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Brand New 18 Plate Citroën C4 Cactus1.6 BlueHDi Feel 5dr

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

7" touch screenApple car play/Android Auto
Bluetooth Handsfree Phone ConnectionCruise control + speed limiter
Exterior temperature gauge with frost alarmGear selection indicator
Rear parking sensorVariable PAS

Entertainment

6 speakersAuxiliary input socket
Bluetooth audio streamingDAB Digital radio
RDS radio with MP3 playerSteering wheel mounted controls
USB socket 

Exterior Features

3D effect LED rear lightsAcoustic windscreen
Body colour door handlesBody coloured bumpers
Cornering front fog lightsElectric adjustable heated door mirrors
Electric front windows - anti trap + one touchGloss black door mirrors
Gloss black finish B pillarGloss black rear insert with cactus lettering
Hinged rear windowsLED daytime running lights
Rear spoilerRear wiper
Wheel arch extensions 

Interior Features

1/3 to 2/3 split folding rear seats12V socket
3 rear headrestsCarpet mats
Cupholders in centre consoleDashboard storage
Driver's footrestDriver/passenger sunvisors and vanity mirrors
Front courtesy lightsFront cupholders x 2
Front door pocketsFront head restraints
Height adjustable driver's seatHeight adjustable passenger seat
Isofix system on outer rear seatsLeather steering wheel
Load lashing pointsLumbar adjustment for driver seat
Reach + rake adjustable steering columnRear coat hooks
Rear door pockets with bottle holdersRear parcel shelf
Rear storage pockets 

Safety

3x3 point rear seatbeltsABS + EBD + EBA
Curtain airbagsDriver/Front Passenger airbags
Electric child locksESP
Front lateral airbagsFront seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters
Front side airbagsHeight adjustable front seatbelts
Hill start assistPassenger airbag deactivate switch
Seatbelt warning lampTyre pressure monitor

Security

AlarmDeadlocks
Locking wheel nutsRemote central locking
Transponder immobiliser 

Technical

Diesel particulate filter 

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

CO0.32CO2 (g/km)94
HC+NOx0.062Noise Level dB(A)69.2
NOx0.038Particles0.0003
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1560Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders4Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryCOMMON RAILGears5 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)78.5EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)85.6EC Urban (mpg)67.3

General

Badge Engine CC1.6Badge Power100
Coin DescriptionBlueHDiCoin SeriesFeel
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0720AManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3Service Interval Frequency - Months12
Service Interval Mileage16000Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)10.7Engine Power - BHP99
Engine Power - KW73Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3750Engine Torque - LBS.FT187
Engine Torque - MKG25.9Engine Torque - NM254
Engine Torque - RPM1750Top Speed114

Tyres

Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size SpareSPACE SAVERWheel StyleANTHRACITE SQUARE
Wheel Type16" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1480Length4170
Wheelbase2595Width1714
Width (including mirrors)1979 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)45Gross Vehicle Weight1620
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1170Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)358
Max. Loading Weight540Max. Towing Weight - Braked950
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked575Minimum Kerbweight1080
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 C4 Cactus

Citroen's C4 Cactus may no longer look quite so distinctive but it's matured into a very complete product. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at the improved version.

Ten Second Review

Citroen has moved its C4 Cactus into the mainstream, this car now replacing the previous conventional C4 hatch as the French brand's offering in the Focus and Astra-dominated family hatchback sector. To suit its more conservative segment, the styling's been dialled down a bit but there are more comfortable seats and a clever suspension system to make this contender feel really Citroen-esque.

Background

It's rather refreshing this. We seem to be in an age where it seems that just about every kind of car has to be offered in some kind of 'SUV'-orientated guise. This one though, Citroen's C4 Cactus, has gone the other way. It was launched back in 2014 as a model that mainly took on small B-segment Juke and Captur-style SUVs and Crossovers - though Citroen maintained at the time that the car wasn't an SUV. Now, it really isn't. The brand has at last killed off its slow-selling conventional C4 hatchback and has moved the C4 Cactus range a little more into the mainstream to fill the gap created. As part of that evolution, a little of the original C4 Cactus aesthetic eccentricity has been lost - but then if you want that, the company hopes you'll consider their C3 Aircross model, which is aimed at those for who a C4 Cactus would once have been the preferred choice. Cactus customers now are people who would once have just signed up for yet another Focus, Golf or Astra, but now want something a little different.

