There’s space aplenty up front, excellent headroom everywhere, but only reasonable legroom in the middle row. Kneeroom is compromised, too, due to the tray tables in the back of the front seats. The rear seats are only really suitable for pre-teen kids.
When not needed, the third row falls into the floor at the pull of a single strap and requires no more effort to raise, either. The only slight bother is some cosmetic matting that needs unfolding if you want that truly flat floor look.
The middle row, meanwhile, does everything short of making you afternoon tea. It folds, slides, reclines and tumbles with the minimum of effort. The boot is quite large and exceptionally well-shaped, being almost square. The boot light is also, brilliantly, a removable torch.
Citroën has tried equally hard up front, but with not quite so much success. We applaud quirkiness and originality in a Citroën – it’s what the brand is all about, after all, but not when it comes at the expense of function which, at times, it does. The steering wheel with its fixed centre boss is a nice touch, but the myriad buttons that surround it and look after, among others, the cruise control, ventilation recirculation and stereo are difficult to interpret and not intuitive to use.