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The DS3 Crossback has been revealed this week in Europe, headlined by the availability of an all-electric powertrain along with the brand's latest convenience and driving technologies...

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Citroen C5 Aircross PHEV concept revealed
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Citroen C5 Aircross PHEV concept revealed

The Citroen C5 Aircross Plug-in Hybrid concept has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. In terms of its design, the concept is clearly based on the standard C5 Aircross, though it gets blacked-out wheels, a cool blue-themed body wrap, and blue accents for the lower front bumper and side skirts...


2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive long-termer: Introduction
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2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive long-termer: Introduction

Yet another brightly coloured long-termer has joined the CarAdvice long-term fleet. Say hello to the 2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive, which I've already named 'Smurfette' thanks to its eye-catching 'Baltic Blue' paint. We’ll cover the ins and outs of our experience with this car in upcoming instalments, but here we’ll go over the specifics of the Cactus's set-up and features...


2018 Citroen C3 Shine review
Rating: 710 /10
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2018 Citroen C3 Shine review

The all-new 2018 Citroen C3 makes a style statement, but will its lack of safety discourage buyers?

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$23,490

Citroen C3 takes 'Speed Dating' to a new level - video
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Citroen C3 takes 'Speed Dating' to a new level - video

Citroen is well known for thinking outside the box, but that's normally for its weird and wacky designs – think the C3 light hatch and C4 Cactus crossover. However, the French brand is trying its hands at speed dating, sponsoring British TV show First Dates and having Citroen rally driver, Craig Breen, take couples on an experience they won't forget in the back of a C3...


Citroen joins Takata recall
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Citroen joins Takata recall

Citroen Australia has recalled vehicles across several model lines as part of the Takata airbag campaign, including the old-generation C3, C4, DS3, DS4 and DS5. As with all Takata-related notices, the affected airbag inflators can feature propellant that degrades over time due to humidity and high temperatures...


2018 Citroen C3 Shine v Volkswagen Polo Launch Edition comparison
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2018 Citroen C3 Shine v Volkswagen Polo Launch Edition comparison

European cars are normally associated with high purchase and running costs, but these days you can get into a Euro vehicle for under 20 grand. The lower end of the passenger car market may not be as big as it used to be – such is the SUV-crazy age these days – but there are some solid options available for not a whole lot of money for those who want something that isn't a Toyota or Mazda...


Citroen planning Australian 'relaunch' in 2019
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Citroen planning Australian 'relaunch' in 2019

Citroen Australia has big plans for its local range in 2019, in line with the company's 100th anniversary celebrations, though it means we may have to wait a little longer for some new models. Speaking with CarAdvice, Peugeot Citroen Australia's PR and corporate affairs manager, Tyson Bowen, said the local division is planning to "relaunch" the brand Down Under...


Opel/Vauxhall returned to profit just under a year after takeover
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Opel/Vauxhall returned to profit just under a year after takeover

Just 11 months after purchasing Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors, the PSA Group has halted the flow of red ink from the lightning bolt and griffin brands. According to the French car maker, Opel/Vauxhall made a profit of €502 million ($794 million) during the first half of 2018. Its operating margin was 5.0 per cent, a significant improvement from the -2...


Citroen tackles car sickness with 'Seetroen' glasses
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Citroen tackles car sickness with 'Seetroen' glasses

Motion sickness is an absolute pain, especially if you're tackling long drives with children in the car. Citroen, a company known for its left-field solutions to engineering problems, has decided to take on the issue with a funky set of glasses...


Citroen C3 Aircross Rip Curl revealed, not for Oz - UPDATE
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Citroen C3 Aircross Rip Curl revealed, not for Oz - UPDATE

  UPDATE, 9/7/2018: Citroen's local division has ruled out the C3 Rip Curl for our market. See bottom of article for details. Citroen has revealed the C3 Aircross Rip Curl, the latest product of the French manufacturer's ongoing collaboration with the Australian surfing and sportswear brand...


2019 Citroen Berlingo revealed, Peugeot Partner too
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2019 Citroen Berlingo revealed, Peugeot Partner too

The all-new Citroen Berlingo has been revealed alongside its Peugeot Partner twin bringing a host of upgrades including new driver assistance systems and powertrains...


2019 DS 3 Crossback spied
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2019 DS 3 Crossback spied

A camouflaged prototype believed to be the upcoming DS 3 Crossback has been spied again, this time on the tarmac. Said to be based on the PSA Group's new Common Modular Platform (CMP) – which will soon underpin a range of models including the next-generation Peugeot 208 and Opel Corsa – the DS 3 Crossback will rival the likes of the Audi Q2 and Mercedes-Benz GLA when it hits the market sometime in 2019...


2018 Citroen Berlingo SWB manual review
Rating: 710 /10
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2018 Citroen Berlingo SWB manual review

It shouldn’t be too long now until a new Berlingo delivery van breaks cover. Until that happens, though, Citroen’s current workhorse and sole commercial offering in Australia holds the fort and refuses to let its advancing years hold it back.

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Opel teases new concept, next-gen Corsa confirmed for 2019
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Opel teases new concept, next-gen Corsa confirmed for 2019

Opel has revealed its upcoming model and development plans at its TechDay, hosted at the company's Rüsselsheim engineering centre in Germany. Freshly acquired by France's PSA Group, parent to brands like Citroen and Peugeot, Opel confirmed it will develop the group's next-generation of four-cylinder petrol engines and light commercial vehicles, along with teasing a new concept bound for reveal later this year...


ACCC adds 1.1 million vehicles to compulsory Takata recall
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ACCC adds 1.1 million vehicles to compulsory Takata recall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has added around 1.1 million vehicles to the Takata airbag recall, publishing a new list of vehicles previously not known to have been affected. While these models aren't under active recall just yet, the ACCC has identified them as subject to future recalls by their respective manufacturers as part of the compulsory campaign that requires affected makes to replace all defective airbags before the end of 2020...


2019 Citroen C5 Aircross revealed for Europe
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2019 Citroen C5 Aircross revealed for Europe

Citroen has revealed the European-market C5 Aircross, following the SUV's global debut at last year's Shanghai motor show. Serving as the French brand's new flagship model, the C5 Aircross is based on the PSA Group's EMP2 modular architecture, which currently serves as the basis of models like the C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso, along with the Peugeot 3008 and 5008, amongst others...


Citroen Cactus Black launches from $30,990
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Citroen Cactus Black launches from $30,990

Citroen has announced the special-edition C4 Cactus Black, which arrives in Australia from $30,990 drive-away. Limited to just 20 units nationally, the company says the dark-themed version of its quirky crossover brings $3850 of additional equipment, despite being priced just $1000 over the drive-away price of a standard C4 Cactus with the six-speed automatic...


Citroen C3: $23,990 drive-away deal announced
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Citroen C3: $23,990 drive-away deal announced

Citroen's local division has announced a new drive-away deal for the recently-launched C3 hatchback, which is now available from $23,990 drive-away. Normally listed at $23,490 before on-road costs, the new deal undercuts the previous $26,990 drive-away deal by $3000 – though unlike the outgoing promotion, it doesn't include metallic paint...


Alfa Romeo Stelvio gets five-star ANCAP rating
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Alfa Romeo Stelvio gets five-star ANCAP rating

ANCAP has released its latest set of safety ratings this week, with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio scoring top marks, while the Citroen C3 scored a disappointing four stars. Based on tests conducted by sister agency, Euro NCAP, the Stelvio scored an impressive 97 per cent for adult occupant protection – just shy of the related Giulia sedan's record 98 per cent score...