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JJX puts safety first with stunning new Mercedes-Benz Sprinters from Rygor

Monday 17th December 2018

JJX Logistics’ first new-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinters have tough lives ahead of them – but after two decades of operating vehicles bearing the three-pointed star, boss John Donovan has no doubt they will prove up to the task. Supplied by Dealer…

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Why the X-Class makes sense as a company car

Friday 14th December 2018

With the new WLTP legislation making waves throughout the automotive sector, company vehicle drivers have seen benefit in kind tax figures soar out of control due to the traditional Benefit in Kind tax calculation of P11D vs C02 emissions on…

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Mercedes-Benz Citan

Overview

The Citan panel van, an urban delivery van for tradespeople and business owners which has been specifically tailored to the many challenges faced in everyday urban traffic: robust, flexible and cost-effective.

Looking for style, sleekness and fuel efficiency? Then look no further than the versatile Citan. Boasting great running costs and manoeuvrability, it is the perfect small, but mighty van. Whether you are looking for a vehicle for lifestyle or business, with the Citan, it’s style and substance all the way.

There’s a Mercedes-Benz Citan for everyone

Available in three lengths and with a large load compartment yet compact exterior dimensions, great agility and manoeuvrability and low operating cost – with a range of efficient engines offering fuel consumption of up to 65.7 mpg – the Citan is the perfect business partner for city streets.

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Citan range

Citan panel van

Panel van

Comfort, agility and low running costs always come as standard with the Citan panel van. With three vehicle lengths, three different wheelbases and three different loading lengths on offer, you can find the one that fits you perfectly – with the largest option holding up to 3.8m³ / 810kg.

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Citan Tourer

Tourer

The Citan Tourer is designed for individuals that want to get more out of life. More out of their business and leisure. With comfortable seating for up to 7 people if you opt for the Extra-Long model with an additional load capacity of 300 litres, whatever you’re carrying, carry it flexibly and cost-effectively with the Citan Tourer.

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Citan crew van

Crew van

People. Cargo. People and cargo. The Mercedes-Benz Citan crew van is designed to deliver maximum flexibility for your business, with comfortable seating for 5 people and a maximum load capacity of 3.7m³ / 755kg.

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Citan Sport

Sport

The Citan Sport builds on the comfort and practicality of the Citan panel van. Available only in Long length, the Sport model comes with a range of enhanced styling and comfort features to make doing business a genuine pleasure.

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Testimonials

Holybrooks

Find out what made the Citan the leader of the pack with this dog specialist company.

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Auto Components

Richard Moffatt, owner at Auto Components Westbury Ltd. tells us why he loves the Citan and Vito vans and why he chooses to work with the team at Rygor.

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G Molloy & Sons

Family run business G Molloy & Sons travel up and down the country in their Mercedes-Benz Citan.

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Safety

At Rygor we understand your safety is paramount. The Citan offers industry-leading safety features, including ADAPTIVE ESP® (Electronic Stability Program), Brake Assist and ABS fitted as standard. With short stopping distances and excellent response in wet conditions, you can have complete peace of mind with the Citan.

Adaptive ESP

ADAPTIVE ESP® is an innovative handling dynamics control system that supports drivers in critical driving conditions by improving the vehicle’s directional stability, taking its load into account. It actively intervenes in certain dangerous driving situations – such as impending risk of skidding – by applying a specific braking force to individual wheels, adjusts the engine power output to suit the situation and even dries the brake pads in wet conditions.

As well as aiding directional stability, ADAPTIVE ESP® combines the functions of the anti-lock braking system (ABS), acceleration skid control (ASR), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), Brake Assist, Rollover mitigation systems and the Start-off Assist system to make your CItan even safer.

Airbags

The Citan comes with driver’s airbag as standard, while passenger airbag and thoraxbags are optional extras. Thoraxbags are positioned in the backrests and offer the driver and passenger enhanced torso protection in a side impact, the airbag deploys in hundredths of a second, protecting against injuries to the torso, before immediately deflating to allow easy exit or access by emergency services.

Light and rain sensor: for a clear view on things

Stay safer in a van that’s actively looking out for you. The optional light and rain sensor automatically modifies the lights and wiper frequency to the light and the weather conditions. As dusk is falling, or when entering a tunnel, the vehicle lights switch on automatically, while the first drops of rain activate the wipers, with speed intelligently adjusting to the intensity of the downpour.

