CITROËN CELEBRATES 10,000 NEW C3 SALES IN THE UK | Media Citroën UK

CITROËN CELEBRATES 10,000 NEW C3 SALES IN THE UK

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Fri, 14/07/2017 - 08:00

New Citroën C3 has just passed an important milestone, having achieved an impressive 10,000 sales in the first six months since its official launch in the UK. New C3 is officially Citroën’s top-selling model in the UK once again. The new B-segment supermini was released for sale in Britain on Tuesday 3 January 2017.



In its first six months, New Citroën C3 has already sold 10,000 units in the UK, making it Citroën’s top-selling model in the country. In all markets combined, almost 160,000 sales have now been recorded for this new model. The appeal of this latest Citroën is confirmed by the number of influential awards already received for the car (over 25 globally) and an overall client rating of 4.7 stars (out of 5) on Citroën Advisor.

This exceptional performance confirms the outstanding appeal of New C3, along with impressive UK results such as;

  • Over 60% of sales in the top-end Flair trim (with ConnectedCAM Citroën™ as standard)
  • Over 95% of sales with a two-tone (body/roof) paint finish
  • Over 64% of cars sold with Airbump® panels

The striking supermini was named ‘Best Urbanite’ in BBC TopGear magazine’s ‘Best Cars in the World’ edition even before the car’s official launch. New Citroën C3 was also ‘Commended’ last month in the Auto Express New Car Awards 2017. The car was recognised for its ‘fashionable’ looks and ‘calming’ interior, making it perfect for city life.

With the debut of ConnectedCAM Citroën™ – the world’s first built-in dashcam – New C3 allows the driver and front passenger to safely take photos or videos that can be instantly shared via social media using a free app. It also operates as a conventional dashcam in the event of an on-road incident.

The high-performance powertrain options are efficient and economical with PureTech petrol and BlueHDi diesel engines, and the latest generation EAT6 fully automatic gearbox available as part of the range.

New C3 delivers class-leading passenger comfort and a highly customisable character, offering 36 different exterior colour combinations. With a distinctive design, the large panoramic sunroof floods the spacious cabin with natural light while the comfortable seats, inspired by the Citroën Advanced Comfort® programme, promote well-being and emphasise a feeling of reassurance, comfort and calm.

For more information about the New Citroën C3 and the rest of the Citroën range, please visit; www.citroen.co.uk

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

ANDREW DIDLICK
07836 362859
andrew.didlick@mpsa.com

JOHN HANDCOCK
07810 180249
john.handcock@citroen.com

KATIE READ
07834 500267
katie.read@citroen.com

MICHAEL ARNOLD
07831 829410
michael.arnold@citroen.com

CRAIG MORROW
07747 764745
craig.morrow@mpsa.com

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The Citroën brand:

Citroën is an international automotive brand with a full range of cars and light commercial vehicles. Founded in 1919, Citroën has made its mark through its bold and creative approach to automotive design. These values are harnessed in the pursuit of well-being, with fresh solutions to the changing demands of customers in each era. Today, Citroën is reinventing itself with models such as New C3 and C4 Cactus that place an emphasis on design, comfort and intelligent technology, bringing a breath of fresh air to the automotive landscape. As a people-minded brand, Citroën is proud to offer a smooth and transparent customer experience, as illustrated by the online review site Citroën Advisor. With 10,000 customer contact points in more than 80 countries worldwide, Citroën sold more than 1.1 million vehicles in 2016. Citroën has also amassed eight Manufacturers’ titles in the FIA World Rally Championship and three consecutive Manufacturers’ titles in the World Touring Car Championship in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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