Ford Fiesta 1999 vs Peugeot 206 1998

Ford Fiesta
1999 - 2002
Peugeot 206
1998 - 2002
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.3 Petrol1.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming belt
Engine chain usually needs to be replaced less often than the timing belt, but the cost of replacing the chain is usually higher. Chain motors are considered to be more reliable, but noisier and more vibration generating.


Power: 60 HP75 HP
Torque: 103 NM120 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 16.4 seconds12.2 seconds
Peugeot 206 is a more dynamic driving.
Ford Fiesta engine produces 15 HP less power than Peugeot 206, whereas torque is 17 NM less than Peugeot 206. Due to the lower power, Ford Fiesta reaches 100 km/h speed 4.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.96.3
Real fuel consumption: 7.1 l/100km6.9 l/100km
The Peugeot 206 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Ford Fiesta consumes 0.6 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Peugeot 206, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Ford Fiesta could require 90 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Ford Fiesta consumes 0.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Peugeot 206.
Fuel tank capacity: 40 litres50 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 570 km in combined cycle790 km in combined cycle
670 km on highway1000 km on highway
560 km with real consumption720 km with real consumption
Peugeot 206 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 320'000 km280'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Ford Fiesta engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 6 years13 years
Engine spread: Used also on Ford KAInstalled on at least 5 other car models, including Peugeot 307, Citroen Xsara, Citroen C3, Citroen Berlingo
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Peugeot 206 might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 3.83 m3.82 m
Width: 1.63 m1.65 m
Height: 1.32 m1.43 m
Ford Fiesta is 1 cm longer than the Peugeot 206, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Ford Fiesta is 11 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 250 litres245 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
930 litres1130 litres
Ford Fiesta has 5 litres more trunk space than the Peugeot 206. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Peugeot 206 (by 200 litres).
Turning diameter: 9.9 meters9.9 meters
Gross weight (kg): 1`4601`450

below average
Ford Fiesta has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Peugeot 206 has serious deffects in 30 percent more cases than Ford Fiesta, so Ford Fiesta quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 1200800
Pros and Cons: Ford Fiesta has
  • timing chain engine
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • fewer faults
Peugeot 206 has
  • timing belt engine
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • higher safety
  • lower price
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