Peugeot 306 for Sale in Nigeria
With over 2.8 million units sold between 1993 up until 2002, the Peugeot 306 is worthy enough to be one of the most popular and one of the most recognizable cars manufactured by the French automobile manufacturer, Peugeot Motors Co. A small family car which was debuted in 1993, the Peugeot 306 saw nine years of production and three phases before it was pulled off the market in 2002. While other body styles were discontinued earlier, the production of the Cabriolet and Estate versions continued, though only in Argentina but then in 2002 it was discontinued in Argentina as well in favour of its successor the Peugeot 307. A French car by all right, a number of Peugeot 306 vehicles are available in European countries and the rest of the world, which in turn means that there are quite a number of units available in the Nigerian automobile market. For those looking to purchase one, start and end your search by checking Nigeria’s leading online premium car marketplace, Jumia Car where vehicle dealers put up affordable and road worthy Peugeot 306 vehicles for sale all across Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Peugeot 306
Performance and Specifications of Peugeot 306
The Peugeot 306 was developed between 1990 and 1992 ready for 1993, and was a replacement for the Peugeot 309 (which had broken with Peugeot's normal ascending numbering system partly due to it being released before the older and larger Peugeot 305 was axed). An overview of Peugeot 306’s specs is as follows:
- The first Peugeot 306 had a small 1.4L engine but later models are available in 1.5L, 1.6L and 1.8L spec models. Later a 2.0L engine was also introduced which is exceptional for small family cars.
- Available only as front wheel drive front engine version.
- 4+1 speed manual and 5 and 4 speed automatic models available
- Both Petrol and Diesel engine models are available.
- It has a hatchback design with the engine in the front.
How is the design of Peugeot 306
Mechanically, the Peugeot 306 is virtually identical to the Citroën ZX, which was launched two years before it, but both cars use the same floor pan and core structure. The Peugeot 306, with its attractive Peugeot 205 derived Pininfarina styling, was a more successful car than its twin. The Citroën Berlingo and Peugeot Partner were also built on the same platform, with the chassis used by the Peugeot 306 and ZX was also used in the ZX's replacement, the Citroën Xsara. The sharing of platforms between Peugeot and Citroën has been made possible by the parent company PSA Peugeot Citroën policy since the late 1970s, after the Peugeot takeover of the then bankrupt Citroen in the wake of the 1974 oil crisis.
What are the best features of the Peugeot 306?
The standout feature of Peugeot 306 is certainly it’s diesel engine, as the Peugeot brand has an excellent reputation for its diesel engines, and the Peugeot 306 was originally offered with the XUD series diesel engine in both normally aspirated and turbocharged forms. This engine was initially a 1769cc unit, but its capacity was soon enlarged to 1905cc. The turbocharged version quickly gained a reputation for being a good match for the exceptional handling of the Peugeot 306.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Peugeot 306 in Nigeria
Through the years, people have come to trust the Peugeot brand as one of the most efficient and properly functioning vehicles available. It is with no doubt that a number of people demand for Peugeot 306 vehicles because of this trust which was developed over the years. No longer in production, people can still get foreign used Peugeot 306 cars which are in impressive conditions and would serve them for a number of years. On the other hand, there are also the Nigerian used (registered) vehicles which are also in good conditions and would be enjoyed by the next buyers. However, it is important to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify that the vehicle is in good condition before purchasing it.
The Best Peugeot 306 year to Buy
The best Peugeot 306 year to buy would be the 2002 Peugeot 306, as it is fitted with the most sophisticated technologies that any Peugeot 306 would have.
Peugeot 306 Price in Nigeria
A number of variants of the Peugeot 306 were produced, which means that there are different prices for different vehicle types. This is coupled with the fact that there is a difference in the price of foreign used and Nigerian used Peugeot 306 cars in Nigeria, which makes the prices vary. Find below an estimated price range of used Peugeot 306 vehicles in the Nigerian vehicle market.
Foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Peugeot 306 prices in Nigeria;
- 1996 Peugeot 306 – 2002 Peugeot 306: ₦550,000 – ₦1,200,000
Overall impression of Peugeot 306
The Peugeot 306 is a great overall package providing lots of space and comfort for the small family hatchback category vehicles. Its outright performance can be compared to many similarly sized petrol vehicles. And we therefore highly recommend our readers to check out our Peugeot 306 listings.