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Citroen: 'We lost our way'

The boss of French manufacturer, Citroen, admits the company had lost its way in the past trying to produce mainstream cars that did little in differentiating themselves in the heavily competitive market but is now in a process of rebuilding...

Citroen C3 JCC+ revealed

Citroen has revealed the limited-edition C3 JCC+ ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. Just 99 examples of this eye-catching special edition will be built, boasting a unique exterior specification designed in collaboration with French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac...

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

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...

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...

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

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...

CarAdvice podcast 94: On location at our ute megatest!

We're on location this week from the Melbourne 4x4 Training and Proving Ground for our ute mega test with Mandy Turner, CEO Andrew Beecher, Mike Costello, Curt Dupriez and Kez Casey. In car news, the Volkswagen Golf GTE has been ruled out for Australia, the Subaru Forester has been teased, and Lexus says autonomous cars are dangerous in cities...

2018 Citroen C3 arrives from $23,490

The Citroen C3 has officially landed in Australia, with the single-variant range to kick off from $23,490 before on-road costs. Sounds more expensive? You'd be right there – back in October the C3 was announced with a launch price of $22,990 before ORCs, though it's currently being advertised from $26,990 drive-away including metallic paint until March 31...

2018 Citroen C3 pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications for the 2018 Citroen C3 have been announced this week, with the boldly-styled hatchback to start at $22,990 before on-road costs. Unlike overseas markets, the new C3 will be offered in a standalone highly-specified variant, while customers will be able to choose from an array of exterior colour options to make their C3 their own...

2018 Citroen C3 confirmed for October launch, C4 Picasso axed - UPDATE

UPDATE, August 14: Citroen's local arm has confirmed that the C4 Picasso is no longer available in Australia. See bottom of article for details The funky 2018 Citroen C3 has officially been confirmed for the Australian market, with the boldly-styled hatchback to be launched Down Under "in the coming months", over a year since it was first revealed in June 2016...