Citroen Berlingo MPV Spotted Testing In India Sans CamouflageDecember 24, 2020
While this isn’t the primary time that the Citroen Berlingo MPV has been caught testing right here, the truth that the corporate continues to be testing it, signifies that Citroen is likely to be contemplating launching the MPV in India.
Reportedly, the take a look at mule within the pictures was outfitted with a 1.5-litre petrol engine and 6-speed MT
The Citroen Berlingo MPV has been noticed testing in India with none camouflage. While this isn’t the primary time that the automobile has been caught testing right here, the truth that the corporate continues to be testing it, signifies that Citroen is likely to be contemplating launching the MPV in India. On the opposite hand, it is also attainable the corporate is utilizing the car simply to check engine and elements for its upcoming fashions, which features a Made-in-India subcompact SUV. However, if Citroen decides to launch the Berlingo right here, it’ll go up in opposition to the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and XL6.
Globally, the MPV is obtainable in two sizes – 4,400 mm lengthy customary model and a 4,750 mm lengthy Berlingo XL, which comes with three rows of seats. The mannequin within the photograph seems to be the latter. Reportedly, the take a look at mule within the pictures was outfitted with a 1.5-litre petrol engine mated to a 6-speed handbook transmission. However, globally, the Berlingo is obtainable with a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine making 108 bhp and a 1.5-litre diesel motor provided in two states of tune – 101 bhp or 128 bhp.
Visually, the Citroen Berlingo reminds us of the Renault Lodgy with its bread-box design, However, this one comes with the traditional van-style sliding facet doorways, which, at present we solely see within the utilitarian Maruti Suzuki Eeco or the premium MPV Kia Carnival in India. The take a look at mule is working on metal wheels, and likewise see signature facet cladding, together with entrance and rear bumper claddings. While the Citroen brand has been lined, we do get to see the model’s signature break up headlamp setup, together with the standalone grille, huge airdam and white inserts across the fog lamp housing.