Citroen has discharged more insights concerning its up and coming C4 hatchback line-up; subtleties which incorporate the way that there will be an all-electric e-C4 variation too.
The new C4 line-up replaces the C4 Cactus cross-hatchback. With the expectation to overcome any issues between conventional hatchbacks and SUVs in the business sectors that it contends in. The model sold with petroleum, diesel and electric power trains. Making it the principal family hatchback in the arrangement of parent firm PSA Group to offer a zero-emanation variation.
New Citroen C4: Exterior
The front grille of the new C4 depends on the new structure originally found underway on the new C3 as of late. It highlights V-molded ‘signature’ lights and chrome chevrons that stretch over the width of the vehicle. The hat includes a sunken shape mirroring the C5 Aircross SUV (which is India-bound one year from now). The front guard is done in a matte dark impact that Citroen says includes insurance in little effects. The air consumption grille includes a chevron design seen on the ongoing Ami One and 19_19 idea vehicles.
The wheel curves also highlight the matte dark completion. Citroën says the inclining rooftop intended to underline the streamlined features of the new C4. With the back shade configuration is planned to mirror the Citroën GS.
Citroën says the C4’s 156mm ground leeway, joined with short front and back shades. It intended to offer a higher vantage point and preferable all-round perceivability over class rivals. While it is more traditional than the C4 Cactus. A few of the outside customization choices offered for that vehicle are accessible, including 31 diverse shading mixes.
Citroën CEO Vincent Cobée stated: “We most likely were a piece diverted with our advancement abilities on the [C4 Cactus].” He included this new C4 is an “increasingly extensive and appealing offer”.
Wheel sizes extend from 16 to 18 inches, with the ë-C4 including a restrictive 18-inch Crosslite composite wheel plan.
Citroen e-C4: Power yield and range
The C4 is based on the PSA Group’s CMP secluded stage. which can acknowledge both electric and regular powertrains. The ë-C4 highlights a 136hp, 260Nm electric motor, which draws power from a 50kWh battery. Citroën claims a scope of 350km, a 0-100kph time of 9.7sec and a maximum velocity of 150kph.
The vehicle additionally recuperates vitality while decelerating and slowing down, and accompanies three drive modes – Eco, Normal and Sport. That can adjust the measure of motor force and the vitality draw for the cooling to support run. Although, the C4 is fitted with a 11kW charger. Therefore, can finish a charge in around five hours on a 32-amp home wall box, and a 100kW quick charger. Which can accomplish a 80 percent charge in a short time on an open quick charger. Charging controlled by means of cell phone. With C4 proprietors having the option to plan it, for instance to exploit off-top power charge times.
Citroen C4: Petrol and diesel motor subtleties
The petroleum controlled C4 offered with a decision of three 1.2-liter three-chamber turbo motors, going from the Puretech 100 to the Puretech 155. A 8-speed programmed gearbox is accessible on the most impressive petrols. There are likewise two four-chamber diesels, the BlueHDi 110 and auto-just BlueHDi 130.
Full execution subtleties of the petroleum and diesel units offered on the C4 presently can’t seem to discharge. There is additionally no sign yet of whether the model will be offered in mixture or module cross breed structure, despite the fact that it is likely such powertrains will come later.
Citroen C4: Features and tech
In accordance with Citroen’s attention on comfort, the C4 and ë-C4 fitted as standard with the association’s Progressive Hydraulic Cushion suspension, which utilizes two water driven stops to lessen skipping and smooth the ride.
Inside the ë-C4 and certain C4 models offered with Advanced Comfort seats, including discretionary warming and kneading frameworks. Six inside shading plans, all planned for causing you to feel “as though you are in your front room”, will be advertised. Citroën likewise guarantees top tier back knee room and a wide assortment of capacity compartments.
The dashboard incorporates a recently structured 10.0-inch infotainment touchscreen with an enormous shaded head-up show to supplement the advanced instrumentation. Not at all like with ongoing models, Citroën has isolated the atmosphere control stack from the touchscreen with physical controls.
The infotainment includes the most recent adaptation of Citroen’s route framework and is perfect with Android Auto and Apple Car Play. Although, a full HD camera, which can take photographs or video put away on a 16GB memory card, incorporated with the back view reflect. The C4 likewise offers 20 driver help highlights, including Highway Driving Assist and a level-two semi-self-ruling framework consolidating versatile journey control and path keeping.
The C4 and ë-C4 expected to go at a bargain abroad in the coming months.
Will the new C4 come to India?
The new C4 won’t make it to India yet the French brand will enter our market with the C5 Aircross right on time one year from now. The leader model will keep Citroen vendors in the nation ticking until progressively mass-advertise contributions are brought along. Discussing mass-advertise Citroens for India, the dispatch of its first vehicle “planned, created and made in India” is on target and scheduled for later one year from now. This new model, touted to be a conservative SUV (codenamed C21), will flaunt high localisation levels and will convey a serious sticker price in India.
How significant is the C4 to Citroen?
Cobée told our sister magazine Autocar UK as of late that the presentation of the model held “gigantic” significance for Citroen’s business development in Europe. Therefore, in 2019, the brand grew 1 percent year-on-year, selling 8,30,000 vehicles.
Cobée stated: “The vehicle will be Citroën to its center, in structure, development and solace. So for us, it’s one of three or four shots in the general development of Citroën. Citroën has huge authenticity in this section. It’s the one with the most populist client base.”
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