Citroen C3 Shine brings some character and flair to a crowded small SUV segment.
With two tone colouring highlighting fog lights, external mirrors, airbump door trims and roof, the C3 has unique styling. The interior matches this unique style with a definite French flavour.
Citroen C3 hatch is powered by a 1.2L PureTech drivetrain paired to a six-speed automatic transmission driving the front wheels only.
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The transmission is a little jerky around town, but the engine is willing and economical.
Safety is a focus with reversing camera, driver alert, autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning, speed sign recognition and automatic headlights and wipers.
Priced around the $30,000 mark, there are driveaway deals that your local dealer can discuss, the Citroen C3 is an urban SUV for those buyers looking for something with individuality.
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What is good?
- Quirky design
- Well equipped
- Airbump doors
What is not so good?
- No full size spare tyre
- Slightly jerky transmission
- A little pricey
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Citroen C3 Shine
|Model Price||$28,990 MLP*|
|Engine||1.2L 3 Cyl Turbo|
|Drivetrain||6 Sp Sports AT FWD|
|Power||81kW at 5,500rpm|
|Torque||205 Nm @ 1,500 rpm|
|Safety||4 Star ANCAP 2017|
|CO2 Emissions||118 g/km|
|Economy ADR||7.1 L/100km|
|0-100kmh / Top Speed||5.2 sec / 250 kmh|
|Servicing||12 Months / 15000 km|
|Warranty||5yr/ Unlimited km with 5 Yr. roadside assist|
*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.
|Behind the Wheel||8|
|Ride and Handling||8|
|Fit for Purpose||9|
|Value for Money||8|
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