The new generation 2021 Citroen C4 has been launched globally, with an electric powertrain at the forefront of the car maker’s expansion plans – however its Australian plans are yet to be confirmed.
The fully-electric version, called the Citroen e-C4, uses a 50kWh battery powering a 100kW/260Nm electric motor, and has a claimed range of 350 kilometres on the new real-world (WLTP) test cycle.
According to Citroen, the e-C4 can be recharged to 80 per cent capacity within 30 minutes using a 100kW fast charger.
Petrol options come from a turbocharged 1.2-litre three-cylinder engine, offering outputs of 74kW, 96kW, and 114kW.
Two diesel options are also available from a 1.5-litre turbo four-cylinder, producing 82kW and 96kW.
All engines are Euro 6 compliant, and a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission will be available.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available via the 10-inch infotainment screen, but heating and air conditioning controls are still accessed using traditional knobs and buttons. A high-definition camera is built into the rear-view camera and can take photos onto a memory card.
Passenger comfort – a feature of Citroen cars for decades – is provided with Advanced Comfort Seats and Progressive Hydraulic Cushion suspension.
As reported in June, the all-new C4 has grown to become a small SUV, taking the place of the DS4 – but Citroen insists it's still a hatch.
A spokesperson for Citroen Australia has told CarAdvice that the new C4 is under consideration for local release, but would not speculate on which models.