Mercedes-Benz announces Citan pricing and specification

Mercedes-Benz Citan

The new Mercedes-Benz Citan is now available to order, with prices starting from £21,310.

First deliveries of compact L1 models will arrive in February. L2 variants, as well as crew van and electric models will be available later in 2023.

Both L1 and L2 versions will be powered by the same 1.5-litre diesel engine, which generates 95hp, and delivers WLTP combined fuel economy of 54.3mpg.

They are available with a six-speed manual or optional seven-speed automatic transmission.

Fully-electric eCitan variants will follow at a later date.

Two trim levels will be available: Progressive and Premium. All Citan cab interiors boast heat-insulated glass all round and multi-function steering wheels that adjust for both rake and height.

Progressive features 16-inch wheels and heated, electrically adjustable side mirrors.

Premium adds a range of cosmetic enhancements including body-coloured bumpers, chrome trim, gloss back dashboard finish, a Dynamic exterior package with metallic paint and a Light package, which comprises LED high-performance headlights with high beam assist and front foglamps.

Standard safety equipment includes Active Brake Assist with pedestrian recognition technology, attention assist, which detects driver drowsiness, and hill start assist to prevent rolling back.

They also have a speed limiter, rear parking aid with reversing camera, and six airbags. Blindspot assist, active lane keeping assist and speed limit assist are options.

Mercedes me connectivity as standard means that real-time vehicle data can be accessed remotely via a smartphone app to help optimise uptime, safety and security.

Features include over-the-air software updates, access to vehicle monitoring in the event of theft. Fuel levels, mileage and remote door-locking functionality can also be checked via the app.

Multimedia functions, including a seven-inch touch screen and a multimedia system with ‘Hey Mercedes’ voice assistant and smartphone integration via Android Auto or Apple Carplay are standard features on all Citan trim lines.  

The Citan L1 has a load length of 1,806 mm and a payload capability of 667 kg in Progressive form, with a 666kg payload for Premium vehicles. Both are rated to tow trailers up to a maximum gross train weight of 3,500kg.

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