Peugeot for Sale in Sri Lanka
Peugeot commenced operations as a family business in 1810 in France, specializing in coffee mills and bicycles. Peugeot’s first car saw the light of day as early as 1890. The company is currently part of PSA Peugeot Citroen. Throughout the years, Peugeot has become a force to reckon within motorsport. Peugeot Sport won the World Rally Championship five times, the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup twice (2010, 2011), surpassing Toyota and Audi, the World Endurance Championship twice (1992, 1993), and the Intercontinental Rally Challenge Championship three times.
Headquartered in both Ave de la Grande Armée, Paris (for legal and top level administrative activities) and Sochaux (for operational activities) in France, the company has won numerous awards for its quality and excellence. These include four European Car of the Year awards as well as being the second lowest CO2 emitter among European made car brands in 2013 and 2014, making Peugeot one of the best vehicle brands based in Europe.
Peugeot Vehicles in Sri Lanka
Peugeot’s presence in Sri Lanka dates back to more than half a century, to the latter part of the 1950s. The brand was widely introduced to the country through Carmart Limited, and to this date, the company is the sole agent, authorized repairer and spare parts distributor for Peugeot branded vehicles sold in Sri Lanka. From the initial get go, Peugeot was largely perceived as a high end vehicle brand by many Sri Lankan’s, who saw its design and build quality to be on the same level as most other European vehicles sold in the country.
Even though it may not be as popular as some other Japanese made automobile brand seen in Sri Lanka, Peugeot does have the respect and admiration of many car buyers, who prefer both style and esteem offered at a reasonable price margin. Overall, if someone prefers high-end European style wrapped with a wide range of features, then without a doubt, Peugeot might be the brand for you.
5 Reasons to Buy a Peugeot
Peugeot vehicles are known to be easy to drive. They come with smooth engines and a powerful transmission that makes driving a breeze
Dozens of safety features and driving assists are included as standard features making Peugeot’s some of the safest cars around
Peugeot vehicles give you great driving dynamics, when compared to most other models offered by competing brands
Peugeot’s carry European design cues, which makes them stand out instantly on the roads and more often than not, these designs are more appealing than offerings from Peugeot’s Japanese counterparts
Peugeot vehicles are also famous for giving a reasonably good value for money in the long term
Top 3 Best Selling Peugeot Models in Sri Lanka
These are the most popular Peugeot vehicles (Sedans, Subcompacts, Hatchbacks, Crossovers, SUV’s, MPV’s and Vans etc...), sold in Sri Lanka.
- Peugeot 406
This large family sedan with stunning looks is mostly available in Sri Lanka in its saloon version. It is a very practical daily commuter, which scores well on the performance front. If you wish to buy a registered Peugeot 406 in Sri Lanka, you will come across many options that can range from 1.4 to 2 million Rupees. Built to be a mid-size large family sedan, the car came with both 4-door, 5-door as well as a 2-door coupé variety. Due to its family car status, the Peugeot 406 was primarily built with the front engine form factor, which also had front-wheel-drive as its principal drive type. The car also came with a wide variety of engine displacements and had everything from a 1.6 L petrol to a 2.2 L diesel to move its wheels.
If you like to know more about the Peugeot 406, then remember to read our review at Carmudi Sri Lanka.
Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price (As Of 2016): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 1,400,000 to Rs. 2,325,000
- Peugeot 206
Peugeot 206 takes the shape of a supermini and was available as either a 3/ 5-door hatchback, a 2-door coupe, a 4-door sedan or a 5-door station wagon. This car is known for its superb agility, which makes it a great option if you are in the market for a city car. A used Peugeot 206 in Sri Lanka will fetch anything around one to 4.5 million Rupees. Built to be a subcompact car the Peugeot 206 had a reasonably long run, being in production for 12 years from 1998 to 2010. During its course, the car was available in a wide variety of engine displacements, which ranged anything from a simple 1.0 L petrol engine to a 2.0 L diesel engine variety that allowed it to move its drive train.
Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price (As Of 2016): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 1,265,000 to Rs. 4,500,000
- Peugeot 508
The Peugeot 508 is an upmarket sedan that is loved by many vehicle buyers for its ride comfort and state of the art technology, which helps it to place itself leagues ahead of the competition. As of now, a used Peugeot 508 in the Sri Lankan market will cost a prospective buyer anything between five to 7 million Rupees in the open market. Built as a large size family car, the Peugeot 508 came in both 4-door saloon as well as 5-door estate varieties. The car also has a notably powerful engine for its class and even at its entry level came with a capable 1.6 L, 4-cylinder, 16-valve DOHC VVT Twin Scroll Turbocharged engine that also has a 6-speed automatic EAT6 transmission to power its drivetrain on the roads seen in Sri Lanka.
Hybrid Model: Available
Price (As Of 2016): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 5,200,000 to Rs. 7,000,000
Other notable Peugeot models found in Sri Lanka includes the Peugeot 505, the Peugeot 605, Peugeot 305, Peugeot 405, Peugeot 308, Peugeot 407, Peugeot 307, Peugeot 306 and the Peugeot 408
Peugeot Hybrid Vehicles Found in Sri Lanka
Similar to most other vehicle brands, Peugeot has also been experimenting with alternative fuel concepts to power its range of cars and SUV’s. These include fully electric driven vehicles (EV’s) as well as cars that are running using the more popular hybrid fuel technology. Peugeot’s own hybrid technology was developed in-house with the collaboration with its partner brand Citroën and is known as the PSA HYbrid4 technology. Few vehicles were made that uses this hybrid vehicle drivetrain and these include the Peugeot 508 RXH Hybrid as well as the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid. However, the models that are running using this drivetrain might be a bit difficult to find in the Sri Lankan market, though this can change in the near future.
Peugeot 508 RXH Hybrid: around 23.8 km/l on a combined drive cycle
Peugeot 3008 Hybrid: around 26.3 km/l on a combined drive cycle
Availability of Peugeot in Sri Lanka
If you intend to buy a Peugeot vehicle in Sri Lanka, you will come across many options, which can include brand new, reconditioned, unregistered and registered cars. Brand new or pre-owned models can be bought from the agent, Carmart Limited, which is located in Union Place, Colombo 2, whilst registered models are available in Colombo and wider Sri Lanka.
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Did You Know?
Peugeot provides engines to other notable car companies such as Jordan, Prost, McLaren as well as other prominent teams that compete in Formula 1 racing.