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Is the Peugeot 205 reliable?

I'm thinking of buying a Peugeot 205, can you tell me if they're reliable?

Asked on 29 October 2013 by robdlb15

Answered by Honest John
Phenomenally reliable, especially the diesels. Very few rust traps as well. But, of course, 205s are now all very old cars.
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