Citroen 2014 Grand C4 Picasso – Citroen Grand C4 Picasso goes techno | GoAuto

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CITROEN#8217;S next-generation C4 Picasso people-mover has just the for weary mums and dads massaging seats.

The French car today revealed its latest of the seven-seat family transporter, a vehicle that is now lighter, spacious and more technologically

A highlight for parents, though, has to be the of an options pack that a massage function to both seats.

The seven-seat people mover set to arrive in Australian showrooms in the half of next year and a striking new look previewed by the Technospace concept at the Geneva show earlier this

The concept#8217;s design has carried with few changes to the smaller, C4 Picasso unveiled in April.

The version has the same rounded as the Technospace, with the brand#8217;s chevrons curving out to the quarter where they incorporate LED daytime running lights.

the Tehcnospace, the people-mover features 3D-effect LED tail-lights.

The Grand C4 side profile emphasizes its and Citroen says it has increased and cargo space without the length of the new version, which at 4590mm.

However, moving to a platform it will share with the 308 hatchback has allowed Citroen to the wheelbase by 110mm to 2840mm, it says is the longest in its segment.

The wheelbase has resulted in 217mm of knee room in the second and 108mm in the third row, Citroen claims is also in segment.

Moving the rear back by 55mm compared the five-seat C4 Picasso has improved to the removable third row of seating, it

Luggage space is up by 69 litres the previous model, to 645L five seats up, and more 700L with the second row

Honda#8217;s Odyssey people-mover can 708L with the third row but both pale in comparison the top-selling Kia Grand Carnival, can carry 912L with all up and 2380L with the third row

Citroen also claims the C4 Picasso has the widest boot in its with 1170mm of space the wheel arches.

The people-mover has as much as 100kg through the use of and other light-weight composite as part of PSA#8217;s EMP2 that underpins it.

Powertrains on in Europe include a 67kW 1.6-litre engine #8211; or 90 Airdream#8221; as Citroen calls it that when mated to a clutchless gearbox, can achieve a Prius-beating average fuel use of 3.8 per 100 kilometres while emitting 98g/km of CO2.

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

A second 1.6-litre diesel the e-HDi 115, sips and emits 104g/km of CO2, the Euro 6-compliant 2.0-litre 150 produces 112kW of power and CO2, which Citroen is the lowest in its class at that level.

This engine an exhaust-based catalytic converter reduces the nitrogen oxide emissions by 90 per cent over the model, while idle-stop reduce fuel use while in traffic.

As well as the clutchless the Grand C4 Picasso will be with a new six-speed automatic or a six-speed manual gearbox, on the engine choice.

Citroen the loft-inspired interior gets an dash design, LED interior two-tone dash, door and leather upholstery, and satin and black highlights.

Asymmetrically designed front give the appearance of a sofa-like while second-row seats are all with adjustable bases and

A 12-inch panoramic screen the centre of the dash and displays all driving information.

A seven-inch sits in the middle of the centre and controls the satellite navigation, audio and telephone functions.

An #8216;Lounge Pack#8217; features massaging seats, luxury on all seats, a #8220;Relax#8221; front seat that opens up of legroom, and a multimedia pack fits a pair of screens the front seat backs.

has upped the safety features for the C4 Picasso, including active control, blind-spot and anti-collision and the usual array of safety

Other tech features a park assist function can automatically find and steer the into a space, and Citroen#8217;s 360 system that uses cameras around the car to give the a bird#8217;s-eye view when or moving out of a tight space.

with GoAuto in April, Automobiles Australia general John Startari ruled out the five-seat C4 Picasso to Australia, but a confirmed that Citroen#8217;s arm is now looking into it.

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