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Wheelbase length?
#1
Getting a towbar fitted on Monday and the guy wanted to know the wheelbase of my Berlingo?
He says theres a short and a long version but I can't find anything in the manual or reg doc that says what it is.

We've said short as he thinks a long is bloody massive but do the actually make a 14 plate B9 in 2 sizes?

Any ideas?
14 Plate Berlingo Multispace XTR
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#2
If your vehicle is Multispace Xtr then it's short so you have ordered correct towbar. The longer version is only available as a van. Not longer wheelbase but body extended rearwards.
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#3
Few, Thanks Opensauce.

That makes sense now because I've seen longer panel vans.
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#4
The wheel base of my L2 Berlingo is exactly the same as the wheelbase of the L1 model. The only difference is a 20cm extra bumper overhang behind the rear wheels. There is no such thing as a longer wheel base Berlingo, only a longer internal body length Berlingo.
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#5
Short it was, No cutting to install either

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14 Plate Berlingo Multispace XTR
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#6
My other car (Ford) has a detachable tow bar and electrics that swing down into place, makes for an invisible installation when not in use, is something similar available for B9 Berlingos?
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#7
Hi Matt,

Yes there is mine has got one, the original owner had it installed by the Citroen dealer that supplied the car .

Mark

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#8
According to the Citroen website if you add the wiring kit its over £700 fitted, I'm sure there are more reasonably priced alternatives .

Mark

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#10
Im guessing you have to cut the bumper to make room for a Swingable one as this fixed one is already catching the spare wheel frame.
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