Citroën Berlingo 1.5 BlueHDi 130 Flair XTR XL 5dr EAT8 [7 seat] Review

Category: MPV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £29,960What Car? Target Price£28,672
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 Volkswagen Touran, though.

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Trim: Flair XTR

On top of the Flair trim this adds dual-zone climate control, keyless entry, power-folding door mirrors, a head-up display, privacy glass, an opening tailgate window, a panoramic sunroof, 17in alloy wheels and three independent rear seats.

Engine: 1.5 BlueHDi 130

This 128bhp engine is our pick of the diesels. 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
Seats7
0-62 MPH11.5 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

52.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

1050

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

152

g/km

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