Peugeot 206 2002 vs Ford Fiesta 2000

Peugeot 206
2002 - 2005
Ford Fiesta
2000 - 2002
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Diesel1.8 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming chain and belt


Power: 68 HP75 HP
Torque: 150 NM140 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.1 seconds14.3 seconds
Peugeot 206 is more dynamic to drive.
Peugeot 206 engine produces 7 HP less power than Ford Fiesta, but torque is 10 NM more than Ford Fiesta. Despite less power, Peugeot 206 reaches 100 km/h speed 1.2 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.35.3
Real fuel consumption: 5.0 l/100km5.8 l/100km
The Peugeot 206 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Peugeot 206 consumes 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 150 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Peugeot 206 consumes 0.8 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford Fiesta.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres40 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1160 km in combined cycle750 km in combined cycle
1380 km on highway930 km on highway
1000 km with real consumption680 km with real consumption
Peugeot 206 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 420'000 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 Peugeot 206 engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 8 years3 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 4 other car models, including Citroen Xsara, Citroen C3, Citroen C2, Peugeot 1007Used only for this car
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: 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 m3.83 m
Width: 1.65 m1.63 m
Height: 1.43 m1.32 m
Peugeot 206 is 1 cm shorter than the Ford Fiesta, 2 cm wider, while the height of Peugeot 206 is 11 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 210 litres250 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
992 litres930 litres
Peugeot 206 has 40 litres less trunk space than the Ford Fiesta. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Peugeot 206 (by 62 litres).
Turning diameter: 9.9 meters9.9 meters
Gross weight (kg): no data1`510
Safety: no data
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 (€): 10001200
Pros and Cons: Peugeot 206 has
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • lower price
Ford Fiesta has
  • more power
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
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