Up until 2004, Citroën's compact cars like the Xsara and its predecessor the ZX were mostly inconspicuous Journeymen. With the introduction of the G olf competitors C4 changed that. The French exudes a touch of individuality, and not just because of the idiosyncratic rear end of the two-door with the split rear window.
The overall picture looks coherent and not as playful as in the past
In addition, it attracts with unusual details such as a perfume dispenser in the cockpit, a Lane departure warning system with shake function and a steering wheel with a fixed hub. Nevertheless, the overall picture looks coherent and not as playful as in the brand's past. In addition, the C4 also on the street can convince. Its stiff chassis enables agile handling, but requires a willingness to compromise when it comes to comfort. The Citroën was free from defects at the beginning of its career not at first. Various recall and service campaigns herald this, for example because of leaky brake lines or defective temperature sensors.
The C4 scores better than the average in its class
Obviously, however, these were teething troubles that have since been resolved because in the Dekra deficiency report does the C4 better than the average of its class. The buyers are relatively in agreement on the choice of engine. The 109 hp 1.6 liter is the most popular variant as a diesel and gasoline engine. The basic models (88-hp petrol engine and 90-hp diesel engine), like the more powerful versions (two-liter petrol engine with 140 or 177 hp and 136 hp diesel), only play a minor role.
The trend towards the middle is also evident in the fittings
The trend towards the middle is also evident in the fittings. Since the basic Advance version is only available in conjunction with the smallest gasoline engine, the majority of the models are not based on the style variant. CD radio, heated exterior mirrors and air conditioning are standard in practically every used vehicle. Around three-year-old C4 with a 109-hp petrol engine and mileage of around 50,000 kilometers can be found from around 8,000 euros.