Citroen C3 Picasso 2017 – MPV Compact by French Automaker Citroën

The Citroen C3 Picasso 2017 model is an MPV compact produced by the automaker French Citroën since 2008. The launch of the C3 Picasso is done simultaneously with the presentation of Special Citroen C3 Pluriel Charleston. 2017 Citroen C3 Picasso is the version MPV family C3 and uses the base frame of the second generation French utilitarianism (same platform as the Peugeot 207 and Peugeot 208).

Even from the point of view of the family-feeling Citroën, the Drooneel, the new minivan anticipates stylistic content and solutions that will be adopted by the second generation C3 which will be presented only after the Picasso variant debut. The 2017 C3 Picasso also mounts not shared engines with the C3 first series, namely the motors 1.4 and 1.6 Prince VTI, which provide respectively 95 and 120 hp (the latter Euro 5 ), and which are also mounted on 207 and Mini Cooper . There are also two diesel engines, both 1.6-liter. This is the 1.6 DV6 available in two power levels, 90 and 109 hp.

The C3 Picasso is to occupy a market segment in which it has to have to fight models like the Opel Meriva, the Lancia Musa, the Nissan Note , the Renault Modus and also the “cousin” Peugeot 1007 . The weapons at the disposal of the French are the most modern and unconventional and good price / quality ratio, and the ability to have brilliant engines but not fuel-thirsty.

Citroen C3 Picasso 2017 Design

Very special and sought after is the design the muzzle of the C3 Picasso, with headlights with an appendix on the top side incorporating the indicators, appendix which stretches up going to intrude in the fender. This, combined with a bumper with aggressive design, gives a lot of oomph to the car. The taillights are of elongated shape and in vertical development, as well as vertical is also the trend of the tail, the solution which seeks to optimize the load capacity of the luggage compartment, this aspect is so important for a car like the C3 Picasso, it has been further enhanced thanks to the sofa divisible, fold-able and removable. In this way, the load capacity rises from 385 to 1506 liters.

Among the flaws of the C3 Picasso are reported some finishes for improvement, especially in the rear, where the assembly is not flawless highlights height differences between the coupled metal sheets. Absent the sills in the doors.

Citroen C3 Picasso 2017 Equipment

The standard equipment of the C3 Picasso includes front airbags, on-board computer, ESP and steering wheel adjustable for height and reach. The side airbags are optional only for Ideal versions, cheaper ones, but they are standard on other versions.

Nouvelle Citroen C3 Picasso 2017
Nouvelle Citroen C3 Picasso 2017

Among other optional examples are the leather interior and sunroof. Other accessories, such as roof rails, the sound system, and parking sensors are optional in the basic version, but standard in the richer ones.

Citroen C3 Picasso Evolution

For 2010 there is the introduction of the start-stop system, which switches off the engine when stopping at traffic lights and restarts as soon as you press the accelerator. In 2012 it was instead a slight facelift presented at the Paris Motor Show: has been redesigned grille, which sports a new logo of the House, but also the front bumper, with new housings for the fog lights and new LED lights. Inside change only a few finishing details. As for the engines, they take up almost to the internal ones of the outgoing range, with the exception of a slight enhancement of the engine 1.6 HDi tip, increased from 110 to 114 hp, and the arrival of a bi-fuel engine with LPG based on the 1.4 16v EP3, which in this case is slightly weakened, falling from 95 to 91 hP.

Citroen C3 Picasso 2015

In the spring of 2015, there was another small update, visible especially in the front, where the grille has undergone further revision, as well as the bumper, which now fitted with new headlights with lights that integrate LED technology. As for the engines, the 1.4 95 HP, and the 1.6 120 HP, they have been replaced either by an intermediate drive formed by the 1.2 turbos 110 hp.

Citroen C3 Picasso 2015
Citroen C3 Picasso 2015

A similar phenomenon also occurred in terms of diesel, where the two engines 1.6 HDi, respectively, 92 and 115 hp, have been replaced by the 1.6 BlueHDi 100 hp maximum power. Citroen C3 Picasso 2017 still remains to list the 1.4 bi-fuel by 91 hp.

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