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New engine & gearbox option for Citroën Spacetourer MPV

New engine & gearbox option for Citroën Spacetourer MPV
Citroën’s cavernous SpaceTourer MPV will receive a new engine and transmission option in the UK as part of planned changes from October 2019 production. The new powertrain will feature in both ‘Feel’ Medium eight-seater and ‘Business’ Medium eight/nine-seater versions. The new drivetrain brings with it an uplift in braked trailer weight, making SpaceTourer an ideal tow car.

From October 2019 production, Citroën UK will introduce a new engine and gearbox option – 2.0L BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT8 – to the hugely practical and well-appointed SpaceTourer MPV.

This new powertrain combines the French brand’s hugely flexible 2.0L BlueHDi 120 S&S diesel engine with the seamlessly smooth EAT8, 8-speed automatic gearbox. Priced at only £1,700 above the 1.5L BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual in equivalent trim, this new combination offers real value to customers looking for an automatic gearbox.

In addition, the new 2.0L BlueHDi 120 EAT8 brings with it a significant improvement in braked trailer weight over and above the 1.5L BlueHDi 120 manual. Versions with the new engine and gearbox combination will be capable of towing up to 2.3 tonnes.

SpaceTourer is available in two distinct ranges, designed with either families or business users in mind.  The family oriented ‘Feel’ and ‘Flair’ trim levels both come with eight seats as standard. They also come packed with family-friendly features such as rail mounted rear seats for optimum modularity, a child observation mirror and six sets of Isofix mounting points with top tethers. In terms of size, both trims are available in Medium and XL, with the latter offering an additional 35cm of overall length.

‘Flair’ models are exceptionally well specified, with standard features such as: black leather seat trim; driver and front passenger seats with individual armrest, electric adjustment, heating and massage function; panoramic glass sunroof; and twin 'hands free' electric sliding rear doors (with foot-operated remote sensors). ‘Flair’ trim also provides a technical showcase with standard features including head-up display, blind spot monitoring, 180° colour reversing camera, keyless entry and start, Citroën Connect Nav and an uprated HiFi pack.

Citroën SpaceTourer is also available for corporate customers in the form of ‘Business’ and ‘Business Lounge’ trim levels. ‘Business’ trim provides the perfect solution for any operator requiring shuttle or courtesy vehicles. With up to nine seats as standard, a hard wearing TPO plastic floor and air conditioning, ‘Business’ trim is up to the job.

For maximum comfort, SpaceTourer ‘Business Lounge’ versions feature most of the upscale features from the ‘Flair’ trim, but with a more business orientated seating configuration in rows two and three. As standard, ‘Business Lounge’ derivatives feature four armchairs in the rear cabin complete with Isofix mounting points, longitudinal and back rest angle adjustment, and – for optimum flexibility – the seats in row two can be mounted forward or rear facing. A rail-mounted table can be added at extra cost to convert SpaceTourer ‘Business Lounge’ into the perfect mobile meeting room.

Citroën SpaceTourer MPV boasts outstanding boot space and modularity. Sliding and removable row two and three seats allow you to tailor SpaceTourer to suit all your load capacity needs, with luggage space up to a cavernous 4554-litres (when loaded to the roof in an XL length vehicle with row two and three seats removed).

The updated Citroën SpaceTourer range can be ordered now, with first deliveries commencing from late October 2019.

CITROËN SPACETOURER MODEL RANGE & PRICING

TRIM LEVEL

LENGTH

ENGINE

MRRP OTR

FEEL

M

1.5L BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual

£34,920.00

M

2.0L BlueHDi 120 EAT8 S&S 8-speed auto

£36,620.00

M

2.0L BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual

£36,410.00

XL

1.5L BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual

£35,620.00

XL

2.0L BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual

£37,110.00

FLAIR

M

2.0L BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual

£41,445.00

M

2.0L BlueHDi 180 EAT8 S&S 8-speed auto

£43,810.00

XL

2.0L BlueHDi 180 EAT8 S&S 8-speed auto

£44,510.00

BUSINESS

M

1.5L BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual

£34,550.00

M

2.0L BlueHDi 120 EAT8 S&S 8-speed auto

£36,250.00

M

2.0L BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual

£36,040.00

BUSINESS LOUNGE

M

2.0L BlueHDi 180 EAT8 S&S 8-speed auto

£44,465.00

XL

2.0L BlueHDi 180 EAT8 S&S 8-speed auto

£45,165.00

 

*Article Source http://uk-media.citroen.com/