Launched in 1996 and produced more than 1.5 million copies, the iconic Citroën Berlingo gives way to its third generation, called Citroën Berlingo Van. New Berlingo Van realizes a real leap of generation in terms of style, equipment and modularity. The ideal partner for all professionals.
At Citroën, the history of the van begins in the twentieth century. Berlingo comes from a long line started in 1928 with the C4 van. In 1950 is presented the famous 2 CV minivan, 100% utility version of the cultured 2CV, which becomes a real iconic model.
In 1978, 2 CV Fourgonnette is replaced by Acadiane.
The real breakthrough came with the 1980s with a new offering: Citroën C15 which reaches more than 1.18 million units assembled in 22 years.
The other great revolution of the late twentieth century, called Berlingo! The very first generation appeared in July 1996 again shakes the codes by bringing more distinction and comfort. Berlingo innovates with a specific silhouette and an integrated load cell, of which only he has the secret. His name will become over time synonymous with reference on the segment.
Robust and protective, New Citroën Berlingo Van adopts an energetic exterior style with fluid lines, without aggressiveness.
- A consistent front face of the brand identity and its big brother Citroën Jumpy: a tall and short hood, large optics.
- In profile, fluid lines and worked flanks. A promise of practicality and generosity of interior volume.
The Extenso® Cabin is flexible to perfection, it can carry 3 people or increase the length and volume of useful cargo.
To increase the loading length, the side passenger seat retracts 3 meters in length in size M and 3.4 meters in size XL.
1 -The Extenso® Cabin can accommodate 3 people at the front with a 2-seater bench.
2 - Folding center backrest provides mobile office function with its adjustable writing tablet. Lockable lockable storage is also available under the seat.
3 - The raised side seat frees up a useful extra space for transporting the most delicate objects, thus increasing the loading volume from 3.3 to 3.8 M3 in size M and from 3.9 to 4.4 M3 in XL size.
To make loading and unloading easier, regardless of where the vehicle is parked, New Citroën Berlingo Van offers:
- one or two sliding side doors with an optimized opening width of 675 mm and a height of 1072 mm
- 40/60 swing doors with 180 ° opening
- an optimized width between the rear wheel wells.
New Citroën Berlingo Van offers up to 4.4m3 of cargo volume and its payload ranges from 650kg to 1000kg. An overload indicator may be available to inform you if the permitted load is exceeded.
The Loading Zone Pack will make everyday life easier with enhanced LED lighting, 4 additional lashing rings and a 12V socket.
New Citroën Berlingo Van filters all the demands of the road in all conditions. Its optimum driving comfort comes from its high driving position, its suspensions and its acoustic insulation. Its seats adapt to all sizes: they are adjustable in height, at the lumbar level and are accompanied by an individual armrest. Heated seats are also available as an option.
On a daily basis, you'll also enjoy hands-free access and start, electric parking brake and color head-up display that are among the 20 driving aids you can enjoy.
The cabin of the New Citroën Berlingo Van has been designed as a mobile office, to work easily on the go.
You can load a computer on the 220V socket and put it in the TopBox.
On the practical side, you get wireless charging for your smartphone. In addition, two USB sockets and two 12V sockets are also available.
With the Extenso® cab, you work comfortably thanks to the adjustable writing tablet when the backrest of the central seat is folded down.
New Citroën Berlingo Van is a real concentrate of useful technologies in everyday life.
Functional and practical, New Citroën Berlingo Van is no less reassuring. Well in his time and anxious to offer an ever safer and more serene driving. Jousting his segment, he gets:
- 4 connectivity technologies including Citroën Connect Nav and Mirror Screen (Apple Car Play / Android Auto) or smartphone-free charging
- 20 driving assistance technologies
New Citroën Berlingo Van offers a new innovation in the utilities: Surround Rear Vision technology for unparalleled visibility.
A 5 '' color screen in place of the central rearview mirror displays images of two cameras (one in the foot of the passenger mirror / one at the top of the swinging rear doors).
3 possible displays:
- Rear environmental monitoring: the display shows a view of the long-range rear zone in the vehicle axis for a better understanding of the driving environment.
- Side environmental monitoring: the screen displays a view of the passenger side area to limit blind spots
- Reversing camera - the display shows a view of the near rear area for easy reverse maneuvering.
The connected 3D navigation system, Citroën Connect Nav, benefits from voice recognition to control the Navigation, Phone and Media functions without ever leaving the road of the eyes. Associated with connected services like TomTom Traffic for real-time traffic information, it can provide information on the location and prices of petrol stations, car parks and the weather.
And with the Mirror Screen function you can enjoy applications of your smatphone compatible with driving directly on the touch pad 8 ''
Equipped with Grip Control with Hill Assist Descent, New Citroën Berlingo Van can modulate the traction of its front wheels depending on the terrain encountered and maintain its speed downhill even on steep slopes. For efficiency, this technology - always associated with the site pack - also allows you to enjoy 30 mm raised ground clearance, an undercarriage protection plate and large wheels with a diameter of 690 mm. Mud & Snow tires. (For countries: as well as a uniform spare wheel).
A new lightweight platform and efficient engines for dynamic road handling, real driving comfort and optimized cost-efficiency.
- 4 diesel versions: BlueHdi 75 BVM, BlueHDi 100 BVM, BlueHDi 100 S & S BVM, BlueHdi 130 S & S BVM6 and EAT8.
- 1 petrol version with the PureTech 110 S & S BVM6 available in 2019.
The latest generation of EAT8 "Efficient Automatic Transmission" 8-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters offers real driving pleasure over long distances as well as on multiple daily journeys.