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Citroen Dispatch Combi 2.0 Hdi 125 L1 Sx 5Dr [9 Seat] Diesel Estate

Overview:

Mileage: 50,448
Trans: Manual
Body: Estate
Year: 15/15
Colour: Grey
Fuel Type: Diesel

Quote Reference Number: 0EV-502715

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Specification

"This is a vehicle that's hard to find, a 9 seat Dispatch. Take in to account the great service history it has, along with its excellent overall condition, two keys and well equipped with air conditioning, cruise control, front for lamps, tinted rear glass, it starts to look like a great value vehicle. We have also given this vehicle a full inspection in our in house workshops so it comes with a clean bill of health. Available on finance if required, with very flexible deposit terms. We are open 7 days a week for used van and 4X4 sales, come take a look in our Exeter showroom today. We can also deliver nationwide, ask us for a quote."

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Russell Pellatt, Branch Manager

Van Centre Exeter

Key Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Metallic Paint
  • Cruise Control
  • Low Mileage
Specification
Body Glass
Heat reflecting windscreen
Side window demisters
Tinted windows
Second row sliding side windows
Twin glazed rear doors
Electric front windows + one touch + anti-pinch
Brakes
ABS+EBA
ESP + traction control
Driver Aids
PAS
Driver Information
Rev counter
Low fuel warning light
Speed warning indicator
Maintenance indicator
Entertainment
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
Exterior Body Features
Twin sliding side doors
Body side protection strips
Rear step
Exterior Lights
Front fog lights
Internally adjust headlights
Automatic headlights + automatic windscreen wipers
Interior Features
Height adjustable steering wheel
Sun visors
Leather steering wheel
4 spoke steering wheel
Passenger grab handles
Front door pockets
Lockable glovebox
Front cupholders
12V power point front
12V power point for Row 3
Overhead storage shelf
Jocaste velour upholstery
12V power point for Row 2
Interior Lights
Front/rear courtesy lights
Boot light
Safety
Driver airbag
3 point seatbelts on all seats
Double front passenger airbag
Seatbelt warning lamp
Passenger airbag deactivation warning
Seats
Height adjustable driver's seat
Anti submarining seats
Adjustable front head restraints
Security
Immobiliser
Remote central locking
Locking fuel filler cap
Deadlocks
Wheels - Spare
Full size spare wheel

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

If you're going to get a large MPV, then there's a great argument for doing the job properly and getting one with van-like dimensions. Better still perhaps, getting one originally developed as a van, providing it's acceptably car-like to drive. Something, indeed, like Citroen's Dispatch Combi. It shares its design with Fiat's Scudo Panorama and Peugeot's Expert Tepee but is slightly more affordably priced, with room for up to nine people and their luggage. Try getting all that in a conventional large MPV.

Background

What's refreshing about Citroen's marketing for the Dispatch Combi is that it doesn't pretend the vehicle to be anything other than a Dispatch van with seats and windows fitted. This Dispatch, like its predecessor and its bigger brother the Relay, is a product of Peugeot Citroen's alliance with Fiat and features a steeply raked windscreen, a huge front bumper and dramatically elongated headlamps. The styling themes are definitely more Peugeot than Citroen with the large front overhang and the bonnet that rises at the edges before easing up into the A-pillars. Half close your eyes, stand on your head and on a foggy morning, you could almost mistake it for a 407. The Dispatch Combi model is offered in either of two loadlengths (L1 and L2) with either six or nine seats.

Driving Experience

Alright, so the Dispatch Combi isn't going top be the first port of call for those MPV buyers looking for a sparkling driving experience. Unless your work vehicle is a London bus, the Dispatch Combi isn't going to feel especially lively, especially if you opt for the 1.6 HDi 90 entry-level version. Load it to the gunwales with passengers and related gubbins and you'll probably want the more powerful of the two 2.0-litre HDi diesel engines if you're to make anything other than stately progress. On the open road, the Dispatch Combi is very pleasant to drive, with the suspension taking care of the bumps admirably and the electrically assisted steering being light and accurate. This vehicle corners with good body control for such a high-sided vehicle and the braking is assured with ABS and EBD as standard. The 2.0-litre engines both feature second generation HDi diesel technology and that means torque of 300Nm or 320Nm for the 120 and 136bhp models respectively, all generated at a lowly 2,000rpm. Refinement is acceptable although there is inevitably quite a degree of wind noise and you'll notice crosswinds when motorway cruising. The suspension setup is a fairly rudimentary arrangement of struts up front and a torsion beam at the back and there is some bump and thump overt city potholes as a result.

