Citroen C6 review (2006-2010) – MSN Cars UK

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Citroen C6

review (2006-2010)

In an industry seemingly happy the Golf Mark 5 looks like the Mark 1,2 3 and 4, there already been a couple of adventurous designs this that have broken the

The Mercedes CLS and now the Citroen C6 are both advant garde models, that it is impossible to do justice too in a

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If the C6 really is going to build up a in this highly competitive sector it needs to drive “Early adopters” have a of two V6 engines, later on there be cheaper four-cylinder models. Of the 3.0 petrol unit is the poorer You’d honestly be forgiven for the sound of this 3.0-litre for a it’s just not refined for this class of car.

The 2.7, however (the twin-turbo diesel as in Jaguar’s and XJ) is a peach of a unit. With it is only marginally less than the petrol C6 and it has bucket-loads torque. The result is a 0-60mph half a second quicker at 8.9 and 32mpg instead of 25mpg

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The reality, however, is these are not the of a sporting car. Even if were, the poor steering push the C6 back into the Grand Tourer class than the area where buyers seem to be looking. The is simply that the steering is far too light. Easy for parking and work, sure, but with any feel of the road for serious country work.

It’s a shame, because the is good enough to provide of grip on any surface, but without the of decent road feel the steering wheel, you can’t it.

There are other areas Citroen seems to have missed the point. The rear which pops up from the lid in two stages, is fully deployed at Fine for French motorways the limit is 130kph but no good in the UK.

125 kph to 78mph, so any C6 with its spoiler erect will simply be “Look at me, I’m speeding”. Citroen thought this through, nor the that, without keyless opening and starting, an automatic or power adjustment to the steering it falls behind its rivals. of these are essential, but if you are spending to £40,000, which you can on a well-specified C6, you the little extras.

This is a shame. Any car enthusiast delight in the fact that has built the C6. It’s really model which shows is still a place for style and in the car market. The C6 looks stunning, is comfortable, and it’s not German. For that will be enough.

But they will have to themselves that, deep the C6 isn’t nearly as special as it – fine in most departments, but flawed in others. Like all big Citroens, in fact.

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