Citroën C3 1.5 BlueHDi Shine Plus 5dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

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Citroën C3 2021 RHD front tracking
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  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD boot open
  •  Citroën C3 2021 RHD infotainment
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  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD front seats
  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD front tracking
  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD right rear cornering
  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD dashboard
  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD rear seats
  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD boot open
  •  Citroën C3 2021 RHD infotainment
  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD front left tracking
  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD right tracking
  • Citroën C3 2021 rear right tracking
  • Citroën C3 2021 RHD front seats
RRP £22,210What Car? Target Price£20,938
Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

With its funky looks inside and out, the Citroën C3 does a great job of turning heads. It’s also surprisingly well equipped. However, it's poor to drive and not very practical, so any number of rivals are more recommendable on an objective level.

This has the plushest interior available on a C3, plus standard fit sat-nav, bigger 17in alloy wheels, a reversing camera and some extra safety features such as automatic emergency braking.

This engine does have plenty of shove from low revs, but it’s much more expensive than the PureTech 110 so very hard to recommend unless you do an awful lot of miles.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

70.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

300

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

113

g/km