Asymmetric rear doors are standard on the Citan, with the option of a top-hinged tailgate. The most compact adapts to any situation - be it for skilled trade, crafts, or public authorities, for service companies, also for mixed use, with a share of recreational usage. The spacious load compartment can be accessed from the side through one or two sliding doors. So why pay the extra for the Citan? In the cockpit of the Citan you immediately feel at home: Combination switch, gear-lever knob, light switch or dashboard buttons — the arrangement, appearance and function of the driver's workplace all correspond to the familiar Mercedes-Benz standard. The accessories available ex-works also include cargo baskets, carrier systems and stowage trays for the load space.
Remarkable quality and driving dynamics, exemplary safety and cost-effectiveness, top versatility and robustness - the Citan is the professional among urban delivery vans, the Titan of the city. The Red Design Package is available both for the. The sliding doors are unlocked remotely, using the vehicle key and can then be opened by pulling towards the rear. The two vans are built alongside each other at Renault's factory in Northern France, too, but Mercedes has tweaked some of the suspension settings to its own specification. The former includes red trim rings on the vents and speakers as well as red top stitching on the front seats and all head restraints, while the latter adds several chrome elements in the cabin. Mercedes has done a good job with the available material. The manual transmission offers a high level of ride comfort and has a positive effect on fuel consumption, as well.
Standard equipment for panel vans includes a full-height steel bulkhead to separate the load area and cab, or a folding bulkhead is an option when the folding passenger seat is fitted, giving the driver protection from the load on two sides when the seat is folded. In the extra long version of the Citan Tourer there is even space for up to 7 people. The Ford Transit Connect, Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partner also offer higher payloads. The optional light and rain sensor automatically modifies the lights and wiper frequency to the light and the weather conditions. The construction height of the new aluminium cylinder head has been lowered, and the moved masses of the valve train reduced. In addition, assistance systems such as the light and rain sensor, tyre pressure monitoring and a reversing camera with display in the rear-view mirror which shows the direct surroundings of the rear of the vehicle, are available as options.
The main foundations for its success were laid by the combination of high functionality and economy, its extensive safety systems and high ride comfort. Travel is also pleasant in the passenger compartment of the Citan Tourer: the 3-seater bench is impressive with its 3 height-adjustable head restraints and three-point seat belts at every seat. Mercedes-Benz stands for the highest standards in all areas - including safety equipment. The standard asymmetric rear doors can be locked open at either 90 degrees or 180 degrees to facilitate loading. The Citan is a real source of driving pleasure: you'll benefit from its compact versatility in constricted city traffic, and you'll fully enjoy its great tractive power on the road from town to town or on the motorway. The optional reversing camera is located by the license plate holder on the tailgate or rear door.
Load options include a roof flap at the rear and a variety of roof racks, plus towing equipment. The Citan is available in three lengths; compact, long and extra long. The instrument cluster is easy to read and further enhances the vehicle interior. The following specific measures were implemented in this regard: Use of a combination of high-pressure and cooled low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation to optimise the untreated emissions. The latter maintains the brake pressure for a few seconds after releasing the brake and thus prevents rolling backwards after a hill start.
Various partitioning elements, a folding co-driver's seat facilitating extension of the load space, a selection of door and window configurations and load-space panelling are just some of the optional extras available. The range of Citan models give the van wide appeal. The Mercedes-Benz Van Service Care Plan offers a flexible way to pay for up to 6 services in advance, supporting your cash flow without extending your credit lines. The friendly interior combines pleasure with utility: functionality and comfort are impressive from the pleasantly high seat position when driving to the low door edges, making climbing in easier. If youy want an auto, your only option is to go for the 112 petrol, which gets a Renault-sourced six-speed self-shifter. A functional interior with various stowage facilities plus optional floor compartments increase comfort. The electrically assisted steering works very precisely and sensitively.
And thanks to a folding rear bench seat, in a few simple steps the passenger compartment can be transformed into a virtually level load compartment for transporting goods. Besides additional safety and comfort, the range primarily features additional function options. With a fuel consumption of 4. The figures are not based on an individual vehicle model and do not constitute part of the product offer; they are provided solely for purposes of comparision between vehicle models. And the Citan is designed to do the same thing. Assistance systems such as the light and rain sensor, tyre pressure monitoring and a reversing camera with display in the rear-view mirror which shows the surroundings of the rear of the vehicle, are available as options.
Suspension, damping and stabilizers are new developments and carefully coordinated with each other. Many practical solutions offer improved safety, comfort and efficiency. The interior is made even more attractive with the chrome interior package, Design package interior chrome or Design package interior colour, available upon request. The intake manifold is now integrated into the cylinder head cover. A combi version, officially known as the Citan Crew Van provides up to five seats and a flexible load space, using a 60:40 split-folding rear seat.