CITROËN BERLINGO NAMED ‘MPV OF THE YEAR’ IN COMPANY CAR TODAY CCT100 AWARDS 2021

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  • Citroën Berlingo has scooped the ‘MPV of the Year’ prize in the 2021 Company Car Today CCT100 Awards.
  • This title is the latest in a series of awards presented to Citroën Berlingo in what has proved to be an exceptionally successful twelve months for the vehicle.
  • Find out more about the multi-award winning Berlingo at: https://www.citroen.co.uk/new-cars-and-vans/citroen-range/citroen-berlingo


Citroën’s ever-popular Berlingo has started 2021 on a high, adding the Company Car Today CCT100 ‘MPV of the Year’ honour to its growing list of accolades. A firm favourite amongst fleet user-choosers with active families, Citroën Berlingo impressed the jury with its impressive blend of practical features, interior space, comfort and style.

Success in the Company Car Today CCT100 Awards continues an impressive run of form for Citroën Berlingo – having won other prestigious honours in 2020, such as ‘MPV of the Year’ at the What Car? Car of the Year Awards (for a second consecutive year) and ‘Best Large Car’ in Autocar’s inaugural Britain’s Best Cars Awards.

The CCT100 Awards see the Company Car Today editorial team highlight the top 100 cars most suited to UK fleet requirements. The 20 category winners are then chosen from the overall CCT100 listing using 13 criteria covering everything from running costs to practicality, and reliability to car park appeal – along with input from of the Company Car Today judging panel that has decades of combined fleet industry experience. Four other Citroën models – C1, C3 Aircross, Grand C4 SpaceTourer and SpaceTourer – also appear in this year’s CCT100 chart.

Paul Barker, Editor of Company Car Today, said: “The Citroën Berlingo is the epitome of practicality, offering a huge amount of space and versatility, as well as good running costs. The sliding doors, seven-seat option and all-round practicality give it everything required to be a CCT100 award-winning MPV.”

With the option of five or seven-seats, and an impressive boot volume of 1,050-litres up to the parcel shelf on five-seat versions, Citroën Berlingo always offers class-leading interior space. The ultra-practical model is also fitted with up to 28 ingenious storage spaces adding up to a total of 186-litres – including the optional Modutop® roof storage system with ambient lighting and a panoramic sunroof.

Eurig Druce, Citroën UK’s Managing Director, commented: “We are incredibly proud to see the Citroën Berlingo named ‘MPV of the Year’ by Company Car Today. This has been a particularly strong year for Berlingo and it is always great to see a positive reaction from fleet experts who are able to assess the practicality and success of the model among a key target audience.”

MRR OTR prices for Citroën Berlingo start from just £21,860.

For more information, visit: https://www.citroen.co.uk/new-cars-and-vans/citroen-range/citroen-berlingo


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

JOHN HANDCOCK, HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS     

07810 180249       

john.handcock@citroen.com

SIMON BROOME, PR MANAGER

07827 840050      

simon.broome@citroen.com

MICHAEL ARNOLD, PRESS FLEET MANAGER                     

07831 829410       

michael.arnold@mpsa.com

JEREMY TOWNSEND, COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

JOSEPH GORSUCH, PRODUCT COMMS ASSISTANT

07827 896480       

jeremy.townsend@mpsa.com

joseph.gorsuch@ext.mpsa.com

 

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The Citroën Brand

At the heart of the automotive market, Citroën has asserted itself since 1919 as a popular brand in the true sense of the word, making people and their lifestyles its first source of inspiration. This spirit is underlined by the ‘Inspired by You’ brand signature and is embodied by cars combining unique design and benchmark comfort. Within the sector of mainstream brands, Citroën also stands out with a unique customer experience (Citroën Advisor, ‘La Maison Citroën’, etc.). In 2019, the Citroën sold one million vehicles in over 90 countries.

 

The Citroën Brand in the UK

The UK is the 4th largest market for Citroën globally, with 80,000 vehicles sold in 2019. Based in Coventry, Citroën UK’s range of hatchbacks includes C1 (city car), C3 (supermini) and C4 Cactus (compact family car). The UK SUV line-up consists of C3 Aircross (compact SUV) and C5 Aircross (mid-size SUV). The UK MPV range features Berlingo (5 or 7-seats), Grand C4 SpaceTourer (7-seats) and SpaceTourer (up to 9-seats). Citroën UK’s Light Commercial Vehicle offering covers all sectors of the market with Berlingo Van, Dispatch and Relay. Citroën has a clearly defined electrification strategy with all models across the range offering an electrified version by 2025. In the UK, 2020 sees the launch of New C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid (PHEV), plus the introduction of Dispatch and Relay battery electric vehicles (BEV).

 

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