An introduction to the Citroen C1, how the C1 has evolved over the years, and performance credentials…

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History of the Citroen C1

The CitroГ«n C1 is a car that was launched in 2005.

The urban motor has attracted than 620,000 customers with more than sold in the UK since its launch.

features on the Citroen C1 include dioxide emissions from LED daytime running lights, a CD system with CitroГ«n’s Connecting Box – Bluetooth with USB socket – and an Gearbox System with paddles.

The car was developed by PSA Peugeot in a shared project with Three vehicles were by the venture with the Peugeot 107 and Aygo identical to the C1 bar the following.

The Peugeot 107 differs in regards to the bumper plus front and lights, while the Aygo other cosmetic differences still basically being the car.

All of these city are built at state-of-the-art facilities by the Toyota Peugeot Citroen joint-venture sited at KolГ­n, a in the Czech Republic.

Plans to the C1 et al were announced at the 2005 Motor Show and with the designed by Donato Coco.

The C1 is a four-seater hatchback measuring metres (133.9 in) in length.

One of the exterior features of the C1 is the large light cluster which from the edge of the rear to the rear window. This there is no external metal

The power unit for the C1 is a 1.0-litre engine which offers fuel economy on a combined just in excess of 60mpg.

The was designed for city life but is to cruise on the motorway as well. torque comes at 3600rpm and the has five widely-spaced ratios so revs are needed a lot of the time.

Equipment on the C1 range includes central locking, colour-coded mirrors, side airbags, an rev counter, alloy wheels, leather trimmed seats, interior trim inserts and box cover.

The C1 received a facelift in which included changes to the bumper which incorporated a new

Trim levels were changed with the basic models becoming VT, while the model became ‘VTR’.

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Seat fabrics and ventilation were also altered, and all received colour-coded front and new wheel trims.

Engines the same, but alterations meant the petrol offered lower dioxide emissions and improved economy compared to the previous

The steering on the C1 is light and the gearbox There’s lots of glass visibility good while the turning circle is another for parking and quick changes of present no problems. The suspension is and there is good levels of

The Citroen C1’s list are extremely reasonable, and Citroen are never shy with discounts. costs are reasonable so a year’s won’t break the bank.

All C1s sit in low insurance groups, and the engine more than 65mpg.

The C1 has seen few complaints about of its mechanicals – with reports from owners in the JD Power customer satisfaction

As far as safety is concerned on the Citroen C1 an anti-lock braking system offers a feature designed to the car stable whether the brake is pressed on a straight road or in the of a bend. Two front airbags are as standard in every model. the top specification model gets airbags.

Stability control is as an extra on the top-rated model.

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