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There’s a 3-door version too, and a choice of petrol engines including a new 3-cylinder unit

THE new second-generation Citroen C1 range will be priced from £8245 to £11,935 when UK sales start in July.

There will be three trim levels and two petrol engine options.

The entry level Citroen C1 Touch model gets ESP, remote central locking, electric front windows, six airbags, an MP3 compatible audio system, a USB socket and LED daytime running lights.

Next up, the C1 Feel adds air-con, a DAB digital radio, a seven-inch infotainment display screen and steering mounted controls, as well as body-coloured door mirrors and door handles.

The top-of-the-range C1 Flair has fifteen-inch alloys, a speed limiter (handy with teenage learners in mind), a rev counter, a reversing camera, electrically heated and adjustable door mirrors, a leather steering wheel and tinted rear windows.

The entry-level engine, badged VTi 68, is available with either a five-speed manual or a five-speed clutchless gearbox. Some VTi 68 models get Stop & Start technology as well. A more powerful option, the three-cylinder “PureTech” VTi 82, is only available with a five-speed manual.

There are three and five door versions, and there’s also the option of an “Airscape” fabric sun-roof.

Like its predecessor, the new Citroen C1 is a sister under the skin of Peugeot’s 108 (previously 107) and Toyota’s Aygo – although each of the three manufacturers has come up with its own distinctive frontal styling, so there’s no danger of not being able to tell the cars apart.



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