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2019 (19) Citroën C3 1.2 PureTech 82 Flair Nav Edition 5dr

Stirling Citroën / DS
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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

7" colour touch screenCitroen connected CAM with automatic lights and wipers, electrochrome rear view mirror
Coffee Break AlertCruise control + speed limiter
Exterior temperature displayForward collision warning
Gear efficiency indicatorLane departure warning system
Mirror screen with mirror link, apple carplay and andriod autoMulti function on board trip computer
Rear parking sensorRev counter
Reversing cameraSpeed limit recognition and speed warning
Variable assistance power steering 

Entertainment

Auxiliary input socketBluetooth hands free and media streaming with USB socket
Citroen connected DAB radio with 6 speakersSteering wheel mounted audio controls

Exterior Features

Airbump coloured highlightBlack airbump
Body colour bumpersBody colour painted door handles
Dark tinted rear windowsElectric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors
Electric front windows + one touch + anti-pinchElectric rear windows + one touch + anti-pinch
Front fog lightsHeight adjustable halogen headlights
LED daytime running lightsMetallic paint
Rear wiperRoof colour fog light surround
Sport red roofWheel arch extensions

Interior Features

12 volt socket in cabin2 rear isofix mounting points (outside seats)
Automatic air conditioningBoot light
Cloth upholsteryDriver and passenger's sun visor with courtesy mirror
Flair edition carpet matsFront courtesy reading lights
Front cupholders x 2Front seatback pockets
Height adjustable driver's seatHeight adjustable front headrests
Height/reach adjust steering wheelLashing eyelets in boot
Leather gear knobLeather steering wheel with satin chrome and brilliant black inserts
Luggage style interior door handlesRear cupholder
Split folding rear seatsThree adjustable rear head restraints

Packs

Technology pack - C3Urban red ambiance pack - C3

Safety

ABS with Electronic brakeforce distribution and Emergency braking assistanceAirbags - Driver/front passenger, front lateral and curtain
Drivers/passengers and rear seats unfastened seat belt warningElectric child locks
Electronic stability controlFive 3 point inertia reel seat belts
Front seatbelt pretensionerHill start assist function
Tyre pressure monitor 

Security

AlarmImmobiliser
Locking wheel nutsRemote central locking + deadlocks

Wheels

Space saver spare wheel
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO0.85CO2 (g/km)98
HC0.037Noise Level dB(A)68
NOx0.025Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1199Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders3Cylinders - Bore (mm)75
Cylinders - Stroke (mm)90.5Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryMULTI POINT FUEL INJECTIONGears5 SPEED
Number of Valves12TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)60.1EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)67.3EC Urban (mpg)50.4
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max6WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min5.5
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max6.7WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max5.3WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min4.8
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max6.8WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min6.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max5.6WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min5.2
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max46.6WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min51.5
WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max42WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min47
WLTP - MPG - High - Max53.8WLTP - MPG - High - Min59.4
WLTP - MPG - Low - Max41.4WLTP - MPG - Low - Min44.8
WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max50.4WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min54.8

General

Badge Engine CC1.2Badge Power82
Coin DescriptionPureTech 82Coin SeriesFlair Nav Edition
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 078EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %88
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %83NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 094
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %59NCAP Safety Assist %58
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage16000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)13.2Engine Power - BHP82
Engine Power - KW60Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5750Engine Torque - LBS.FT87
Engine Torque - MKG12Engine Torque - NM118
Engine Torque - RPM2750Top Speed105

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size Front185/65 R17Tyre Size Rear185/65 R17
Tyre Size SpareSPACE SAVERWheel StyleCROSS
Wheel Type17" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1474Length3996
Wheelbase2539Width1829
Width (including mirrors)2007 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)45Gross Vehicle Weight1510
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)922Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)300
Max. Loading Weight534Max. Towing Weight - Braked450
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked450Minimum Kerbweight976
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.9
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Citroen C3

Citroen's third generation C3 supermini is a crucial car for the French brand and must be more interesting and likeable than its sensible predecessor. Can it deliver? Jonathan Crouch checks it out

Ten Second Review

Citroen's third generation C3 supermini has a much more distinctive style this time round, with quirky looks, a very individual feel and even the option of a clever dash cam camera. Ultimately, there's nothing really revolutionary on offer here but as a complete and highly personalisable package, it's desirably different.

Background

What should a modern Citroen be? Not like the second generation C3 supermini, that's for sure. Today to survive, the brand must offer more than just sensible efficiency: the PSA Group has its Peugeot brand to deliver that. And its DS nameplate to offer a fashion-conscious premium option for those prepared to pay a little more. Which leaves Citroen needing to go back to being the kind of manufacturer it once was, fun, innovative and different. Which, at first glance at least, appears to be what's served up here. The look is unique, can be embellished by a two-tone paint option and incorporates the unusual 'Airbump' side panels we first saw on the brand's C4 Cactus crossover model. Plus there's some interesting technology that you won't have seen before on this class of car.

