Used Peugeot 406 Estate 1996 - 2004 review

Category: Estate car

Section: Our recommendations

Peugeot 406 Estate (96 - 04)
  • Peugeot 406 Estate (96 - 04)
  • Peugeot 406 Estate (96 - 04)

Our recommendations

Which used Peugeot 406 estate should I buy?

A diesel - it has to be. And preferably the revised model that arrived in March 1999. The changes were largely cosmetic, but it also brought more kit and the better HDi diesel engines.

The diesels will set you back more than the petrols to buy, but they're worth it. They bring willing, low-down pull and smooth cruising mixed with excellent fuel economy. Our choice would be the 110bhp 2.0 HDi, but the 2.2-litre unit is excellent, too.