Monday 1st April 2013
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If you have ever owned a Peugeot 505 and had to replace any parts then please let us know about your experience of this car. Let us know how the replacement parts performed when fitted. Leave your comments in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Peugeot 505 Overview

The Peugeot 505 is classed as a large family car which was produced by the French automobile manufacturing company Peugeot. The 505 was in production from 1979 to 1992 and was the last rear wheel drive car to be produced by Peugeot. The saloon version was by the most popular, but there was also an estate version available. Although production ended in 1992, it remained in production until 1995 in Argentina and 1997 in China. The 505 replaced the 504 and was considered as very stylish in its time. It had a good interior design, was comfortable and also very spacious. These cars were good performers and were extremely popular cars, particularly as a saloon. Does this sound anything like your experience of the 505?

Peugeot 505 History

The Peugeot 505 was introduced in 1979 and replaced the 504. It shared many of its parts with its predecessor. The 504 was considered to be a really good ride, even on poor roads. The 505 emulated this and was even considered to be better. This led to it being a very popular car in more undeveloped countries with poor roads. In 1986 the car had a facelift, which meant an updated interior. As the Peugeot 405 was introduced in 1987, Peugeot were starting to make less 505 cars, and production ceased in 1992. The Peugeot 605 took over the saloon version.

Model Types


Fuel Economy

The Peugeot 505 was available in the following engines: 1.8, 2.0 or 2.2L petrol and 2.3 or 2.5L diesel engines. The 2.3L diesel is the most economical, offering up to 37mpg which was reasonable for a car of this era. Which engine did you have and how did it perform in terms of fuel economy? The age, engine size and fuel type will be determining factors when considering fuel economy.


The Peugeot 505 was available in 4 or 5 speed manual and 3 or 4 speed automatic gearboxes, depending on which versions. Which gearbox did you have and how did you rate its performance? We have a section of our website dedicated to Peugeot gearbox parts where you can begin your search for your 505 gearbox parts today.


We can help you find the right parts for your Peugeot 505 at the right prices. Our comprehensive network of UK Breakers has parts for all makes and models at incredibly low prices. You can have a look for your needed parts at our 505 parts page or you can enter your vehicle details in our part finder to locate the exact parts you need.