Citroen C3 Test Drive Review

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Written by: Hazmie Zaini,

Citroen has long been recognized for its sophisticated design and smart engineering is part of the PSA Group, which is Europe's second largest manufacturer of cars and leading manufacturer of light commercial vehicles.

People thought the brand had been in the country before, but unfortunately it disappeared without a specific reason. With this new distributor of Syarikat Grand Motors Sendirian Berhad, Citroen decided to go back to introduce a new model variant with more satisfying.

After successfully introduced several variants of DS Line, now Grand Motors Sendirian Berhad adds an additional line to Citroen C class model called Citroen C3.

Citroen C3 is a mini-sized car that has long been since 2002, and now C3 is designed identical to C4 Grand Picasso but a small body with more dynamic and loaded with high-tech features.

Like the other Citroen, Citroen C3 focus on comfort and fun driving experience which is suitable for anyone who has it. This model is definitely comfortable to city area which were mostly used as the car driver.

Citroen favours to peripheral vision for the driver and passengers, that is why when entering any Citroen, we will see stunning views without a lot of obstacles from the car frames. C3 also comes with Zenith windscreen that can be stretched back to allow natural light to enter into the cabin.

Although from the outside the car is quite small but it has spacious interior, especially at the front seat. With regards to interior, the quality of goods used in C3 is excellent with comfortable leather skin to be touched, broad headroom and leg room to linger.

C3 is available only with automatic transmission with 1.6 VTi engine that has a maximum speed of 190 power combined with Multipoint Electronic Fuel Injection technology for CO2 emission reduction.

Several functions include in this car are CD player, a multi-purpose colour screen monitor, satellite navigation system, Bluetooth, AUX and USB Port.

Citroen C3 acknowledged to safety, C3 was also awarded the same safety as DS3, five stars from Euro NCAP crash test. Additional tires are also provided as standard sales and two pins child seats are also equipped with ISOFIX. In addition, four front and rear air bag, emergency break assist, and anti-lock brakes as standard equipment.