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Citroen C1: Peugeot 107 and: home straight.
Second facelift for the Citroën C1 and Peugeot 107, which will still take two years before replacement. These new snouts will he enough to cope up with the new Volkswagen, Fiat Panda, Kia Picanto and especially Twingo facelift.
Citroen C1 facelift
Commercialization in March 2012
From € 9,450 (estimate)
Peugeot 107 facelift
Commercialization in March 2012
From € 9,600 (estimate)
Launched in summer 2005, the duo received C1/107 early 2009 grille "Audi reversed" for the Citroen and a chrome strip as "braces" for Peugeot.
Next spring, both repass on the operating table but this time with more happiness.
The template cut to the city of 3.44 m does not change.
But surprisingly, the hood of the C1 to adorn a logo placed on a black bezel that when the 107 will do exactly the opposite path, by affixing his Lion to the same sheet.
The design of the front bumper is also unique. Ultimately, this gives the air of a Fiat Panda at the C1 and Kia Picanto at 107.
In contrast, no change in the back and little in the cockpit where apart, a redesigned steering wheel, a dashboard full-color rather than black and contreportes now dressed in a bi-material coating everything is kept.
Chapter equipment, the audio system can accommodate two additional speakers (four total) and PSA account seduce female customers by unique colors: a purple pearl on the 107 and a pastel blue for C1.
Subtle touches intended to raise both urban upmarket.
The engine range remains unchanged and will revolve around the launch of the single engine 1.0 petrol 68 hp provided by Toyota.
With consumption of 4.3 and 4.5 liters per 100 km, three-cylinder block has eclipsed the diesel range, which did not offer better and which moreover was becoming too expensive to clean up a city.
It is mated to a choice of five-speed manual gearbox, or with a robotized gearbox also five reports. The latter can now be operated by paddles lying to the steering wheel.
CO2 emissions are lowered with 99 g for the version with manual transmission and 104 g for those with a robotized gearbox, the bonus is only € 100 for two with the scale stricter entry into force this year.
In summer, the range will find reinforcement, a 1.2 engine developing 86 hp. Also three-cylinder architecture, it will strenna spring by 208, then later on restyled C3.
Rates in the range 107 facelift
The 107 has selected the Brussels Motor Show to make his first public appearance and unveiled its new range which is based on three finishes and a special series.
The entry-level, Access is faithful to the position without any change of equipment but with an increase of € 100 Tariff five-door version. A cut above the Active expands its staffing fog lights and a radio CD against a supplement of between 300 and 450 €. In upscale livery appears Allure receiving some new like LED daytime running lights, radio CD MP3 with USB and Bluetooth, please. Rates fell by € 100 but we now go through the box option for alloy wheels.
As for the special series Envy, it is based on Active finishing while adopting much of the equipment of Allure for an extra € 1 450.
Under the hood no revolution since the three-cylinder 1.0 original Toyota is still the part to the exception that CO2 emissions have been lowered (from 103 to 99 g) which preserves the environmental bonus € 100.
Access. ABS. Brake Control curve. Front airbags. Steering. Adjustable steering wheel. Folding bench seat piece. Body-color bumpers. Spare wheel.
Active (and more). Side airbags. Power windows front. Remote central locking. Rods doors. Splittable seat 50/50. Mirror housings and door handles in body color. Tachometer. Isofix mountings in the rear. Chrome inserts in the front bumper. Fog. Radio and CD jack. Leather steering wheel on Version 2-Tronic.
Envy special series (and more). Manual air conditioning. LED daytime running lights. MP3 CD Radio with USB and Bluetooth. Envy stickers. Leather steering wheel. Metallic paint. Protective mats.
Allure (in addition to Active). Manual air conditioning. LED daytime running lights. MP3 CD Radio with USB and Bluetooth. Leather / alcantara. Dark tinted rear windows and glasses. Leather steering wheel.
Curtain airbags (250 €). Manual air conditioning (900 €). ESP (350 €). Steering wheel and shift knob, leather gear shift (150 €). Alloy wheels of 14 inches (500 €). Metallic paint (440 €). Radio CD MP3 with USB (350 €). WIP Bluetooth (hands-free kit, USB port. € 300).
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