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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.

Citroen Aircross 2017 – a Compact SUV as Mitsubishi ASX

The Citroen Aircross is a compact SUV of the French automobile brand Citroën. 2017 Citroen Aircross model is similar in design to the Mitsubishi ASX and the sister model Peugeot 4008. All three vehicles are manufactured at Mitsubishi Motors. The market launch in Germany took place on June 2, The 2017 Citroën AirCross SUV concept unveiled at the Shanghai 2015 Fair 1.

The 2017 Citroen Aircross concept car features a rechargeable gasoline-powered hybrid engine, featuring a 218 hp 1.6 THP engine and a 95-hp electric motor on the rear wheels. This, therefore, offers the concept an integral transmission. The lithium-ion batteries assure the vehicle a 100% electric range of 50km. According to Citroën, the cumulative power is 313 hp and the 0 to 100 km/h is achieved in 4.5s.

Citroen Aircross 2017 Design

The Citroen Aircross 2017 model adopts the stylistic codes of the brand: double-front headlights as on the Cotoern C4 Picasso for example, 3D taillights, flat hood and vertical windscreen, as on a C4 Cactus. The concept has a true SUV look with large wheel arches and reinforced sills, 22-inch wheels with deep-grooved tires, a flat hood, straight sides and a vertical rear. This effect is reinforced by the numerous aluminum or chrome pieces placed on the bodywork. It follows the principles of the Airbumps of the C4 Cactus, but this time the protections, called “Alloy Bump”, are more discreet, and housed at the bottom of the doors.

Citroen Aircross 2017 Model

Citroen Aircross 2017 Model

Citroen Aircross 2017 Interior

As usual, on a concept car, the interior is futuristic: two 12-inch HD panoramic screens take place on the dashboard. One, motorized, can be moved in front of the front passenger by a simple movement of the hand. Each seat has loudspeakers and microphone.

Citroen Aircross Concept

Citroen Aircross Concept

Citroen Aircross Interior

Citroen Aircross Interior

Thus, each passenger can listen to a different music or program or can communicate more easily with other passengers.

Citroen Aircross 2017 Engine

The Citroen Aircross 2017 mode is equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine with 84 kW received the 1.6-liter (117-hp) diesel engine and the stronger 1.8-liter 110-kW (150-hp) diesel engine from Mitsubishi (114 hp) from PSA Peugeot Citroën itself. In the Otto-motor, the power is transferred to the front wheels only over a five-speed manual gearbox. In the case of the diesel engines, the option of the shiftable all- wheel drive is the option. A six-speed manual gearbox is fitted as standard.

In mid-May 2016, as part of the 37th Trophies of the Automobile Magazine, he won the 2016 Design Trophy, with 41% of the reader’s votes 2, Citroen Aircross 2017 SUV concept was unveiled at the Salon de Genève 2017, prefiguring the Citroën C3 Aircross replacing the Citroën C3 Picasso 3.

The Citroen Berlingo 2017 – is Designed in Collaboration with PSA Peugeot

The Citroen Berlingo is small vans and cars from Citroen, designed in collaboration with partner PSA Peugeot. The original Citroen Berlingo was launched in 1997, a revised version in 2003. The Citroen Berlingo is available in various vehicle versions with corresponding body variations. There are versions for light or heavy work order, for long objects and special bodywork. There is also a passenger version available, which does not differ in appearance but in execution just is a spacious and luxurious car.

The 2017 Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partner were similar to the first pick in this category, soon followed by the Renault Kangoo, and later appeared in this class, the Opel Tour, Ford Tourneo Connect, and Volkswagen Caddy.

There are different versions with one, two or without sliding doors, with tailgate or tailgate doors and variants as box-wagon with sheet-coated side windows. A special feature is the multi-functional roof of the equipment variant Space-light / Modutop. In addition, until March 2007, a folding roof ex-factory was available. Modifications to a mobile home are also offered, partly supported by the factory. Also, an electro-transport was offered as Citroen Berlingo Electric.

Citroen Berlingo 2017 Model

Citroen Berlingo 2017 Model

With the Berlingo, Citroën was the first supplier of a new class of high-roof combi, whose base area is approximately the same as that of a VW Golf, but which offer the driver an elevated seating position and have a very large volume over the entire interior length. In January 2004 the Berlingo was ranked 48th among the best-selling vehicles in Germany with 1,074 new registrations.

Citroen Berlingo 2017 Features

Vehicle equipment has a means of facilitating the ride for the driver. The advantage is the automatic switching on and off lights, cruise control, and parking sensors. The dashboard features audio system with a steering wheel, on-board computer with multifunction display and hands-free headset Bluetooth. Good feeling within the interior equipment offers and acoustics solutions vehicles.

Citroen Berlingo 2015

Citroen Berlingo 2015

Citroen Berlingo Interior

Citroen Berlingo Interior

Thanks to sound absorbers and sophisticated aerodynamics in the car while driving quiet. Vehicle manufacturers Berlingo has inspired a wide variety of vehicles SUV. All drivers and the control lever which is directly integrated into the dashboard, are ergonomically shaped and fit the hands naturally. Comfort and convenience are guaranteed a visible vehicle surface with overall dimensions of 4.6 meters.

Citroen Berlingo 2016

Citroen Berlingo 2016

Citroen Berlingo 2017 Electric

Berlingo with built-in electric motor bears the name Electric or French Electrique, was based on a conceptual model of AX Electric and C15 Electric. The platform is identical to the Peugeot Partner Electric. DC motor type Ventura Electric maximum power of 28kW was able to roll out more than 100 kilometers. The Board instruments have been added battery charge status Saft NiCd and economy. The vehicle was equipped with a 12-volt system operators from which it was supplied and an independent electrical heating Webasto. Battery is water-cooled and should be replaced every 9,500 kilometers coolant. Electrique pattern continued in the second generation.

Citroen Berlingo Engine

The Citroen Berlingo was from the outset available with 1.4 petrol and 1.9 diesel. Later, there was a 1.6 petrol version at. The familiar 2.0 HDi diesel was 90 hp available. From 2005, the 1.9 diesel and 2.0 HDi diesel replaced by two 1.6 HDi diesel engines, one with 75 hp and one 90 hp. The Citroen Berlingo 1.4i is also available on CNG.

Citroen Berlingo 2015

Citroen Berlingo 2015

The successor was introduced during 2008, again called Berlingo. This is positioned slightly higher in the market. Although the Citroen Nemo, launched in January of the same year shows many similarities with the Berlingo, but is clearly a smaller class and is not the successor of the 2017 Citroen Berlingo.