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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 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 Exclusive: Week with Review

Does the 2016 Citroen C4 have the goods to challenge its top-selling small hatchback rivals? Mandy spends a week with one to find out…...

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

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...

Citroen DS3 DSport v Holden Astra GTC Sport v Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo v Kia Pro_cee'd GT : Comparison Review

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...

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Citroen News

PSA Peugeot-Citroen, Dongfeng will co-develop EV platform due 2019

Groupe PSA, the parent company of Peugeot, Citroen and DS, has signed an agreement with Chinese automaker Dongfeng to co-develop an electric vehicle platform. The initiative, announced overnight, is an extension of the deal the two car makers signed in April 2015...

2017 Citroen C4 Picasso, Grand Picasso facelift unveiled - UPDATE

The facelifted Citroen C4 Picasso and C4 Grand Picasso were unveiled overnight in France. Visually, the upgraded people movers sport a revised front-end design that's now common to both the standard- and long-wheelbase versions. Up top the chrome bars that spread out from Citroen's double-chevron emblem now stretch out to encircle the LED daytime running lights...

Citroen C6 debuts at Beijing motor show

The resurrected Citroen C6 has made its first public appearance at the 2016 Beijing motor show this week. After the first images of the second-generation C6 surfaced online a fortnight ago, Citroen's new flagship sedan has been officially presented to the public. Positioned as a China-only flagship model, the new C6 is the product of the collaboration between the French brand and its Chinese partner, Dongfeng...

2017 Citroen C3 previewed by WRC racer ahead of Paris debut - video

French manufacturer Citroen has released the first photos and video of its 2017 WRC rally car, giving the first glimpse of the all-new C3 hatchback before its rumoured Paris motor show unveiling...

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Citroen Owner Reviews

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 delivery in Feb 16. 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...

2010 Citroen DS3 Dstyle Review

I've just said goodbye to my DS3 and hello to my C4 Cactus so I thought it was time to write a little thank you to it. I loved my DS3. Stylish from tip to toe - the red roof was matched with a red dash, red side mirrors, red alloy wheel inserts and a red key fob. LED daytime lights, Bluetooth audio streaming and a (partially) digital instrument cluster were all standard before many other cars particularly in this class and size...

2016 Citroen Ds5 Dsport 60th Anniversary Review

I was so impressed I bought one! Compared to the German products it is a revelation. It is beautifully and thoughtfully designed, inside and out. Heads turn and people discuss the shape - it is automotive art. Very comfortable seating (PSA make the best seats). Quiet and generally refined...

2012 Citroen DS3 Dsport Review

  Great car after 3 years of having I still look at it and other ds3's on the road and smile it handles great and have seen better than Prius fuel economy on a couple of occasions As a person who used to have a strong dislike for French cars this and the Berlingo I had prior has changed my mind about French built cars, yes they have their faults but these faults become their character The handling is sharp and very predictable and great fun to drive, the ride is firm but still complaint of bumps probably one of the only faults is the lack of top end power but by the time you are worried about that your are starting to get worried about points on your license One of the criticisms of the Citroens lately is the placement of controls such as cruise control and audio as they are tucked away behind the steering wheel, it does take a bit of getting used to the fact that they are tucked away but once you have driven the car for a bit it become intuitive and being behind the wheel gives a cleaner look There is a feeling that you get with driving the ds3 where most new cars feel the same, the ds3 gives you the sense it just wants to be driven, to me other cars are like whitegoods yes they do the job yes they do it well but they have no character My next will be another ds3...

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