CITROEN REINFORCES ITS INTERNATIONAL SUV OFFENSIVE

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After the C5 Aircross reveal, Citroën is stepping up its international offensive in the SUV segment with the New C3 Aircross, its “new-generation” compact SUV with an assertive personality. Its unique body styling and its generous forms lend it a powerful and fresh attitude. A personality strengthened by extensive personalisation possibilities, with 90 exterior combinations and 5 interior design scheme choices. Inspired by customers exceptations, this “people-minded “ SUV features unrivalled spaciousness and modular design and is reaching outwards thanks to its opening panoramic glass sunroof. As ambassador of the “Citroën Advanced Comfort®” programme, the C3 Aircross brings total well-being on board and an extraordinary at-the-wheel experience. Equally at ease in the city and out on the open road, the new model’s adventurous abilities have been enhanced with the Grip Control® and Hill Assist Descent systems. It is also equipped with modern technologies including 12 driver assistance systems such as the head-up display and 4 connectivity technologies such as wireless charging for smartphone. The New Citroën C3 Aircross Compact SUV will be launched in Europe in second-half 2017 then rolled out internationally.

Following the new C5 Aircross, the C-segment SUV revealed in April at the Shanghai Motor Show, Citroën is stepping up its international SUV offensive in 2017. Today the Brand is revealing the New Citroën C3 Aircross Compact SUV, poised to conquer a segment having grown five-fold in Europe and worldwide between 2012 and 2016. The Brand’s SUVs are people-minded and inspired by customers. Their design is informed by the motoring experience of customers and their desire for optimism and sharing. To the protective character of the exterior styling, these new generation SUVs add the appeal of a different and energetic personality, standing as a new benchmark on comfort, use and on-board living. They illustrate all the Brand’s expertise in design, cabin space and well-being.

Inspired by the C-Aircross concept car presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 and featuring classic Citroën design cues, the New C3 Aircross brings a breath of fresh air to the compact SUV segment. Outside, it stands out with its unique body styling and unprecedented personalisation choices, giving it an assertive personality. Inside, it innovates through its comfort as part of the Citroën Advanced Comfort® programme for enhanced spaciousness, modular design and brightness. Firmly contemporary, the New C3 Aircross is eminently connected and equipped with a range of technologies that make life easier in the city and on the road. In short, Citroën’s new SUV invites fans of style, well-being and adventure to live a whole new experience.

Citroen C3 Aircross

The new Citroën C3 Aircross Compact SUV stands apart in the SUV segment:

AN SUV WITH AN ASSERTIVE AND CUSTOMISABLE PERSONALITY
The New Citroën C3 Aircross is a compact 4.15-m long SUV distinguished by its powerful, original and fresh attitude. It boasts unique body styling fully representative of new Citroën models and all the attributes of a robust and protective SUV, including raised ground clearance, a high-set driving position, front and rear skid plates, large wheels and wing extenders. The body styling with its generous forms is underscored by strong graphic features such as touches of colour on the roof bars and “Venetian blind” rear quarterlights. The C3 Aircross offers a unique and unprecedented personalisation offer comprising 90 exterior combinations, including four roof colours for two-tone models and four Colour Packs, along with five highly distinctive interior design schemes. The cabin, with its horizontal design approach, clearly conveys spaciousness and protection. The C3 Aircross is also very much an SUV in terms of driving pleasure and handling. Nimble in the city owing to its compact body and ready for adventure with its Grip Control® and Hill Assist Descent systems, the C3 Aircross is available with a broad selection of frugal and efficient petrol and diesel engines.

THE MOST SPACIOUS AND MODULAR SUV IN THE COMPACT SEGMENT
The Citroën Advanced Comfort® programme, focused on mental and physical well-being, informs the practical and generous personality of the new-generation compact SUV. Through its ingenious architecture, the New C3 Aircross is a compact SUV that makes everyday life easier with absolutely no compromises on comfort or functionality. The cabin is home to broad and comfortable seats and offers class-leading spaciousness (best ceiling height, generous leg room), unrivalled modularity (sliding bench in two independent parts, flat-folding front passenger seat for a load length of 2.40 m) and exceptional boot volume (410 litres and up to 520 litres). Travelling well-being is also conferred by a light-bathed cabin thanks to the large opening panoramic glass sunroof. Fully in step with its times, the C3 Aircross features ingenious storage spaces, including a wireless smartphone charging area on the central console. It is available with a complete range of driver assistance systems, such as head-up display, the Active Safety Brake function, automatic high-beam lights, speed sign recognition with recommendations, as well as useful technologies including Park Assist and Citroën Connect Nav.