CITROËN C4 PICASSO CROWNED ‘BEST MPV’ IN 2019 DRIVER POWER SURVEY, AS VOTED BY UK MOTORISTS

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Citroën C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso (combined) have just been named ‘Best MPV’ in the 2019 Driver Power survey, with an overall customer satisfaction score of 90.7%. Now named C4 SpaceTourer and Grand C4 SpaceTourer*, both versions scored particularly well for practicality, child-friendly features and running costs. Not to be outdone, Citroën C1 made it onto the podium in the City Car category, taking the Bronze position with a satisfaction score of 89.46%.



Based on the opinions of over 14,000 UK new car buyers, feeding back on models from 30 different manufacturers, Citroën’s C4 Picasso has scooped the title of ‘Best MPV’ in this year’s Driver Power survey. Combining C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso, Citroën’s people carrier was the only MPV to make the list of the top 100 models. C4 Picasso was recognised for its practicality and low running costs, and for its interior and exterior design. Citroën C1 was also a Bronze winner in the City Car category with an overall score of 89.46%.

The Driver Power survey is the largest and most in-depth car satisfaction survey in the UK. Now in its 17th year, Driver Power takes place annually and offers existing customers a chance to inform potential buyers about the positive and negative attributes of their cars. All models are rated across nine different categories, including interior & comfort, practicality & boot space, safety features, reliability & build quality, MPG & running costs and ride & handling.

C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso were praised, by those participating in this year’s survey, as the best car to own in the MPV category.

Available as two versions, a 5-seat model and the ‘Grand’ 7-seat version, C4 SpaceTourer and Grand C4 SpaceTourer* as they are now known, are modern, user-friendly and family-oriented MPVs that allow drivers and passengers alike to travel in supreme comfort. With class-leading space, innovative safety features and excellent fuel economy, the model continues to be a first choice for families.

Steve Fowler, Auto Express Editor-in-chief, said: “Citroën C4 Picasso’s Driver Power results prove that if you want practicality, MPVs are still hard to beat. Our readers raved about C4 Picasso’s boot space, child-friendly features and the flexible seating arrangement, making it the standout people carrier in this year’s survey.

“Family buyers who like to keep a close eye on their budgets will also be pleased with C4 Picasso, according to this year’s Driver Power results, as the stylish MPV was rated well for the fuel economy it offers.”

Souad Wrixen, Citroën UK’s Marketing Director, commented: “We are delighted that UK motorists have recognised C4 Picasso as the best in its category in this year’s Driver Power survey. Our stylish MPV has always been a favourite among customers looking for a fun yet durable and practical car, so it is really great to see it living up to that reputation. Driver and passenger comfort is our passion, and all our models are inspired by our customers, so we’re delighted to have been rated so highly by existing Citroën owners once again.”

* EDITORS’ NOTE: The C4 SpaceTourer nomenclature replaced the C4 Picasso name from May 2018.

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JOHN HANDCOCK, HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS

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SIMON BROOME, PR MANAGER

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EMMA GAFFNEY, MEDIA RELATIONS EXECUTIVE

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CRAIG MORROW, PRESS FLEET OFFICER

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craig.morrow@mpsa.com

JEREMY TOWNSEND, COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

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