What engine is in a Peugeot 205 GTI?

What engine is in a Peugeot 205 GTI?

XU9JA engine
205 GTI/CTI The 1.9 litre GTI came with an XU9JA engine producing 128 PS (94 kW; 126 hp), although later models with a catalytic converter produce 122 PS (90 kW; 120 hp).

Does a 205 GTi have power steering?

All Peugeots including the 205 are now fully galvanised. August 1989: Another minor update, with new BE3 gearbox, slightly larger two-piece exhaust, and power steering made available as an option.

When was the Peugeot 205 released?

It was launched on 24 February 1983, and was launched in right-hand drive form for the UK market in September that year.

How many Peugeot 205 GTI were built?

The Peugeot 205 GTI enjoyed a long ten-year production run and an incredible sales total of over 330,000 units (not including the CTI). It would go on to become known as one of the greatest hot hatches of all time and one of the most iconic cars of the 1980s.

Does the 205 GTI have power steering?

1989-1990 205 GTI The cars were also fitted with a sliding sunroof, power steering and a full grey leather interior, along with grey carpets and door cards. Peugeot would later add the Miami blue and Sorrento green paint colours to the list of available colours for standard cars.

What’s so bad about the 205 GTI?

One part that has a bad reputation on 205 GTI (“XU”) engines (both 1.6 and 1.9), is the very small section ‘o’ rings that seal the bottom of the liner into the block.

When did the Peugeot 205 GTI come out in the UK?

February 1983: Peugeot 205 range launched in France. April 1984: 105bhp 205 GTI 1.6 goes on sale in the UK. February 1985: Minor spec changes to the GTI, including softer suspension after complaints of an overly hard ride on early cars. April 1986: Power increased to 115bhp with an uprated cylinder head and camshaft.

Is the Mercedes-Benz 205 GTI worth buying?

The good news is that the 205 GTI enjoys a pretty high survival rate, meaning that there is actually a great selection of cars available at any one time. Post-1990 Phase 2 cars (black interior and exterior trim, and smoked rear lights) are generally the most desirable, and the easiest to find in top condition.

How many T16 GTI 205 were made?

Building on the 205 blueprints, a T16 version of the 205 was introduced alongside the GTI in 1984. Much to the dismay of many drivers at the time who would have been eager to get their hands on these behemoth 205s, only 200 road-going examples were produced as they were built purely for homologation purposes.