In our opinion, the vehicle looks really attractive and quite capable. There are two length versions (4.4 m and 4.75 m), both with either five or seven seats.
The specs are similar to the other electric vans from the PSA Group, based on the multi-energy EMP2 platform 50 kWh battery for up to 280 km (174 miles) of WLTP range, 100 kW electric motor and a decent fast charging rate of up to 100 kW.
Together with the Peugeot e-Expert commercial van (see details), Peugeot e-Traveller passenger MPV with up to 9 seats (see details) and Peugeot e-Boxer large commercial van, the entire Peugeot van lineup is now electrified.
Peugeot e-Rifter specs:
- up to 280 km (174 miles) of WLTP range
- 50 kWh battery (216 cells and 18 modules)
- two lengths (M: 4.40 m and XL: 4.75 m); both with either five or seven seats
- boot space ranges from 775-litres for the five-seat Standard length variant up to 4,000-litres with the seats folded on Long variants
- towing option of up to 750 kg
- 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 11.2 seconds
- top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph)
- front-wheel drive
- 100 kW and 260 Nm electric motor
- on-board charger: single-phase 7.4 kW (7h 30 min) or three-phase 11 kW (5h)
- DC fast charging (by 80% SOC) in about 30 minutes using 100 kW charger
- battery warranty (at least 70% of nominal capacity): eight-year/160,000 km (100,000 miles)
- multi-energy EMP2 platform
Gallery: Peugeot e-Rifter
Here is the list of all PSA's compact EV vans (the new wave):
- Peugeot e-Partner
Peugeot e-Rifter (passenger version)
- Citroën ë-Berlingo van
Citroën ë-Berlingo (passenger version)
- Opel Combo-e
Opel Combo-e Life (passenger version)
- Vauxhall Combo-e
Vauxhall Combo-e Life (passenger version)
- Toyota Proace City Electric
Toyota Proace City Verso Electric (passenger version)
The passenger version of the Citroën van is expected to be shown soon.