CITROËN GRAND C4 PICASSO SCORES HAT-TRICK OF WINS IN ‘BEST MPV’ CATEGORY AT FLEET WORLD HONOURS | Media Citroën UK

CITROËN GRAND C4 PICASSO SCORES HAT-TRICK OF WINS IN ‘BEST MPV’ CATEGORY AT FLEET WORLD HONOURS

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Tue, 19/04/2016 - 08:00


For the third year in succession, the Citroën Grand C4 Picasso has been named ‘Best MPV’ at the Fleet World Honours annual awards event, which took place in London earlier today.  Having triumphed in the category in the two years since its launch, the Grand C4 Picasso has proved it is still the benchmark in this highly competitive sector.

Steve Moody, editor of Fleet World magazine – and Fleet World Honours judge – praised the Citroën Grand C4 Picasso for its style, practicality and efficiency. “The Grand C4 Picasso moved the MPV segment forward when it launched in 2014, and nothing has come close since. This remains the only non-hybrid seven-seater under 100g/km, and there are no compromises on flexibility or comfort to get there. Futuristic styling, generous equipment levels and long-distance refinement mean Citroën is still ahead of the curve.”

Built on the advanced and lightweight EMP2 modular platform, the Grand C4 Picasso has been recognised for its efficiency, use of interior space and low cost of ownership. The model’s ability to emit less than 100g/km of CO2 without the use of hybrid technology remains an attractive proposition, as does its wide range of equipment options. These features include: Park Assist and Blind Spot Monitoring; 360° Vision technology; 7-inch Touch Drive interface; active seat belts; a 12-inch HD central display screen and dual-zone air conditioning. The range-topping Grand C4 Picasso Exclusive+ even has a front passenger seat with a massage function and an electric leg rest, as standard.

Martin Gurney, PSA Group UK’s Director of Fleet & Used Vehicles, remarked; “Citroën is delighted that the Grand C4 Picasso has won the Fleet World Honours ‘Best MPV’ award in each of the three years since it was launched. This achievement highlights its impressive design and engineering credentials, and reflects Citroën’s process of continuous improvement. The Grand C4 Picasso’s latest-generation Euro 6 engines provide improved fuel economy of up to 74.3mpg and CO2 emissions as low as 99g/km. All of which – combined with strong residual values – gives the Grand C4 Picasso significant fleet appeal.”         

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

ANDREW DIDLICK 02476 884309  andrew.didlick@mpsa.com
JOHN HANDCOCK 02476 884548 john.handcock@citroen.com
KATIE READ  02476 884570 katie.read@citroen.com
MICHAEL ARNOLD  02476 884580 michael.arnold@citroen.com
CRAIG MORROW  02476 884261 craig.morrow@mpsa.com

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