Budget UK adds Mercedes Benz Citans to its fleet

London, UK – February 2016: Vehicle rental leader Budget Car and Van Rental UK has underlined its commitment to making van rental simple and cost-effective by investing in a fleet of 100 new fuel-efficient Mercedes-Benz Citans. Powered by a smooth and efficient 90 hp engine, the Citan 109 CDI model as specified by Budget Van Rental offers outstanding fuel economy of up to 61.4 mpg (combined cycle), as well as low CO2 emissions of 123-130 g/km.
The Citan also provides impressive cargo volume of 3.1m3 together with a practical interior concept giving easy loading and intelligent load-securing rings for tensioning straps on the load compartment floor to protect the cargo. As well as offering safety and comfort this two seater, with its compact exterior, offers great manoueverability for the urban environment.
Budget Car and Van Rental UK has over 50 years’ experience of providing rental services to value-conscious customers, and is emphasising its “National network - local relationships” offering, with the Citans now available on flexible, cost-effective hire terms from over 80 locations nationwide. These vans will be available for all rental requirements from short term to long term hires, with numerous options to bespoke the specification so they are fit for purpose.
Alan Olivier-Smith, Head of Commercal Vehicles at Avis Budget Group, said:
“Budget is about providing our customers with exceptional value without compromising style or comfort. The Citan and the Mercedes-Benz brand offer exactly that. Combined with Budget’s renowned customer support, we are providing our customers with an exceptional new vehicle.”
He also commented on the popularity of Budget Van Rental:
“We have seen a very broad appeal for our van rental service, from small business owners looking for a temporary addition to their existing fleet, to private consumers looking for a convenient and costeffective option for moving home. The Mercedes-Benz Citans will cater to all of our customers’ needs, and make a very welcomed addition to our range of commercial vehicles available across our UK network.”
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About Budget
Budget Car Rental is one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 3,350 locations in more than 120 countries. Budget is an industry leader in providing vehicle rental services to value-conscious travellers and also operates the second-largest truck rental business in the United States, through a network of approximately 1,650 locations. Budget is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For further information, visit www.budget.com
About Budget Van Rental
Budget has 50 years of experience providing car and van rental services to value-conscious travellers. Budget Van Rental has one of the UK’s largest commercial vehicle networks, with 88 locations across the UK. Offering customers a premium fleet, Budget’s high specification vans are available with rear parking sensors, Bluetooth and air conditioning. Budget offers a range of prepayment options and charge facilities designed to save money and keep consumers in control.
For more information visit: www.budget.co.uk/vans or call 0808 284 1111 (Open: 7am to 10pm, seven days a week)