A Citron directive in this area was likely to take over the latest generation of the medium, and in this context the brand announced that it plans to commercialize it in Argentina. What is known?
Citron Development Director in South America Valére Lourme drove the latest generation of the C4 in France and In this context, the Stellantis brand took this opportunity to clarify that it plans to soon market this model in Argentina.,
The latest generation of the medium which until last year was known to be manufactured in Argentina shows a radical change in terms of silhouette. is that new Citroen C4 Ditches the traditional hatch or sedan format for a crossover/SUV lookReceived thanks to a more muscular look with different proportions.
With regards to dimensions, the new C4 uses the Stellantis Group’s CMP platform, which serves as the basis for other smaller exponents like the Peugeot 208. however, The case extends the overall length to 4,360 mm, with a wheelbase of 2,670 mm that guarantees perfect space in the rear seats,
for its part, Trunk capacity is 380 liters which can be accessed through a high loading mouth gate, Aesthetically, the auction of the new Citron C4 is striking, with an approach that is somewhat reminiscent of the earlier C4 coupe that was imported to our country from Europe along with the VTS Sports Edition.
Also, the brand emphasized on the exterior appearance to achieve the crossover look. Elements such as black plastic molding on the fenders were included, as well as the characteristic “airbumps” seen at first c4 cactus, As such, the third generation of the mid-sized Citron adopts an innovative silhouette to differentiate itself from its historical rivals in the segment.
It should be noted that a type is called C4X, With drop roof type fastback but retaining the crossover look characteristic of the model, The main change on this version is in the auction, where a generous rear overhang stands out (which a priori increases trunk capacity).
Mechanically, the Citron C4 is available with a variety of engines in Europe Petrol and diesel, where PureTech family options stand out with powers between 100 and 130 CV and the modern 130 CV HDI, Transmission can be in charge of a six-speed manual gearbox or an eight-speed automatic.
For its part, there’s also a 100% electric option called the . is called -c4, Which is powered by a block that makes around 130 hp and 260 Nm of torque thanks to a 50 kWh battery pack., In this way, the declared autonomy is 360 kilometers and, according to official data, the C4 with this booster accelerates from zero to one hundred in 9.5 seconds and reaches a maximum speed of 150 km / h.
In dynamic terms, the new Citron C4 stands for suspension which is called progressive hydraulic cushionA system also used by the C5 Aircross and, depending on the brand, “Authentic feel of maximum comfort, achieving light compression to avoid any rebound effect due to route irregularities,
Furthermore, Citron management, who had the opportunity to drive the new C4 on various roads in Nice, highlighted: “It was a great experience to drive this impressive Citron C4 on the roads of France. We are evaluating bringing it to Argentina soon because, we have no doubt, it will be the choice of many Argentines, like all C4s we have marketed in the country.,
The Citron C4 was manufactured at the El Palomar plant in its first generation in two bodies (sedan and hatch) and then in its second generation in only one sedan body (C4 lounge). In its latest development, The medium is produced at a Villaverde plant in Spain.From where it will reach our market next year, logically paying 35% tariff.
He was born in 1995 and is a journalist. He learned to drive at the age of 12 in a five-door 2004 VW Gol diesel. At the age of 19 he had his first car and it was another VW Gol, but with a gasoline engine. He currently owns the 2011 Goal Trend, although his passion is 90s Japanese sports cars (Toyota Supra, Nissan Skyline, etc.).
Since July 2014, he is completely devoted to the world of engines. He joined the staff of Motorpress Argentina in September 2020 and has since served as a content editor for Auto Test magazine’s website and paper.