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Citroen C3

  • tickKooky, individual looks
  • tickSome appealing gadgets on offer
  • tickGenerous safety kit
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Citroen C3 hatchback (2016 - )

The C3 certainly isn’t a class leader among the very impressive array of superminis on offer in today’s market, because – looks aside - it doesn’t really dazzle in any single area. It is, however, a very charming and likeable little car, with bags of style and some fairly tempting equipment. And for many supermini buyers, that’ll be more important than dynamic excellence or practicality.
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Is the Citroen C3 a good car?

How we rated this car out of 5 on the following

Citroen C3 interior

Space, materials, boot size and comfort.

Citroen C3 performance

Power, handling, fuel and range.

Citroen C3 how good does it look

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For many buyers, the C3’s stylish exterior will be enough to guarantee a purchase, but the funky design on the inside will also help cement the deal. Again, the design is fresh and unconventional, giving you a very chic-feeling environment to sit in. Like in the Cactus, the materials aren’t of the highest quality – a few of the panels are downright cheap-feeling – but there’s such a mixture of finishes, textures and colours that you don’t notice as much as you otherwise would. Ergonomically, though, the C3 isn’t nearly so appealing. The touch-screen infotainment system looks good and drastically cuts the number of buttons on the dashboard, but it’s also woefully awkward to use; the menus are confusing and it’s very slow to react to your inputs. And, although there’s height- and reach-adjustment for the steering, the wheel doesn’t go far enough away from you.

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