Drivetrain & Performance

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The Citroen C4 has frequently had a respectable selection of engines, providing fuel (gas) in addition to diesel motor with different power results, along with the brand new, all-electric e-C4.

The gas engine is a 1.2-liter turbocharged inline-three with 3 different power levels.

The very first one develops 102 steed power (76 kW) at 5,500 RPM as well as likewise 151 pound-feet (205 Nm) at 1,750 RPM.

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The base variant can be had simply with the six-speed manual, while the 130- horse power variation can be had with either a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automated from Aisin

The diesel electric motor is a 1.5-liter turbocharged, typical rail inline-four, from paradise HDI line.

It has 2 power levels. The very first one develops 110 horse power (82 kW) at 3,500 RPM as well as likewise 184 pound-feet (250 Nm) at 1,750 RPM. The following one takes those numbers to 130 horse power (97 kW) at 3,750 RPM as well as likewise 221 pound-feet (300 Nm) at 1,750 RPM. Common gas use is around 63.6 MPG (3.7 L/100 kilometres).

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The even more reliable variation has the ability to strike 62 miles per hr (100 km/h) in around 10.5 secs

Like the gas versions, the diesel versions are furthermore Euro 6d-compliant. You acquire rather less alternatives below, as the base diesel electric motor can simply be had with the six-speed manual, while the a whole lot extra reliable variant can just be had with the eight-speed automated.

e-C4 Drivetrain & Efficiency

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We mentioned that the new C4 can be had as an EV as well, in the kind of the e-C4. Like its coal-fueled variations, the all-electric e-C4 sends power to the front axle. It consists of a singular electrical motor as well as likewise a 50 kWh battery The setup permits a 217- mile (350 kilometres) range The ordinary use is around 16.6 kWh/ 100 kilometres (267 kWh/ 100 miles) or the matching of 126 MPGe. At the exact same time, it develops 136 steed power (100 kW) in addition to 192 pound-feet (260 Nm). This allows the EV to rush to 62 miles per hr (100 km/h) in 9.7 secs. The top speed is significantly minimized, contrasted to its indoor burning engine matchings, at 93.2 miles per hr (150 km/h).

2021 Citroen e-C4 specs
Powertrain Singular electrical motor
Battery 50 kWh
Selection 217 miles (350 kilometres)
Equine Power 136 HP
Torque 192 LB-FT
Full Throttle 932 miles per hour (150 km/h)
Weight 3,397 added pounds (1,541 kg)

At 3,397 added pounds (1,541 kg) the e-C4 is substantially bigger contrasted to the fuel variations (2,665 extra pounds/ 1,209 kg) as well as likewise diesel variations (2,778 extra pounds/ 1,260 kg). With its 6.1-inch (156 mm) ground clearance, the brand-new C4 requires to furthermore supply a scrape-free driving experience.


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Throughout the years, Citroen has in fact been providing us several of one of the most futuristic-looking trucks in the market. Those that know with the style will certainly uncover that the C4 has in fact ended up being a crossover.

To place points in viewpoint, the old C4 hatchback was 170.4 inches (4,329 mm) long, 70.4 inches (1,789 mm) huge, and also 59.1 inches (1,502 mm) high. The brand-new generation has ground-up in every measurable means. It’s 171.5 inches (4,355 mm) long, 72.2 inches (1,834 mm) huge, as well as likewise 59.8 inches (1,520 mm) high. The 2021 C4 furthermore has a longer wheelbase– 105.1 inches (2,670 mm) contrasted to the old vehicle’s 102.7 inches (2,608 mm).

2021 Citroen C4 outside dimensions
New Citroen C4 Old Citroen C4
Size 1715 1704
Size 722 704
Altitude 598 591
Wheelbase 1051 1027
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Design-wise, the brand-new Citroen C4 has a great deal even more personality than its previous generation, which looked rather ordinary, in contrast.

The front is a great deal even more significant and also looks hostile, with the brand-new V-shaped LED hallmark.

The back side consists of a high account as well as likewise lugs over the V-shaped LED lights. Generally, the brand-new C4 looks a lot far more sports, deliberate, as well as likewise unique.


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For the numerous element, French vehicles have in fact consisted of truly dazzling use of interior location. The previous C4 had among one of the most spacious withins in the industry. The inside of the brand-new C4 is everything about premium quality as well as likewise modernity, consisting of terrific high quality items, level surface areas, and also lots of innovation, likewise as requirement.

