Friday 12th October 2012
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We would like to hear about your experience of the Peugeot 405. If you have owned one and had to replace any parts then let us know about the performance of the parts and what you thought of this car. Leave your comments in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Peugeot 405 Overview

The Peugeot 405 is classed as a large family car and is produced by the French car manufacturing company Peugeot which is part of the PSA Peugeot Citroen Group. This car was in production from 1987 – 97 in Europe and is still being produced in some countries outside of Europe. This was a very popular car in its time and won the European car of the year in 1988 by the biggest margin ever in this competition. These cars are good rides and handle well, but the interior trim could be a lot better. They are very reliable, well built and have a lot of different models available. How much does that sound like your experience of the Peugeot 405?

Peugeot 405 History

The Peugeot 405 was first designed as a direct replacement for the Peugeot 505. In 1987 the first 405 rolled off the production line in saloon form and a few months later the estate version was introduced. Straight away there were 10 different versions of the 405 available, with more to follow over its lifetime. This was the last Peugeot to be sold in the US, being discontinued in 1991. There were some minor changes made to the 405 in 1991, mainly affecting the dashboard and the gearboxes. In 1993 a makeover version was introduced with a new rear end design and interior design. The 405 was discontinued in 1997 where it was replaced with the Peugeot 406. The 406 came out in 1995 to replace the 405 saloon, but the estate version carried on until 1997.



Fuel Economy

The Peugeot 405 had 1.4, 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0L petrol engines and 1.8 and 1.9L diesel engines. The most economical of these engines was the diesel engines, offering up to 44mpg. Which engine did you have and how did it perform economically? The age, engine size and fuel type will determine the fuel economy of the vehicle.


The available gearboxes for the Peugeot 405 were the 4-speed automatic and the 5-speed manual. Which gearbox did you have and how did it perform? We have a section of our website dedicated to Peugeot gearbox parts where you can search for your 405 gearbox parts.


Our Peugeot 405 parts page has many different parts available at great prices. We have a comprehensive network of UK Breakers with parts available for all makes and models of vehicle. You can also enter your vehicle details in our part finder to search through this vast network.