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Citroën was created by Andre Citroën shortly after the end of World War I, in 1919, and launched the Type A that same year. The French brand has since grown to be part of the second largest car manufacturer in Europe - PSA Peugeot-Citroen. Citroën established a reputation as an automotive pioneer with developments such as the first front-wheel-drive steel monocoque production car in 1934, the first to use pneumatic suspension in 1955, with 'Airbumps' and "airbag in roof" technology more recent innovations. The company remains particularly famous for its 2CV and DS models, and the latter was the inspiration for a premium DS line of cars that sits above the brand's C line. Citroën has been in Australia for more than 90 years and offers passenger, luxury and commercial vehicles. Sime Darby Motors took over the distribution rights for Citroën in 2013.
Recent Citroen News & Reviews
Citroen DS5 - Bastille Day
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Citroen DS5 - Bastille Day

Tegan Lawson and James Ward take a look at the Citroen DS5 and its spiritual ancestor, the original Citroen DS. http://www.caradvice.com.au/videos/citroen-ds5-video-review/ - Watch our full review of the Citroen DS5 here.  ...


Supercars can take a hike; what I really want is a Citroen C4 Cactus
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Supercars can take a hike; what I really want is a Citroen C4 Cactus

I love the fact that PSA owner Citroen is re-positioning the brand as its entry division while effectively siphoning off the DS line into its own upmarket stream. The results speak for themselves. Bottom line is, Citroen is just plain good at making no-frills cars for the masses that keep enough quirk to stay interesting...


Our French Picks for Bastille Day
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Our French Picks for Bastille Day

To celebrate Bastille Day, CarAdvice.com.au takes a look at six French cars we think you should have on your list when shopping for a new car.


Citroen DS5 - Bastille Day
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Citroen DS5 - Bastille Day

Tegan Lawson and James Ward take a look at the Citroen DS5 and its spiritual ancestor, the original Citroen DS. http://www.caradvice.com.au/videos/citroen-ds5-video-review/ - Watch our full review of the Citroen DS5 here.  ...


Citroen Australia extends market-leading six-year warranty to all passenger vehicles
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Citroen Australia extends market-leading six-year warranty to all passenger vehicles

Citroen now offers Australia’s longest new-vehicle warranty, with its C-line and DS passenger range — but not the Berlingo van — now covered for six years and unlimited kilometres.  Every Citroen passenger vehicle will also be covered by six years of free roadside assistance and get six years/90,000km (intervals of every 12 months or 15,000km) of capped-price servicing...


Citroen DS 6WR : First interior images of Chinese SUV revealed
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Citroen DS 6WR : First interior images of Chinese SUV revealed

The Citroen DS 6WR looks set to be as stylistically interesting inside as it is out, with the French marque releasing the first interior images of its premium brand’s first-ever SUV. With its Wild Rubis-inspired exterior unveiled prior to the model’s official 2014 Beijing auto show debut last April (pictured bottom), the two Citroen DS 6WR interior shots reveal a sharply designed cabin clearly aimed at appealing to luxury buyers...


Citroen C5 Review : Exclusive Limited Edition
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Citroen C5 Review : Exclusive Limited Edition

Already the finest in French luxury, the Citroen C5 gets a twin-turbo boost for a limited time only.

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$54,190

2014 Citroen Berlingo Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2014 Citroen Berlingo Review

The Citroen Berlingo is at the forefront of the small van revolution.

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$24,990

Citroen DS3 facelift revealed - new headlights, engines and technology
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Citroen DS3 facelift revealed - new headlights, engines and technology

The Citroen DS3 has been updated with a new look and the addition of more efficient petrol and diesel engines. The updated DS3 hatch and DS3 Cabriolet have adopted a "hypnotic gaze" with new headlights featuring three LEDs and xenon lamps, as well as LED daytime running lights and sequential turn indicators...


Citroen Australia announces driveaway pricing for C3, C4, C4 Aircross, C5, Berlingo
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Citroen Australia announces driveaway pricing for C3, C4, C4 Aircross, C5, Berlingo

Citroen has announced driveaway pricing deals across a range of models in its Australian line-up. C3 buyers will save $3000, with the Seduction manual now $19,990 driveaway, the Seduction automatic $22,990 driveaway, and the Exclusive now $25,990 driveaway. Buyers of the C4 small hatch in Seduction petrol auto guise will save $4000, with that variant available from $23,990 driveaway...


People Mover Comparison : Citroen Grand C4 Picasso v Honda Odyssey v Kia Rondo v Toyota Prius V
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People Mover Comparison : Citroen Grand C4 Picasso v Honda Odyssey v Kia Rondo v Toyota Prius V

People movers are unlikely to rate a mention when manufacturers talk of ‘niche’ products. Yet seven-seater medium-sized vans sell only 10 per cent the volume of similarly priced SUVs in this country, so they really are the alternative option for families needing to move more than five...


Citroen DS 6WR SUV revealed ahead of 2014 Beijing auto show
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Citroen DS 6WR SUV revealed ahead of 2014 Beijing auto show

The stylish French DS brand now has its first SUV offering in the form of the Citroen DS 6WR. The new Citroen DS 6WR SUV was uncovered overnight ahead of its official debut at the 2014 Beijing auto show later this month, and for now at least the new high-riding model is expected to be sold solely in the Chinese market...


Citroen DS production SUV teased
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Citroen DS production SUV teased

The first Citroen DS SUV has been teased ahead of its impending debut at the 2014 Beijing auto show. Citroen has already confirmed that it would build a DS SUV based on the Wild Rubis concept in conjunction with Changan Automobile Group in Shengzen, however this is the first hint they've given as to how the production version will look...


