Peugeot 607 for Sale in Nigeria
The Peugeot 607 is certainly one of the most popular and one of the most recognizable cars manufactured by the French vehicle manufacturing company, Peugeot Motors Co. Production of the Peugeot 607 began in 1999, and was discontinued in 2010, due to the low number of sales, and criticism it received from the public eye. It was a replacement for the Peugeot 605, which was also discontinued due to poor sales and criticism. Due to these issues, the Peugeot 607u after being discontinued was replaced by the revamped and improved 508 in early 2011. Although the Peugeot 607 did not perform well in the market, it is still quite an impressive vehicle and is still in use as taxis and executive sedans in many parts of the world. In Nigeria, when the Peugeot 607 was released, it was one of the vehicles used by top governmental officials, and gave vehicles such as the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord a run for their money. For those who still desire the unique features of the Peugeot 607, there are quite a number of properly functioning ones in the Nigerian automobile market, and the Carmudi platform is the most convenient way to begin your search.
What to know when Buying Peugeot 607
Performance and Specifications of Peugeot 607
The Peugeot 607 was launched in October 1999, to replace the already discontinued Peugeot 605, and uses its predecessor's chassis but had an all-new, more modern exterior design. The engine range (2.2 and 3.0 petrol, and 2.2 diesel) were completely new. Find below an overview of Peugeot 607’s specs is as follows:
- The first Peugeot 607 had a 2.0L engine but later models are available in 2.2L, 2.7L and 3.0L engine sizes.
- Available only as front wheel drive front engine version.
- A 4-speed manual and 5 and 6-speed automatic gear transmission.
- Available are both petrol and diesel engine models.
- Saloon/Sedan body design with the engine in the front.
How is the design of Peugeot 607
The car was first presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2000, with the Peugeot 607 Paladine which was the special version of the Peugeot 607 which was developed and built in 2000 in cooperation with Heuliez, as a concept car. The engine is the 3.0 V6, and is lengthened by 500 millimetres (20 in) (making it more than 5 m (200 in) long), with the rear part is equipped with a retractable metallic roof similar to the Peugeot 206's or 307's CC. It is one-off design, and the special leather interior was developed in cooperation with Hermès. Meanwhile, the car had been retrofitted in accordance with the 2004 restyling of the 607.
What are the best features of the Peugeot 607?
The standout feature of Peugeot 607 is certainly its 3.0L diesel engine, and when the Peugeot 607 was restyled in 2004, that engine definitely made a statement. With the most notable modifications being the new front end, the 2.7 HDi V6 engine is capable of 150 kW (204 PS; 201 bhp), mated to a new 6-speed automatic gearbox. The Peugeot 607 is also available on the V6 petrol model.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Peugeot 607 in Nigeria
When the Peugeot 607 was released in Nigeria, it was widely available as a brand new vehicle, because it was marketed and distributed by Peugeot’s authorised marketers, Peugeot Automobiles Nigeria (PAN). With the discontinuation of the vehicle, many people are left to purchasing either foreign used ones, or Nigerian used ones. Depending on the previous users of these vehicles, a used Peugeot 607 could perform as good as a brand new vehicle, or have a number of faults, which would require constant repairs and replacements. Nevertheless, it is however imperative that a trusted and knowledgeable automobile mechanic verifies that the Peugeot 607 being purchased is in great condition with minimal or no faults.
The Best Peugeot 607 year to Buy
The Peugeot 607 was only manufactured for one generation, with the last year of production being the 2010 Peugeot 607. With annual improvements made on vehicles, we would suggest the 2010 Peugeot 607 as the best year of the Peugeot 607 to purchase.
Peugeot 607 Price in Nigeria
The prices of the Peugeot 607 vary, depending on how long they have been used, the state of the vehicle, engine capacity and how the vehicle looks generally on the inside and on the outside. Find below an estimated price range of foreign used and Nigerian used Peugeot 607 available in the Nigerian car market. :
Foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Peugeot 607 prices in Nigeria;
- 2000 Peugeot 607 – 2003 Peugeot 607: ₦900,000 – ₦1,300,000
- 2004 Peugeot 607 – 2009 Peugeot 607: ₦1,350,000 – ₦1,650,000
Overall Impression of Peugeot 607
The Peugeot 607 is a great overall package providing lots of space and comfort. It is a true executive car in the sense that Nicola Sarkozy, the French president used it for his inauguration. It is very frequently used as a luxury taxi car in France, Portugal, Belgium and Luxembourg. Not only did its outright performance match many similarly sized petrol cars – almost certainly a first for an affordable mainstream diesel – but the carefully designed installation ensured its considerable extra weight did not upset the car's handling.