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Cars Citroen e-Berlingo review

12:42  13 january  2022
12:42  13 january  2022 Source:   motoringresearch.com

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Citroen e-Berlingo © Provided by Motoring Research Citroen e-Berlingo
  • For: Space, practicality, value for money, now pure-electric
  • Against: Van-like styling, long-distance electric range
  • Verdict: Does it exactly what it says on the tin

In an industry that blurs the lines, there’s something refreshingly honest about the Citroen e-Berlingo – which for 2022 becomes a pure electric model.

While the fashion-conscious squash themselves into compromised crossovers, it sticks to a principle of pure practicality.

In standard ‘M’ guise, the five-seat e-Berlingo offers 775 litres of boot capacity. The e-Berlingo XL is 35cm longer, adding two extra seats and 1,050 litres to the mix.

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In the cabin, you’ll find 28 cubbies offering a further 186 litres of stowage.

There are two trim levels: Feel and the SUV-like Flair XTR. All get air conditioning, cruise control, an eight-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The 136hp electric motor is paired to a 50 kWh battery, for 174 miles of range according to official metrics – although drive it on the motorway and this will drop notably, thanks to the bluff aerodynamics.

There are no surprises on the road, but the current e-Berlingo is more pleasant to drive than models of old. Indeed, the electric version is even nicer, with low noise levels, a cushioned ride and stable handling..

Put simply, no car at this end of the market is so very useful. Well, apart from the platform-sharing Peugeot Rifter and Vauxhall Combo Life. Which have also gone all-electric…

KEY INFO

  • Launched: 2018
  • Facelifted: TBC
  • Due for replacement: TBC

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