New Citroen C1 is Available in UK Now

July 15, 2014

About Citroen C1

Citroen have launched new C1 in the UK and now it’s available on sale from July 1st 2014. This new Citroen C1 is the latest generation of the popular city car and it has been sold more than 780,000 cars worldwide since its launch in 2005.

Available as both three and five-door versions as a hatchback and as a new open-top body style, named Airscape.

The New C1 Airscape Feel Edition is available in five colors – Lipizzan White, Caldera Black, Sunrise Red, Gallium Grey, Scarlet Red along with two fabric roof shades – Black and Sunrise Red that you can choose.

The Citroen C1 looks small compact city car but not compromised in space, so basically its compact exteriors but inside is very spacious. So it can be a ideal family car.

Airspace – The new airspace, open body style is an alternative choice available for customers to choose for both three and five door models. The large canvas soft top size is 800mm x 760mm with fully opening and electrically controlled.

Comfort – As it’s a spacious car, so you can automatically feel comfort. However they have made lots of changes in C1 compared to previous generation models to improve comfort ride to customers.

Citroen C1 seats

Seats are completely redesigned to improve comfort and are ergonomic, body-hugging shapes and enhanced side support with new levels of adjustment.

The New Citroën C1 sets high standards for road handling and ride comfort.

They have made rear axle, a 4kg lighter compared to the previous-generation model, with new  suspension springs, new shock absorbers and a new large-diameter anti-roll bar to improve both suspension comfort and road holding.

A new electric power steering system delivers a precise and enjoyable drive with smooth, satisfying and well controlled .

C1 has impressive 780 liters capacity with folding rear seats, and without folding it has functional 196-litre boot is easy to access load capacity.

Technology –

Mirror screen technology in Citroen C1The Citroen C1 is the first model that included with Mirror screen technology, offers an advanced connectivity solution. It allows the motorist to copy their Smartphone content onto 7 inch touch drive interface.

A reversing camera, hill-start assist and parking assist technology helps to park in tight spaces.

Running Costs – This is the most important criteria that we all look before to buy or lease car.

The Citroen C1 is a very lightweight design (855 – 865kg) with very low rolling resistance tyres which are  exceptionally efficient and delivers low servicing costs.

The new Citroen C1 available in two choices – stop & start and non-stop & start technology.

Stop & start technology –There is a 5 speed manual gearbox with stop & start technology features VTi 68, its amongst the best-in-class for fuel economy, with up to 74.3mpg on a combined cycle and just 88g/km of CO2.

Non-stop & start technology – The VTi 68 engine also available in non-stop and start technology, specified with a manual 5-speed gearbox and with the option of an automated manual 5-speed ETG (Efficient Tronic Gearbox).

This ETG system features a creep function and optimized pedal mapping, adjusting power effectively for smoother gear changes.

It’s a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, 82hp petrol engine car that uses innovative technologies to achieve fuel economy of 65.7mpg (combined cycle) and just 99g/km CO2.

Leasing Citroen C1

Take a look Citroen C1 lease deals here or call us on 0800 458 0113 for more details.

Here are some pictures of Citroen C1 – (Click to enlarge)

Citroen C1 Front View



Citroen C1 Side View



Citroen C1 - Airspace