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Parking sensor – for ultimate city manoeuvrability

Bumps and dings increase the cost of motoring – and if left unattended, negatively affect perceptions of your business. The optional acoustic reversing aid with distance sensor makes very precise manoeuvring possible, facilitating parking in tight spots and helping to avoid potentially costly vehicle damage. The system, which operates on the echo sounding principle, alerts the driver when it recognises that space is becoming tight behind the vehicle, with a sound that becomes progressively louder as the obstacle gets closer.

Driving Experience


Benefit from the Citan’s manoeuvrability. Whether you are driving through the inner city streets or travelling down windy country lanes, you’ll notice the ease of driving and the Citan’s excellent fuel economy (62mpg) contributing to it’s affordable running costs.

Citan interior

Interior

It’s what’s on the inside that counts, and the Citan interior combines comfort with practicality to produce ideal driving conditions. The ergonomic design partnered with plenty of functional stowage space makes this one versatile van.

Technology

We know that a van often doubles up as a driver’s office during the working day, so in addition to standard equipment, the Citan includes a range of intelligent technology to help keep your business moving.

  • Bluetooth® connectivity to your mobile phone, for safe, hands-free calling
  • Stream audio from your phone or MP3 player
  • Connect – and recharge – your devices through the USB port
  • Air conditioning system means you control the climate inside your Citan
  • Diesel engines are fitted with a durable electric PTC heater booster to help defrost, demist and heat up your van faster
  • Optional reversing camera to aid manouverability
Citan engine

Engines

The Citan’s engine line-up has been designed to support a range of business needs, cost-effectively – delivering combined fuel efficiency of up to 65.7mpg – and with an eye on reducing your environmental impact.

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Loading: make life easy on yourself.

Until you’ve worked with a Citan, you won’t fully appreciate the extra thought we’ve put into loading, securing and unloading – but once you’ve started using it in everyday business scenarios, you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.

  • Full steel bulkhead
  • Load securing rings
  • Sliding side doors
  • Tailgate options
  • Folding bulkhead
  • Roof hatch

Competitive whole life costs

The Citan offers competitive whole life costs across the board. With reduced extended service intervals; GenuineParts designed specifically to make it run more efficiently and longer and competitive pricing, it delivers consistent savings to your business.

Whole Life Costs over 3 years / 45,000 – 90,000 miles

List priceRetained ValueDepreciationService & Repairs & TyresFuel costsTotal costsPence per mile
Citan 109CDI Compact£14,515£3,950£10,565£794£2,896£14,25531.7
VW Caddy C20 75hp BMT Startline£14,625£4,950£9,675£942£3,836£14,45332.1
Citan 109CDI Long£15,415£4,500£10,915£813£2,896£14,62432.5
VW Caddy C20 102hp BMT Startline£15,635£5,150£10,485£942£3,434£14,86133.0
Ford Transit Connect 200 L1 LR 100hp Base£15,545£5,225£10,320£1,356£3,230£14,90633.1

Read more, click here to see the whole table. Source: CAP SMR data, August 2017.

#Businessbenefits – Business support tailored to your needs

Keeping your van on the road is essential for keeping your business moving; which is why each Mercedes-Benz Sprinter comes complete with sector leading business support. From European wide breakdown assistance to service care plans, we keep your business on the road.

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3 year warranty

All Citans purchased from Rygor receive our 3 year, unlimited mileage warranty. Starting from the day your van was first registered, your warranty allows 3 years’ peace of mind, no matter how many miles you drive each year.

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MobiloVan

MobiloVan

Downtime is dead time to businesses. Mercedes-Benz maximise your uptime through MobiloVan, a free – European Wide – 30 years emergency breakdown assistance. With an average roadside repair rate of 80%, your business will be up and running again.

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Extended opening hours

Maximised uptime

Rygor’s famed maximised uptime ensures your van is assessed within 2 hours of arriving at our workshops. This speed of assessment allows us to get your van back on the road and earning money quickly and efficiently, minimising risk to your business.

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Accident repair

Service Care Plans

Keeping your van on the road is essential for keeping your business moving; which is why each Mercedes-Benz Vito comes complete with sector leading business support. From European wide breakdown assistance to service care plans, we keep your business on the road.

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For more information and full specification options please download a brochure, or speak to our experienced van sales team today on 03303 119 870.