2019 Peugeot Partner Review, Tepee Electric model

The 2019 Peugeot Partner is a small panel van that will arrive with few minor refreshments, the front end is all-new and the interior will gain updated technology features. Partner sits between the Peugeot’s Bipper and Expert models. The current generation started in 2015 and a lot of changes happened until today.

The future model will also benefit from a diesel and petrol engines that are adapted to meet the Euro-6 emission standard. The 2019 Partner offers three trim levels and a Tepee all-electric model is included as well.

2019 Peugeot Partner front

2019 Peugeot Partner exterior is attractive

The exterior of a 2019 Peugeot Partner suffered some changes, mostly the front end. The shape will stay intact, however, the front grille is larger and it split into two distinctive smaller pieces. The badge is moved from the nose into the middle of the grille and it comes with a chrome frame. The headlights are narrower and are stretched a little bit more toward the corners.

Turn signals are also enlarged and LED daytime running lights are mounted into the bumper, above the fog lamps. The bumper is not body-colored as before and the side panels are the same as before. 8-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels are also a new addition to the Partner van. The rear will also remain, and overall, these changes are a great improvement, as the 2019 Partner now possess more SUV-like styling cues.

2019 Peugeot Partner interior

2019 Peugeot Partner interior updates

The upcoming 2019 Peugeot Partner will get a well-deserved interior update. However, everything inside the cabin will remain, only the technology features will get an upgrade. So, the layout is exactly the same and the center console comes with the audio and climate controls. The dash and a couple of door panel’s elements are still made from hard plastic materials. After all, this is an affordable van that we are speaking of. New infotainment screen is perhaps the greatest addition to the 2019 Partner.

It is placed in the center console between the A/C vents. Red seats are now in the offer and are optional on the base model, while the blue seats are optional on all trim levels. The all-electric version called Partner Tepee will get the same updates as the base model and that includes new infotainment system.

2019 Peugeot Partner side

Specifications

The 2019 Peugeot Partner will offer a diesel and gasoline engines. A 1.6-liter HDi diesel is capable of producing up to 76 HP and 102 HP. A 1.6-liter VTi petrol unit produces almost the same amount of horses, 99 HP to be exact. Both drivetrains are featuring a stop-start system that improves fuel economy. Moreover, both gasoline and diesel engines are using a front-wheel-drive setup and a 5-speed manual transmission. A 6-speed automatic gearbox is optional.

2019 Peugeot Partner Tepee engine

A Peugeot Partner Tepee comes with an electric motor that is placed under the hood, it bursts 66 HP and 148 lb-ft of torque. This electric model adds a 22.5 kWh battery and the range is rated at 105 miles per charge or 170 km. With a HAdeMO2 (95-A) standard recharges the battery takes to charge 80-percent capacity in just 30 minutes. This battery is under warranty for eight years or 60,000 miles.

2019 Peugeot Partner rear

2019 Peugeot Partner price and release date

The upcoming base model 2019 Peugeot Partner starts at $21,000 while the all-electric Tepee will cost slightly below $25,000. Peugeot’s latest small van will arrive in Europe in the last quarter of 2018, and in the U.S. in the first half of 2019.

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