Peugeot set to launch three vans this year to combat the light commercial market

06/04/2019

Peugeot is going into light commercial vehicles with their about -to -be launched three vans. Check them out now!

Peugeot made an announcement of its intention to step into the marketing of light commercial vehicles in Australia  by rolling out three vans inside the year 2019.

The three vans with the name, Partner, Expert, and Boxer will be introduced into the market at different times all through this year.

The models are coming, built with cutting edge safety features including Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), rear parking sensors and reverse camera.

Naijacarnews.com learned that the Partner model will step out in spring and it shares the same size with the Citroen Berlingo, a sister brand. It’s obtainable in two body lengths with the cargo area being 4.4m (based on its length) while its load capacity stays at 1000kg.

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The Peugeot Partner 2019

Though the powertrains have not been confirmed, Peugeot stated that they will come in a variety. Partner will be fitted with an i-Cockpit cabin, lane departure warning, front and rear parking sensors, AEB, six airbags, reverse camera, and speed sign recognition.

Next on the line is the Expert model and it will be launched this month. It will be rolled out in two lengths. The standard length is 4.95m while the longer length will be 5.30m. The two are coming in three-seat configuration.

The payload capacity of the mid-sized van will be 1300kg, as well as a reduced height. This is to enable it to access car parks, so the height is under 2.0m. The Expert is getting the same feature as the Partner with added features being the drive attention alert and blind spot monitoring.

Video: Check out the Peugeot Expert

According to Peugeot, there will be three turbo-diesel drivetrains for the Expert model that will be available for the manual and the automatic type. As the launch date approaches, full details will be made available.

The Boxer model happens to be the largest new LCV range in Peugeot's lineup. It’s been selling in the European market since 2014. It will be rolling out, featuring autonomous emergency braking, rear parking sensors, reverse camera, and four airbags, making its Australian showroom debut in the last quarter of 2019.This model is also coming in two lengths, with 11.5m and 13m as cargo capacities. Boxer will be powered by a turbo diesel engine and joint to a manual transmission.

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The Peugeot Boxer 2019

The three vans will be backed up by a five year or 200,000km warranty.

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Jane Osuagwu

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