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Citroen C3

  • First look

Price: £10,201

Which? Overview

Citroën's funky third-generation C3 presents a different take on the small hatchback, favouring comfort and a focus on customisable design over the dynamism and the sober styling of its competitors. The small hatchback market is the most hotly contested in the UK - here's our first look verdict on whether the C3 will sink or swim.

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Technical Specifications

Summary

Small

Vehicle segments based on a car's core attributes such as size and speed.

01 October 2016

UK launched date.

£10,201 - £16,223

New prices are sourced from 500 different franchised dealers each month, sorted by region, to provide accurate real-world data. It covers all major manufacturers and is representative of on-sale models per manufacturer.

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Used prices are based on published dealer transaction prices directly sourced from multiple online markets on a rolling basis, including car supermarkets, franchised dealers and independent garages.

Exterior size

3990

Total vehicle length, front to rear.

1,829 - 2,007

Maximum width including door mirrors.

1,474 - 1,490

Total vehicle height, excluding aerial (if fitted).

Seating

5

Number of seats and seat belts provided.

Yes

Indicates if the rear seats can be folded forward to increase luggage capacity.

Yes

Indicates if the passenger seats have the Isofix international standard attachment points for child safety seats.

Boot space

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Measured boot capacity in litres.

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Measured boot capacity (with the rear seats folded) in litres.

Combined MPG

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Tested fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on out of town and cross-country driving. A good comparison figure, though not necessarily what you should expect to achieve.

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Tested fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on out of town and cross-country driving. A good comparison figure, though not necessarily what you should expect to achieve.

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Official fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on official lab tests. A good comparison figure, though not necessarily what you should expect to achieve. Differences between data quoted here and manufacturer data may be due to minor specification variations on the models we test, such larger alloy wheels.

Urban MPG

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Tested fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on simulating town driving.

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Tested fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on simulating town driving.

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Official fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on government testing simulating town driving.

Extra Urban MPG

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Tested fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on simulating out-of-town driving.

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Tested fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on simulating out-of-town driving.

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Official fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on government testing simulating out-of-town driving.

Motorway MPG

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Tested fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on simulating out-of-town driving.

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Tested fuel-economy figure in miles per gallon based on simulating out-of-town driving.

CO2 emissions

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Tested carbon dioxide emissions, in grams per kilometre (g/km).

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Tested carbon dioxide emissions, in grams per kilometre (g/km).

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Official carbon dioxide emissions, in grams per kilometre (g/km). Differences between data quoted here and manufacturer data may be due to minor specification variations on the models we test, such larger alloy wheels.

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