As a maker of cars, you’d have to be a couple of baguettes short of a boulangerie to ignore the popularity of small SUVs. One of 2017’s many entrants to this fast-growing class comes from a firm with a history of distinctive design and impressive comfort – both important attributes in this type of car.
So, what does the Citroën C3 Aircross bring to the table? For a start, there’s the same range of frugal yet punchy petrol and diesel engines that are found in the C3 hatchback, impressive levels of seating flexibility and the availability of a wide range of safety kit. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, the array of customisation options might.
While rivals such as the Renualt Captur and Nissan Juke may have a head start in the class, a fresh approach may be no bad thing. Read on over the next few pages for our comprehensive verdict on how the C3 Aircross stacks up.