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Overall reader verdict 5 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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Citroën Berlingo Multispace (08-) MPV
7 reader reviews for Citroën Berlingo Multispace MPV.
  • 1.6 HDi 90 VTR 5dr

    Peter White , Antrim . Date: 24/06/2014
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      53

    My car

    [Ride & Handling 3 out of 5 stars Although the tall body does lean a little in corners, it won't unsettle passengers and the ride is supple enough to smooth your way over all but the worst road surfaces.]

    My 2013 VTR car CANNOT lean in corners. The two rear suspension arms are rigidly cross-connected by a massive black steel tube. If not careful sharp camber changes can give a neck-snapping sideways jerk.

  • 1.6 HDi 90 XTR 5dr

    Chris Stokes , North Yorkshire . Date: 07/06/2011
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    We have had this deisel car for 3 years and loved it!.........we even moved home in it! No problems with reliability.Only thing was the stupid floor pockets broke. Would I have another one..............YES!..........OH,and a good 50mpg.

  • 1.6 HDi 90 VT 5dr

    Pete Warren , North Somerset . Date: 01/06/2011
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      49.6

    My car

    I had a Berlingo SX 1.6 HDi 90 for 9 days as a hire car in Spain, and found it to be a fantastic car. Model was a Spanish spec SX, which I guess is the base model as it didn't have 3 seperate seats in the back, but was still very well equipped. The cons: It's huge, so on tight and twisty Spanish roads meant it did take some getting used to. You have to climb into the car, and the rear door openings felt too small. You need to leave a lot of room to open the back doors (split side hinged on ours). There's nothing to hold luggage in place in the boot, and the cubby holes aren't ideally sized. The pillars severely obstruct all round vision. Pros: Although it's based on the C4 Picasso it felt much better to drive than the C4 Grand Picasso I hired 3 years ago! The engine felt as powerful as the 2 litre in the Picasso, but much more economical. High driving position gave very good view, although this was impeded by the pillars. There was no bare metal inside, just like a car, with no hint of being a van. Very comfortable. Although it was a base model it came with Ipod connection that worked brilliantly. It also had cruise control and an adjustable speed limiter- once set the car would not exceed the limit. An excellent addition with lower speed limits in Spain now, and the Police on a bonus scheme with quotas for catching speeders (officially to save fuel- but with Spains economy in crisis more like a stealth tax!). Overall, I loved it- as did my 2 young girls!

  • 1.6 90 VT 5dr

    Tony J Walker Date: 27/04/2011
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      34

    My car

    I am not keen on French engineering and purchased a Citroen because most of the self employed contractors that I know either have a Dispatch or a Berlingo. My base 1.6 75bhp multispace was offered at a pre-registered cost of £9250 with 10 miles on the clock. I have to say that I think it's brilliant in every way. Comfortable and certainly not underpowered. The plastics look good to me and the paint work looks superior to most - especially the Japanese. Economy is over 45mpg when fully laden. I like the dash layout and how the rear wiper works automatically when reverse gear us selected. Even an mp3 player and a useful information display. I particularly like the ride. It is an absolute bargain! I never even asked for a test drive and just asked the dealer if he could drop the car to me. Citroen also dealt with my insurance. I have no complaints what so ever and just enjoy driving the car! I have no idea why I have to record my mpg as being 50% of the official figure!

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