The front wheels are driven via a fivespeed manual transmission and the gearstick is dash-mounted. Disc brakes are fitted all-round and ABS is standard,as is power steering. With a load bed 1,800mm long the Berlingo L1 comes with a 3.3m3 load area. Opt for an L2 with its 248mmlonger rear overhang and 2,050mm cargo bed and the figure increases to 3.7m3. Load capacity can be increased by specifying the folding Extenso front passenger seating. Load capacity is increased to 3.7m3 and 4.1m3 for the L1 and L2 respectively.

Gross payload capacities are 625kg (L1), 750kg (L2) and a heavy-duty 850kg option for the L1 models. Access to the load area is via twin asymmetrical rear doors and there’s the option of single or twin sliding side doors.


The all-new cab boasts a host of storage areas and the standard equipment on all models includes central locking, a trip computer, electric front windows and internally adjustable door mirrors. LX trim adds remote locking and electric mirrors. The Extenso seating option includes a centre ‘occasional’ seat with a large storage cubby underneath.


New Berlingo has the same warranty as the First and the HDi engines require an oil change every 12,500 miles.



The latest generation Berlingo is a well designed and put together van with a wide model choice.