Citroen’s Berlingo Multispace & Dispatch Combi upgraded for 2012
Berlingo Multispace and Dispatch Combi, two of the most versatile and practical models in the Citroen range, have received new styling and equipment upgrades. With a UK ‘on sale’ date of 2 April, both people carriers are now even more aesthetically and economically attractive to buyers, bringing the models in line with the contemporary Citroen range.
Having sold more than 1.4 million examples worldwide since its launch in 1996, the Berlingo Multispace continues to be one of the leaders for practicality in the family car segment.
Among the styling upgrades, the new Berlingo Multispace gains a wider, more defined grille, a new chevron badge and a new headlight arrangement. The indicators, for example, are now to the side of the main light units and are underlined by blue segments for an even stronger personality. The lower part of the grille can be fitted with static cornering lights integrated with the fog lights and LEDs provide an eye-catching daytime lighting signature.
The model’s side mirrors have been updated with a more aerodynamic design, helping to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. New ‘Airflow’ wheel embellishers are also available to help improve fuel and CO2 efficiency.
A ‘Black Pack’ is introduced, with customised Onyx Black trim on the top of the front bumper, side mirrors, side rubbing strips and rear number plate moulding. Inside the cabin, colours and materials have been revised on all levels of trim for a more contemporary feel. New Berlingo Multispace is also available with two new body colours, Nocciola and Belle Ile Blue.
One of the most robust, practical and spacious models in its segment, Berlingo Multispace can be specified with up to seven independent seats. The model’s generous interior dimensions can be fitted with the Modutop, a Citroen design inspired by the world of aviation, which combines a glazed roof with multiple stowage compartments, a dual access boot, individually controlled ventilation and additional lighting for passengers in the rear. The Modutop integrated boot is easily accessible, with a rear window that can be opened from the outside for easy loading.
The new Berlingo Multispace is available with a range of efficient engines and gearbox options, including Citroen’s e-HDi micro-hybrid powertrain with Stop & Start and a six-speed automated manual gearbox - e-HDi 90 Airdream EGS6 versions deliver CO2 emissions of just 125g/km.
On five-seat versions, the HDi 75 and HDi 90 models now deliver reduced emissions - 135g/km down from 139g/km - thanks in part to the aerodynamic upgrades. The HDi 110 engine is upgraded to HDi 115, providing extra performance.