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2019 Citroen C3 Aircross review

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2019 Citroen C3 Aircross review

With distinctive design, a comfy drive, and decent equipment levels, the C3 Aircross represents a likeable, if middle-band offering in the small SUV class.

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2019 Citroen C3 pricing and specs: AEB now standard
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2019 Citroen C3 pricing and specs: AEB now standard

Citroen Australia has confirmed MY19 upgrades for its C3 hatchback, bringing a much-needed equipment enhancement to make it more competitive against key rivals. For the 2019 model year, the C3 hatchback picks up active safety technologies previously unavailable to local models, including low-speed autonomous emergency braking (up to 30km/h)...


2019 Citroen C3 Aircross pricing and specs
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2019 Citroen C3 Aircross pricing and specs

Citroen Australia has priced and specified the 2019 C3 Aircross of our market, set to take on the likes of the Hyundai Kona and Mazda CX-3. Priced from $32,990 plus on-road costs, the C3 Aircross is available in just one trim level, with a fairly comprehensive level of standard equipment...


Euro NCAP: Evoque scores five stars, C5 Aircross gets four
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Euro NCAP: Evoque scores five stars, C5 Aircross gets four

The latest scores from Euro NCAP crash testing have been revealed, with the new-generation Range Rover Evoque wearing a five-star rating, while the Citroen C5 Aircross only managed four stars in its standard form. Starting with the Rangie, the British SUV scored an impressive 94% for adult occupant protection, while the child occupant, vulnerable road user and safety assist scores were 87%, 72% and 73% respectively...


PSA open to a Jaguar Land Rover takeover - report
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PSA open to a Jaguar Land Rover takeover - report

Peugeot Citroen has confirmed it's considering a merger with (or acquisition of) struggling Jaguar Land Rover, provided the British marques wouldn't prove too much of a distraction. Speaking with Autocar India, PSA Group boss Carlos Tavares said the company is "considering all opportunities" when it comes to takeovers and mergers...


Five fun, niche cars under $30k
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Five fun, niche cars under $30k

For most people a car is a tool, an appliance intended for a logical purpose. Sure, they want cool tech, luxury features and a nice mix of ride comfort and zip, but it’s usually the more sensible elements like running costs, resale value, warranty, fuel economy, infotainment, space and safety that get them over the line...


Fiat Chrysler turned down Peugeot's merger offer - report
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Fiat Chrysler turned down Peugeot's merger offer - report

The PSA Group reportedly approached Fiat Chrysler (FCA) about a merger as early as this year's Detroit motor show in January, only to be rebuffed by the American-Italian company. Sources have told The Wall Street Journal the offer was rejected by FCA, and talks about a possible combination have not recommenced...


Peugeot family ready to back further acquisitions
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Peugeot family ready to back further acquisitions

The PSA Group, which currently owns the Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall brands, is open to acquiring a few more marques for its portfolio, and it has the backing of one of its biggest shareholders. At the recent Geneva motor show, Carlos Tavares, CEO of the PSA Group, said he would "love to [have discussions] with people who are looking for deals"...


Fiat Chrysler 'very open' to mergers, partnerships, joint ventures
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Fiat Chrysler 'very open' to mergers, partnerships, joint ventures

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley has confirmed the carmaker is "very open" to working with other manufacturers in essentially any form, as he looks for "any deal that would make Fiat stronger". Speaking with Automotive News at the Geneva motor show, he confirmed he's "very open" to working with other car makers in any way, shape or form, and is amenable to "any deal that would make Fiat stronger"...


2018 Citroen C4 Cactus long-term review: Interior comfort and practicality

2018 Citroen C4 Cactus long-term review: Interior comfort and practicality

Our time with 'Smurfette' the Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive is nearly up, but before we return the brightly coloured French crossover, let's have a look at the cabin. We've already gone through the Cactus's infotainment and technology (or lack of), which you can read more about here...


Citroen teases concept for Geneva
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Citroen teases concept for Geneva

Citroen is prepping two concept cars to celebrate its centenary in 2019, one of which looks likely to debut at the Geneva motor show next month. Speaking in a video posted on YouTube, Citroen CEO Linda Jackson said: "2019 is a perfect time to announce new mobility solutions", confirming both concepts will be on show at the VivaTechnology Exhibition in Paris this May...


Citroen Origins: Limited-edition models unveiled
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Citroen Origins: Limited-edition models unveiled

Citroen has revealed a set of limited-run Origins edition cars, designed to celebrate 100 years since its foundation. Based on the C1, C3, C3 Aircross, C-Elysee, C4 SpaceTourer and C4 Cactus, the cars have been treated to a raft of cosmetic upgrades. To start with, there are three exterior colours on offer: White, Grey, and Black...


Design Review: Citroën C-Airlounge

Design Review: Citroën C-Airlounge

In this week’s design review we look back on a premium MPV concept from Citroën. Unveiled at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show, the C-Airlounge Concept was not just another design study, but a different take on the executive car segment. The concept was designed under the guidance of Jean-Pierre Ploué, who led Citroën’s design studio from 1999-2009 before assuming his current role as Groupe PSA Head of Design...


2013 Citroen C4 Aircross recalled
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2013 Citroen C4 Aircross recalled

Citroen Australia has recalled the MY2013 C4 Aircross, over concerns about the parking brake lever and actuating spindle. According to the company, affected vehicles could have corrosion one the parking brake lever and actuating spindle on the rear brake calipers. In some cases the parking brake might not work correctly, posing a risk to vehicle occupants and other road users...


2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive long-termer: Road trip

2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive long-termer: Road trip

The 2018 Citroen C4 Cactus has been a polarising car in the Melbourne office. Whether it’s the crossover's funky design, those trademark AirBumps, or the way it’s been specced, it’s received a lot of attention. To get the low-down on the details of ‘Smurfette’, check out her introduction here...


2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive long-termer: Urban driving
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2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive long-termer: Urban driving

Being a small crossover, one of the most important and regular tasks our Citroen C4 Cactus long-termer will have to complete is the daily urban commute – and so far, we're relatively impressed. While 'Smurfette' didn't pass our recent infotainment and technology review with flying colours, we've been pleasantly surprised with how comfortable the Cactus is to drive day-to-day, though it still isn't without its quirks...


PSA to cut 240 jobs at Vauxhall factory
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PSA to cut 240 jobs at Vauxhall factory

The PSA Group has announced another round of job cuts, this time at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port facility in northwest England. As reported by industry journal Automotive News Europe, it's the third round of cuts for the former GM-owned British brand, after it announced 400 axings at the site in October last year, and a further 250 in January – at the time of the first announcement, there were around 1900 people employed at the Ellesmere factory...


Citroen 2CV racer put through its paces - video
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Citroen 2CV racer put through its paces - video

The legendary Citroen 2CV is famously slow, making it an odd base upon which to build a race car. The idea of racing one for 24 hours is a bit insane as well, but that hasn't stopped a cast of crazy Citroen fans in the UK. Here, Chris Harris takes one of the cars used in endurance 2CV racing and punts it around the Top Gear test track...


Citroen C3 Aircross
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Citroen C3 Aircross

What does the incoming C3 Aircross mean for the C4 Cactus in Australia? Only time will tell, given the two are so similar in their dimensions and intent, but we know this much: the C3 Aircross is a great little thing.


2019 Citroen C3 Aircross review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2019 Citroen C3 Aircross review

France's idea of a compact SUV is heading to Australia early next year, but is it any good?