Citroen e-Spacetourer review

Category: Van-based MPV

Section: Costs & verdict

Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 interior driver display
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 front left static
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 rear static
  • Citroën Spacetourer 2021 interior dashboard
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 interior rear seats
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 interior driver display
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 front static
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 right static door open
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 badge detail
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 charging
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 rear doors open
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 front left static
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 rear static
  • Citroën Spacetourer 2021 interior dashboard
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 interior rear seats
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 interior driver display
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 front static
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 right static door open
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 badge detail
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 charging
  • Citroën e-Spacetourer 2021 rear doors open

Costs & verdict

Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is

The Citroën e-Spacetourer is priced lower than the rival Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life, but it’s worth noting that the latter is available in a bigger size and with more equipment. Plus, next to the more luxurious but hugely expensive Mercedes EQV, the e-Spacetourer looks like an absolute bargain. If you can do without electric power, there are far cheaper options out there, including diesel-powered versions of the Spacetourer.

You can recharge the e-Spacetourer’s batteries pretty quickly; an 0-80% top-up takes as little as 30 minutes if you use the kind of 100kW charging stations that are slowly becoming more common at UK motorway services. A domestic 7kW wallbox charger will complete a full charge from empty in 7.5 hours.

Overview

There’s no doubting that the Citroën e-Spacetourer is one of the most spacious and versatile electric cars out there. Its flexible interior will easily swallow up to nine adults or a couple of people and vast amounts of cargo. It’s best suited to use in cities or on short journeys on account of its short range, though, and it's not very enjoyable to drive.

  • Flexible seating
  • Loads of interior space
  • Rapid charging capability
  • Poor range
  • Interior quality could be better
  • Laggy infotainment system