Citroën C4 1.5 BlueHDi [130] Shine 5dr Auto Review

Category: Coupe SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £27,310What Car? Target Price£24,679
Review

The Citroën C4 is very temptingly priced for a coupé SUV, while comfort and refinement also impress. You do pay for its cushiness with roly-poly handling, though, and there are more practical options.

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While we'd stick with Sense Plus trim, the Shine model isn't massively more expensive, and brings privacy glass, keyless entry, automatically dipping headlights and adaptive cruise control. You also get a more sophisticated automatic emergency braking system that can detect cyclists, so it's worth considering.

With 128bhp, this 1.5 diesel has the same output power as the petrol 1.2 Puretech 130, but having even more low to mid-range shove makes it an effortless motorway cruiser. However, despite being more frugal than the petrol, you’d need to do a lot of miles to break even once its higher purchase price is taken into account. Its CO2 emissions aren’t that much lower than those of the petrols, either.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.5 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

64.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

380

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

115

g/km

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