Peugeot Australia has opened pre-orders of its e-Companion electrical van forward of its arrival in mid-2023.
Priced from $59,990 earlier than on-road prices, the e-Companion is over $20,000 costlier than the Companion Metropolis long-wheelbase.
Powering the e-Companion is a single electrical motor producing 100kW of energy and 260Nm of torque.
That is mated to a 50kWh battery pack with 245km of claimed vary, in keeping with WLTP testing.
The e-Companion is out there solely in a single, long-wheelbase variant with twin rear swing barn doorways. It has a loading quantity of three.9 cubic metres and a payload of 834kg.
The Peugeot e-Companion is the primary electrical automobile (EV) the corporate’s native division plans to launch this yr. The e-2008 is ready to reach within the third quarter of 2023.
The e-2008 and e-Companion are anticipated to be joined by the city-sized e-208 hatchback earlier than the tip of the yr, marking the primary time the current-generation 208 will probably be supplied within the Australian market in any kind.
“The third technology Companion arrived in Australia in 2018 and since then has confirmed to fulfill a wide range of wants for native small and medium sized companies,” stated Peugeot Australia managing director Kate Gillis.
“We imagine the advantages of the totally electrical e-Companion will resonate with Australian shoppers in search of a extremely succesful and environment friendly workhorse.”
- 2023 Peugeot e-Companion Professional Lengthy: $59,990
Pricing is earlier than on-road prices.
The Peugeot e-Companion is powered by a single electrical motor producing 100kW of energy and 260Nm of torque. That is mated to a 50kWh battery pack
Peugeot claims the e-Companion has a WLTP vary of 245km.
When plugged right into a 100kW DC charger the e-Companion is claimed to cost from 0 to 80 per cent in round half-hour. When plugged right into a 11kW three-phase wallbox alternatively, a 0 to 100 per cent cost takes roughly 7.5 hours.
The Peugeot e-Companion is out there solely in a single, long-wheelbase variant. It has twin rear barn doorways.
It measures in at 4.75 metres lengthy, with a loading quantity of 3.9 cubic metres. It additionally has a payload of 834kg, and unbraked towing capability of 740kg.
Servicing and Guarantee
The Peugeot e-Companion is roofed by a five-year/200,000km guarantee, with eight-year/160,000km guarantee for the high-voltage battery.
There’s additionally a three-year guarantee for the paintwork and a 12-year corrosion guarantee.
Peugeot Australia hasn’t detailed service intervals or pricing for the e-Companion but.
Combustion-versions of the Peugeot Companion have a four-star ANCAP security ranking based mostly on testing of the Rifter folks mover by Euro NCAP. The electrical e-Companion stays unrated for now.
The 2023 Peugeot e-Companion comes commonplace with the next security gear:
- Autonomous emergency braking (AEB)
- Lane-keep help
- Velocity signal recognition
- Reversing digital camera
- Rear parking sensors
The 2023 Peugeot e-Companion comes with the next commonplace options:
- Twin rear barn doorways
- Two seats
- i-Cockpit digital instrument cluster
- Touchscreen infotainment system
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- Curitiba gray fabric upholstery
Full specs for the e-Companion will probably be detailed nearer to its arrival.
The Peugeot e-Companion is out there within the following exterior paint colors:
- Ice White
- Nera Black
- Artense Gray
- Platinum Gray
All paint colors in addition to Ice White prices an extra $690.