Light commercial vehicles: electric cloning by 2023

Launched in 2021, the Renault Kangoo will be available from summer 2022 on E-Tech 122 hp/245 Nm electric, with the transport and traction characteristics of the internal combustion versions: 3.9 m3 of loading volume and 600 kg of cargo, for a towing capacity of 1.5 t. The 4.0 m long version3 and 800 kg payload will come later. The 45 kWh battery provides 285-300 km of maximum range. The onboard charger is 11 kW three-phase with, as an option, a 22 kW charger in AC, and an 80 kW in DC. Prices start at 34,600 euros excluding tax.

This electric Kangoo E-Tech has recently been marketed by partners Renault, Nissan and Mercedes, but only in versions without the right side door “Open the sesame! », prerogative of the diamond. Also a single length for the moment, the standard L1 of 4.50 m. In the house of NissanThe Townstar EV starting at 31,300 euros excluding tax with standard 22 kW AC and 80 kW DC chargers. The Mercedes Citan electricity is in the catalog but the prices are not yet public.

The arrival of the Iveco eDaily

Another electric novelty and not least, theIveco eDaily has been positioned from the start as the most suitable for the wide and varied needs of its users thanks to its modular ladder chassis that can be driven in multiple versions. This chassis can accommodate one, two or three batteries of 37 kWh each depending on the needs, to power an electric motor of 190 hp peak and 120 hp continuous. Autonomy is provided between 120 km with a single battery, 235 km with two and 300 km with three modules. Prices start at 54,400 euros excluding tax for a chassis-cab and 56,500 euros excluding tax for a van with a single battery. The additional battery is charged at 16,000 euros excluding tax.

On his side, volkswagen its market id. Buzz Cargosmall electric SUV 4.71 m long, with 3.9 m3 of useful volume and 632 kg of payload for the standard Van. Its electric motor generates 204 hp for 310 Nm, powered by a 77 kWh battery for a 347-416 km range (11 kW AC/170 kW DC charger). Its price: 47,990 euros excluding tax.

Still at Volkswagen, note the arrival of the latest Caddy Cargo, finally based on the modern MQB platform of the Golf and no longer on the Polo, and motorized in 2.0 TDI in 75 hp/129 g (24,000 euros HT ), in 102 hp/128 g (25,850 euros HT ) and 122 hp / 128-142 g (26,850 euros excluding tax). We will add a 1.5 TSI petrol version of 114 hp / 151 g at 26,150 euros excluding VAT, and its CNG TGI version of 130 hp / 126 g at 30,850 euros. Finally, Volkswagen will launch the next-generation Amarok pick-up in early 2023, this time based on the world No. 1, the also renewed Ford Ranger.

The renewed Ford Ranger

Its scope Ford Ranger is arranged in four models (chassis cab, single cab, crew cab and double cab) and two turbo-diesels: 2.0 170 or 205 hp and 3.0 V6 240 hp. Prices start at 30,950 euros excluding VAT for the 170 hp Single Cab propulsion (+ 1,700 euros excluding VAT for the 205 hp) and at 44,150 euros excluding VAT for the 205 hp 4×4 Super Cab (4 seat including 2 folding seats). Double Cabin (5 places) starts with 170 hp propulsion at 37,950 euros and reaches 47,650 euros excluding tax with 213 hp propulsion.

Another new thing for Ford is the marketing of Custom E-Transit electric, scheduled for the fall of 2023. This medium van, above the Transit Tourneo, is based on a new platform dedicated to electric and will also be used for the future Volkswagen Transporter in 2024. Two powers will be offered at 135 and 217 hp, for 415 Nm in both cases. With a 74 kWh battery, the target range is 380 km, which should logically decrease depending on the power required. This E-Transit Custom is calibrated for a maximum payload of 1,100 kg and a towing capacity of up to 2 t.

The electric Ford E-Transit Custom is expected in the fall of 2023, in 135 and 217 hp, for 415 Nm of torque in both cases. With a 74 kWh battery, the target range is 380 km. Expect a maximum payload of 1,100 kg.

An E-Doblo with electrons

Finally, at Stelantisthe absorption of fiat will be seen in the VU by rebadging the Peugeot Partner (or its twin Berlingo, Combo and Proace City) into a “new” double which incorporates its characteristics. So we logically find the 1.5 Turbo-diesel 100 hp / 143-159 go 130 hp / 152-167 g, the 1.2 Turbo-petrol 110 hp / 152-172 g and the electric E-Doblo 136 hp / 275 km range with 50 kWh battery. Prices for a van start at 19,775 euros excluding tax for the 1.2 Turbo-petrol, 20,775 euros excluding tax for the 110 hp 1.5 Turbo-diesel and 30,975 euros excluding tax for the E-Doblo.

The Fiat Doblo is equipped with a 1.2 Turbo-petrol of 110 hp/152-172 g. In electric, the E-Doblo is lined up with 136 hp and 275 km of autonomy with a 50 kWh battery. Count 19,775 euros HT on a van in 1.2 Turbo-petrol and 30,975 euros HT on E-Doblo.

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