The new Grand C4 Picasso will see both a 7” touchpad and a 12” panoramic HD screen
Citroen have unveiled the new Grand C4 Picasso seven-seater MPV which is set to go on sale January 2014.
It is lighter and leaner than its predecessor with weight saving of 110kg, lower CO2 emissions which are as low as 98 g/km depending on the engine with the promise of improved fuel consumption. It has a footprint of 4.59m x 1.83 m x 1.63 m, which is the same length as the predecessor but has a longer wheelbase, which has improved the interior space. There is an extra 69-litres of cargo space 645-litres VDA & over 700-litres with row two seats in their forward position.
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Engines
All models will be fitted with stop/start technology to aid fuel consumption – there is will be a eco focused version fitted with a e-HDi 90 Airdream engine, with the ETG6 gearbox which, which emits 98 g/km with a combined fuel consumption of 74.3 mpg.
The six-speed clutchless ETG6 gearbox offers both a manual and an automated mode, and is also available on both the e-HDi 90 and e-HDi 115 versions. The e-HDi 115 ETG6 emits 104g/km of CO2 emissions (105g/km for the manual version) with an official combined fuel economy of 70.6 mpg.
The new Euro 6 compliant BlueHDi engine fitted with Citroën’s innovative Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system. The BlueHDi 150 manual unit will emit just 110g/km of CO2 emissions (117g/km for the 6-speed automatic gearbox version).
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Safety Equipment
Safety equipment includes radar guided active cruise control, anti-collision warning system and ultrasonic blind spot monitoring amongst other technology.
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Technology
The new Grand C4 Picasso will see both a 7” touchpad and a 12” panoramic HD screen – the touchpad will control all the in-car functions such as dual-zone air conditioning, navigation, audio, telephone and driving aids. Where the 12” screen will be used to display the navigation system or other driving aids, such as the active cruise control. There will be a number of ‘Apps’ which will intergrates with the car’s systems to display information such fuel consumption, plan journeys or find available car parking spaces, etc.
Park Assist will automatically offer assistance when manoeuvring into a tight parking space, whether parallel parking or reversing straight back, all you have to do is manage the acceleration and braking. Plus 360 vision will show a bird’s eye view around the car to aid parking or when hooking up a trailer.
New Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Prices and Specifications
There have yet to be confirmed by Citroen, as soon as we know we will publish them, along with the specifications nearer the launch date, in January 2014.
Some of the above features maybe options or not available on certain models.Published 26 June 2013