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2012 (62) Citroen C3 Picasso1.4 VTi 16V VTR+ 5dr

Kilmarnock Ford
Only £5698
£300 deposit
£108.68 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Bluetooth with USB BoxService interval indicator
Trip computerVariable PAS

Entertainment

Auxiliary input socketRDS stereo radio/MP3/CD player with steering mounted controls

Exterior Features

Body coloured door mirrorsElectric front windows + drivers one touch/anti-trap
Electrically adjustable door mirrorsFront fog lights
Panoramic windscreenRear wiper

Interior Features

12V Accessory socket3 retractable rear head restraints
Height adjustable driver's seatHeight/reach adjust steering wheel
Maxi Taylor cloth upholsteryPollen filter
Scented air freshenerSliding rear seats
Space Box Storage systemSplit folding rear seats
Two rear outer seat isofix location points 

Packs

Safety pack - C3 Picasso 

Safety

3x3 point rear seatbeltsABS + EBD + EBA
Driver/front passenger airbagLateral airbags

Security

Remote central locking + deadlocks 

Wheels

16" Blade alloy wheels
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO0.248CO2 (g/km)145
HC0.063Noise Level dB(A)74
NOx0.03Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1397Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders4Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryMULTI POINT FUEL INJECTIONGears5 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)44.8EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)55.4EC Urban (mpg)33.6

General

Badge Engine CC1.4Badge Power95
Coin DescriptionVTi 16VCoin SeriesVTR+
Insurance Group 14Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0710E
Insurance Group 2EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %81
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %76EURO NCAP Front and Side Impact test - Star Rating.9
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 094EURO NCAP Pedestrian test - Star Rating.9
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %43NCAP Safety Assist %40
Service Interval Frequency - Months24Service Interval Mileage20000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)12.2Engine Power - BHP95
Engine Power - KW71Engine Power - RPM6000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT100Engine Torque - MKG13.9
Engine Torque - NM136Engine Torque - RPM4000
Top Speed111 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front195/55 R16
Tyre Size Rear195/55 R16Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleBLADEWheel Type16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1631Length4078
Wheelbase2540Width1766

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)50Gross Vehicle Weight1747
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1506Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)500
Max. Loading Weight447Max. Roof Load60
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1100Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked650
Minimum Kerbweight1300No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.6
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 Picasso

".the space, ride comfort and style of the C3 Picasso are hard to better in any MPV at this price point"

The basic shape of the C3 Picasso is undeniably square but there's hardly a straight edge on the thing. It's the sort of effect could have been achieved by taking a regular supermini-based MPV and filling it full of air at a few million PSI worth of pressure. The gentle curves and bulges almost make you think twice about approaching the car with the key drawn in case you pop it like a giant balloon. By the less than exhilarating standards of the alternatives that face supermini MPV buyers, the C3's looks have to go down as a success. You can feel all but invisible driving some small, practical cars but this Picasso has definite personality. Even in the forgettable silver metallic shade that adorns our test car, passers by deem it worthy of the occasional lingering glance. There's method in the car's cleverly disguised boxiness. The cabin feels big and airy with a high ceiling and legroom in the back that's easily sufficient for adults. The C3 Picasso gains a further edge over its rivals with a monstrous boot of up to 500-litres that extends to 1,560 litres with the rear seats folded. Folding the seats to create a flat load floor can be done with the minimum of fuss and there's even a compartment under the boot floor to stow the parcel shelf when it's not in use.

We've levered all manner of objects into the rear of our test car over the months and can report that it holds a surprising amount. The loading sill is very low as well so you don't need hoist heavy items up too high before sliding them inside. There's a light built into the load bay that can be removed and used as a hand-held torch. This was written off as a gimmick initially but has come in handy on a couple of occasions when crossing puddle-strewn ground in the dark. The user-friendliness of the C3 Picasso extends to its easy driving experience. The front seat can be raised to give a commanding, almost 4x4-style, driving position which many buyers will like but that does make the handbrake hard to reach. Forward visibility is excellent thanks to the huge windscreen and the ingenious glazed pillars at each side of it. The view out the back is less clear with the chunky C-pillars either side of the rear screen apparently compensating for the delicate nature of those at the front. The highlight of the C3 Picasso's performance on the road is its ride comfort. The suspension is supple over surface imperfections but taut enough to maintain its composure through humps and dips. The car changes direction smartly with responsive steering that's light around town but grows heavier as speeds. For really pressing on, a little more heft in the helm would be preferable but that may be asking too much from a supermini MPV. It corners neatly too with none of the body roll that has afflicted so many of Citroen's past efforts. The gearbox action is a little loose and long throw and the stiff brake pedal feels at-odds with the long travel of throttle and clutch but otherwise, the C3 Picasso is a minor revelation to drive. The design theme inside the car mirrors that of the exterior with corners replaced by curves. The plastics aren't of the highest quality you'll find in the supermini-MPV sector but Citroen does appear to have upped its game in terms of build quality. The gimmicky features that appear in other Citroen models like the fixed-hub steering wheel and the multiple digital displays are swapped for a much cleaner and more stylish look with a hint of the retro about it. All C3 Picasso buyers get the basics like remote central locking, a trip computer, electric door mirrors, electric front windows and a CD stereo. Then the VTR+ we've been trying has front fog lights, cruise control, air-conditioning and 16" alloy wheels. It's a decent spec for the prices being asked and competitive with obvious rivals like the Nissan Note and Skoda Roomster. The clear advantage the Citroen holds over these alternatives is its eye-catching styling. By successfully masking its boxy shape, the C3 Picasso has garnered an edge in a supermini MPV sector where few of the alternatives have strayed quite as far from the conventional. It's an interesting prospect as a result and importantly, it gives nothing away in terms of practicality. Although much improved over some of Citroen's past efforts, the quality of the materials used isn't quite up where it needs to be and the gearchange could be tightened up but the space, ride comfort and style of the C3 Picasso are hard to better in any MPV at this price point.

Facts at a Glance

Facts At A Glance CAR: Citroen C3 Picasso range PRICES: £13,490-£17,720 - on the road INSURANCE GROUPS: 13-16 CO2 EMISSIONS: 101-115g/km PERFORMANCE: [BlueHDi 100] 0-62mph 13.3s / Max Speed 111mph FUEL CONSUMPTION: [BlueHDi 100] (combined) 72.4mpg STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES: Twin front airbags, ABS, ESP WILL IT FIT IN YOUR GARAGE: length/width/heightmm 4080/1730/1620

Performance
50%
Handling
40%
Comfort
60%
Space
70%
Styling
70%
Build
70%
Value
80%
Equipment
80%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
60%
Insurance
80%

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Monthly payment£108.68
Deposit£300
Term (months)60
Cash price£5698
Credit amount£5398
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£6821.80
Fixed interest rate4.1%
APR representativeFixed 7.9% APR representative

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