 — 700,000|
|2007 Peugeot 206 prices||N800,000 – 1,000,000|
|Peugeot 206 2008 prices||N800,000 – 1,000,000|
|2009 Peugeot 206 prices||N1,000,000 – 1,500,000|
The prices may be different due to the durability of the car’s engine and its condition at the buying time as well. Sometimes, people pay more attention to the car’s appearance without checking carefully the engine, so there are some cars having a good engine yet a rough body were sold at a quite low price.
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2. Peugeot 206 - Something you need to know
The Peugeot 206 made its debut in September 1998 as a hatchback, then its lineup was added the 206 CC - a coupé cabriolet in 2000, the 206 SW - a station wagon in 2001 and a sedan variant in 2005.
The car boasts a sporty and eye-catching appearance, which attract the young buyers most. Among the range, some models get red lighting behind its buttons, earning the cabin a distinctive look. All parts in the interior are well arranged as well as easy to understand and use.
The Peugeot 206 made its debut in September 1998 as a hatchback
Its versions are powered by different types of engines including diesel and petrol ones and come available with options for either automatic or manual transmission. With 8, 358,217 sold units in 2012, the Peugeot 206 has stand as top 10 most used vehicles in the UK market.
3. Peugeot 208 pros and cons
3.1. Peugeot 208 pros
- Various types of engine
Its diesel engines include a 2.0L 130 kW 175 hp and a 1.4L 50 kW 67 hp units. They are the highest thermal engines of any external combustion or practical internal engine thanks to its great inherent lean burn and expansion ratio which allows heat dissipation with excess air.
It is also equipped with a petrol powertrains including a 1.0L and a 2.0L unit.
The engines are relatively durable especially the diesel motors. Besides, its spare parts are also widely available on the market, so you don’t have to worry much about the car’s maintenance.
- Classy design
The 206 features a very classy design and a beautiful interior. It looks stylish and fashionable, which is so suitable for young people.
The 206 features a very classy design and a beautiful interior
- Great durability
It was designed with a powerful engine which can run on every road in Nigeria, even rugged roads. It can bring exciting driving experience for motorists. Additionally, being a Peugeot model, it is also well-known for an excellent durability.
- Easy maintenance
It is fuel-efficient and also very easy to maintain because of the popularity of its spare components. So you don’t have to drive your 206 to a car mechanical station often and throw away a sum of your hard-earn money.
3.2. Peugeot 208 cons
- Cramped cabin
Being a compact car or a supermini car, the Peugeot 206 is evaluated to not fit for family use. Its size is small and even smaller than a compact family vehicle. So it is just suitable for young people with just a few people inside.
- Hard to adjust seats
Not being able to adjust the seats without annoying is another disadvantage. The mobility of the Peugeot 206 is excellent no doubt. However, it brings some troubles with adjusting the seats for a comfortable driving.
Not being able to adjust the seats without annoying is another disadvantage
- Not-good-enough engines
Some engines are said to be looming or even sluggish. The diesels are better. The problems may include loss of power, engine misfiring and engine stalling.
Admittedly, Peugeot remains certain drawbacks that the company is trying its best to address. However, hardly can one deny its versatile design to fit different events. There must be a myriad of reasons why we Nigerians love Peugeot so much that sometimes we don't even care about its prices.
Anyway, considering Peugeot 206 price in Nigerian market carefully is highly recommended before you decide upon your future transport!
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