The C4 Aircross is a compact crossover introduced by Citroen at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012. This car is a "clone" of the Japanese model Mitsubishi ASX, from which it received the platform. This is explained by the fact that the PSA concern, which combines two brands - Peugeot and Citroen, closely cooperates with the Japanese company Mitsubishi. Against the backdrop of the Peugeot 4008 and the Mitsubishi ASX, the Citroen C4 Aircross stands out for a more sophisticated exterior design. According to Stefan Dahnenhoffer, who was responsible for the C4 Aircross style, this car should be recognized as a Citroen at a distance of up to 200 meters.
So that no one doubts that C4 Aircross is represented by Citroen, the designers spread the company logo across the entire width of the false-radiator grille. Harmonious continuation of the chrome strips looks like front lighting, exciting and body side. Awesome view of a solid bumper with an open “mouth” of the air intake is softened by round, wide-open eyes protivotumanok.
Ribbons of LED lights adorn the additional vertical slots of the air ducts. The elegant look of bloated wheel arches, protected by plastic lining, the original rear roof rack, nice food is successfully combined with a large rear lighting intricate shape and bumper aerodynamic shape. The tailgate, equipped with a spoiler, organically complements the feed complex.
The interior of the crossover is distinguished by excellent ergonomics and functionality. It should be noted the convenience and originality of the corporate steering wheel Citroen with three standard spokes, with sound control buttons and an on-board computer, a pleasant blue backlight of deep wells in the instrument panel and a touchscreen display. Another attractive feature of the Citroen interior was a radio with voice control and Bluetooth. It completely occupies the upper part of the center console and bulges far forward. The developers have provided the ability to install GPS and rearview camera, snow and rain sensors, a panoramic roof with LED illumination, but only for a fee.
Complement the picture of the rear-view mirrors with electric, folding and heated function, keyless access. The driver's seat and the front passenger seat are adjustable in height, in the longitudinal position and the angle of the backrest. Under the center armrest hidden USB and Jack connectors, as well as a 12 volt outlet. Here is a compartment for storing any small items. Second-row passengers are not deprived of space. With the dimensions of the car (length, width, height) - 4340 x 1800 x 1630 millimeters - there is plenty of free space above your head and leg space.
Traditional McPherson racks in the front suspension and a lot of lever rear suspension will relieve passengers of the inconvenience on the broken pavement, perfectly passing holes and joints. The brake system is equipped with disc brakes with ABC, EBD and brake assist brake assist. Plus, patient electronic assistants are the anti-slip system (МATC) and the dynamic stabilization system (MASC). Citroen C4 Aircross is equipped with three modes of transmission. The first, front-wheel drive 2WD, is best suited for the city. Front-wheel drive saves fuel. The second mode - 4WD - connects the rear-wheel drive when necessary.
And, of course, Lock for off-road adventures. In the Russian market for Citroen C4 Aircross one of two power units is provided: 1.6-liter, 117 hp. or more powerful, 150 hp, 2.0 liter engine. Version with an engine capacity of 1.6 liters is the most budget and is offered only with manual transmission and front-wheel drive.
The two-liter engine can be combined with both front and all-wheel drive, 5-speed "mechanics" or a variator with 6 virtual steps. Diesel versions are available for Europe: with 1.6-liter Hdi 115 turbodiesels and 1.8-liter HDi 150.