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Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Citroen announces pricing and Specs for the new updated C4 Picasso and Grand Picasso.

New Citroën C4 Picasso and New Grand C4 Picasso are on sale from 1 September, bringing even more style and comfort to the MPV segment leader.
  • New C4 Picasso range boasts a distinctively Citroën front end, new lighting surrounds and 3D effect rear lights
  • The class-leading interior space offers greater personalisation possibilities, with four interior  ambiances and three new trim levels: Touch Edition, Feel and Flair
  • Latest generation connectivity with upgraded touch screen  Citroën Connect Nav and new intuitive technologies including a Hands-Free Tailgate
  • Two new petrol engines: PureTech 130 S&S EAT6 automatic and a PureTech 110 S&S 6-speed manual offering better fuel economy, and CO2 emissions plus a uniquely pleasurable driving experience
  • Priced from £19,635 OTR for New C4 Picasso and £21,935 OTR for New Grand C4 Picasso
New C4 Picasso and New Grand C4 Picasso will be on sale in the UK from 1 September, with prices starting from £19,635 ORT and £21,935 OTR respectively.
With 19,700 C4 Picassos and 25,700 Grand C4 Picassos registered in the UK since 2013, the latest generation 5-seat Citroën C4 Picasso and the larger 7-seat Grand C4 Picasso look to build on the success associated with this class leading MPV model.
 Available in three trim levels; Touch Edition, Feel and Flair, New C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso both feature restyled exterior faces, a host of new interior trims, award winning engines, the latest generation connectivity and driver assistance technology.

New C4 Picasso and New Grand C4 Picasso share a more dynamic front end, keeping the three-tiered light signature at the front, which is synonymous with Citroën’s contemporary design language. The daytime running lights are intensified with a chrome trim, whilst the wider, lower front bumper and gloss black central moulding gives both cars a stylish, yet more purposeful look.
New 3D-effect rear lights come as standard across the range whilst new rear chevrons, finished in gloss black with chrome surround, give a more modern look. Two new body paint colours are available to refresh the colour palette; Lazuli Blue and Soft Sand.
Other changes on the New C4 Picasso include the Mamba 17-inch diamond-finish alloy wheels standard on the Feel trim level, whilst New Grand C4 Picasso features new integrated roof bars and Aluminium side profile on the Flair trim level.
New C4 Picasso and New Grand C4 Picasso offer several different interiors including a new standard trim on the Feel version and option on the Touch Edition.

Slate Grey and Black 'Milazzo' cloth with Functional ambience  
Levanzo Blue cloth upholstery with Wild Blue ambienceO 
Yatago Grey cloth upholstery with Dune Grey ambienceOO 
Slate Grey half leather with Black Ondulice cloth with Hype Grey O
Amber/Black full "Nappa" leather with Dune Grey ambience  O
Latest Generation Connectivity
New C4 Picasso range features an upgraded 3D Citroën Connect Nav system, which adopts capacitive touch screen technology for the first time, and enables taps and gestures to be more responsive. It also recognises multiple contact points, allowing for a wider range of gestures (e.g. pinch zoom). TomTom mapping data provides real-time traffic information and alternative route suggestions as well as local weather forecasts, display of car parks and petrol stations with prices and local point-of-interest searches via the Internet. For simplicity and safety, voice recognition is now available for interaction with the navigation, telephone and media functions.
All New C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso versions will be equipped with the USB-connected Mirror Screen functionality, comprising Apple CarPlay™ and MirrorLink® for Android phones. Mirror Screen brings drivers a smarter, safer and more enjoyable way of experiencing all the personalised features of their smartphone and compatible apps (Parkopedia, Fuel, Weather Crave and RockScout) on the car’s 7-inch touchscreen or via voice control.
New PureTech Engines
From launch, two new petrol powertrains will be available, alongside the PureTech 130 S&S 6 speed manual, awarded “2016 Engine of the Year” for the second consecutive year.
The PureTech 130 S&S EAT6 automatic will be available on the Feel and Flair versions, whilst the PureTech 110 S&S 6 speed manual will be available on the New C4 Picasso Touch edition.
Driver Assistance Packs
Two new optional driver assistance packages are available, which introduce Citroën first active safety systems such as Active Lane Departure Warning and Active Blind Spot Monitoring.
Driver Assistance Pack One contains: active lane departure warning system, active blind spot monitoring system, speed limit recognition, intelligent beam headlights and driver attention alert. Driver Assistance Pack Two includes all of the above as well as active radar guided cruise control.
Owners will also benefit from hands-free tailgate technology on New C4 Picasso and New Grand C4 Picasso Flair, allowing the boot to open by simply waving a foot under the rear bumper.
On sale in the UK from 1 September, prices for New Citroën C4 Picasso start from £19,635 and from £21,935 for New Grand C4 Picasso.
New Citroën C4 Picasso
EditionEngineCO2 (g/km)On the Road MRRP (£)
Touch EditionPureTech 110 S&S 6-speed manual11519,635.00
PureTech 130 S&S 6-speed manual11520,235.00
BlueHDi 100 S&S manual9920,690.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual10021,450.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT6 Auto10022,800.00
FeelPureTech 130 S&S 6-speed manual11621,535.00
PureTech 130 S&S EAT6 Auto11522,885.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual10022,750.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT6 Auto10124,100.00
BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual10723,950.00
BlueHDi 150 S&S EAT6 Auto11225,300.00
FlairPureTech 130 S&S 6-speed manual11623,895.00
PureTech 130 S&S EAT6 Auto11525,245.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual10025,110.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT6 Auto10126,460.00
BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual10726,310.00
BlueHDi 150 S&S EAT6 Auto11227,660.00
New Citroën Grand C4 Picasso
EditionEngineCO2 (g/km)On the Road MRRP (£)
Touch EditionPureTech 130 S&S 6-speed manual11521,935.00
BlueHDi 100 S&S manual9922,390.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual10523,150.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT6 Auto10324,500.00
FeelPureTech 130 S&S 6-speed manual11623,235.00
PureTech 130 S&S EAT6 Auto11524,585.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual10624,450.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT6 Auto10525,800.00
BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual10725,650.00
BlueHDi 150 S&S EAT6 Auto11227,000.00
FlairPureTech 130 S&S 6-speed manual11625,595.00
PureTech 130 S&S EAT6 Auto11526,945.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S 6-speed manual10626,810.00
BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT6 Auto10528,160.00
BlueHDi 150 S&S 6-speed manual11128,010.00
BlueHDi 150 S&S EAT6 Auto11529,360.00