Comparison: Which is better, Berlingo and Kangoo?

Comparison: Which is better, Berlingo and Kangoo?

We spent the field of commercial vehicles with this comparison: Which is better, Citroen Berlingo or Renault Kangoo? The two models of respective manufacturers are considered the forerunners of this car segment straddling a commercial vehicle, a minivan and a van. Let's try to figure out what is the best logical choice.

Clash of the titans in this comparison the commercial vehicle segment. What is better, the Citroen Berlingo or Renault Kangoo? Both models are considered by many the forerunners of this type of car straddles a commercial vehicle, a van and a minivan, but are ideal for numerous families who love adventure and outdoor activities alternative. Vehicles with a load capacity that increasingly has a wider range of equipment and comfort level. Let's try to figure out what the best option.

Citroen Berlingo: restyling equipment

The Citroën Berlingo received a restyling of equipment and design quite subtle shortly before it opened last year's edition of the Geneva Motor Show. As a result, it opened a new front, daytime LED lights and a new grille and a touch screen for Infotainment system 7 inches.

It premiered last November the Active City Brake system, rear view camera and front parking sensors. Their measures are maintained, so we have a load capacity ranging from 675 and 3000 liters depending on the position of the second row of seats. 


Citroen Berlingo restyling 2015 (10)

  • Citroen Berlingo 2015 spencers

    Citroen Berlingo 2015 Citroen will present at the Geneva Motor Show.

  • Citroen Berlingo Interior 2015

    The Berlingo 2015 incorporates a touch screen 7 '' that combines the functions of navigation and Mirror Screen technology.

  • 2015 Citroen Berlingo rear three quarters
  • Citroen lateral Berlingo 2015

    The Berlingo will be available with the Active City Brake System, and a rear camera and front sensors will arrive in June

  • Citroen Berlingo frontal 2015

    The most important new Berlingo will update its range of diesel engines BlueHDi Euro6.

  • Citroen Berlingo 2015 spencers 2

    The range of mechanical features three diesel between 74 and 118 CV; an electric version with a range of 170 km.

  • Citroen lateral Berlingo 2015

    The Berlingo EV will feature an electric motor 49 kW (67 hp) and 200 Nm of torque.

  • Citroen Berlingo 2015 spencers 3

    The Berlingo EV will reach a maximum speed of 110 km / h.

  • Citroen Berlingo rear three quarters 3 2015

    The Multispace versions feature two new colors: Gray Gray Cumulus and Moka.

  • Citroen Berlingo Interior 2015

    The Mirror Screen technology will allow the driver to duplicate the contents of your 'smartphone' and stay connected.

As for engines, the Berlingo has three mechanical BlueHDi ranging from 75, to 100 and to 120 hp with fuel consumption that leave from 4.2 and reach the 4.4 liters, automatic and manual transmissions with five and six relationships and the Start / Stop system to curb consumption. Two VTi petrol options 100 and 120 hp.

In the section on prices, these start at the 14,134 euros and 16,475 euros to arrive, although there is currently a promotion for 16,100 euros in Citroen Berlingo BlueHDi offers 100 XTR very equipped with the navigation system Plus gift.


Renault Kangoo: a worthy adversary

The Renault Kangoo been on the market since 2013 with its second generation, which grew to 4.28 meters, but is still less in length than the Berlingo. This does affect in terms of load capacity is concerned, something supposed to go from 660 up to 2600 liters depending on the seating position, a clear disadvantage compared to the alternative of Citroen.

As for safety equipment, the Kangoo It is shown weak compared to Berlingo, because it includes systems such as radar rear proximity automatic lights and rain and traction control. Other featured details are the Infotainment system with browser and support for Apple iOS7 and Android.


Berlingo, Tourneo, Combo Kangoo (15)

  • Frontals Berlingo, Tourneo, Combo and Kangoo

    These cars better than anyone know how to combine work with leisure: Berlingo, Tourneo, Combo and Kangoo.

  • Citroen Berlingo Interior

    The dashboard has a very high form and uses a lot of plastic.

  • Citroen Berlingo boot

    The seats are individual and can be removed. If you do, the capacity increases to 3,000 liters.

  • Berlingo rear, Tourneo, Combo and Kangoo
  • lateral Citroen Berlingo

    The 1.6-liter diesel engine Berlingo is in a good form and allows it to be the fastest at 0-100.

  • Ford side Tourneo Connect

    As is standard in all Ford products, engineers have done a great job in terms of dynamism.

  • Ford Tourneo Connect trunk

    The trunk can accommodate up to 2410 liters, but the load capacity of 482 kilos, is somewhat limited.

  • Ford Tourneo Connect interior

    The driving position is good thanks to its comfortable seating. The dashboard has the best comparative materials.

  • Opel Combo side

    A little underpowered engine with 105 hp. Your address has a touch too soft and wobbly behavior.

  • Opel Combo trunk

    The trunk is huge Combo. Without fold the backrests has a capacity of 790 liters. If you recline, 3200.

  • Inside the Opel Combo

    It is not typical for Opel. The driving position leaves the design of the brand in Spain and can not carry browser.

  • Renault Kangoo side

    French turn to a block of only 1.5 liters, with 110 hp, shows a good balance performance and consumption.

  • Inside the Renault Kangoo

    The driving position is not the best and not just assists to driving.

  • Renault Kangoo boot

    The total capacity is 2,600 liters.

  • Berlingo trunks, Tourneo, Combo and Kangoo

Three blocks mechanical dCi diesel with outputs of 75, 90 and 110 hp compliant Euro 5 and Euro 6 emissions and consumption between 4.3 and 5.0 liters. Meanwhile, a Tce option Euro6 gasoline 115 hp is also available. All are associated with manual transmission and Start / Stop system.

Price arrived at the section where the Renault Kangoo is planted in los 15,685 euros as access and reach the 19,768 euros Grand Kangoo, or 17,895 euros in the case of having only five seats short battle.



It's time to conclusions. In our last comparison, the Renault Kangoo It was the clear winner thanks to correct deficiencies in the chassis, consumption registered and the response of its 110 hp diesel mechanics. He Citroen Berlingo, However and despite not having the restyling yet, he settled for third place due to an inaccurate address change.

We know that both commercial vehicles are not perfect, but even taking into account the price from which depart and the main purpose for which they are designed. Both the Kangoo and Berlingo are the main options to consider, but this comparison is the Berlingo carries its versatility to be considered more tourism than the Renault. 


BlueMotion range commercial vehicles (6)

  • commercial Volkswagen BlueMotion

    The range of commercial vehicles Volkswagen BlueMotion premieres new technologies.

  • Volkswagen Caddy BlueMotion

    The Volkswagen Caddy BlueMotion consumes less has an average expenditure of only 4.9 l / 100 km.

  • Volkswagen Amarok BlueMotion

    Versions connectable Geared wheel drive not incorporate BlueMotion technology.

  • Volkswagen Crafter BlueMotion

    The Volkswagen Crafter BlueMotion have emissions of 187 g / km of CO2.

  • Volkswagen California Beach BlueMotion

    The Volkswagen California Beach Edition BlueMotion has an emissions from 184 g / km of CO2.

  • Volkswagen Multivan BlueMotion

    The Volkswagen Multivan also features saving technologies like Start / Stop system.

Before any attack in my opinion, bear in mind that the level of equipment and comfort and safety systems including better and more varied in the Citroen, which assess a buyer who want a vehicle for everyday use and occasional trips.

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