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Peugeot 605
About Peugeot 605


Launched in 1989, the 605 was Peugeots luxury car for a decade.

Available with various petrol and diesel engines, the range topping V6 SVE 24 valve is quite rare and runs electronically controlled suspension.

All models have independent front and rear suspension.

Peugeot 605 SVE
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Positions

If in doubt about whether a part is the right one for your car, the VIN can help. We may ask you for the VIN number to identify the exact age or model of your car.

The following diagram shows you where to find the VIN number for your Peugeot. It is in two places: attached to the bodyshell on a plate (this may also show other information such as the paint colour) and also stamped into the bodyshell.

Derivatives and Engines

Information common to all Peugeot 605 models:
- Front wheel drive
- 4 cylinder Overhead Cam (OHC) or
- 6 cylinder (V6) Single (12 valve) or Double Overhead Cam (24 valve)

The following table shows the 605 engine and gearbox derivatives. This may help you identify which part you need.

Model and
Special Editions
Dates VIN Numbers Features Engine
2.0 Petrol - - ME5T 1998cc (XU10J2TE)
2.0 Petrol Auto - - 4HP18 Automatic 1998cc (XU10J2TE)
V6 - - 4HP18 Automatic 2962cc (ZPJ)
2.1 Diesel Turbo - - ME5T 2088cc (XUD11BTE)
2.1 Diesel Turbo - - 4HP18 Automatic 2088cc (XUD11BTE)

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