The first “visiospace”
will be premiering the C4 Picasso – its new compact MPV – at the 2006
Paris Motor Show. Set to reach showrooms in France from October 2006,
the new vehicle will arrive in most other European countries during the
last quarter of the year.
With the C4 Picasso and the
Xsara Picasso, a vehicle that continues to pursue a successful market
career, CitroŽn now offers two MPVs that are quite distinct in terms of
both styling and features.
With its extensive glass area and vast modular
cabin, the C4 Picasso becomes the first “visiospace”.
unique styling, driveability and original features of the C4 Picasso
contribute to a comfortable and highly enjoyable ride. This new MPV can
carry up to seven people in comfort. All vehicle functions have been
designed to ensure an easy, pleasant and relaxed journey.
A wide-angle panoramic windscreen for
outstanding visibility and clarity.
A front compartment of uncluttered design,
with an innovative driving position and the new 6-speed electronic
Class-beating interior space and boot volume.
Original seat-folding functions for quick and
standards of interior comfort for all passengers, with generous space
and outstanding thermal, acoustic and odour-exclusion comfort.
Remarkable suspension comfort with the
pneumatic rear suspension.
An easier, safer drive, with driving aids that
are new to or rarely seen in the compact MPV segment.
from the first level of trim, the C4 Picasso boasts new features for
on-board comfort, along with driving aids and safety functions. Close
attention has also been paid to the perceived quality of the passenger
compartment. The prestige interior materials are pleasant to touch; the
chrome and gloss black are pleasant on the eye; the paintwork is
smooth; and the grain of the dashboard and door panels is exceptionally
Four responsive, high-performance engines are
available from launch, two petrol: the 1.8i 16V and 2.0i 16V developing
127 bhp and 143 bhp DIN, and two diesel: the HDi 110 DPFS and HDi 138
DPFS. All engines meet Euro IV standards, and the two diesel units are
equipped with a particulate filter as standard. Depending on the
market, the engines are available with a wide choice of transmissions:
manual, automatic or the new 6-speed electronic gearbox system.
its strong personality, its dimensions (4.59 m long, 1.83 m wide and
1.66 m high) and its attractive features, the C4 Picasso is a natural
extension to CitroŽn's MPV range. The line-up now comprises three
distinct and complementary vehicles: the compact Xsara Picasso and C4
Picasso, and a large MPV, the C8.
The C4 Picasso is produced at the Vigo plant in
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