Citroen Scoops BBC 'Best Value' Award And Announces More Great Deals In March

Citroen Xsara Picasso


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To coincide with the news that BBC’s Top Gear magazine has just named Citroen’s Xsara Picasso the "Best Value Car 2003", the Company has confirmed details of its latest special offers, ready for the new "03" registrations.

Citroen is continuing its popular cashback deals and expanding the great savings available via its ‘e-promotion’ Internet campaign for March. As the popularity of Citroen cars reaches an all time high, the car buying British public are becoming increasingly aware that the Company is producing just the cars they want to buy at prices they want to pay.

Top Gear short-listed several vehicles from across the car market that offered ‘particularly good value’, and it was Citroen’s best-selling Xsara Picasso that fended off strong competition from the likes of Ford, Skoda, Vauxhall and Kia, to scoop the award. Kevin Blick, editor of Britain’s best selling car magazine, commented, "A practical interior, sound driving experience and great pricing… It almost makes you want to have kids just to go out and buy one".

Citroen has also expanded its ‘e-promotion’ Internet campaign, available via the Company’s website From March 1st customers can purchase the 120 hp Saxo VTS for just £9,995, the same price as the highly economical 90hp Xsara 2.0HDi LX saloon, whilst the well-equipped, frugal C3 1.4HDi 16V Exclusive is available for just £10,495. These new deals are in addition to the current on-line offers, which see savings of up to £3,500 on selected C5 models.

Throughout March, all Xsara Picasso models come with a whopping £2,000 cashback, as do both the C5 and Citroen’s practical, spacious and refined MPV, the New C8. All Xsara models are offered with £1,300 cashback, as is the Saxo Desire, while all other Saxo, C3 and Berlingo Multispace models come with £1,000 cashback. On top of this, free insurance is available on the C3 Desire and across the Saxo range, whilst C5 and Xsara buyers can benefit from 0% finance.

Published 28 February 2003 Melanie Carter

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