Peugeot Rifter 2018 – twin brother and Citroen Berlingo, Opel Combo
The new compact minivan Peugeot officially unveiled the Rifter ahead of its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in early spring 2018. The new French compact MPV Peugeot Rifter is the twin brother of the Citroen Berlingo model, the new generation Opel Combo, which was declassified a few days earlier. In our review of the Peugeot Rifter 2018-2019, videos and photos, price and detailed technical specifications of the successor to the passenger "heel" Peugeot Partner Tipi. Sales of the new Peugeot Rifter in Europe will begin in September 2018 at a price of 20,000 euros, most recently the novelty will appear in the next 2019.
It is difficult to say why the French company Peugeot decided to change the generation of its popular “heel" and change the name of the partner model for the Rifter, but the fact remains. However, perhaps the cargo van, the new generation will keep customers familiar with the Peugeot Partner name. By the way, Peugeot Partner, released by the company in 1996 and managed by two generations – Peugeot Partner Peugeot Partner I and II. Thus, the new Peugeot Rifter can be called the Peugeot Partner III.
The compact van Peugeot Rifter is the twin brother platform of the Citroen Berlingo and Vauxhall with all its features. A trio of PSA models built on a common truck (a combination of the new EMP2 platform for the front suspension and the previous generation platform for the rear body), available in the same body dimensions with two wheelbase options and overall overall length, virtually seamless exterior body construction, except for the front parts of the car, a practical interior that can accommodate 5-7 people, an impressive load capacity of the luggage compartment and, of course, a lot of modern equipment.
The original "face" of the new Peugeot Rifter with a compact grille, decorated with the logo of the French manufacturer, a rigid composition and strict headlights, a powerful bumper with a generous finish, plastic is resistant to minor damage. Interestingly, unpainted plastic, partial coverage of the front bumper, also protected by the edges of the wheel arches, the bottom of the doors and the entire rear bumper of the Peugeot compact MPV. But these are not all the differences between the Peugeot rafters from the brothers Citroen and Opel. The model with a lion on a false radiator grille flaunts side lights with original reflector patterns, as well as hinting at the sports version of the GT line (black grille and mirror housings, 17-inch Aorak alloy wheels, a living room with brown decorative inserts).
- The external dimensions of the body of the Peugeot Rifter (Peugeot Long Rifter) 2018-2019 year are 4400 mm (4750 mm), 1850 mm wide, 1810 mm high, 2780 mm (2970 mm) wheelbase.
The internal layout, interior design and organization of the compartments of the platform of the Citroen Berlingo, Opel Combo and Peugeot Rifter models are almost identical, but … The Rifter is equipped with Peugeot’s branded, high-mounted instrument panels "i-cockpit" and the original steering wheel with cut-off top and bottom rims. The rest of the cabin, and of course the luggage compartment is exactly the same as the twin brothers. By default, the Peugeot Peugeot Rifter and Rifter stretched out a long 5-seater, but two additional seats are available as an option for the extended version, turning the car into a 7-seater. Peugeot trunk rafters with standard wheelbase dimensions and a total body length of 4.4 meters. able to carry a minimum of 775 liters of luggage, the stretched version of the compact MPV with a body length of 4.75 mm, this figure is 1050 liters, a 5-seater cabin configuration is provided.
An excellent bonus for potential buyers, the new Peugeot "heel" will be the correct transformation of the rear row of seats, providing an absolutely flat trunk floor, separately opening tailgate glass and the ability to fold the front passenger seat backrest forward, which allows you to carry long loads up to 2700 mm in a standard basis and up to 3050 mm a car with an increased distance between the axles.
As modern and progressive equipment, the new Peugeot Rifter offers front and rear USB connectors, a smartphone wireless charging platform, 12 and 230 VL outlets in front and 12 VL in the trunk, a multimedia system with an 8-inch touch screen and a head-up display, dual-zone climate control and adaptive cruise control, a panoramic roof and a Modutop multifunctional roof with a usable volume of 92 liters, electronic safety systems and assistants to help you drive.
Specifications Peugeot Rifter 2018-2019.
In technical terms, the new Peugeot Rifter is a copy and copy of the brothers and Citroen Berlingo, Opel Combo. Under the hood of the novelty, a 1.2 PureTech turbocharged gasoline engine will be assigned in two versions (with a capacity of 110 hp and 130 hp) and a 1.5 sports turbo diesel is offered in three power options (75 hp, 100 hp). or 130 hp). Standard gearbox 6 manual transmission, but behind the powerful 130-horsepower engine base gearbox 8 automatic transmission from Aisin. According to preliminary information, the new Peugeot Rifter can be ordered with front-wheel drive and 4×4 all-wheel drive (all-wheel drive transmission from Dangel) is not offered for the "heels" of Citroen and Peugeot cars.