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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

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.

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...

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...

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...

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Citroen Videos

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.

Citroen C5 AirCross shows in Paris, soon for Australia

Citroen's new mid-sized SUV, the C5 AirCross, has debuted in Paris this week - and it'll be in Australia soon. What do you think?

2017 Citroen C3 - 2016 Paris Motor Show

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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...

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Citroen Comparisons

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...

2018 Citroen C4 Cactus Onetone v Renault Captur Intens comparison

There’s a titanic battle for the hearts and minds (and cash) of Australia’s ravenous small SUV buyers. In 2017, over 104,000 compact SUVs rolled out of dealer showrooms and into the garages of their new owners. Sadly, only 567 of those sales were accounted for by this French duo...

Citroen Berlingo v Fiat Doblo v Volkswagen Caddy comparison

Small vans at small prices – that’s the mantra for this test, with three value-focused compact cargo carriers going against each other to find out which is the best small van you can get. The three vans we have here may not be household names to the majority of passenger car buyers, but if you own a small business – say you’re a florist, plumber, painter, baker or any number of other professions – there’s a chance you know the Citroen Berlingo, Fiat Doblo and Volkswagen Caddy...

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Citroen News

Citroen 19_19 concept unveiled

The Citroen 19_19 concept has been unveiled ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the VivaTech conference in Paris in a few days time. According to Citroen, the body of the 19_19 concept has been designed to resemble the union of an aircraft fuselage and a helicopter's see-through bubble...

Tata denies Jaguar Land Rover sale is close to completion

The Press Association claims it has seen a "post-sale integration document" that's making its way around Jaguar Land Rover. The document reportedly talks about cost savings which will be achieved after the British automaker is sold to the PSA Group, which currently operates the Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall marques...

Citroen C4 Cactus on the chopping block for Oz

The heavily revised C4 Cactus is looking less and less likely to make it to local Citroen showrooms, as the French brand shifts its focus to its SUV range. Revealed in October 2017, the updated C4 Cactus sports a far more subdued exterior, along with a raft of infotainment and driver technology upgrades to make it more competitive against rivals in the small car class – think Volkswagen Golf and PSA's own Peugeot 308...

2019 Citroen C5 Aircross: Initial details

Citroen Australia has revealed initial pricing and specifications for the upcoming C5 Aircross, set to be priced from $39,990 plus on-roads when it arrives early in the third quarter. Despite being priced at the higher end of the medium SUV segment, the C5 Aircross will be an 'all the fruit' proposition much like its smaller C3 Aircross sibling, limiting cost options to premium paints...

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Citroen Owner Reviews

2018 Citroen C3 Shine 1.2 Pure Tech 82 Review

I've been meaning to write a review here after purchasing my first French car. With the car needing its first 12 month service, it highlighted my lack of action in writing a review, so here we go. First things first. This is my first ever Citroen, and indeed, my first ever French car. I've always had a soft spot for French cars...

2018 Citroen C3 Shine 1.2 Pure Tech 82 review

This is more of a car comparison than review, but here’s my review of the 2018 Citroen C3 Shine. When my wife and I decided to purchase a second car – a compact – for me to use primarily as a means to travel to and from work, with the occasional childcare pick-up/drop-off, I immediately started making a list of light cars in the low-$20K price bracket to consider...

1974 Citroen D Special Deluxe review

Disclaimer: I no longer own this car, but I did so for three years. What can I say that hasn’t already been said about the 'goddess'? Any car lover worth their salt can recite the well-known facts and numbers. It was released at the Paris Motor Show in 1955, with Citroen taking 80,000 deposits in 10 days...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive 1.6 E-HDi review

I've had my Cactus for nearly a year now, it's just had its 15,000km service and I thought now is a good time to offer my longer-term thoughts on this controversial car. (You can read Nick's original owner review here) My original review mentioned a few minor issues I won’t rehash but I will talk about the much-maligned transmission...

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Citroen 19_19 concept unveiled

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