Citroen DS line set to become a standalone luxury brand
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Citroen DS line set to become a standalone luxury brand

The Citroen DS range may soon be a brand in its own right, with the French car maker suggesting it plans to take on the likes of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. PSA Peugeot-Citroen's newly appointed CEO Carlos Tavares is set to unveil the debt-laden company's turnaround plans with the "Back in the Race" strategy, which includes a plan to turn the style-focused DS model range in to its own entity rather than a spin-off of the regular Citroen line-up...


Citroen DS 5LS R revealed : French brand's sedan for China produces huge power
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Citroen DS 5LS R revealed : French brand's sedan for China produces huge power

The Citroen DS 5LS R concept is a fast French sedan aimed solely at Chinese buyers, and it has been revealed ahead of the 2014 Beijing auto show. The French brand's China-only DS 5LS sedan has been given a performance boost, with a new 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing a whopping 220kW of power and 400Nm of torque...


Citroen C1 Swiss & Me concept unveiled
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Citroen C1 Swiss & Me concept unveiled

The Citroen C1 already set tongues wagging with its quirky styling, but now the French brand has shown a crossover-style version known as the Citroen C1 Swiss & Me. The pint-sized city car will be revealed at the Geneva motor show this week, and it features off-road styling cues that the brand says offer "a picture-perfect illustration of the personalisation possibilities of the new Citroen C1"...


Citroen introduces six-year, unlimited kilometre warranty
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Citroen introduces six-year, unlimited kilometre warranty

French brand Citroen has set a new peace-of-mind benchmark by introducing a six-year, unlimited kilometre warranty to cover a number of models in its range. The warranty, which includes six years of roadside assistance, improves on the five-year warranties from Mitsubishi, Hyundai, Kia, Renault and sister brand Peugeot that still remain above the industry average of three years...


Citroen C4 Cactus confirmed, late 2014 arrival possible
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Citroen C4 Cactus confirmed, late 2014 arrival possible

The booming mini SUV segment in Australia will see the addition of another entrant in the form of the Citroen C4 Cactus. The quirky new city-sized SUV has been confirmed to go on sale in Australia either in late 2014 or early 2015, and it's set to take on the likes of the Holden Trax, Nissan Juke, Ford EcoSport and sister brand Peugeot's 2008...


Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Video Review
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Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Video Review

An eye-catching new people-mover for families after an occasional seven-seater.


Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Review

The French seven-seat people-mover named after the famous Spanish artist paints a positive impression.

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$43,990

2014 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso : The Quick Guide
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2014 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso : The Quick Guide

The new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso is a new car from the ground up, and joins the French brand’s local range as its most family-friendly offering yet. The seven-seat wagon is priced from $43,990 - $4500 more than the car it replaces, but with plenty of standard equipment to offset that hike. See the full pricing and specifications of the new model here...


Citroen Grand C4 Picasso : Pricing and specifications
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Citroen Grand C4 Picasso : Pricing and specifications

Family car Francophiles, préparer à s'énerver - the new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso has gone on sale in Australia priced from $43,990. The all-new seven-seat model is only available in one trim level – Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Exclusive – and there’s just one drivetrain option available, an efficient diesel unit teamed to a standard automatic transmission...


Citroen C1 : French city car a no-go for Australia
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Citroen C1 : French city car a no-go for Australia

  The all-new Citroen C1 city car has been revealed ahead of its 2014 Geneva motor show debut - and it appears to have been styled upon the polarising Nissan Juke. The French brand's new city car adopts a boldly styled "smiling" front end, with high-set oval main lamps and slimmer running lights positioned above in a similar vain to the Japanese brand's city SUV...


Citroen C4 Cactus Aventure concept revealed
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Citroen C4 Cactus Aventure concept revealed

France's newest urban SUV has been given the rough-road treatment - this is the new Citroen C4 Cactus Aventure concept. To be unveiled at the 2014 Geneva motor show in early March, the new concept is designed to illustrate how an off-road-styled C4 Cactus SUV could look. And no, we haven't misspelt Adventure - its name really is Aventure...


2014 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso pricing announced
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2014 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso pricing announced

The new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso people mover will be priced from $43,990 and will be offered in just one trim level when it goes on sale on March 1. The French brand is keeping things simple for its seven-seat wagon, which will be sold only in Exclusive specification, and only with a 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine with a six-speed automatic...


Citroen C4 Cactus : local division wants it for Australia
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Citroen C4 Cactus : local division wants it for Australia

The Citroen C4 Cactus has been officially revealed, with the French brand's local arm confirming it has its hand up for the quirky compact crossover. Citroen Automobiles Australia national marketing manager Manuel Tyras said the division was still “very interested” in the new Citroen C4 Cactus, saying, “We want to make this available for Australians...


Citroen C4 Cactus : quirky French crossover leaked
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Citroen C4 Cactus : quirky French crossover leaked

Images of the Citroen C4 Cactus have been leaked, revealing the compact crossover inside and out, complete with its unique 'Airbump' body panels. As expected, the C4 Cactus closely mirrors the quirky Citroen Cactus concept that debuted at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show. The C4 Cactus’ innovative Airbumps are made of a durable, rubbery plastic compound...


Citroen DS5 Video Review
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Citroen DS5 Video Review

Tony Crawford takes an in depth look at the new Citroen DS5...


Citroen DS5 LS : China-only premium sedan revealed
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Citroen DS5 LS : China-only premium sedan revealed

The Citroen DS5 LS has been revealed at a glitzy premiere in Paris, though the new premium model will be built and sold exclusively in the sedan-loving Chinese market. The DS5 LS sedan will join the regular Citroen DS5 wagon at the Chang'an Automobile Group's Shenzhen production plant ahead of its launch in China in March...