Priced from £8245
The new Citroen C1 will go on sale this coming July and will be offered in three well specified trim levels; Touch, Feel and Flair. It will be amiable in three and five doors with prices starting from £8245 for the C1 Touch VTi 68 manual three door, rising to £11,935 for the new C1 Airscape Flair VTi 68 ETG five door.
The new C1 range is powered by the latest petrol engines; the VTi 68 available
with either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed clutchless Efficient Tronic Gearbox (ETG), or as an e-VTi 68 Airdream 5-speed manual with Stop & Start technology plus the addition of Citroën’s latest 3-cylinder ‘PureTech’ VTi 82 engine with a 5-speed manual transmission.
The new Citroën C1 Touch features standard specification such as ABS, EBA, ESP, power steering, high frequency remote central locking, electric front windows, six airbags, an MP3 compatible audio system, a USB socket and LED daytime running lights. If you opt for the ‘Feel’ then this trim adds air conditioning, DAB digital radio, 7” Touch Drive interface with Mirror Screen technology and steering mounted controls, along with body coloured door mirrors and door handles. The ‘Flair’ sports 15” ‘Planet’ alloy wheels and additional features including a speed limiter, rev counter, reversing camera, electrically heated and adjustable door mirrors, a leather steering wheel and dark tinted rear windows.
There is eight body colours to chooses from including four metallic options, along with three wheel designs and four interior upholstery finishes. The fabric roof will be available in three colours for the Airscape models; Black, Grey & Sunrise Red. There is a choice of optional extras such as automatic air conditioning, automatic headlights, keyless entry & start and styling details such as black leather upholstery and various interior colour packs.
The Citroen C1 city car has always been popular, more than 760,000 have been sold since the car was launched in 2005. This new design focuses on design, comfort, technology and efficiency. The interior of the new Citroën C1 is bright and airy with a colourful ambience. It has been designed with clean structured lines, the dashboard features bright colours on the multimedia panel, air vent trim and gear lever base. The door panels also include body-coloured inserts. There is generous space inside plus storage compartments throughout 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 boot is of a decent size with easy access and the boot capacity increase to a massive 780 litres when the rear seats are folded.