Few minutes ago we published our test of the Volkswagen Jetta. In the article we remembered that much of the blame for the decline in sales of the sedan and the compact body of three volumes had been originated by the SUV, carrying several years on the rise. However, there are still cars sedan for those that do not complete them convince these two concepts of all way and neither are very good friends of the minivan. Today the brand of the double chevron us shows the update of the Citroen C-Elysee.
The Citroën C-Elysee came to our market in the year 2012, and now receives a update in your half of cycle of life. Since its launch, has never been a model that highlighted by his aesthetics, nor by its extensive equipment or its quality of finishes, but for being an economical car that offered low consumption and a decent livability and cargo space. This update aims to partially improve these “weak” French sedan points.
Aesthetically wins some points thanks to a front slightly redesigned in which find a updated grille, new headlights, lights LED, bumper renewed and lights of fog with new forms and some outlines chrome. The only change of pace comes from the hand of a few pilots with new design. On the other hand, are new designs of rims 16 inch and two new colors for the color of the bodywork.
In terms of the equipment of the interior, a new system of Infotainment and navigation using a 7 inch touch screen in the center console that includes Citroën Connect Radio with Bluetooth, AndroidAuto and Apple CarPlay, as well as offer warnings about the State of the traffic in real time is now available. It has also received a redesign in the instrument panel with a screen between the two dials for the information Board in the highest finishing.
The mechanical section of the Citroen C-Elysee is composed of a PureTech of 82 HP and a VTi’s 115 HP in gasoline; While the diesel range is limited to 1.6 100 HP BlueHDi. The only engine that can associate is to a transmission automatic is the VTi, that can have of the change EAT6.
This sedan of Citroen that, by the way, is produces in the plant of Vigo, will come to the market in the first quarter of 2017 by a price that still is unknown.