As the Peugeot trademark payoffs between 80s and 90s, people usually think about “motion and emotion” whenever mentioning the Peugeot as one of car manufacturers of France. In Nigeria, Peugeot has totally conquered all hearts of car lovers as it has sustained its preference and relevance for years. It also should be noted that this car brand has received priority from both Nigerian parastatals, government agencies and particularly the armed forces.
Nigerians of older generations might still remember the time when Peugeot 505, 504 and pick-up were the trending models. Now, Peugeot still continues to hit on more innovative ideas for its products. The Peugeot 406 is one of the models produced in the more recent time, continuing to satisfy the abundant users’ demands. It is a popular vehicle driven by Nigerian security agencies including the Airforce, Navy and the Army. This is understandable because the 406 was designed to be a beautiful yet rugged vehicle. It has a look of the corporate maturity and earns the respect that associates with a famous brand.
If a Peugeot 406 is up for your purchase consideration, let's take a look at the Peugeot 406 prices in Nigeria.
1. Price of brand new Peugeot 406 in Nigeria
As mentioned before, the Peugeot 406 production was stopped in 2004. That is why there is no brand new model available, neither from Peugeot Nigeria nor dealerships. However, you can easily buy a locally used or a Tokunbo Peugeot in Nigeria.
2. How much is Foreign used Peugeot 406 in Nigeria?
|Price of Foreign used Peugeot 406|
|Model||Price in Nigerian Naira|
|Tokunbo Peugeot 406 2004 price||₦ 700,000 – ₦ 1.5 million|
|Tokunbo Peugeot 406 2006 price||₦ 850,000 – ₦ 1.8 million|
|Tokunbo Peugeot 406 2008 price||₦ 1.1 million – ₦ 1.9 million|
|Tokunbo Peugeot 406 2009 price||₦ 1.3 million – ₦ 2 million|
|Tokunbo Peugeot 406 (1.8) price||₦ 1.5 million – ₦ 2.8 million|
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3. How much does a Locally used Peugeot 406 cost in Nigeria?
|Price of Locally Used Peugeot 406|
|Model||Price in Nigerian Naira|
|Nigerian used Peugeot 406 2006 - 2014 price||₦ 450,000 – ₦ 550,000|
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4. Peugeot 406 - Something you need to know
The Peugeot 406 was produced from 1995 to 2004. The model comes available with different car body styles including saloon, estate and coupe body types. It comes to life as a successor of the Peugeot 405 and is powered by both turbo-diesel and petrol engines. It was built to be a front-wheel-drive and front-engine car which can receive power from a wide range of engines containing 2.1L I4 Diesel, 2.9L V6 Petrol, 2.0 L I4 Petrol and 1.6L I4 Petrol.
The Peugeot 406 was produced from 1995 to 2004
The Peugeot 406 was designed to be a family car whether in estate, coupé or saloon version. It can house up a family with 4 or 5 members including the driver. Although the car has gone through over 20 years, it still receives a great respect from both car lovers, despite whether they actually use it or not. All 406 versions work with a 4-speed automatic transmission while the 2.9 V6 variant comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox.
|Peugeot 406 specifications (1996- 2004)|
|Body Styles||Specs||For sale|
|Peugeot 406 Saloon models (Sedan)||Power: 90 - 210 bhp
0 - 60 mph: 7.5 - 14.0 secs
Fuel Consumption: 23 - 51 mpg
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|Peugeot 406 Estate models (Wagon)||Power: 90 - 210 bhp
0 - 60 mph: 7.6 - 15.2 secs
Fuel Consumption: 24 - 49 mpg
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|Peugeot 406 Coupe models||Power: 135 - 210 bhp
0 - 60 mph: 7.5 - 13.6 secs
Fuel Consumption: 24 - 44 mpg
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All variants get a common height of 1,396 mm. Meanwhile, the width is different in each version: 1,780 mm for the coupé, 1,760 mm for the station wagon and 1,764 mm for the saloon. The length for the wagon, coupé and sedan are 4,736 mm, 4,615 mm and 4,555 mm, respectively. The car gets a 2,700 mm wheelbase which is firm enough for an automobile of its stature. It is visible that the design of the 406 is greatly inspired by the 405 model.
The Peugeot 406 picture: a family car whether in estate, coupé or saloon version
Additionally, in Nigeria, petrol engine comes more popular than the diesel engines while the coupé is also not much well-known in this market. The Peugeot 406 Coupé is a 2-door version which comes equipped with a series of engine options including a 2.0 L inline-four engine, a 2.2 L petrol, a 2.2 L HDi diesel and a 3.0 L V6 engine. There were only more than 100,000 Coupés units produced.
5. Peugeot 406 Review: pros and cons
5.1. Pros of the Peugeot 406
- Great handling capability
The Peugeot 406 shows its excellent handling capability on the road, which will be surely affirmed by all 406 drivers. Surprisingly, the vehicle is also armed with an element of rear steering.
- Excellent suspension
The 406’s suspension works very well. The rear bushings are incredibly designed to offer greater flexibility in the longitudinal terrain than even horizontal roads, helping to smooth the little bumps quite well.
The Peugeot 406 picture: excellent handling capability on the road
- Great spaciousness
Compared to other mid-size cars and compact cars, the Peugeot 406 interior offers more space, including the seats, the trunk, and every other interior space is made larger. More capacity, more convenience.
- Good quality
The 406 is evaluated to be a very high-quality car in terms of its strong engine, smooth ride and beautiful design, even when putting in a comparison to other strong rivals.
- Easy to drive
Peugeot cars have been well-known for their comfortable driving experience. This is created by a perfect combination between their super smooth steering and easy gear change.
5.2. Cons of the Peugeot 406
In addition to being completely simple in design, the car also lacks a cruise control that can bring it an added advantage.
Besides, the 406’s running costs are also not very cheap.
6. Our final advice
There's no right or wrong decision when buying a car. It's up to your own financial status, personal demands and preference. We won't give exact advice whether you should opt for a Peugeot 406 but we believe the potentials of these cars can meet the needs of many.
Also, Naijauto.com hopes that our article about the Peugeot 406 Prices in Nigeria will be helpful for all car lovers in our shores. Click here to keep updated with the newest prices of various models in Nigeria.
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