Citroën e-SpaceTourer electric MPV joins the family

Electric version of its van-based people carrier offers up to 143-mile range.

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Citroën has revealed an electric version of its SpaceTourer MPV that brings zero-emission motoring to its big van-based people carrier.

The e-SpaceTourer comes with a 50kWh battery pack that promises up to 143 miles on a single charge. It’s basically the same vehicle as the recently-launched Peugeot e-Traveller but with chevron badges instead of lions.

The motor’s maximum power output is 135hp and 260Nm of torque, while the maximum speed is 80mph. It can be charged at speeds of up to 100kW.

Using the Groupe PSA EMP2 platform means the batteries can all be stored in the floor, so the electric version has the same cabin and luggage capacity as other versions. In the five-seat version on sale in the UK, the boot capacity is 2,381 litres.

Styling changes are minimal compared with the conventionally powered version, with the addition of a charging port, a blanked out front grille, and an ‘e’ badge marking the electric model out.

Inside, the gear lever has been redesigned for electric power, while a drive mode selector has been introduced. The driver can choose between eco, normal and power modes to modify the powertrain to prioritise increased range or performance.

There’s also a special instrument panel that shows the power meter, battery charge status and a consumption gauge. The seven-inch infotainment screen on the dashboard contains a new ‘energy’ section that shows energy flow, consumption statistics, and ‘delayed charge’ and thermal pre-conditioning options.

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Darren Cassey
Darren Cassey
Articles by Darren Cassey are provided for The Van Expert by PA Media (formerly the Press Association). They include test drives of the latest new LCVs and features on various aspects of automotive life.

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