The Peugeot Expert is a highly efficient freezer van model from the automobile giants. It stands up superbly against its major rivals, like the Hyundai i800 and VW Caravelle, thus making it good value for money as a freezer van for just about any fleet.
Engine Specifications and Performance
The Expert comes with just one 2.0-litre HDi diesel engine, which has three power outputs. These are 97bhp, 128bhp and 161bhp. All of these come with a six speed manual option as standard but the 161bhp option comes with a six-speed automatic transmission with the addition of a manual mode. The ride is very comfortable and it navigates rough terrains with ease. This is a tough van, which is able to withstand the rigours of challenging day after challenging day.
Fuel Efficiency and Emissions
The Expert is a quality option if you are looking for a freezer van that offers decent fuel economy. The most efficient version of the Expert is the 128bhp model as it is able to return 43mpg and CO2 emissions of 172g/km. Peugeot’s range of fixed price servicing offers also ensures that any savings made on fuel economy will not be lost on servicing. This can give your business real peace of mind by adding some predictability to future costs.
Cabin Design and Technology
As a commercial van, the Expert has a high-set gear stick and a classic feel in the cabin. The finish is neat and there are two trim levels to choose from. These are Comfort and Leisure. The Comfort option offers air conditioning, front electric windows and a multi-function steering wheel. The Leisure option comes with front fog lights as well as heated door mirrors. Both are excellent logistics vehicles, and it comes down to your preference which you go for.
Load Space and Practicality
The short wheel base Expert has 2,163 litres of storage space, whilst the long wheel base variant adds an additional 700 litres. Thanks to the flat door and high roof, loading and unloading the Expert is straightforward. Apart from the refrigerated space behind, there is a big glove box and overhead storage, while the twin sliding door and rear tailgate provide great access to goods in the van, even when parked in tight car parks. If loading convenience is high on your priorities this 2016 Peugeot Expert freezer van should certainly be on your shortlist.
On The Safety Front
The safety kit on offer is dependent on the trim level you choose to go for. On the Comfort Trim, there is ABS, brake assist and driver’s airbag. Options include a passenger airbag, ESP and traction control.
Overall, the Peugeot Expert is a trusty freezer van that you can count on for years of hassle free service even if your business put strenuous demands on its vehicle fleet. We are always on hand to address all questions you may have and you can always visit us for a test drive!