The new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT was voted International Van Of The Year 2021 on Thursday 17 December 2020. This prize rewards the commitment of the PEUGEOT teams to a project at the heart of the brand’s electrification strategy.
The new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT is the sixth PEUGEOT vehicle to be awarded the prestigious International Van of The Year trophy since its creation in 1992.
The new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT is comfortable in all situations and can be adapted to suit all trades with a workspace that makes daily life easier, latest-generation on-board technologies and an assertive style.
Allowing unrestricted access to city centers, the new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT is creating a new offer in the compact van segment with a 100% electric engine.
A perfect example of power of choice, the new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT comes with:
- 2 levels of autonomy providing up to 330 km in WLTP approval cycle,
- 3 lengths (Compact, Standard and Long),
- a towing capacity of 1000 kg and a payload of 1275 kg,
- the same loading volume as the internal combustion version, up to 6.6 m³.
All the original qualities of the PEUGEOT Expert, no compromising and now with zero emissions.
The International Van of the Year award is the most prestigious award for a commercial vehicle. The winner is elected each year by the votes of a jury made up of 25 international journalists (Europe, Russia and Turkey), representing 25 magazines specialized in this segment.
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The winning vehicle will be able to display the “International Van of the Year” logo on its bodywork for one year. This prize reflects the commitment of all the PEUGEOT e-EXPERT project teams.
A strong and distinctive style, Next Gen e-Van by PEUGEOT
True to the brand’s concept of power of choice, the new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT retains the muscular, robust and accented style of the internal combustion versions, complemented by several distinctive features.
Driving pleasure and practicality in everyday life: Next Gen e-Van abilities
The new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT combines compact external dimensions with maximum loading capacities. The batteries are located under the floor, without any impact on the loading volume. This positioning also promotes rigidity, ensuring driving pleasure and enjoyment just like with the internal combustion versions thanks to optimal weight distribution.
The driver of the new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT is comfortable in all situations, with a specially adapted power steering system that makes driving easier and with a turning circle diameter of 11.3 m as always (Compact version between kerbs) and a height limited to 1.90 m (depending on version) that guarantees access to most car parks.
100% Electric technology, Next Gen e-Van efficiency
Based on the EMP2 (Efficient Modular Platform) multi-energy modular platform, the NEW PEUGEOT e-EXPERT offers a 100% electric drive with a maximum power of 100 KW and a maximum torque of 260 Nm available from start-up for immediate responsiveness, without vibration, noise, gear shifting, smell and, of course, CO2 emissions.
The new PEUGEOT e-Expert is the first PEUGEOT electric vehicle to offer a double range of autonomy. Depending on requirements, the available capacities of the lithium-ion batteries are 50 kWh and 75 kWh.
The versions (Compact, Standard and Long) available with the 50 kWh capacity battery can reach a range of up to 230 km according to the WLTP (Worldwide harmonised Light vehicles Test Procedures) approval protocol.
The Standard and Long versions can also be equipped with a 75 kWh capacity battery with a range of up to 330 km, according to the same approval protocol.
Two types of on-board chargers are available to meet all customer needs and charging solutions, with a 7.4 kW single-phase charger as standard and an 11 kW three-phase charger as an option.
The new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT offers a tailor-made response to satisfy ever more needs and will be available in the PRO and PREMIUM finish levels as well as the “ready to go” ASPHALT (for drivers) and URBAN (for city use) versions. Each version can be equipped with the latest technology and driving aids.
The new PEUGEOT e-EXPERT has been available in Europe since mid-November.
The production plant, located in France near Valenciennes (59), is up and running to fulfil the growing number of orders as quickly as possible.