Peugeot Expert Tepee (2007–2016)
Very usefully bridges the gap between an MPV and a minibus, coming in lengths of 4,805mm and 5,135mm x 1,895mm wide mirrors folded)x 1,984mm high and offering between 5 and 9 seats.
Two engines for UK initially: 90bhp 1.6 HDI diesel with 5-speed box and 135lnb ft torque, or 120bhp 2.0HDI with 6-speed box and 225lb ft torque. 6th in 2.0HDI offers 30mph per 1,000rpm and seems to have more torque at low revs than other PSA 2.0 HDIs.
All have ABS + EBDF, drivers airbag, passenger and side airbags (Leisure spec), deadlocks, remote central locking, rear door child locks, height and reach adjustable steering wheel, electric front windows, heater rear window with wiper, radio/CD player, air-conditioning and rear heater (Leisure spec). All insurance Group 7E. Fuel consumption 7.2 – 7.4 l/100km (38-39mpg) combined. 1.6HDI 0-60 21 seconds, top speed 145kmh (90mph). 2.0HDI 0-60 15.5 seconds, top speed 160kmh (100mph). Ideal for large, multi activity families, hotels, private hire, airport taxis and possible conversion to Hackney Carriage for use outside London. Drives and handles very well indeed for a vehicle of this size.
Comfort SWB 5/6 seats HDI 90 £18,435 CO2 191g/km
Comfort LWB 5/6 seats HDI 90 £19,135 CO2 198g/km
Comfort SWB 5/6 seats HDI 120 £19,685 CO2 194g/km
Comfort LWB 5/6 seats HDI 120 £20,385 CO2 196g/km
Comfort SWB 8/9 seats HDI 90 £18,835 CO2 198g/km
Comfort LWB 8/9 seats HDI 90 £19,535 CO2 198g/km
Comfort SWB 8/9 seats HDI 120 £20,085 CO2 198g/km
Comfort LWB 8/9 seats HDI 120 £20,785 CO2 198g/km
Leisure SWB 5/6 seats HDI 120 £21,835 C02 194g/km
Leisure LWB 5/6 seats HDI 120 £22,535 C02 194g/km
Launched in the UK in February 2007. New technology such as pneumatic rear suspension. New Expert Combi range. Sliding side doors on both sides. Pneumatic rear suspension makes it possible to lower the overall height of the van to 1.894 m, enabling it to enter underground car parks. Also improves loading and gives the vehicle a constant ride height whatever the load. A manual control can be used to adjust the load height when stationary. In other markets: 2.0 litre HDi 136 bhp DPFS (Diesel Particulate Filter System); one Peugeot petrol engine: 2.0 litre 16V 140 bhp. Also available rear parking assistance, speed limiter/cruise control and GPS navigation.
“Semi-glazed” combi version from April 2007 with no side windows in rearmost section. Provides greater luggage carrying capacity. Comes with 2.0 litre 120 bhp HDi diesel engine and 6-speed box. Two lengths offered. Maximum of 6 seats in two rows.
SWB – Semi-glazed Comfort L1 5/6 seats HDi 120, 194g/km CO2 £19,695
LWB – Semi-glazed Comfort L2 5/6 seats HDi 120, 196g/km CO2 £20,395
RT4 Multi Media + satnav system available from July 2007. 30 GB hard disk stores European mapping and 180 hours of music. Includes in-built hands-free mobile phone. 3D “birds eye” view graphical display to make finding locations easier, combined with TMC traffic information broadcasts from Trafficmaster to provide “real time” traffic data, and the ability to “divert” around traffic incidents. Offered as a combined option with front fog lights and the visibility pack on the Expert Van and Tepee range for £1,250.
The new Peugeot Expert is further evidence of the Marque's upmarket move that now incorporates the new style codes, new equipment and a range of Euro 5 engines which position it as leader in its segment for lowest CO 2 emissions.
The new Peugeot Expert, available as a Compact Van or Combi (Tepee) is characterised by:
- a modern appearance, introducing a new front face
- high-performance and efficient Euro 5 engines
- best-in-class low CO 2 emissions for the Expert Tepee – 172g/km
- the 2.0l HDi Expert Van delivers the best power/CO 2 emissions ratio -168g/km
- technological equipment not previously seen before in the segment
- a 6-speed automatic gearbox now available on the 2.0-litre HDi 163bhp engine.
The new Peugeot Expert Tepee will be presented as a world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March and available in the UK, along with the new Peugeot Expert Van from mid-March 2012.