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Postby IAN_716 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:09 pm

HI all,I am currently looking to buy a 206 HDI but can't decide between the 1.4 and 2.0 I will be using it for a short daily commute and for my son and myself to travel to the Welsh coast from the midlands once a month and the odd camping trip would be a great help if current owners could give me their views on both thanks in advance Ian
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Postby citronut » Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:11 am

hi Ian and welcome

if you haven't already i would post your request in the pug section, it will get more attention there as more forum members are likely to view it
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Postby IAN_716 » Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:14 pm

TThanks Malcolm Have now posted this on Peugeot forum
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Postby icefruit » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:12 am

Hello and welcome to forums. 206 is a good choise and i think 2.0 is way better (more sporty).:)
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Postby Hell Razor5543 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:57 pm

Hello IAN_716, and welcome to the forum.

The answer is dependant on your driving. If it is mostly local, with a light load, then 1.4 would be best. However, if you do a fair amount of distance driving, or with a heavy load, the 2.0 is a far better choice. A small engine with a heavy load on the motorway is not going to be an enjoyable ride. I have a 1.6l work van, and a 2.0l car. The van does OK on the motorway, but when she is heavy it is very wearing. I have had 3 passengers in the car on the motorway, and it was not a problem, either for her or us.
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Postby Welshy_Pete » Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:05 am

Hello welcome to the French Peugeot, Citroen and Renault car forum.
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