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The inside has the right quantity of buttons, due to the fact that there are few nonetheless they are not as well number of either.

You acquire your environment manages near all-time low of the center console, where you would absolutely anticipate as well as likewise even the turn on the leading wheel are non-intrusive and also flush. As we stated, because of the reality that you acquire a great deal of glass surface on the brand-new C4, visibility is fantastic.

Freight space is charitable. The brand-new C4 offsets it, with an optimum products capacity of 44.1 cubic feet (1,250 litres), contrasted to the old one’s 41.8 cubic feet (1,183 litres) after folding the back seats.

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The new Citroen C4 will absolutely start at ₤ 20,990, while the all-electric e-C4 will certainly set you back around ₤ 29,180 after the plug-in vehicle grand has actually been utilized. All-in-all, a top-spec Citroen C4 will absolutely come with around ₤ 27,590, while a fully-equipped e-C4 will certainly can be located in at ₤ 31,330

These numbers represent $29,189 for the base C4 in addition to $40,578 for the base e-C4. For the full-spec C4 in addition to e-C4, it would absolutely be the matching of $38,367 in addition to $43,570 especially.


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Hyundai Kona

Hyundai’s mobile crossover is amongst the current improvements to the industry and also from 2020, it’s all-electric. It can be had in 2 variations, both of which have a solitary electric electric motor powering the front wheels. The base one creates 136 horse power (100 kW) in addition to 291 pound-feet (395 Nm). This benefits a 0-62 miles per hr (100 km/h) sprint in 9.9 secs, on its means to a top speed of 96.3 miles per hour (155 km/h). At the exact same time, you obtain a collection of 190 miles (305 kilometres), with a normal usage of 146 MPGe (143 kWh/ 100 kilometres). The leading variant bumps power to 204 steed power (152 kW), while torque remains to be the specific very same. Performance is increased, as the sprint to 62 miles per hour presently occurs in 7.9 secs, while the full throttle is 104 miles per hour (167 km/h). The presently 64 kWh battery benefits a series of 301 miles (484 kilometres), with a regular consumption of 142 MPGe (147 kWh/ 100 kilometres). The Kona utilizes much less efficiency, as interior in addition to products space are not as charitable. In the UK, prices start at ₤ 21,060 or the matching of $29,292 Unlike the Peugeot, the Kona is currently being marketed in the USA as well, at a start rate of $20,450 A full-spec Kona will certainly establish you back $29,450

Evaluation our full examination on the Hyundai Kona

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Volvo V40 Cross Country

Internal burning engines are still significantly energetic in addition to noticeable, as well as likewise on that particular specific front, this will certainly be just one of C4’s biggest European rivals. The Volvo V40 is yet to acquire an all-electric variation, yet we expect it will absolutely with the upcoming 2022 variation. Meantime, it still supplies a series of turbo-four gas in addition to diesel motors. Power differs from 120 to 152 horse power. The Volvo includes a high end inside nonetheless indoor area can best be described as adequate. The freight capability is a not really exceptional 11.4 cubic feet (324 litres), nonetheless factors acquire substantially better when you fold down the back seats, to disclose a 53- cubic feet (1,500 litres) products location. The gas variation can acquire 41 MPG (5.8 L/100 kilometres) integrated while making it possible for the V40 to strike 62 miles per hr (100 km/h) in 8.5 secs. The extra effective 150- steed power diesel variant virtually matches the effectiveness numbers of the 1.5-liter turbocharged gas tool, with a 0-62 miles per hr time of 8.6 secs as well as likewise ordinary gas usage of 51 MPG (4.6 L/100 kilometres). Expenses for the UK start at ₤ 23,675 nonetheless can withstand ₤ 34,960, or the matching of $32,907 in addition to $48,622 especially.

Evaluation our full testimonial on the Volvo V40 Cross Country

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With the intro of the new C4 as well as likewise e-C4, Citroen wishes to bring splendor back to among their earliest names, going back to the 1920 s. The brand-new C4 reinterprets the marque’s old design, that made Citroens of the previous unique and also sophisticated. Supplied that both the hatchback as well as likewise crossover markets are significant in Europe, the C4 in addition to e-C4 specifically are prepared for to be among Citroen’s most reliable designs.