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Citroen C3 1.2 PureTech 82 Touch 5dr Review

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Manufacturer price from:£12,105

With its funky looks, the Citroen C3 does a great job of turning heads. However, it's poor to drive and not very practical, so any number of rivals are more recommendable on an objective level.

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Trim: Touch

This entry-level trim includes split/folding rear seats, a height-adjustable driver’s seat and adjustable steering wheel, cruise control, and a DAB radio with Bluetooth. Safety equipment is reasonable too, and featuring a speed limit display, lane departure warning, a tiredness monitor and six airbags. Be warned though – there’s no air-con or alloy wheels.,

Engine: 1.2 PureTech 82

Around town this 81bhp three-cylinder petrol feels pokey enough, but get it out onto the motorway and you need to rev it hard to make it go. The good thing is it’s always pretty smooth when you do, although the standard five-speed manual gearbox has a very woolly shift action.

Key information

0-62 MPH12.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: 49.6Motorway: 68.9
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating



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