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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.

Citroen Reviews

2016 DS4 Review

The facelifted DS4 isn’t coming to Australia in its ‘normal’ guise. James samples one in Europe to find out why.

2016 Citroen Berlingo Long Body HDI Review

Now with added infotainment tech like Apple CarPlay and Mirror Link, as well as added safety tech, the Citroen Berlingo is an even more attractive proposition than the previously excellent model.

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Review

The 2016 Citroen C4 Cactus is a car that turns heads. But can it lure buyers?

2016 DS5 DSport Review

If you are wondering what to buy now that you can't buy a new Saab, the 2016 DS5 DSport is your answer.

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Citroen Videos

DS 3 Performance Hot Hatch : 2016 Geneva Motor Show

The 2017 DS 3 has been unveiled today, debuting as the latest refreshed offering in the offshoot luxury brand of French carmaker Citroen. Evolving from its previous incarnation as the ‘Citroen DS3’, the 2017 DS 3’s standout styling change is a big and flashy new grille design up...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Review: Paris to Le Goulet

Read the review The sub-compact SUV market is already jam-packed with options. But Citroen is hoping that this, the C4 Cactus, is the one you've been waiting for... Due to land in Australia in early 2016, the quirky looking and oddly-named Citroen C4 Cactus adds yet another model to the ever growing segment. But this one's different...

Warm-hatch Comparison Review : DS3 DSport v Astra GTC v Veloster SR Turbo v Pro_cee'd GT

Read the article here. The finest mid-$30k 'warm' hatchback on the market? The Kia Pro_cee'd staked its claim 12 months ago, dispatching Hyundai’s poster boy Veloster SR Turbo and Renault’s potent and racy Megane RS265 Sport as the best all-rounder in the sweet spot bridging humble $20k-something conveniences and properly hot $40k-plus hatchbacks...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Review

Have you ever wondered what a car would look like if it was designed by a child? I reckon it would look a whole lot like this, the Citroen C4 Cactus and we've come to New Zealand to have a drive before it's launched in Australia before the end of this year. Normally a concept car lives and dies at a motor show, but the C4 Cactus looks almost identical to the concept car that was released...

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Citroen Comparisons

Budget van comparison: Citroen Berlingo v LDV G10 v Volkswagen Caddy

Buying an affordable workhorse van can mean some compromises – but depending on if you're willing to take a gamble on an emerging brand, you might not need to sacrifice space for price. As such, we’ve brought two well-known small vans – the Volkswagen Caddy, Australia’s best-selling model in the segment, and the Citroen Berlingo, a go-to second option – and the much larger, but also cheaper, LDV G10...

Audi A3 e-tron v BMW i3 v Citroen C4 Cactus v Toyota Prius: Economy comparison test part two

By now you’ve hopefully read part one of this economy comparison test, where we set out for 100 kilometres of urban driving. The aim of part one was to find out which of the four cars on test – Audi A3 e-tron, BMW i3 range-extender, Citroen C4 Cactus and Toyota Prius – was the most efficient, city-friendly commuter. And the winner was clear...

Audi A3 e-tron v BMW i3 v Citroen C4 Cactus v Toyota Prius: Economy comparison test part one

With fuel prices hitting decade lows in recent times, there has arguably never been a worse time to buy an economy-focused car. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some great options out there for people who are thinking about long-term sustainability and doing their bit for the environment...

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Citroen News

2016 Paris motor show: what to expect - UPDATE

It's the oldest motor show in the world, having first launched as a combined event for cycling, sports, and the exciting new world of automobiles. No surprise, then, that the biennial Paris motor show - "Mondial de l'Automobile" in the French - is also one of the biggest on the international calendar and a focus point for the most extravagant concepts and new-model unveilings...

Seven cars Australians should buy more of: 2016 mid-year report

You may have seen our hugely popular list of cars that Aussies should be buying, but aren’t. And while it hasn’t done anything to improve the fortunes of the Peugeot 308 – despite our vehement insistence that it is one of the cars that should get small car purchasers through the door – the response was excellent...

'Real world' fuel figures released for 30 Peugeot, Citroen, DS models

Groupe PSA - the parent company of the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands - has expanded on a 'real world' fuel consumption analysis program first announced in October last year with fresh details on 30 of its core models. The company claims the move as the first large-scale cooperation between a car maker and an independent body for the analysis of listed fuel economy figures...

2016 Citroen C5 to be the last offered in Australia: 62 cars to honour iconic suspension system

If you thought last year's Finale special represented the end of Citroen's C5 in Australia, think again. Instead, the 2016 Citroen C5 will be the last of the line for the Australian market, with the company's local distributor today finally confirming its impending retirement...

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Citroen Owner Reviews

2007 Citroen C3 Exclusive Review

In the used vehicle market, Australia generally heavily discounts the resale value of many European manufacturers such as Citroen and Peugeot making these exceptionally good value in comparison to Toyota and Hyundai. The C3 is a stylish little commuter with lots of features as standard. The fold down arm rests and high ride height are simple but appreciated considerations...

2015 Citroen Ds5 Dsport HDi Review

To date, I have owned a fleet of Saab's, one Rolls Royce and one BMW M3. Just recently, I traded my last Saab convertible for the DS5 finished in pearlescent white. Handling is flat like an f1 car. You feel totally in control. The cockpit is fully loaded with lots of toys which make you feel like you're on final approach and the runway is in sight...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive 1.2i Puretech Review

I first came across the Citroen C4 Cactus in 2013 online and about the possibly of the car going into production. Being a Citroen fan for many years I knew I wanted it from the get go. I managed to get a first glimpse at it at the 2014 Geneva motor show and again at the 2015 Paris motor show, I knew I wanted it but the question was when...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive 1.6 E-HDi Review

I might have been a bit keen on the Cactus from the first time I heard about it. Having been out in Europe for a while before arriving here, I was all set to buy one! I ordered it in the launch week back in September 2015 with a Feb 16 delivery. I don't drive manual and I was keen on the pros of the auto: diesel, push-button transmission, aircraft style handbrake, bench seat and centre armrest...

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