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Peugeot 206 Hatchback (98 - 09) review

(1998 - 2009)
Peugeot 206 Hatchback (98 - 09)
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What used Peugeot 206 hatchback will I get for my budget?

How much does it cost to run a Peugeot 206 hatchback?

Its smart looks ensure healthy residual values, so it's not the cheapest supermini. But, the high sales as a new car mean there are plenty of models up for sale, and every chance of negotiating a good deal.

Fuel economy is generally good, with almost all the mainstream petrols capable of at least 40mpg. Even the flagship 180bhp 2.0 GTi is quoted as returning over 30mpg.

The diesels provide better fuel economy, and the more modern HDi engines are the best. 2.0-litres should top more than 50mpg, while the later 1.4s return over 60mpg.

Everyday servicing costs are good, and insurance costs are reasonably good on mainstream models, although none falls into the very lowest groups. However, expect these costs to rise sharply if you choose a hotter model, especially the GTi.