Peugeot 205 II Cabrio 1.1 CJ 60HP vs Talbot Samba Cabrio 1.4 79HP

Peugeot 205 II Cabrio 1.1 CJ 60HP

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9 reasons for

Peugeot 205 II Cabrio, model available from 1986 to 1998.
It has 1.1 CJ 60HP petrol engine produced from 1989 to 1994.
Drive has manual gearbox.

1 reason for

Talbot Samba Cabrio, model available from 1981 to 1986.
It has 1.4 79HP petrol engine produced from 1981 to 1986.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Talbot Samba Cabrio 1.4 79HP

9 reasons for Peugeot 205 II Cabrio 1.1 CJ 60KM in comparison to Talbot Samba Cabrio 1.4 79HP

Reasons for


1,572 > 1,528 mm
Distance between two sides of a vehicle affects room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The Peugeot 205 II is widther by 3 % than the Talbot Samba Cabrio and is not really worth considering. The average for the „subcompact” segment is approximately 1,645 mm and is by 4 % bigger than the same attribute of the Peugeot 205 II Cabrio.


2,420 > 2,346 mm
The wheelbase of a car is the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Peugeot 205 II has 3 % longer wheelbase distance in relation to Talbot. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Peugeot 205 II Cabrio should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.


3,705 > 3,565 mm
The Peugeot is 4 percent longer in comparison to the Talbot Samba Cabrio. The length of the car plays a role in terms of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Peugeot 205 II Cabrio very likely will be offering to it's users more space for legs. At the same time the Peugeot 205 II Cabrio will be better driven but the Talbot Samba Cabrio will be a little easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.

Rear track

1,301 > 1,270 mm

Price range

popular > cheap

Model release date

1986 > 1981
Given that the Talbot Samba debuted only 5 years earlier than the Peugeot 205 II, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Peugeot might have slightly more new solutions used in it.

Number of seats

5 > 4

Front track

1,349 > 1,292 mm

End of model sale

1998 > 1986


1 reason for Talbot Samba Cabrio 1.4 79KM in comparison to Peugeot 205 II Cabrio 1.1 CJ 60HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

79 > 60 hp
The Talbot Samba Cabrio comes with petrol which makes by 32 percent more horsepower than the Peugeot, giving the vehicle a more sporty character. It seems to be googd choice to those who want to experience thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.

Cars specifications

Peugeot 205 II Cabrio 1.1 CJ 60HP Talbot Samba Cabrio 1.4 79HP
    Price range popular cheap
    Model release date 1986 1981
    Facelifting no no
    Class B B
    End of model sale 1998 1986
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