New model for 2014
NEW CITRO╦N C1, ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF THE STREET
At the Geneva Motor Show, CITRO╦N is premiering the new CITRO╦N C1,
a fresh take on a best-seller that has notched up more than 760,000
sales since its launch in 2005.
This new city car is available in 3- door and 5-door versions and also in a new open-top body style called Airscape.
A car with a strong personality, delivering an upbeat response to
urban mobility requirements, the new CITRO╦N C1 reflects the renewal of
The new CITRO╦N C1 features:
more design, with dynamic lines and a cheerful front end
with a cheeky gaze created by the headlamps. Two-tone versions and
brightly coloured interiors underline the car’s character and joy for
living. It is clearly a member of the new family of CITRO╦N vehicles.
With its unique styling and irresistible looks, it is an immediate
more comfort, for day-to-day
driving. An agile car designed to nip in and out of traffic, it allies
compact exterior dimensions (just 3.46m), with easy handling and a
turning circle of 4.80m. It also delivers exceptional suspension
comfort and impeccable road manners;
technology, to make life easier, with convenient features such as the
7’’ touchscreen, and Mirror Screen technology to copy and run
smartphone apps from the touchscreen. The new CITRO╦N C1 can also be
fitted with hands-free entry and drive, with a reversing camera, and
with hill-start assist, for increased peace of mind;
running costs: weighing just 840 kg, and shipping with new-generation
petrol engines, the new CITRO╦N C1 ranks among the best in class for
fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. *
* the data concerning consumption are in the process of being validated
Irresistible exterior styling
The new CITRO╦N C1 is available as a 3-door and 5-door vehicle, as a hatchback or an open-top vehicle with Airscape.
The dynamic, lively styling is underlined by the visual
continuity between the windscreen and side windows, with black
windscreen pillars and, depending on trim, chrome-finish weatherstrips.
The front end gains the features identifying the new
brand models. The two-part headlamps and round inserts create a smiley
front end with a cheeky gaze.
The vertical daytime-running LED lights create a light signature emphasising the car’s cheerful gaze and strong character.
The glass tailgate and square lights add momentum to the rear end, creating a 3D effect.
The new CITRO╦N C1 is a car of free-thinking design with
an irresistible expression, underlined by compact, condensed volumes
and wider tracks at both the front and rear.
It is clearly a member of the family of new CITRO╦N
vehicles. With its strong personality, it has immediate appeal and the
ability to attract attention.
Cheerful and bubbly, the new CITRO╦N C1 is available in
eight up-to-the-minute exterior colours, from the sophisticated CaldÚra
Black, Gallium Grey, Carlinite Grey and Olive Brown to the radiant
Lipizan White, Smalt Blue, Scarlet Red and Sunrise Red.
The new CITRO╦N C1 is also personalisable with its
two-tone colour options. Two special launch versions are available with
different body and roof colours (Olive Brown roof and Lipizan White
The convertible version, Airscape,
is also two-tone. A soft top contrasting with the body colour is
available in a choice of three colours: Sunrise Red, Black or Grey.
As a final touch of urban chic, this modern city car is
available with 14’’ or 15’’ wheel covers and 15’’ diamond-tipped alloy
The interior of the new CITRO╦N C1 l is bright and breezy too, with a cheerful, colourful ambience.
Designed in clean, structured lines, the dashboard
features bright touches of colour on the multimedia panel, air vent
trim and gearlever base. As a finishing touch, the door panels include
DAY-TO-DAY COMFORT AND WELL-BEING
The new CITRO╦N C1 gives you a fresh standpoint on the
city and its constraints. Its aim: to make the city its playground of
Airscape: an invitation to make the most of every moment
The new CITRO╦N C1 delivers day-to-day driving pleasure
and sensations. The Airscape open-top body style reveals itself to the
city in both 3-door and 5-door versions, a class exclusive.
The exceptionally large soft top (800 mm x 760 mm) has easy-to-use power controls.
The Airscape open-top versions create a sense of escape.
Passengers can take a moment to enjoy life and urban living at any
time, for a greater sensation of everyday freedom and driveability.
Compact dimensions for greater agility
The new CITRO╦N C1 is designed to carry up to four
adults in comfort, with generous space at both front and rear. Both the
3-door and 5-door versions maintain compact dimensions:
3.46m long / 1.62m wide /1.45m tall.
