Peugeot has announced pricing and specifications for its new Rifter.

The stylish MPV will start from £19,650 OTR, and will be available in three different trim levels – Active, Allure and GT Line trim – and in standard (five seat) or long wheelbase (seven seat) configurations.

It comes loaded with technology – Active models have Lane Keeping Assist, Speed limit recognition and recommendation and Active Safety Brake, air conditioning, electric and heated door mirrors, Bluetooth, DAB radio and aluminium roof bars all as standard.

The Allure adds electric rear windows, rear parking sensors, electric parking brake, tray tables at the back of the front seats, 8-inch capacitive colour touchscreen with Mirror Screen (compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink) and voice recognition, and LED daytime running lights as well as 16-inch "Taranaki" Alloy Wheels. Prices for the mid-range Allure start from £20,920 on the road for the short version and £22,620 for long version.

The range-topping GT Line starts from £22,570 OTR in short spec and £24,270 OTR for the longer one, comes with extra connected services and comfort features, such as Peugeot Connect SOS and Assistance and Connected 3D Navigation is standard along with keyless entry, automatic dual zone climate control, power folding mirrors, Zénith panoramic glass roof with numerous storage spaces & electric interior blind and 17-inch "Aoraki" Alloy Wheels.

Peugeot Rifter

The Rifter also comes with Peugeot's Advanced Grip Control system which, along with mud & snow tyres, improves traction through continuous action on wheel spin.

A range of engines are available, including the award-winning 1.2 PureTech 110 S&S petrol engine, which comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Another option is the1.5 BlueHDi 130 S&S, which is available with a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic gearbox.

Bianca White is the standard colour across the range, with Onyx Black and Ardent Red also being available as options. Five different metallic paint options (Cumulus Grey, Nimbus Grey, Pearl Sand, Deep Blue and Sunset Copper) can also be speced.

"As the spiritual successor to the Peugeot Partner Tepee," said said David Peel, Managing Director of Peugeot UK. "The all-new Peugeot Rifter builds on its most successful elements, while going one step further by mixing SUV characteristics with the traditional practicality and versatility to revolutionise the sector."

Gallery: Peugeot Rifter – The road test