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Peugeot 306

N5 306 Series III

Peugeot logo1 Aug 1999

By THE GOAUTO TEAM

To make room for the newer, smaller 206, Peugeot realigned the 306 range by dropping the three-door Style for a five-door version.

It lasted until October 2000. The 100kW 2.0 engine from the sporty XSi also made its way into the XT five-door hatch and the new XT sedan, with the latter replacing the XR 1.8 sedan.

Meanwhile, the XTDT diesel sedan lived only until April 2000, usurped by the much-improved XT HDi.

In October 2000, as part of a range-wide equipment upgrade, the XT models gained anti-lock brakes.

Except for the 306 Cabriolet, the larger, all-new 307 took over from late 2001.

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