Peugeot 206 + Test: Diesel To Gasoline

Which of the two lions will win the race? The Peugeot 206 is since the launch in 1998 of the Renner par excellence: both in Germany and worldwide he is with over 6.6 million copies of the best-selling Peugeot. The French automotive manufacturer has reissued the year as savings. The auto editors of the news portal sent the diesel to gasoline engines in the race. The diesel of the year Peugeot a good piece is more expensive than the gasoline engine with an extra 1350 euros. Is it also worth his money? Gasoline engine and diesel engine exhaust 1.4-litre capacity. Tested the gasoline engine with 75 HP, diesel with 68 horsepower. Scores of diesel, which quickly reached its torque of 160 Newton metres in urban traffic. The driver must switch to less a clear advantage in the city.

The gasoline engine, however, calls for speeds in the city, the 120 nm of torque need be awhile until they available. Comfortable overland benefits of diesel also of its torque. Scores particularly the diesel with common rail injection in fifth gear. When overtaking but lags behind the diesel. Here, the gasoline engine can show what’s in it. In the right gear, the little lion shows what’s in it. For the quick spurt the diesel is the better choice. When driving on the highway, especially from the 140 kilometres per hour, is the volume of both models.

The conclusion of the car tester: In city traffic, he scores a torquey diesel. Overland the Rotary joyful four-cylinder of the against noticed the positive leg. Both models were rather loudly on the highway. As regards consumption, is the clear winner with maximum five litres of diesel, while the gasoline engine to the seven litre consumed. More information:../schlacht-der-konzepte.html contact: Tilo summer Unister Media barefoot Gasschen 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

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