Peugeot 206 2002 vs Renault Clio 2001

Peugeot 206
2002 - 2005
Renault Clio
2001 - 2003
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Diesel1.5 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 68 HP65 HP
Torque: 150 NM160 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.1 seconds15 seconds
Peugeot 206 is more dynamic to drive.
Peugeot 206 engine produces 3 HP more power than Renault Clio, but torque is 10 NM less than Renault Clio. Thanks to more power Peugeot 206 reaches 100 km/h speed 1.9 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.34.3
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres50 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1160 km in combined cycle1160 km in combined cycle
1380 km on highway1350 km on highway
1000 km with real consumption1080 km with real consumption


Engine production duration: 8 years4 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 4 other car models, including Citroen Xsara, Citroen C3, Citroen C2, Peugeot 1007Installed on at least 8 other car models, including Renault Scenic, Nissan Almera, Nissan Micra, Suzuki Jimny
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.
Hydraulic tappets: yesno
The Peugeot 206 engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 3.82 m3.81 m
Width: 1.65 m1.64 m
Height: 1.43 m1.42 m
Both cars are similar in size. Peugeot 206 is 1 cm longer than the Renault Clio, 1 cm wider, while the height of Peugeot 206 is 1 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 210 litres510 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
992 litresno data
Renault Clio has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Peugeot 206 has 300 litres less trunk space than the Renault Clio. This could mean that the Peugeot 206 uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 9.9 meters10.3 meters
The turning circle of the Peugeot 206 is 0.4 metres less than that of the Renault Clio, which means Peugeot 206 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`500
Safety: no datano data
below average

Peugeot 206 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Renault Clio has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Peugeot 206, so Peugeot 206 quality is probably better
Average price (€): 10001000
Pros and Cons: Peugeot 206 has
  • more dynamic
  • fewer faults
Renault Clio has
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
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