New Citroën Berlingo is available in Geneva

Cologne, 15. February 2018

The 1996 is the first high-roof station wagon, launched Berlingo has developed into one of the top sellers of Citroën. At the Geneva motor show (8. to 18. March 2018) will now be revealed to the third Generation. It remains in the highly variable interior, the optics is, however, aligned with the current models. The Berlingo has now been the same two-stage light signature, such as the C4 Cactus. From this, the Berlingo takes the Airbumps – so the now-trademark air-cushion, to protect against minor Parking dents hot.

For the first time in a long version

As the Citroën C4 Picasso, the Peugeot 308, the Peugeot 3008 as well as its identical twin, the Opel Grand country X, the Berlingo is based on the platform EMP2 of the PSA group. For the first time, the car in two lengths. The normal version is measuring 4.40 meters, two centimeters more than the previous Berlingo. In addition, there are in the future, a 4.75 meters long XL-Version with longer wheelbase and optional third row of seats.

100 litres more boot space

The interior is flexible as ever. Thus, the three individual seats in the rear to expand. In combination with the folding front passenger seat, a fully flat floor with a load length of up to 2.70 metres in the Version M and 3.05 meters in the XL Version. The trunk volume of the Version M is increased compared to the outlet Berlingo around 100 to 775 liters. Thanks to the separately opening rear window (we know from the previous) you come quickly to the Luggage. Also, the "multi-function roof" Modutop, with its practical storage options over the heads of the occupants is back on Board.

Modern Cockpit with 8.0-inch Display

Is entered via two sliding side doors. These have now, however, electric Windows. Especially the Cockpit looks much more modern. So there is now a large 8.0-inch infotainment system with Smartphone connectivity. And if you want to spice up the interior with color accents in White or Orange.

More technology and modern engines

Subsequently, the French, too, in terms of technology. So it brake is now 19 driver assistance systems, including a colour Head-up Display, adaptive cruise control with braking function, traffic sign recognition, a blind spot assist, an electric Parking, a reversing camera and trailer stability control. In addition, the manufacturer promises modern engines. In addition to the 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine with 110 or 130 HP is also the new 1.5-litre is offered with Diesel (in the same HP levels). New to the Berlingo also the eight-speed automatic transmission EAT8. What is the price of the car, does not reveal Citroën. Market launch, but also only in the second half of the year 2018.(sl)