Citroen, the best selling MPV manufacturer in Europe, has released UK prices for its newest addition to the Picasso family - the C3 Picasso.
Specified in three trim levels, VT, VTR+ and Exclusive, the stylish new Citroen C3 Picasso will be available from just £11,495, up to £15,595. Exact equipment and specification will be announced when the model goes on sale on 9th April 2009.
|Engine||CO2 (g/km)||OTR PRICE|
|VT||1.4VTi 16V 95hp||159||£11,495.00|
|1.6HDi 16V 92hp||128||£12,595.00|
|VTR+||1.4VTi 16V 95hp||157||£12,595.00|
|1.6VTi 16V 120hp||159||£13,345.00|
|1.6HDi 16V 92hp||125||£13,695.00|
|EXCLUSIVE||1.4VTi 16V 95hp||157||£13,695.00|
|1.6VTi 16V 120hp||159||£14,445.00|
|1.6HDi 16V 92hp||125||£14,795.00|
|1.6HDi 16V 110hp||132||£15,595.00|
The Citroen C3 Picasso has already been named Top Gear's Family Car of the Year, even before it has gone on sale. Its innovative design offers drivers a truly distinctive MPV, with class-leading cabin space, effortless modularity, a quality feel and a choice of efficient and dynamic petrol or HDi diesel engines. This funky new car is a smart choice for the modern family motorist who wants style, functionality and fun in a fresh, contemporary and unique design.
Endorsing the C3 Picasso's position in the marketplace, and highlighting Citroen's commitment to producing quality vehicles that are right for both the current market and for the future, industry experts, CAP Monitor, have predicted that it will have best in class second-hand values.
Based on the 1.6HDi VTR+ model and three-year/60,000-mile values, the Citroen C3 Picasso is predicted to retain 37.17% of its value - some 10% better than competitor models.
|C3 Picasso 1.6HDi VTR+||Vauxhall Meriva 1.7CDTi Club||Nissan Note 1.5dCi Acenta||Ford Fusion 1.4TDCi Zetec||Renault Modus 1.5dCi Dynamique|
|% of Value Retained||37.17%||27.31%||30.60%||27.98%||26.99%|
The Citroen C3 Picasso's residual success story is the latest in a line of strong performances from Citroen, building on the Company's reputation for making affordable and economical vehicles. Most recently, EurotaxGlass confirmed the Citroen C1 to be the second slowest depreciating car of 2008. Published 29 January 2009