Even if it was introduced in 2008, the latest generation Citroen Berlingo is sold next to its predecessor who is called the Berlingo First. The new generation however is a big improvement over the previous model. Apart from its modern design it’s also bigger and fitted with newer technologies.
The Citroen Berlingo is offered in two body lengths. The standard length model offers 3.3 m3 of load space with a load length of 1,800mm, while the longer version comes with a more generous load area providing 3.7m3 and 2,050mm respectively. The Citroen Berlingo is offered with three gross payloads namely 625kg, 750kg and 850kg.
Except for a few minor modifications, the Citroen Relay shares the same design and technology with the Peugeot Boxer and Fiat Ducato. The vehicle is available with a wide range of options and was designed as an efficient and light commercial vehicle. There Citroen Relay is available as a dropside, panel van, box van, crew cab, tipper and freezer, and comes with both leaf and air suspension configurations. The Citroen Relay is priced from $ 18.800 and has a generous payload capacity that can go up to 4 tones.
Citroen has announced that at the upcoming Commercial Vehicle Show (April 24 -26) will present the facelifted versions of its Dispatch and Berlingo LCVs. The new models received both style and technical modifications and also a few interior upgrades.
Together with the new models the company will also showcase the latest Euro 5 Nemo, Berlingo XTR+, two Relay Enterprise panel vans and a Relay Specialist tipper.
Scott Michael, Citroën’s Commercial Vehicle Operations Manager, said: “The 2012 Berlingo and Dispatch ranges offer further fuel economy gains and emissions reduction benefits. These improvements will put the Berlingo and Dispatch models even further ahead of their competitors.” The 2012 Citroen Dispatch is available in standard and Enterprise trim levels with a choice of 1,000 or 1,200kg payloads.