More customisation options and new seat design aims to spruce up Ford Fiesta rival; deliveries set for June
11 February 2020

Citroën has given its global bestseller, the C3 supermini, a mid-life refresh for 2020. It will go on sale in April, with first deliveries tipped for June. 

The Ford Fiesta rival receives a mild exterior design in the form of a new front-end look, said to be inspired by the Cxperience concept of 2016. Reprofiled headlights (now with LED elements as standard) also feature, while new designs for the Airbumps along the sides of the car can be chosen. Revised wheelarch extensions and rear three-quarter panels are also brought in.

New 17in alloy wheel designs combine with a comprehensively extended customisation programme - up from 36 colour and trim combinations to 97 - aimed at making it one of the most customisable cars in its class.

Inside, efforts to improve comfort and ambience include new armchair-style Advanced Comfort seats, taken from the updated C4 Cactus, and a new centre armrest. A ‘techwood’ finish brings new soft-touch materials and wood-effect trim, too.

Although there are no significant changes to the on-board technology and infotainment, the list of driver aids has increased with the addition of Front Parking Assist.

The engine range is unchanged, too, meaning the C3 is still powered by a 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol engine with 82bhp or 108bhp or a 99bhp 1.5-litre diesel. 

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11 February 2020
Great car, well-done PSA.

11 February 2020
I went car shopping with a friend who had a 500, and she wanted something newer. Looked at all the cars in this size, and she just loved the C3. Combination of good looks, lovely interior, well specced, and good price won it for her. Nothing else on the market stood out. Has had it since Sept last year and loves it. Very under rated car this

11 February 2020

....... where the Polo and Fiesta came AFTER this C3, sales of these two already dropped in their 2nd year, where sales of the C3 went up in 3 years in a row. All three hover around 210.000 units in Europe. Behind class leader Clio.  

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