The new Citröen Jumpy all-purpose vehicleCitroën has long been a key player on the light commercial vehicle (LCV) market. The constant match between Citroën’s range and market trends enabled the Marque to take 10.2% of the European market (26 countries) and the number-three spot in 2005.

To give an idea of the importance of the LCV business for the Marque, 1 Citroën in five sold worldwide is an LCV and 1 LCV in 10 sold in Europeis a Citroën.

Positioned between the Berlingo and the new Jumper, the new Citroën Jumpy is an excellent addition to the LCV range.

After a successful 11-year run with the previous edition, Citroën has developed the new Jumpy with a view to conquering market share. The vehicle offers new features to appeal to a broader customer base.

The new Jumpy is packed with technological innovations and equipment dedicated to passenger and driver comfort and safety. The new vehicle offers many more combinations in terms of volume, payload and load length. This versatility is designed to appeal to increasingly demanding users.

The new Jumpy features:

• a bigger payload: the new version of the Citroën Jumpy has a much bigger payload, ranging from 1,000 kg to 1,200 kg, versus a range of 815 kg to 900 kg on the previous version.

• more load volume: the new Jumpy combines two lengths with two wheelbases and two body heights. The load volume has been increased significantly to a range of 5 m3 to 7 m3, versus 4 m3 to 5 m3 for the previous Jumpy.

The interior load length of the new Jumpy has also been increased by 12 cm to 16 cm depending on the version, and can be extended a further 65 cm with the optional stowage tunnel for long loads in vans with a partition.

• a broad range of body styles and trims. The new version of Jumpy consists of two main families. The first comprises standard panel and window vans, as well as flatbed cabs for bodywork conversions.

The second consists of combi vans for transporting people.

The combi van family is intended for small-business people whose work involves transporting people, and for consumers who are looking for a spacious, functional vehicle. The combi van family offers three trim and equipment levels and a five-seater and a nine-seater version. The top two trim levels for the combi van will be marketed under the name Atlante with a monogram on the vehicle, except in Germanyand right-hand-drive countries. The interior of these versions features a carpeted fl oor and upholstered door panels.

• status-enhancing, dynamic styling. On the outside, the tough, modern design of the front end features a gutsy radiator grille and oversized bumper for extra protection against shocks. The rear has been designed for easy loading.
At the same time, the layout of the driving position, soundproofing and ergonomic design, ensure that the cabin satisfies the requirements of the most demanding business users and consumers.

• a wide choice of engines. There is a choice of three diesel engines: the 1.6 HDi 90 (66 kW), the 2.0 HDi 120 (88 kW), and the 2.0 HDi 140 (100 kW) fitted with a particulate filter. All three engines are mated to manual gearboxes, with six speeds in the case of the last two.

One petrol engine, the 143 bhp (103 kW) 2.0i, is offered, with a manual five-speed gearbox.

The new Jumpy can also be fitted with a wide array of options rarely seen on

the LCV market, such as pneumatic rear suspension and automatic wipers and headlights.

With ABS and EBS fitted as standard, Jumpy also offers excellent road handling.

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