Driving Experience

Small French cars used to ride beautifully, grip tenaciously and flow from corner to corner with relaxed, unflustered motion. As, by and large, this one does. It may come as news to some motoring journalists but most supermini buyers don't routinely want to throw their cars about as if they were on stage from the RAC Rally. What most of them would prefer is a model that rolls the red carpet over the average appallingly surfaced British road. As, to a great extent, this one does. It's all down to the way that the fairly conventional suspension set-up has been tuned, though the downside of that is inevitably extra body roll through the bends. Stay with it though and you'll find that there's actually more grip and traction on offer than you might think. As for engines, well the PureTech three cylinder 1.2-litre unit is frugal and willing, while the 1.6-litre BlueHDi diesels are amongst the cleanest and most frugal engines of their kind in the industry. First up is the 1.2-litre petrol PureTech unit which offers either 83 or 110hp and delivers the same distinctive three cylinder thrum but accompanies it with pokier performance. The turbo 110hp variant gets a 6-speed manual gearbox and can be ordered with an optional EAT6 auto transmission. There's also a BlueHDi 100 diesel manual option with a 5-speed manual 'box.

Design and Build

The idea here is to offer supermini buyers a little more energy and personality and that's broadly what's delivered. At 3.99m in length, this car is slightly smaller than some of its rivals, but it's more interesting to look at. At the front, there's the distinctive two-tier front light signature we first saw on the current C4 Picasso. Double chrome strips extend from the double-chevron badge and go all the way across to slick LED daytime running lights. In profile, the black windscreen pillars and floating roof aim to accentuate the more dynamic shape. There's a deliberately high bonnet line, short overhangs, 3D rear lights and wheelarches fitted with extensions for a crossover-style look. Even more noteworthy are the 'Airbump' side panels - black plastic strips with air-filled bumps that look individual and create a scratch-proof surface to guard the bodywork from minor scratches and dents. Inside, Citroen says that it's drawn inspiration from travel and home interior design to create an interior that aims to feel like an extension of the driver's home. The perception of space is heightened by the horizontal dashboard, which runs across the whole width of the vehicle. The design of the interior trim and the shape of the chrome-finished air vents also combine to enhance the perception of width. Customers get a choice of cabin finishes and you can also have a panoramic sunroof that fills the cabin with natural light. Out back, there's a decently-sized 300-litre boot.

Market and Model

Pricing is a little higher than it used to be because Citroen no longer offers entry-level 'Touch' trim in our market. That means a price range which now spans the £16,000 to £20,000 bracket. There's a choice of three trim levels - 'Feel', 'Origins' and 'Flair Plus'. Potential buyers will need to make sure that they leave some budget aside for personalisation. Even base 'Feel' trim gets you 16-inch 'Matrix' alloy wheels, MirrorScreen smartphone-mirroring with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Lane Departure Warning, automatic air-conditioning, a 7-inch colour touchscreen and a choice of up to four optional roof colours. Plus there are some really clever optional touches. Of these, our favourite is the 'ConnectedCAM Citroen' system. Here, you get a forward-facing two-megapixel, GPS-enabled camera mounted in the rear-view mirror. It's there for two reasons; sensibility and fun. The 'sense' bit lies in its capability to record any traffic incidents or accidents, since it activates in an impact and stores the preceding 30 seconds and following 60 seconds. However, there's a fun purpose too, given that the driver can also click a button to safely take exterior photos or videos of the view through the windscreen and then share this content through social networks. We also like the Citroen Connect Nav system that comes with a 7-inch touchscreen and ties into connected services like TomTom traffic. This display also incorporates Mirror Screen technology which enables owners to you Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems to link in their smartphones and use selected apps on the move.

Cost of Ownership

Almost every fashionable type of technology has been thrown at this car to drive its running costs down and, as you'd expect, the best returns can be achieved from the BlueHDi diesel model. Most will choose a petrol model though. The PureTech 82 variant manages up to 51.5mpg and 10-8g/km. And for the PureTech 110, it's up to 49.8mpg and up to 106g/km. Enough on engine efficiency. What about other financial considerations? Well, regular service intervals come round every 16,000 miles or 12 months, depending on which comes sooner. For many supermini owners, this will mean a visit to a dealer once a year and there are plenty of Citroen outlets to choose from, so you should never be too far from one. So you can budget ahead, the French maker offers its 'Citroen Maintenance' scheme that lets you pay either a one-off fee or monthly instalments to cover the cost of the routine upkeep of your car for as long as three years and 35,000 miles.

Summary

This third generation C3 supermini is a far more buyable prospect. True, as superminis go, this isn't an orthodox choice, but then that's part of its appeal. In time honoured Citroen fashion, a C3 is just that little bit different, with smart, slightly quirky looks and some fun aesthetic options if you want them. The interior's different too and we like the extra media connectivity and the clever ConnectedCAM system. Overall then, the C3 is at last a strong contender in the supermini marketplace. Best of all perhaps, it's a car that's distinctively Citroen.

Performance
60%
Handling
70%
Comfort
90%
Space
90%
Styling
70%
Build
80%
Value
90%
Equipment
80%
Economy
90%
Depreciation
60%
Insurance
80%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

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Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£200.64
Deposit£1300
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£12,998
Credit amount£11,698
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£5219
Total amount payable£15,950.08
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge3.8p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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