Orders open for electric versions of Peugeot Expert and Citroen Dispatch

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020   |   Author: Sean Keywood

Prices and specs have been announced for the new electric versions of the Peugeot Expert and Citroen Dispatch medium vans.

Built on the same platform, the e-Expert and e-Dispatch both come with a 136hp electric motor, and a choice of 50kWh and 75kWh battery packs, offering ranges of 148 miles and 211 miles respectively on the WLTP cycle.

A full charge of the 50kWh battery takes four hours and 45 minutes with an 11kW wallbox, while an 80% charge is possible in 30 minutes using a 100kW rapid charger.

Three panel van lengths are available: 4.6m, with only the 50kWh battery pack; 4.95m, with the 50kWh or 75kWh battery pack; or 5.3m, with only the 75kWh battery pack.

In addition, the e-Expert is also available as a crew van.

Payloads are up to 1,262kg, and towing capability is up to 1t.

Load volumes ­– unchanged from the diesel versions of the vans – are between 4.6m3 and 6m3.

Three trim levels are available – S, Professional, and Asphalt with the Peugeot, and X, Enterprise and Driver with the Citroen.

Standard equipment with the e-Expert S includes DAB radio with Bluetooth, cruise control with speed limiter, remote central locking with deadlocking, daytime running lights, a full steel bulkhead and emergency assistance.

Stepping up to Professional adds equipment including a 7in touchscreen, Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity, and a coffee break alert every two hours, along with the Moduwork dual passenger bench seat, which includes fold-up outer seats, a fold-down writing table in the centre seat back and added storage features.

Further equipment with Asphalt trim includes sat-nav, a head-up display, lane departure warning, speed limit recognition, a 180-degree rear parking camera, front and rear parking sensors, and autonomous emergency braking.

Standard equipment with the e-Dispatch X includes electric heated door mirrors, an electric parking brake, two unglazed rear doors with 180-degree opening, air conditioning, DAB radio with Bluetooth, emergency assistance, and cruise control with speed limiter.

Enterprise trim adds equipment including rear parking sensors, a Thatcham category one alarm, automatic headlights and wipers, a 7in touchscreen with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, and the Moduwork seat.

Driver trim adds further features including autonomous emergency braking, driver attention alert, front parking sensors, smart beam headlights, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, a 180-degree rear parking camera, and sat-nav.

Both the e-Expert and e-Dispatch are available to order now. Prices, excluding VAT and including the government plug-in van grant, start at £25,053 for both the e-Expert S and e-Dispatch X, and rise as high as £34,380 for the Asphalt and Driver.


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