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Parkers overall rating: 2.5 out of 5 2.5
Peugeot 406 Saloon (96-04) - rated 2.5 out of 5
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PROS

Very roomy, a great drive.

CONS

No hatchback version.

At a glance

New price £12,845 - £23,225
Used price £215 - £2,040
Fuel economy 23 - 51 mpg
Road tax cost £160 - £325
Insurance group 19 - 32 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Very roomy, a great drive.

CONS

No hatchback version.

Peugeot 406 Saloon rivals

406 is the French family car that thinks it's a stylish Italian, with sculpted Pininfarina styling, composed handling and big car comfort. But it’s not just Italian-inspired panache that has made 406 a winner for Peugeot. The saloon is roomier than most rivals and delivers almost limo-like ride quality. The estate is refined and capacious and the Coupé is understated, elegant and can almost be forgiven for thinking it's a Ferrari.

406 is a cut above look-a-like Euroboxes, and a far cheaper alternative to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3-Series.

Peugeot 406 Saloon rivals

Other Peugeot 406 (1996 - 2004) models: