Citroen always used to be known for designs that were more than a little bit quirky. Cars like the BX and XM looked like nothing else on the road but never sold in huge numbers over here. Over time, the styling calmed down and Citroens started to blend in with the rest of the crowd.
Then the C4 Cactus happened. Taking onboard the popularity of SUVs, Citroen added their own twist to the formula with paintwork protecting Airbumps, vivid colours and an interior quite different to anything else in the class.
Underneath the extrovert looks are a range of frugal petrol and diesel engines with many dipping below 100g/km. Add a purchase price that undercuts many similarly sized rivals, and the C4 Cactus becomes a surprisingly sensible choice.
Keep reading over the next few pages to find out what it’s like on the road, find out more about the interior and see which one we’d recommend.