OREANDA-NEWS. Kaluga plant "PSMA Rus" on March 2nd, 2018 launched a full cycle of production of commercial vans Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy. They will complete the production of the current models of the PSA Group: the Citroen C4 and Peugeot 408 sedans. By the middle of the year, with the launch of the Citroen SpaceTourer and Peugeot Traveler passenger minibuses, their number will increase to six. All cars will be assembled on one line, reports the press service of the PSA Group. As noted, the decision to expand the range of cars produced in Russia is in line with the strategic plan "Push to pass" and it is aimed at strengthening the PSA Group's position in the Russian market.

Price of Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy local production is from 1 million 469 thousand 900 rubles to 1 million 759 thousand 990 rubles for both models. Commercial vans Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy, assembled at the Russian plant will be presented in two lengths (L2 - 4,95 m and L3 - 5,30 m) and with one variant of body height (up to 1948 mm, depending on the load). The wheelbase of both versions is 3275 mm. Each of these types of body is available in two versions of the full mass: up to 2.5 tons and more than 3.0 tons. Depending on the modification, the volume of the cargo compartment of the van is from 5.8 to 6.6 cubic meters.

Vans Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy of the Russian assembly are equipped with diesel engines in volume of 1,6 l with a mechanical 5-speed transmission and 2,0 L, working together with a 6-speed mechanical transmission. Engine power – is 90 hp and 150 hp.

As part of the adaptation to Russian operating conditions, the cars received reinforced suspension and increased ground clearance, metal crankcase protection, pre-heater diesel engine, warming of the windshield rest zone, and a battery of increased capacity. In comparison with imported versions, local models distinguish between standard fog lamps and seat heating, as well as an additional level of equipment.