2017 Citroën Berlingo is a high-roof combination of the French automobile manufacturer Citroën. Citroën Berlingo is identical to the Peugeot partner and came on the market at the end of 1996. The name Berlingo derives from the French word Berlingot, a shortened version of the carriages Berline. The new debut in 1997 won the title Van of the Year together with the Peugeot partner. The first generation of Berlingo was introduced to the market at the end of 1996. 2017 Citroën Berlingo is based on the ground group of the Citroën ZX and the Peugeot 306 respectively.
There are different versions with one, two or without sliding doors, with tailgate or tailgate doors and variants as box-wagon with sheet-coated side windows. A special feature is the multi-functional roof of the equipment variant Spacelight / Modutop. In addition, until March 2007, a folding roof ex-factory was available. Modifications to a mobile home are also offered, partly supported by the factory. Also, an electron-transport was offered as Citroën Berlingo Electrique.
With the Cotroen Berlingo 2017, Citroën was the first supplier of a new class of high-roof combi, whose floor area approximates that of a VW Golf, but which offers the driver an increased seating position and have a very large volume over the entire interior length. In January 2004 the Berlingo was ranked 48th among the best-selling vehicles in Germany with 1,074 new registrations.
The models for the German market are produced in the Spanish Vigo and transported by ship to Bremerhaven. The construction of vans has the tradition at Citroën. From spring 1951 to summer 1978, 1,466,306 units of the box-type (Fourgonnette AK400) were built on the basis of the Citroën 2CV. This was replaced in the summer of 1978 by the Acadiane, a box van version of the Dyane, which was built until the end of 1987.
In the course of a model maintenance in April 2012 the Berlingo received a modified logo as well as slightly revised headlights and rear lights. LED daytime running lights are now also available as an option. There are also some static curves. At Overall, the Grand Berlingo is a 428 mm long version for the Uruguayan market.
2017 Citroën Berlingo Engine
The engine range consists exclusively of 1.6-liter engines: two Ottomotors with 72 kW (98 hp) and 88 kW (120 hp) and two diesel engines with 73 kW (99 hp) and 88 kW (120 hp). Depending on the engine, model, and equipment, the empty weight is between 1395 kg and 1658 kg, the braked trailer load is between 1200 kg and 1300 kg.
In addition, a commercial vehicle version is offered. With this, the load volume increases from 2.8 to 3.3 cubic meters with a load capacity of 565 to 775 kg. There is also the possibility to transport three persons next to each other in the first row and order the passenger seat in a simple fold-down version. With the Extenso cab, the storage space is increased to 3.7 cubic meters. A third seat is also available for the driver’s cab. In addition to a height and width-adjustable steering wheel are also a Berganfahrhilfe and ESP as standard.
2017 Citroën Berlingo Safety
The safety equipment has been improved and the German passenger car versions come as standard with disc brakes on front and rear axle, ABS, ESP as well as front and side airbags (head airbags from equipment Tendance) come with 2017 Citroën Berlingo model.