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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...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Review

The 2016 Citroen C4 Cactus is a car that turns heads. But can it lure buyers?

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Review

Due to arrive early next year with two engines, two transmission and new split-fold rear seats, we head to France to sample the 2016 Citroen C4 Cactus…...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Review

The new Citroen C4 Cactus is one of the quirkiest and coolest cars on the road. And, it comes with airbumps — what more could you want?

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2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Review: Paris to Le Goulet

Read the review The sub-compact SUV market is already jam-packed with options. But Citroen is hoping that this, the C4 Cactus, is the one you've been waiting for... Due to land in Australia in early 2016, the quirky looking and oddly-named Citroen C4 Cactus adds yet another model to the ever growing segment. But this one's different...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Review

Have you ever wondered what a car would look like if it was designed by a child? I reckon it would look a whole lot like this, the Citroen C4 Cactus and we've come to New Zealand to have a drive before it's launched in Australia before the end of this year. Normally a concept car lives and dies at a motor show, but the C4 Cactus looks almost identical to the concept car that was released...

Citroen C4 Cactus Walkaround

Tony Crawford takes a first look at the Citroen C4 Cactus in France. Look forward to seeing it in Australian showrooms in the near future. The C4 Cactus debuts a number of new technologies, including the world’s first roof-mounted front passenger airbag, and Airbump technology, which protects the panels and bumpers of the car with rubber-coated pockets of air...

Citroen C4 Cactus Comparisons

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...

Small SUV Mega Test: CarAdvice readers join us at MotorWorld to test 11 small SUVs

At the recent MotorWorld Sydney event at Sydney Motorsport Park, we assembled 11 small SUVs under $50,000 with the aim of comparing not only the cars, but the thoughts of the CarAdvice testing team with the thoughts of you – our readers – and other members of the public...

Audi A3 e-tron v BMW i3 v Citroen C4 Cactus v Toyota Prius: Economy comparison test part two

By now you’ve hopefully read part one of this economy comparison test, where we set out for 100 kilometres of urban driving. The aim of part one was to find out which of the four cars on test – Audi A3 e-tron, BMW i3 range-extender, Citroen C4 Cactus and Toyota Prius – was the most efficient, city-friendly commuter. And the winner was clear...

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Citroen C4 Cactus News

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...

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: Next C4 and C4 Cactus to become one - report

The next-generation Citroen C4 and C4 Cactus look set to become one and the same, with the company's boss confirming the move for 2021. Speaking with Autocar, Xavier Peugeot, head of PSA Group, said the two models will "converge" in the next-generation, making the crossover-styled hatchback the sole small-segment offering – set to duke it out with the likes of the Volkswagen Golf, and Peugeot's own 308...

2015-17 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for bonnet fix

Citroen Australia has recalled the 2015-2017 C4 Cactus, over concerns a faulty wire could stop the bonnet latching properly. The company says the striker wire support on the bonnet lining of affected vehicles may not be sufficiently secure, which could make the bonnet open while the car is moving...

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Citroen C4 Cactus Owner Reviews

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...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive 1.2i Puretech Review

I first came across the Citroen C4 Cactus in 2013 online and about the possibly of the car going into production. Being a Citroen fan for many years I knew I wanted it from the get go. I managed to get a first glimpse at it at the 2014 Geneva motor show and again at the 2015 Paris motor show, I knew I wanted it but the question was when...

2016 Citroen C4 Cactus Exclusive 1.6 E-HDi Review

I might have been a bit keen on the Cactus from the first time I heard about it. Having been out in Europe for a while before arriving here, I was all set to buy one! I ordered it in the launch week back in September 2015 with a Feb 16 delivery. I don't drive manual and I was keen on the pros of the auto: diesel, push-button transmission, aircraft style handbrake, bench seat and centre armrest...

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