Design and Build

The Dispatch Combi is all about space and a lot of it. The eternal problem with MPV-style vehicles is that once you've loaded them with all the family, there's nowhere to put the luggage. I drove one such vehicle recently where when it was configured in seven seat mode there was not even enough space behind the rearmost seats to carry a modestly sized briefcase. Inexcusable, really. That's certainly not the case with the Dispatch Combi. Specify it in entry-level 6-seat guise and even the regular wheelbase model has enough space back there for enterprising estate agents to slap a For Rent sign on it. Inside, the light grey plastics aren't of the soft-touch variety but they do seem tough and the layout of the controls is largely conventional with all the important stuff sited on the steering column itself. For storage there are narrow door pockets, a large pot in front of the passenger and a small glovebox but you might need that third front seat to sit larger items on. The overhead shelf increases the oddment space available but you have to reach up and feel about blindly for anything you've put in there, so leave that box of roofing tacks in the glovebox.

Market and Model

The basic question you'll need to answer before buying a Dispatch Combi is why you should do so rather than going for an apparently almost identical Fiat Scudo Panorama or Peugeot Expert Tepee. It's a rather complicated question to answer as trims vary between the three. Realistically, most buyers are going to want the nine-seater longer bodied version with one of the 2.0-litre HDi diesel engines. With Citroen, you're not getting bad value for money considering that the cheapest Chrysler Grand Voyager - the closest 'purpose built' MPV to the Dispatch Combi's monster luggage capacity - will run you well over that price. At the end of the day, it comes down to the deal on the table rather than list prices when it comes to choosing between the various brands.

Cost of Ownership

There will always be buyers who need a vehicle capable of hauling a big family and all their paraphernalia but the fact remains that these customers are often among the most cash strapped and have other diversions for their cash. Other than a questionable depreciation performance, the Dispatch Combi turns in some decent results. All three engines are respectably economical and the combination of long-legged six-speed gearboxes and huge 80-litre fuel tanks gives the Dispatch Combi some real reach when it comes to distance between top ups. Emissions are amazingly good too, the 120bhp version emitting 194g/km of carbon dioxide and the 136bhp engine only slightly worse at 196g/km.

Carpet mats, Heat reflecting windscreen, ABS+EBA, Variable PAS, Rev counter, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Twin sliding side doors, Front fog lights, Leather steering wheel, Front/rear courtesy lights...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)12.9
Engine Power - BHP125
Engine Power - KW93
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM4000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT236
Engine Torque - MKG32.6
Engine Torque - NM320
Engine Torque - RPM2000
Top Speed106

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO0.336
CO2 (g/km)172 (g/km)
HCN
HC+NOx0.213
Noise Level dB(A)73.6
NOx0.181
Particles0.002
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)42.8
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)47.1
EC Urban (mpg)37.2
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Car Finance

Cash Price

The Cash Price is the ‘On the road price’ that the Dealership offers the vehicle at the point of sale. This is derived from any Manufacturer or Dealer savings from the Recommended Retail Price listed by the Manufacturer.

With thousands of models available we can offer you a competitive cash price quotation against any of our vehicles.

Our deals and offers change on a daily basis so please contact us for most up to date cash price.

PCP

PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) a simple cost effective way to buy your new or nearly new car.
You choose the car, the deposit, how long you want the contract to run for and the mileage you intend to do. You will then receive a quote for fixed cost motoring for the length of the contract. At the end of the contract you have a choice to either buy the car outright for an agreed lump sum (the GFV or final balloon payment), or hand the vehicle back to the lender.

HP

Hire Purchase allows you to take ownership of a car once all payments are made.

This is one of the most popular methods to buy a new vehicle. You pay an initial deposit, then pay off the balance in monthly payments over an agreed period of time, when the payments are complete the car is yours.

One of the main benefits with Hire Purchase is the ability to buy a high value vehicle on monthly payments.
Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.

Lease

Personal contract hire is very similar to normal contract hire, but is exclusively for private individuals. This is one of the most common form of leasing.
With a personal contract hire agreement you take control of a car for a contractual period – usually referred to as the ‘lease period’. You will make fixed monthly payments for the duration of the contract – when the contract expires you will simply return the car and take out a new personal contract hire lease. PCH means you never have to worry about resale values of your car.

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