This is still a versatile city car, one of the most
compact on the market. Its neat dimensions make it easy to nimble
(STET) and easy to manoeuvre with an optimum turning radius of 4.80m
and electric power steering.
Easy to handle, it makes light work of urban obstacles.
Storage and equipment to make life easier
The new CITRO╦N C1 combines dynamic, vibrant design with easy use and essential everyday features.
Your ideal day-to-day partner, it ships with a range of
convenient, ingenious storage compartments around the cabin, with cup
holders and a glovebox able to hold a one-litre bottle and with a lid
for greater peace of mind.
The new CITRO╦N C1 is also an ergonomic car, designed to
make everyday life easier. The functional 196 litre boot is easy to
access, with the parcel shelf folding away when the tailgate is opened.
With the rear seats folded, boot capacity increases to 780 litres.
The new CITRO╦N C1 also ships with a range of features
designed for your comfort, such as automatic air conditioning, heated
seats and, for the 3-door version, memory settings for the front seats.
Comfort and road manners
The new CITRO╦N C1 also sets high standards in comfort and road manners.
with the previous-generation model, the new CITRO╦N C1 ships with a
rear axle that is 4 kg lighter, new suspension springs, new shock
absorbers and a new large-diameter anti-roll bar. These changes improve
both suspension comfort and road manners.
the new electric power steering delivers a precise, enjoyable drive.
Steering is smooth, satisfying and sharp, both in the city and on the
open road, making a real contribution to driving pleasure.
the same time, the new tyres with very low rolling resistance and
compact dimensions (14 and 15 inches) contribute to strong braking and
lower fuel consumption.
The new CITRO╦N C1 brings you an enjoyable, comfortable and relaxed driving experience, on all types of road.
A touch-sensitive connected interface
new CITRO╦N C1 ships with intuitive, easy-to-use technologies. It is
available with a 7’’ touchscreen grouping all media functions (radio,
telephone, video player, onboard computer).
Never alone, always on line. The new CITRO╦N C1 features advanced connectivity with Mirror Screen technology.
function lets you copy smartphone content onto the 7’’ touch screen for
easy display and control. To do this, you simply need to check the
compatibility of your smartphone, install the data exchange app and
plug it into the car’s USB port.
You can then take advantage of the full range of smartphone apps from the 7’’ touchscreen:
navigation, telephone, address book, music, web radio… and any other useful driving compatible apps.
Technology for easy use
The new CITRO╦N C1 also delivers a relaxed drive.
To simplify manoeuvres such as parking in tight spaces, a reversing camera projects images onto the 7’’ touchscreen.
new CITRO╦N C1 now features hands-free entry and drive. This function
lets the driver enter and start the car without taking out the
electronic key. Already present on vehicles further up the market, this
system makes life easier for users.
useful function fitted as standard is hill-start assist. This feature
can prove essential in the city, when leaving an underground car park,
for example. It holds the car steady for two seconds for an easy
re-start on slopes with a gradient of over 3%.
FOR OPTIMISED RUNNING COSTS
The new CITRO╦N C1 also makes economic sense with its affordable price tag and optimised running costs.
just 840 kg and fitted with very low rolling resistance tyres and
efficient latest generation engines, it uses few consumables for
low servicing costs.
The new CITRO╦N C1 ships with a choice of two latest-generation petrol engines.
the e-VTi 68 Airdream engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox and featuring
Stop&Start technology with a special aerodynamics pack, the new
CITRO╦N C1 is on a par with the best for fuel consumption and CO2
The VTi 68 engine is also available with
the clutchless ETG (Efficient Tronic Gearbox). This 5-speed gearbox
features a creep function and optimised pedal mapping, adjusting power
effectively for smoother start-ups and enhanced driveability.
new CITRO╦N C1 is also available with the new VTi 82 from the PureTech
engine family. Built in France, this 1.2 litre 3-cylinder petrol engine
developing 82 bhp and uses innovative, efficient and economical
technologies, for fuel consumption of 4.3l/100 km* and CO2 emissions of
99g/km*, allied with driveability and nimble performance. With torque
of 118 Nm and 0 - 100 kph acceleration in 11 seconds, this engine
contributes to the ability of the new CITRO╦N C1 to head for the open
* the data concerning consumption are in the process of being validated
Left the new Peugeot 108 and above the new Toyota Aygo are together with the C1 badge-engineered versions of the same car.
|ę 2014 Julian Marsh/CitroŰnŰt/SA Automobiles CitroŰn