PSA EMP2 platform
|PSA EMP2 platform|
|Also called||Efficient Modular Platform|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||Compact/Mid-size car platform|
|Layout||Front-engine, front-wheel drive / four-wheel drive|
|Predecessor||PSA PF2 platform|
PSA PF3 platform
GM Delta II (for Opel and Vauxhall)
The EMP2 (Efficient Modular Platform) is a car platform that has been developed by PSA Peugeot Citroën for compact and mid-size cars with front wheel drive or four wheel drive and transverse engine. It replaces the PF2 and PF3 platforms in one combined modular platform, and cost PSA €630 million to develop.
The new platform is highly modular, with a choice of short and long wheelbase, low or high riding height, and a choice of independent multi-link or twisted-beam rear suspension. Comparing to the predecessor PF2, the platform reduces the weight by 70 kg using very high strength steel, aluminum and magnesium alloys, and composite materials.
PSA Peugeot Citroen and General Motors planned to use EMP2 platform for several vehicles, developed under the short lived PSA-GM alliance. In March 2017, PSA agreed to buy Vauxhall/Opel from General Motors. It is expected, that PSA will move many if not all Opel models from their former GM platforms to PSA's EMP1 and EMP2 platforms to reduce licensing fees to GM and to reduce material costs by higher volumes.
For sub-compact and entry-level compact cars, PSA uses its smaller PSA EMP1 platform, also called CMP.
PSA start production of the EMP2 platform at Vigo plant (in Spain), under the 2013 Citroën C4 Picasso which was previewed by the Technospace concept car, and the 2013 Peugeot 308, which both are produced in Sochaux plant in France.
Vehicles based on EMP2 platform
- 2013 Peugeot 308 II – PSA Sochaux Plant, PSA Mulhouse Plant, Wuhan plant, China Dongfeng-PSA
- 2013 Citroën C4 Picasso II & Grand C4 Picasso II – PSA Vigo Plant
- 2014 Peugeot 408 II – Kulim plant, Malaysia, Naza, Wuhan plant, China, Dongfeng-PSA
- 2016 Citroën Spacetourer, Peugeot Traveller, Toyota ProAce Verso, Opel Zafira Life – PSA Valenciennes Plant
- 2016 Citroën Jumpy III, Peugeot Expert III, Toyota ProAce, Opel Vivaro C – PSA Valenciennes Plant
- 2016 Peugeot 3008 II – PSA Sochaux Plant
- 2016 Peugeot 4008 II – Chengdu plant, China Dongfeng-PSA
- 2017 Peugeot 5008 II – PSA Rennes Plant, France, Chengdu plant, China Dongfeng-PSA
- 2017 Citroën C5 Aircross – PSA Rennes Plant, Chengdu plant, China Dongfeng-PSA
- 2018 DS 7 Crossback – PSA Mulhouse Plant
- 2018 Opel Grandland X – PSA Sochaux Plant
- 2018 Citroën Berlingo III, Peugeot Partner/Rifter, Opel Combo E, Toyota ProAce City – PSA Vigo Plant, PSA Mangualde Plant
- 2018 Peugeot 508 II & 508L – PSA Mulhouse Plant, Wuhan plant, China Dongfeng-PSA
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