Citroën C4 gains new engines & technology
Set to start first UK deliveries in April, the revised range includes minor exterior changes with updated lighting using LED running lights and new 3D-effect tail lights and also new chrome detailing.
The interior styling has also been subtly updated and brings new upholstery materials and a simpler dashboard featuring a new centrally located 7-inch touchscreen that’s included as standard on top-spec models. Optional massaging front seats are also on offer along with a panoramic glass roof equipped with an electric blind.
Citroën C4’s dimensions are unchanged, with a length of 4.33m, width of 1.79m and height of 1.49m. Its boot volume of 408 litres is one of the largest in the category.
The C4 also brings new technologies with the introduction of hands-free keyless entry & start whilst trim level names have been rebranded to Touch, Feel and Flair.
Engine range comprises two PureTech petrol engines and four BlueHDi Diesel engines. The entry-level 108bhp PureTech 110 engine with manual gearbox 60.1mpg on the combined cycle and 110g/km with ultra-low rolling resistance tyres.
The PureTech 130 S&S engine now comes with either a 6-speed manual or the brand’s new EAT6 6-speed automatic transmission named EAT6 and will be priced from £19,445 OTR in top-level Flair specification.
Meannwhile four BlueHDi Diesel variants are on offer, comprising the BlueHDi 100, BlueHDi 100 S&S, BlueHDi 120 S&S and BlueHDi 150 S&S.
Both the BlueHDi 100 and the BlueHDi 100 S&S offer 1.6-litre capacity with 98bhp. The BlueHDi 100 S&S variant delivers combined cycle fuel economy of 85.6mpg with CO2 emissions as low as 86g/km.
And the 118bhp BlueHDi 120 S&S with a 6-speed manual gearbox delivers a 78.5mpg combined cycle fuel economy and CO2 emissions of 95g/km with ultra-low rolling resistance tyres.
A BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT6 powertrain will be available on Feel and Flair versions from May 2015 production. It will deliver up to 74.3mpg combined cycle fuel economy and CO2 emissions from 98g/km with ultra-low rolling resistance tyres.
Finally, the top-level 2.0-litre BlueHDi 150 S&S engine, mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, offers 148bhp with combined cycle fuel economy of 74.3mpg and 98g/km CO2 emissions.