An advanced new CitroŽn Jumper (badged as Relay in the UK and Ireland) range makes its debut at the Amsterdam Motor Show on 6 February 2002.
new, improved model will replace the current, highly successful Relay
range, which enjoyed its best-ever year in the UK in 2001, with sales
up over 40% - helping the company become the UK’s third largest
supplier of vehicles in the ultra-competitive up to 3.5 tonne gvw
Due on sale in the UK
in the spring of 2002, the new Relay range will provide significant
performance, driver comfort and safety benefits as well as
class-leading standards of load handling ability. The new UK Relay
range will also offer a wider choice of advanced HDi common rail diesel
engines and a greater choice of body and chassis configurations.
Seven years after the debut of the original and highly successful model, Citroen is proud to present the new Jumper.
the Marque's latest technological innovations, the new model combines
all the qualities of its predecessor with a host of additional
functions designed to increase customer satisfaction. make its debut in
The new structure of the Jumper range is designed to satisfy the
of each professional trade. It comprises panel and window vans, combi
vans to transport people and platform cabs. Other versions are
pre-prepared for bodywork conversions : chassis cab, double cab, bare
chassis and flatbed cab.
range is structured around three total laden weights that give each
model its trade name 29, 33 and 35 - for 2.9 tonnes, 3.3 tonnes and 3.5
tonnes respectively. There are four wheelbases and seven body styles.
modern styling of the new Jumper reflects its many user benefits. With
its new driving position, soundproofing and ergonomic design, the cabin
will satisfy the requirements of the most demanding professionals.
The easy-access loading area offers useful volumes of between 7.5 m3 and 14 m3.
Two new engines
make their appearance in the range: the 2.2 HDi (74 kW EEC/100 bhp DIN)
and the 2.0i dual-fuel petrol/LPG, which will make its debut in 2002.
The 2.8 HDi (93.5 kW EEC/127 bhp DIN) engine can be coupled with an
automatic auto-adaptive gearbox.
exceptional level of equipment sets the new Jumper apart from thecrowd.
It is the only vehicle in the segment to offer such features as:
a reversing radar,
an overtaking sensor with visual and audible signals,
a TV camera to monitor reversing manoeuvres from the navigation screen,
a seat with adjustable cushioning for enhanced driver comfort.
vehicle of impeccable road manners, the new Jumper features a range of
safety-related options such as traction control, a passenger airbag and
side airbags (available on the combi versions only).
A CABIN TO MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS
cabin of the new Jumper is designed to bring the driver maximum comfort
and to provide valuable back-up during periods of intense activity. The
layout has been completely revised to make it ergonomic and easy to use
with a host of information systems.
The driving position: designed to suit
The new Jumper adapts to users of all shapes and sizes, with a
height-adjustable steering wheel as standard for enhanced ergonomic design
The seats are designed to offer maximum comfort and support
driver's seat features an elbow-rest and a booster cushion, as well as
lumbar support adjustment. The back of the new 2-seater bench features
a large fold-down desk-top, equipped with a clamp that can be used to
hold such items as a portable computer in place.
further increase comfort, the driver's seat on the new Jumper is
available with adjustable cushioning, of the type found on trucks.
controls are positioned for easy access. The gear shift, for example,
falls easily to hand. The steering wheel may be fitted with fingertip
audio commands as an option, enabling the driver to give the road his
full attention. Optional cruise control further increases the
driving pleasure offered by the new Jumper on long journeys.
Features to simplify life on board
new Jumper is equipped as standard with a dashboard desktop, together
with a document clip. This enables the driver to keep all forms and
other professional documents within easy reach.
The vehicle also features a host of highly accessible stowage compartments, including:
a lockable glove compartment,
a cubby under the central air vents to store, for example, a mobile 'phone,
open compartment in the easy-access central console that can be used to
store the professional documents required for day-to-day operations
(plans and so on). A 12V connector is also provided on the right of
electronic instrument cluster supplies the driver with a full range of
information. It serves as a tachometer, rev counter, engine water
temperature indicator and fuel gauge. The instrument cluster also
features a multifunction screen displaying the time, the distance
covered and the oil level, together with information on maintenance. A
double driver's chronometer/tachograph can be supplied on the central
console as an option.