Citroen is planning a more trendy look for its next-generation C4 family hatchback, after the company’s employer guaranteed the French brand would never construct a conservative car once again. The existing C4 has been inadequately received in many markets, including the UK, and criticised for its dull styling that’s a world away from Citroen’s reputation for avantgarde design. The company’s boss, Brit Linda Jackson, has actually specified that the company’s future developments have to be “between different and bizarre”. The brand-new car– due on sale in 2018– will take significant design cues from the C4 Cactus and just recently introduced C3.
2018 Citroen C4 Styling
The C4 Concept borrows a few of the design seen on the C5 Aircross such as a large front grille divided into two areas and futuristic upper LED daytime running lights. Its body now shares more in common with a crossover SUV– moving far from the previous model’s understated hatchback style. The LED lighting signatures are framed by two thin horizontal silver strips that form the Citroen logo in the centre. While the car looks similar to the existing C4 Cactus, it sits lower and does not feature the distinct ‘Airbump’ plastic mouldings that secure the Cactus’ doors in car parks. The concept envisioned here features a black contrasting roofing– a feature that’s most likely to make it to production models to allow a greater degree of consumer personalisation.
2018 Citroen C4 Interior
The 2018 Citroen C4 cabin might feature a pair of high-resolution displays. A digital display screen behind the steering wheel ought to change the conventional evaluates found on the model it replaces, while the infotainment system should take the form of a smaller sized eight-inch touchscreen system sat in the centre of the dashboard. Passengers must be treated to eyelashing of soft-touch materials throughout the cabin while leather upholstery will be readily available greater up in the variety. The interior design must be mostly uncluttered with the majority of on board features managed through the touchscreen infotainment system with different controls for the heating and air con.
2018 Citroen C4 Engines
Entry-level diesels might can be found in the type of a 1.6-litre system producing 75, 100 or 120hp, while a more powerful 2.0-litre diesel alternative could also be available offering 148hp and 178hp. The gas range ought to feature a penny-wise 110hp 1.2-litre petrol engine– efficient in returning 57mpg in the existing car– while a more powerful 130hp version also provided. All engines must be fitted with a manual gearbox as standard, while a six-speed automatic option might likewise be offered on higher-end models.
2018 Citroen C4 Price and Release Date
Citroen hasn’t exposed any concrete details about the 2018 Citroen C4 however we’re expecting to see the concept in the metal in late 2017, with the car going on sale late 2018. It’s not expected to deviate far from the outbound model’s prices so should cost from around ₤ 18,000 for entry-level cars, with top-spec variants setting you back around ₤ 25,000.