2013 Citroen C4 Aircross | Review | Interior | Exterior | Price | Engine. – Now, Citroen’s new C4 Aircross SUV will make its Australian debut next month, the French carmaker has confirmed. Joining the C4 hatch, C4 Picasso people mover and DS4 crossover, the arrival of the Aircross will mark Citroen’s first all wheel drive offering in Australia. Like Peugeot’s recently launched 4008 SUV, the C4 Aircross is built on an extensively modified version of the Mitsubishi ASX platform.
The C4 AirCross will be powered exclusively by a 2.0 litre four cylinder petrol engine delivering 110kW of power and 197Nm of torque to both front and four wheel drive variants via a manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT). Four wheel drive variants will feature a ‘shift on the fly’ system allowing users to switch between two wheel drive, four wheel drive and ’4WD Lock’ as required from the driver’s seat.
The massive sales success of the Nissan Qashqai has sent rivals scrambling to build their own compact crossovers and Citroen is the latest to enter the fray with the C4 Aircross. Before you pick up the phone to your local dealer, though, there’s a twist the company is still undecided about whether converting it to right-hand drive and bringing it to the UK makes financial sense. If it does go on sale in Britain, this 1.6 HDi model is the only version we’ll get.
This fifth addition to the C4 family which already includes the C4, DS4, C4 Picasso and Grand Picasso is based on the Mitsubishi ASX, in the same way that the larger C-Crosser is a Mitsubishi Outlander underneath. More than 100,000 new Citroën C4 vehicles have rolled of the assembly line since the model was launched one year ago. Following on from this commercial success, the Marque is now extending its C4 range with an original model: the Citroën C4 Aircross. This new vehicle reviews the conventional cues of compact SUV design. By combining style and technological innovation in a single car, the Citroën C4 Aircross is ideally suited to modern lifestyles that introduce a sense of escape into everyday activities. This new body style draws upon the Marque’s technological excellence, combining the grip of an off-roader with the ride and driveability of a saloon. Available in 2-wheel and 4-wheel drive versions, depending on the engine, the Citroën C4 Aircross will be launched in the first half of 2012 and will be one of the front-runners in its segment in terms of CO2 emissions.
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Price :
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Price. - While based on the $25,990 ASX, prices for the C4 AirCross should mirror the mechanically identical, and equally French, 4008, which is priced from $28,990.
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Interior :
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Interior. – Looking at the Citroen C4 Aircross from scratch, you’d think that a completely different vehicle is facing. In contrast to the jet’s face adorns the ASX Citroen a chrome grille that bears the emblem in the center of the French car manufacturer. Side including the LED daytime running lights are mounted, adjusted in the design of the DS3. The taillights recall, matching the name, however, the C4. The C4 Aircross works through the changes elegant than his Japanese model, which continues in some detail in the interior.
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Exterior :
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Exterior. – The advanced design of the Citroën C4 contains Aircross Repeater lights in the mirror the door, the taillights light guides and an integrated chrome rear vision camera, cut into the rear cover. The expressive style is based on information about the distinctive design of Citroën. The wing of the shark fin is seen from the side which also notes on the lateral surfaces of the glass of the car of the concept of the Hipnos decorated with a compass of chrome to show that the model is a member of the family SUV for the brand to reverse.
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Engine :
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Engine. – Citroën C4 Aircross fulfilled the duties of the brand for the protection of the environment with 110 HDi engine covered by a 6-speed manual transmission, this model is one of them is located in the segment of CO2 emissions. And the HDi 110 engine with traction and 4 x 4, so that everyone can choose the version that fits on your lifestyle best. Since the introduction of the Citroen C4 HDi Aircross 150 engine performance (also with traction and 4 x 4 with a 6-speed manual available) and a gasoline engine horsepower. 6i benefits 115 (available in a version of traction with a 5-speed manual).
With its compact dimensions (4.34 m long, 1.79 m in 1.63 m in height, width), the maneuver extraordinary (6.6 m twist) Citroën C4 Aircross is at home in the cities. The comfort of the 5-seat is a room in the next segment high while 442 l boat comfortably meets the requirements of modern life. The chassis and suspension were specifically designed for a device that provides the values which Citroen is faithful, the ideal compromise between comfort and grip developed. Escape to a new mentality. Take the road with complete peace of mind. The rider in the 2013 Citroën C4 Aircross position offers a clear view of the street and surrounding high.
2013 Citroen C4 Aircross Specs :
* Citroen C4 Aircross 1.6 HDi.
* Price: £20,000 (est).
* Engine: 1.6-litre 4cyl turbodiesel.
* Power/torque: 113bhp/270Nm.
* Transmission: Six-speed manual, four-wheel drive.
* 0-62mph: 11.6 seconds.
* Top speed: 112mph.
* Economy: 57.6mpg.
* CO2: 129g/km.
* Equipment: Switchable 4WD, sat-nav, air-con, LED running lights, stop-start, ski hatch.
* On sale: Late 2012 (est).
Source: themotorreport.com, caradvice.com, carsu.info.