Citroën Berlingo 1.5 BlueHDi 130 Flair XTR M 5dr Review

Category: MPV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £26,140What Car? Target Price£22,312
Review

For the money the Citroën Berlingo offers unrivalled interior space and a relaxing ride. It's also better-trimmed inside then the Vauxhall Combo Life and slightly nicer to drive than a Peugeot Rifter – cars that are otherwise identical. If you're after something more car-like to drive or plusher, then it's worth looking at the pricier VW Touran, though.

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On top of the Flair trim this adds keyless entry, power-folding door mirrors, a head-up display, privacy glass, an opening tailgate window, a panoramic sunroof, 17in alloy wheels and sat-nav.

This engine is available only from stock. It is remarkably smooth and refined for a diesel engine, and has lots of useful low-down grunt that’ll be great for those who regularly carry large loads or lots of people – especially useful if you opt for the seven-seat model. It also offers great fuel economy if you do lots of motorway miles. It's available with a slick, eight-speed automatic gearbox, which feels like a perfect fit with this engine.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

57

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

1355

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

138

g/km

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