Driving Experience

As far as dynamic improvements to this C4 Cactus are concerned, the big news, appropriately enough for a Citroen, centres on changes to the suspension. The damping set-up fitted to the original version of this car was somewhat crude but that's certainly not the case any more, the brand having introduced a clever new 'Progressive Hydraulic Cushions' system that is supposed to absorb road imperfections for a magic carpet ride effect, without adversely affecting the car's handling. The engineware hasn't changed, so buyers continue to get the choice of three PureTech 1.2-litre three cylinder petrol engines. There's an entry-level normally aspirated 82bhp option, but most buyers select between the two turbocharged versions of this unit, these developing either 110 or 130bhp. The lower powered unit can be ordered with EAT6 auto transmission and in manual form, will get the C4 Cactus to 62mph in 9.3 seconds. The pokier engine comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The diesel alternative continues to be a 1.6-litre 100bhp BlueHDi variant, offered with five-speed manual transmission only. On the move, handling continues to be aided by the fact that this car remains extremely light, the three-cylinder petrol model weighing in at not much more than a tonne, which helps it get the most out of its modest engines.

Design and Build

The main exterior design talking point of the original C4 Cactus model was well documented; its distinctive side 'Airbump' panels. Potential buyers may - or possibly may not - be pleased to hear that the rather overt aesthetic effect of these has been downgraded in this revised design in Citroen's efforts to reposition this car as a more conventional family hatchback, rather than some sort of lifestyle SUV. The wings and doors have also been subtly re-designed, as has the tailgate. Recognisable from before though, is the signature C4 Cactus two-tier front end and its broad 3D-effect LED light signature at the rear. Inside, there are more subtle changes but it's all very recognisable from what went before, with a low-set dashboard, a fully digital instrument panel and a centre-dash 7-inch touchscreen. Smart familiar touches include the 'Top Box' glove box, which is equipped with straps, buckles and an embossed pattern said to be inspired by the world of travel. And the straps that serve as door handles. The key changes lies with the new 'Advanced Comfort' seats that feature a high-density foam that improves support and resists sagging over time. Extra elbow room has been freed up through the use of re-sculpted door panels and there's still a spacious boot, offering 358-litres and extendable to 1,170-litres with the rear bench folded.

Market and Model

Prices start from just over £17,000 - a much higher stating point than was the case when this car was originally launched. According to list pricing, you'll be paying in the £18,000 to £20,000 for most mainstream models. This may no longer by an SUV but it retains all the personalisation common to models of that genre, with nine body colours and four Colour Packs, giving a total of 31 possible combinations. Inside, customers have a further choice of three different interiors that each deliver a unique feel. Practical and easy-to-use connectivity technologies include voice-controlled 3D navigation via Citroen Connect Nav, the 'Citroen Connect Box with Emergency & Assistance' package and 'Mirror Screen' functionality with the 'Android Auto', 'Apple CarPlay' and 'MirrorLink' systems. Safety provision's a highlight too, with 'Active Safety Brake' autonomous braking, speed limit recognition, Lane Departure Warning, Driver Attention Alert and Blind Spot Monitoring all developed for this model, plus there's a neat 'Coffee Break Alert' feature that warns you to stop for a break if you've been too long at the wheel. Buyers can also have a reversing camera, keyless entry and a Park Assist system that'll automatically steer them into spaces. Plus you can have a 'Grip Control' set-up that increases front wheel traction in slippery conditions.

Cost of Ownership

Because of this model's light weight, Citroen has been able to adopt small engines to improve efficiency, without compromising driveability. Combined with ultra-low rolling resistance tyres, the latest-generation PureTech petrol and BlueHDi diesel units offer a responsive drive whilst delivering impressive combined fuel economy figures of up to 83.1mpg and CO2 emissions from just 94g/km. The PureTech 100 model manages 65.7mpg on the combined cycle and 104g/km of CO2. Impressive engine technology also plays its part in this strong efficiency showing. The PureTech petrol models benefit from a 30% reduction in mechanical losses that are due to friction. While the PSA Group's BlueHDi diesel technology is based around a clever three-step after-treatment system designed to better eliminate the four nasty pollutants that diesel units usually put out - namely unburnt hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and particulates. Another thing that could help you keep garage costs in check is the affordable three year servicing plan that's available at point of purchase. Finally, there's the usual Citroen three year / 60,000 mile warranty.

Summary

The Citroen C4 Cactus may be a little more mainstream these days but it's still distinctive, innovative and different, a Citroen straight from the Chevron old school, quirky, striking and uniquely Gallic. Some will miss the rather extreme looks that characterised the original version of this car but what remains still has plenty of charm. And it's been embellished in this revised form with nicer seats, stronger standards of safety and a cleverer suspension system. Which leaves us with what? A car Citroen hopes that target buyers will see as simple, sensible and stylish. A car that makes frugality a little more fun. That's a concept we can all buy into.

Performance
60%
Handling
50%
Comfort
80%
Space
80%
Styling
90%
Build
80%
Value
60%
Equipment
60%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
60%
Insurance
50%

* 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.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£239
Deposit£239
Term (months)47
Fixed interest rate3.32%
Cash price£13,998
Credit amount£13,879
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£5059
Total amount payable£16,532
Contract mileage23,500
Excess mileage charge9.6p per mile
Representative APR6.4%
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Video walkaround Citroen C4 Cactus 1.6 BlueHDi Feel 5dr

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