Peugeot 206 2002 vs Fiat Punto 1999

Peugeot 206
2002 - 2005
Fiat Punto
1999 - 2003
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.2 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 75 HP80 HP
Torque: 120 NM114 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.2 seconds11.4 seconds
Fiat Punto is a more dynamic driving.
Peugeot 206 engine produces 5 HP less power than Fiat Punto, but torque is 6 NM more than Fiat Punto. Due to the lower power, Peugeot 206 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.8 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.36.0
Real fuel consumption: 6.9 l/100km6.4 l/100km
The Fiat Punto is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Peugeot 206 consumes 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Fiat Punto, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Peugeot 206 could require 45 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Peugeot 206 consumes 0.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Fiat Punto.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres47 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 790 km in combined cycle780 km in combined cycle
1000 km on highway940 km on highway
720 km with real consumption730 km with real consumption


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 Fiat Punto engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 13 years13 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 5 other car models, including Peugeot 307, Citroen Xsara, Citroen C3, Citroen BerlingoInstalled on at least 2 other car models, including Fiat Brava, Fiat Stilo
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.
Hydraulic tappets: noyes
The Fiat Punto 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 m3.84 m
Width: 1.65 m1.66 m
Height: 1.43 m1.48 m
Peugeot 206 is smaller.
Peugeot 206 is 2 cm shorter than the Fiat Punto, 1 cm narrower, while the height of Peugeot 206 is 5 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 210 litres297 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
992 litres1080 litres
Fiat Punto has more luggage space.
Peugeot 206 has 87 litres less trunk space than the Fiat Punto. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Fiat Punto (by 88 litres).
Turning diameter: 9.9 meters10.5 meters
The turning circle of the Peugeot 206 is 0.6 metres less than that of the Fiat Punto, which means Peugeot 206 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`445
Safety: no data
below average

below average
Peugeot 206 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Fiat Punto has serious deffects in 10 percent more cases than Peugeot 206, so Peugeot 206 quality is probably slightly better
Average price (€): 1000600
Pros and Cons: Peugeot 206 has
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
Fiat Punto has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
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