Review Citroen C4 Airdream + New car

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Citroen C4

Review of the new Citroen C4 Airdream +



(7.4 out of 10)

DATE: 22 янв 2009

Citroen’s edition C4 Airdream+ cuts and ups value for money at an opportune Steve Walker reports.


The reached a crescendo and suddenly the craning crowd were in the strobing white light of a few flash bulbs. This was the stand at the 2003 Geneva the moment the covers were from the C-Airdream concept This graceful, powerful coupe was to become one of the stars of the with its advanced aerodynamics and profile.

It was also the subject of prolonged as to whether the French manufacturer dare put anything this into production. It didn’t, and the Airdream name has since reappropriated to apply not to striking sportscars but to ordinary hatchbacks low CO2 emissions. It’s a sign of the as is the Citroen C4 Airdream+ special

Citroen’s Airdream initiative is a way for the to highlight its more fuel and environmentally friendly products. qualify if they emit than 120g/km of C02 in standard are fitted with a diesel filter (and emit than 165g/km of CO2), run on E85 or have Citroen’s Stop technology installed. It now applies to a different group of vehicles to the C-Airdream coupe concept but if the sort who dreams about air rather than splicing it at high speed, you should it’s apt.

The driving force behind the C4 is Citroen’s 1.6-litre HDI engine. is the economical 92bhp version but as a of its aptitude for pinching pennies, isn’t too thrilling. The 0-60mph takes 12.5s and there’s a top speed but with 215Nm of the engine can produce a handy punch.

The C4 isn’t one of the sharper hatchbacks but it is relatively comfortable and well with longer trips where the economy of the will really pay dividends.

The version of the Citroen C4 makes use of the manufacturer’s economical 1.6-litre HDI

The initial impression when you hop the wheel of the C4 is that its makers may overdone it on the innovation front. read-outs shine back at you you look and the centre of the steering is fixed in position. Remarkably, once you get over the initial everything works very

You only need to divert eyes from the road to pick up the wealth of information on the dash-top display, which now a rev counter that, if you really get foot down, flashes red at the prompting you to change up.

If you look at the C-Airdream today, it’s that concept car has been a influence on the development of Citroen’s design language. The similarities are evident around the rear of the coupe model which available in Airdream+ guise but the headlights and grille of the 5-door also hold similarities.

Citroen C4

The interior is spacious with the body providing generous of rear legroom and boot There are some handy options dotted about the too.

The Airdream+ special is based on the standard SX model. means it comes with 16 wheels, air-conditioning, cruise with a speed limiter, the air-freshener system and a ventilated, glovebox but the Airdream+ also rear parking sensors. a decent haul for a full-sized hatchback priced under

Regardless of trim level, all C4 models receive ABS with EBD and assist, twin front and airbags plus side airbags. There’s a multi-function computer, a CD stereo, remote locking, electric front electric door mirrors and steering.

Family hatchbacks that can the 64.2mpg combined cycle economy that the Citroen C4 achieves are few and far between. There even that many that can come close to car’s fuel economy. with emissions of 117g/km, it this a highly cost ownership proposition and one that help buyers do their bit for the

The Airdream+ version of the Citroen C4 good use of the manufacturer’s economical HDI engine in a value for money that should appeal to seeking a family-sized hatchback at cost. There’s nothing ground-breaking about the car or its specification but its to make every penny makes it a timely addition to the range.

The C4 isn’t at its most exciting in hatchback form with the styling and sharper handling reserved for the three-door coupe but it is a very user friendly The interior still feels high-tech and the best bit is that the for the most part seems to


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