The Peugeot Boxer is a customizable and versatile cargo van which is available in many options and variations. Especially designed to suit any business need, it comes equipped with a wide range of practical features, has a sleek and professional looking exterior and a functional and large capacity loading area. Peugeot has long been known for manufacturing quality and reliable vehicles and in this regard, the Boxer is no exception.
Buy a car like this and you can choose between multiple sizes. The Boxer is available in different heights and lengths and comes packed with practical features. For example, of all cars for sale in its class, the Boxer has one of the lowest loading sills on the market as well as large optional doors that open up to 270º. Looking from the front the Peugeot Boxer has an expansive plunging windscreen offering a wide field of vision. There is a matching wide grille and an imposing front bumper framed by distinctive raised headlights. At the back the sheer breadth of the vehicle and square lines of its hinged doors confirms it functionality and hints at how much it can actually hold. The boxer is available in a number of different configurations including: panel vans, window vans, floor cabs and chassis with single or crew cabs. Gross vehicle weight ranges from 3.0 tonnes and can go up to 3.5 tonnes, depending on customizations chosen.
Inside the Boxer shows off its Peugeot DNA with car-like features and interior comforts. Specifications are top class for a utility van of this nature and include a power socket, durable cloth trim, cup holders, seating capacity for three, electric front windows, a height adjustable drivers seat, a lockable glove box and interior lights. Not just a cargo hauler, the Peugeot Boxer is roomy and comfortable throughout, even a front passenger-side writing table has been thought of!
There is a choice of two different engine derivatives here. Three of the Boxer models (Medium L2H1, Long High L3H2 and Extra Long L4H2) are powered by the same 2.2 HDI diesel engine capable of producing 96 kW of power at 3500 rpm. Torque is at 320 Nm at 2000 rpm. Then the top of the range 'Extra Long L4H2' Boxer is also available with a 3.0 HDI with 130 kW of power and 400 Nm of torque. All models come with a 6-speed transmission.
When driving for a living, you have the right to be as safe as possible. The Peugeot Boxer certainly boast a series of innovations and technologies designed to protect driver and passengers effectively in the unfortunate event of an accident. The Peugeot is equipped with ABS with Electronic Brake Force Distribution, driver and passenger airbags and even an optional rear view camera. When it comes to security, the Peugeot Bower has automatic drive away locking, remote central locking, an electronic immobiliser and independent locking of the loading area. Rated as one of the more reliable cargo vans, buyers can be rest-assured that the purchase they are about to make is a solid one with minimal repair costs – keeping their business on the road longer without the worry of breaking down in the middle of a job.
Of all cars for sale in this class it could be said that the Peugeot Boxer is placed at the 'high end' of the scale in terms of pricing, but then reliability, a professional exterior and a tried-and-tested Peugeot long-haul 'recipe' makes this business partner worth every Rand it costs. Expect to pay R342 500 for the Peugeot Boxer 2.2HDi L2H1 M and up to around R390 800 for the Peugeot Boxer 3.0HDi L4H2. (Prices may go up or down according to various factors so please consult your dealer for the latest price.)