Citroën C4 Spacetourer review

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Citroën C4 Spacetourer
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12 Jul 2016 13:15 | Last updated: 18 Sep 2018 18:24

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However long civilization lasts, it’s probably fair to say that Pablo Picasso’s artistic legacy will last longer than that of the Citroën C4 Picasso.

That’s not a slight against Citroën’s stoic MPV, but rather a reflection on the significance of Picasso’s work and the comparatively short time his name was tagged onto Citroën’s people-carriers.

Because now Citroën has, like a fickle modern art dealer, tossed his name aside in favour of a new one. It has newly christened the C4 Picasso as the C4 Spacetourer, bringing it in line with the French manufacturer’s biggest MPV, the nine-seat Spacetourer, while there’s also a seven-seat C4 Grand Spacetourer.

But we’re focusing on the five-seat version in this review. It promises to be one of the most practical cars of its type, with a roomy interior and a decent-sized boot. However, there’s plenty of five-seat MPV competition, including the BMW 2 Series Active TourerRenault Scenic and Volkswagen Golf SV.

Read on over the next few pages to get our in-depth impressions of the C4 Spacetourer, along with our recommendations for which trim levels and engines to choose. And if you want to buy one, visit our New Car Buying service to see how much you can save.

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There are 3 trims available for the C4 Spacetourer MPV. Click to see details.See all versions
Touch Edition
Has all the basics, including 16in alloy wheels, air conditioning, cruise control, a DAB radio and rear parking sensors. You also get a 7.0in touchscreen, through which most of the car’s functions...View trim
Fuel Petrol, Diesel
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Feel
Everything Touch Edition has, plus a huge 12.0in driver display above the infotainment system, Citroën Connect Nav and front parking sensors. You also get 17in alloy wheels and a height-adjustable...View trim
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£18,849
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Flair
This range-topping model features a reversing camera, keyless entry and start, blindspot monitoring and a panoramic sunroof, but it pushes the price up too much in our opinion...View trim
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£20,981
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