Last month we revealed the exciting new Peugeot 508, which is expecting to be available from October 2019. Peugeot have also released one other vehicle, the Peugeot Rifter, which has been built to replace the current Peugeot Partner Tepee.
The vehicle is based on a modified version of PSA’s EMP2 platform, completing an a trio of van-based MPV’s from PSA’s latest alliance with the Vauxhall Combo Life and Citroen Berlingo Multispace. Key changes from the Partner Tepee, include:
A sportier look as been adopted with the Rifter, acquiring styling cues from the latest Peugeot models. A GT Line will also be available blending increase style with elegance and an additional Zenith four panelled glass roof.
Peugeot’s innovative i-Cockpit® gives the Rifter a more agile and instinctive driving experience, thanks to a compact steering wheel, head-up display and large 8” colour touchscreen.
The vehicles drive is also improved by Advanced Grip Control® and innovative range of BlueHDi diesel and PureTech petrol engines with a new automatic 8-speed EAT8 gearbox
The Rifter will be available in two lengths – Standard and Long. Two sliding side doors, opening rear tailgate window, up to 7 seats, 3 individual folding rear seats with magic flat function, boot space of 775 to 3,500 litres and a host of clever storage solutions provide the Rifter with fantastic adaptability to cater for a range of needs.
Innovation is at the heart of the vehicle, technologies includes 3D Navigation, Mirror Screen® functionality offering both CarPlay® & Android Auto, Peugeot Connect SOS and a smartphone charging plate.