Sredinom 1960. predstavljena je nova francuska limuzina kojoj se predviđala sjajna budućnost. Ubrzo je postalo jasno da je Peugeot 404 ispunio sva očekivanja - i više od toga.
The Peugeot 404 is a large family car produced by French automobile manufacturer Peugeot from 1960 to 1975. A truck body style variant was marketed until 1988. The 404 was manufactured under licence in various African countries until 1991 (in Kenya) and was manufactured in Argentina by Safrar/Sevel in El Palomar, in Québec, Canada at the St-Bruno-de-Montarville SOMA Ltd. plant and in Chile by Automotores Franco Chilena S.A. in Los Andes.