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Peugeot 207, a replacement model of the outgoing Peugeot 206, will be another addition to the B+ hatchback segment of the Indian market. The hatchback 207 was launched initially in France, Spain and Italy in the year 2006. Later, it was introduced in the European, British, Israeli and Arabic markets. This car is designed and engineered on the Citroën C3 platform. The value for money car has been catering to the conveyance requirements of middle class segment across the globe.
The French hatchback, Peugeot 207, enjoys various competitive advantages when it comes to price, ride control and handling. It has retained most of the characteristics of the outgoing model, but improved in terms of weight, responsiveness of steering and agility of chassis. The hatchback is lighter than its predecessor in spite of its larger size. Loaded with fuel efficient HDi engine, Peugeot 207 is one of the best choices due to its economical running cost and value pricing. Moreover, emission from the hatchback has been lowered to a great extent.
Engines & Specifications of Peugeot 207
The hatchback model from French car maker has a displacement of 1360 cc. The 16-valve MPi petrol engine of Peugeot 206 has a capacity to churn out 75 bhp power at 5400 rpm and torque of 120 Nm at 3300 rpm. Peugeot 206 has an advanced suspension mechanism, featuring MacPherson strut suspension.
Performance of Peugeot 207
The engine of this French automobile is supported by a 5-speed manual transmission system, which works swiftly. In terms of performance, fuel efficiency is given preference over acceleration and pick-up capabilities. Therefore, drivers can expect mileage of 17 kmpl on highways and 14 kmpl in cities, with low emission levels. However, the underpowered hatchback manages decent acceleration and has a top speed limit of just over 155 kmph.
Exterior, Interior & Safety Features of Peugeot 207
Peugeot 207 measures 4030 mm in length and has a width is 1748 mm. However, the hatchback is not enough tall, with its height peaking at 1472 mm. The elegantly designed Peugeot 207 GTi grabs attention of onlookers with its sporty appearance featuring a low front air dam and complementing headlamps. Moreover, the sporty overtones have stretched to doors on either side.
The 17 inch alloys and antenna on the roofline are other highlights of its exteriors. At the rear, Peugeot 207 GTi features twin chrome exhausts, along with detailed taillamps. Other noteworthy exterior measurements are turning radius of 10.80 metres and boot space of 270 litres and kerb weight of 1223 kg. The car also boasts of power steering and front disk and rear drum brake system.
The spacious interiors of this car have been precisely designed, featuring modern arrangements for convenience, comfort and safety of occupants. Seating arrangement is affixed in a such a manner so as to create enough legroom, shoulder space along with head room. Furthermore, the seats have been finished with high quality fabrics in order to ensure the comfort of the passengers. Such features are expected to appeal to the Indian consumers.
Posh plastic material, bold design and metal accents are used to decorate the cabin of this car. Its steering wheel has fine finish for smooth handling, whereas the dashboard is finished with quality material. Moreover, modern arrangements such as remote central locking, steering adjustment and modern audio console are distinguishable highlights of the car. This car has several active and passive safety features, such as airbags, fog lamp, seat belts, anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic brake force distribution (EBD).
|Price||Rs. 8.50 lakhs to Rs. 9.50 lakhs|
6-valve MPi petrol engine, 1360 cc displacement, 75 bhp power at 5400 rpm, 120 Nm torque at 3300 rpm
Comments on Peugeot 207
The day Peugot 207 is launched I will the first to book this car, but the price seems to be extremely high for a 1360 engine. Price is high should cheaper ....I have used earlier version and is extremely dependable vehicleDecember 23, 2011by Sunil Desai
more than 9lacs for a petrol car is totally meaningless.November 01, 2011by Dimple
This will b a tough compititior for swift petrol.October 28, 2011by Dimple
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