Peugeot 206 2002 vs Ford Fiesta 2002

Peugeot 206
2002 - 2005
Ford Fiesta
2002 - 2005
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 75 HP80 HP
Torque: 120 NM124 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.2 seconds13.2 seconds
Peugeot 206 engine produces 5 HP less power than Ford Fiesta, whereas torque is 4 NM less than Ford Fiesta. Despite less power, Peugeot 206 reaches 100 km/h speed 1 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.36.4
Real fuel consumption: 6.9 l/100km6.9 l/100km
By specification Peugeot 206 consumes 0.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford Fiesta, which means that by driving the Peugeot 206 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 15 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 790 km in combined cycle700 km in combined cycle
1000 km on highway880 km on highway
720 km with real consumption650 km with real consumption
Peugeot 206 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 280'000 km350'000 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: 13 years11 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 5 other car models, including Peugeot 307, Citroen Xsara, Citroen C3, Citroen BerlingoUsed also on Ford Fusion
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: 3.82 m3.92 m
Width: 1.65 m1.68 m
Height: 1.43 m1.46 m
Peugeot 206 is smaller.
Peugeot 206 is 10 cm shorter than the Ford Fiesta, 3 cm narrower, while the height of Peugeot 206 is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 210 litres284 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
992 litres947 litres
Peugeot 206 has 74 litres less trunk space than the Ford Fiesta. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Peugeot 206 (by 45 litres).
Turning diameter: 9.9 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Peugeot 206 is 0.1 metres more than that of the Ford Fiesta.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`530
Safety: no data
below average

above average
Ford Fiesta has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Peugeot 206 has serious deffects in 45 percent more cases than Ford Fiesta, so Ford Fiesta quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 10001200
Pros and Cons: Peugeot 206 has
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
Ford Fiesta has
  • more power
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
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