It feels like it’s taken an absolute eternity but the wait is finally over and the full specification and price of the Mercedes-Benz Citan has been revealed. The entry-level pricing for the smallest Mercedes van will see the Mercedes-Benz Citan priced from £21,310 excluding VAT.
One power option and two trim levels will be available on the Citan, but key features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will feature as standard alongside 7-inch touchscreen, multi-function steering wheel with cruise control and safety systems such as Active Brake Assist with pedestrian recognition, Attention Assist and Hill-Start Assist. The Citan also gets six airbags as standard along with a reversing camera.
All Citan vans will also be connected to the Mercedes me services, free of charge for the first three years. That means that real-time vehicle data can be accessed remotely via a smartphone app to help optimise uptime, safety and security. It also includes features like over-the-air software updates and access to vehicle monitoring. Useful vehicle information including fuel levels, mileage and remote door-locking can also be checked and carried out through the app.
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Power comes from a 1.5-litre diesel engine producing 95 hp and 260 Nm of torque. Fuel economy has also officially been tested with a claimed 54.3mpg possible according to the WLTP test cycle.
There are short and long wheelbase models called L1 and L2, the latter of which will be available later in 2023 after the February deliveries begin. The two trim levels are called Progressive and Premium.
Entry-level prices start at £21,310 for a Citan 110 Progressive L1. The Citan 110 Progressive L2 will cost £22,635. Stepping up to the Premium trim raising the price to £23,285 for a Citan 110 Premium L1. The Citan 110 Premium L2 will cost £24,610. All models come with a six-speed manual as standard. The option of the seven-speed automatic transmission with Keyless Go adds an additional £1825. All prices are excluding VAT.
The Citan will also be electrified later in its life and called the Mercedes-Benz eCitan. There is a passenger car variant of the Citan van called the Mercedes-Benz T-Class. The T-Class also gets its own electric model which will be called the Mercedes-Benz EQT.