The new Citroën C3 Aircross is available to order in the UK now, with pricing starting from £13,995 OTR and officially goes ‘on sale’ on 1 November 2017. New C3 Aircross marks the beginning of Citroën’s SUV offensive in Europe and enters the increasingly popular B-SUV segment.
Meet Citroen's new C3 Aircross its mission is to supplant the Nissan Juke and in the process introduces a number of new technologies to the Citroën range including Wireless Smartphone Charging and Grip Control with Hill Descent Assist.
Available in three trim levels Touch, Feel and Flair, the new C3 Aircross acquires the PSA Groupe's latest generation of efficient, high-performance PureTech petrol and BlueHDi diesel engines, as well as the latest generation EAT6 fully automatic gearbox.
The C3 Aircross will be offered with a number personalisation options which includes a total of 85 exterior colour combinations.
The new-generation SUV offers a choice of five different interior ambiences comprising of special seat upholstery, a range of dashboard textures, door panel designs, and touches of colour on the central console surround, steering wheel, air vents and seat backs.
The class-leading boot space of 410-litres can be further extended up to 520-litres with the sliding rear bench option available on the Flair trim level. Rear seats can also be folded flat and feature a forward and reverse sliding mechanism.
Citroën’s new SUV has up to 12 driving aids to further improve the driving experience, equipped with intuitive technology for safety and peace of mind. Features include the Colour Head-up Display, Speed Sign Recognition and Recommendation, Active Safety Brake, Intelligent Beam Headlights, Park Assist, Top Rear Vision Reversing Camera, Keyless Entry and Start as well as Lane Departure Warning and Blind Spot Monitoring Systems.
New C3 Aircross promises continuous connectivity and infotainment via a 7-inch touchscreen which groups together the key vehicle functions such as air conditioning, radio, telephone and Sat Nav.
New C3 Aircross is the first Citroën model to be equipped with a Wireless Smartphone Charging function where motorists can simply place a latest-generation smartphone on the charging area of the central console and the battery will continuously charge while the engine is on.
Other features include voice controlled 3D navigation via Citroën Connect Nav, Citroën Connect Box and also mirror screen function which is now available in Android Auto as well as MirrorLink® and Apple CarPlay™. To benefit from personalised information and support, customers can download the MyCitroën app for up-to-date data and reminders.
The C3 Aircross will be offered with a range of petrol and BlueHDi diesel engines as well as the latest generation EAT6 fully automatic gearbox available as part of the range.
These will include the 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine available in 81bhp and 108bhp derivatives (dependent on trim)the 1.6-litre diesel which again is available in two power derivatives starting with the 98bhp and then the 118bhp version. The diesel option will command a slight premium. The top of the range Flair BlueHDi 120 S&S manual will set you back £19,720.00.