2000 Peugeot 406 Coupe 3.0 litre petrol V6 from UK and Ireland
Great car, great to drive, under-powered and let down mechanically
Gear linkage cable failure at 31,000 miles (plastic cup on end of cable cracked!)
2 injector coil packs failed at 34,000 miles.
The car is smooth, refined and quiet with excellent handling.
The level of spec is excellent with electric seats (memory for the driver), full leather trim, uprated JBL stereo and all of the other toys.
This is the uprated 210bhp version, but still feels slow when compared to my Celica (2 cars back), and very slow compared to my R33 GTS-t, which I part-exchanged for this.
Huge Coupe, can even get 6ft+ people in the back in comfort.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 1st June, 2008
11th Aug 2013, 07:08
I think you missed the point of this car if you compared it to a Nissan Skyline or a Toyota Celica! The Skyline is turbocharged, and unless the Celica is also, the Peugeot should leave it for dead. But these cars aren't about straight line grunt. They handle great and look amazing whilst doing it. Peugeots are comfortable and quiet to drive. Whilst they corner well, they don't sacrifice ride comfort at the cost of pure handling. The Coupe is one of the best looking cars on the road. I am considering one myself.