Peugeot 205 Manual
Unleaded petrol - general information and usageFuel system - multi-point fuel injection engines / Unleaded petrol - general information and usage
Note: The information given in this Chapter is correct at the time of writing. If updated information is thought to be required, check with a Peugeot dealer. If travelling abroad, consult one of the motoring organisations (or a similar authority) for advice on the fuel available.
1 With the exception of the XU9JA engine (fitted to 1.9 GTI models without a catalytic converter), all engines can be operated on 95 RON unleaded petrol. The XU9JA engine should not be operated on 95 RON unleaded petrol.
2 No adjustments to the ignition timing are necessary in order to operate engines on 95 RON unleaded petrol, with the exception of the XU5J and XU5JA engines, which must both have the ignition timing retarded by 2°.
Refer to Chapter 5B for details of ignition timing adjustment.
3 Do not operate an engine equipped with a catalytic converter on leaded petrol. If a catalytic converter is fitted, unleaded petrol must be used at all times.
Engine Code Retard ignition by
XU5J 180A 2° (95 or 97/98 RON
XU5JA B6D 2° (95 or 97/98 RON unleaded)
XU5JA/K B6E None (95 or 97/98 RON unleaded)
XU9JA/K D6B None (97/98 RON leaded or unleaded)
XU9JA/Z DKZ None (95 or 97/98 RON unleaded)
XU9JA/L DKZ None (95 or 97/98 RON unleaded)
XU9J1/Z DFZ None (95 or 97/98 RON unleaded)
XU9J1/L DFZ None (95 or 97/98 RON unleaded)