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Peugeot 406 Engine Speed

406 Coupe

Exterior Modification Revolutions

1997 - 2003

2.0 S 6000 rpm
2.0 SE 6000 rpm
2.0 6000 rpm
2.2 Black 5650 rpm
2.2 HDI Black 4000 rpm
2.2 HDi S 4000 rpm
2.2 HDi SE 4000 rpm
2.2 HDI Silver 4000 rpm
2.2 S 5650 rpm
2.2 SE 5650 rpm
2.2 Silver 5650 rpm
3.0 V6 SE 5500 rpm
3.0 V6 5500 rpm

406 Sedan

Exterior Modification Revolutions

1996 - 2004

1.8 GLX 5500 rpm
1.8 L 5500 rpm
1.8 LX 5500 rpm
1.8 Rapier 5500 rpm
1.8 S 5500 rpm
2.0 Executive 6000 rpm
2.0 GLX 6000 rpm
2.0 GTX 6000 rpm
2.0 HDi Executive 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi GLX 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi GTX 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi L 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi LX 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi Rapier 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi S 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi SE 4000 rpm
2.0 HPi Executive 6000 rpm
2.0 HPi GTX 6000 rpm
2.0 LX 6000 rpm
2.0 Rapier 6000 rpm
2.0 S 6000 rpm
2.0 SE 6000 rpm
2.2 HDi Executive 4000 rpm
2.2 HDi GLX 4000 rpm
2.2 HDi GTX 4000 rpm
2.2 HDi SE 4000 rpm
2.2 SRi 5500 rpm
3.0 V6 Executive 6000 rpm
3.0 V6 GTX 5500 rpm
3.0 V6 5500 rpm

406 Touring

Exterior Modification Revolutions

1996 - 2004

1.8 GLX 5500 rpm
1.8 L 5500 rpm
1.8 LX 5500 rpm
1.8 Rapier 5500 rpm
1.8 S 5500 rpm
2.0 Executive 6000 rpm
2.0 GLX 6000 rpm
2.0 GTX 6000 rpm
2.0 HDi Executive 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi GLX 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi GTX 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi L 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi LX 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi Rapier 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi S 4000 rpm
2.0 HDi SE 4000 rpm
2.0 HPi Executive 6000 rpm
2.0 HPi GTX 6000 rpm
2.0 LX 6000 rpm
2.0 Rapier 6000 rpm
2.0 S 6000 rpm
2.0 SE 6000 rpm
2.2 HDi Executive 4000 rpm
2.2 HDi GLX 4000 rpm
2.2 HDi GTX 4000 rpm
2.2 HDi SE 4000 rpm
2.2 SRi 5500 rpm
3.0 V6 Executive 6000 rpm
3.0 V6 GTX 5500 rpm
3.0 V6 5500 rpm

The Peugeot outlines that optimum revolution rate for 406 is at 6000 rpm. The number is important to know for 406 when changing gears. Basing you driving habits for 406 on this point you will reduce consumption. The RPM point is important in using 2.2 HDi Executive on roads. You still can rotate the Peugeot’s engine of 2.2 HDI Silver faster but with less output.

  • Put into any gear you want in 406 and don’t bring harm to the motor.

  • Take the top speed of 3.0 V6 Executive in short time or spare fuel.

  • But beware of high consumption of 2.2 HDi SE on small RPM level.

  • The number of 6000 rpm can show that Peugeot’s engine in your car is quite powerful.

  • Even at top revolutions 406 will stay flexible.

  • The figure of 4000 rpm gives your Peugeot quite good flexibility.

The Peugeot 406 was thoroughly tested with its characteristics of RPM. Better keep up with Peugeot’s information on 2.0 HPi GTX and use best sides of your car. There are still both pros and cons of 5500 rpm rate.

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