The Citroën C3 Picasso is more than just an MPV. It's compact on the outside and huge on the inside, with a vast glazed area for panoramic visibility and masses of light.
The Citroën C3 Picasso is a car of contradictions, blending round with square, strength with charm, contemporary with retro and volumes with flow to create an innovative and appealing MPV.
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The friendly, reassuring front of your Citroën C3 Picasso has its own cheerful personality with daytime-running LED lights and high-mounted headlamps that are always smiling.
The back of your Citroën C3 Picasso features a distinctive cubic design with strong curves and attractive lights built into the rear window. It doesn't just look appealing, it also helps to boost your boot space.
The inside of the Citroën C3 Picasso is functional and attractive with a subtle mix of saloon and MPV features. Strong design and excellent quality are key to the C3 Picasso, and the body colours, interior shades, trim and materials clearly reflect this.
The ergonomic driving position is designed to give you an exceptional drive:
Although the Citroën C3 Picasso is lovely and neat, it's best-in-class for inside space. You'll love the:
The Citroën C3 Picasso has a vast glazed area of 4.5m², including its signature panoramic sunroof.
As well as giving everyone in the car excellent visibility, the huge windows let the light flood in and increase the sense of space inside.
With its three-part panoramic windscreen, the Citroën C3 Picasso gives you exceptional peripheral visibility and a fabulous feeling of space.
This makes the C3 a real pleasure to drive and also helps improve safety.
The vast panoramic sunroof (1.15m²) of the Citroën C3 Picasso gives everyone in the car amazing visibility and light. And you can easily filter the light with a two-part mobile blind.
The inside of your Citroën C3 Picasso has a convenient modular layout. You can:
The Citroën C3 Picasso also stands out for its storage space, with cleverly positioned compartments giving you up to 38 litres of space:
• a large, cooled glovebox
• a storage box and two pen holders on the dashboard
• a sliding drawer under the front passenger seat
• side storage compartments, can holders, map pockets, and more
You'll also love its huge boot which has between 385 and 1506 litres of space.
Your Citroën C3 Picasso easily holds everything you need to carry, with its record-breaking inside space and boot size:
• The boot has a capacity of 385 litres, and up to 500 litres with the back seat pushed forward.
• The loading bay has a capacity of up to 1506 litres with the back seat folded.
• You can tip the backrest of the front passenger seat forward for an enormous load length of 2.41m.
Easily adjust the boot floor of your Citroën C3 Picasso, with no clips or screws, for two handy positions:
• In the high position, it has a perfectly flat load area, with extra storage below.
• In the low position, it gives you even more load capacity.
Whatever the position of the seats, the three-part luggage cover hides the contents of the boot from prying eyes. If you want, you can store it at the back of the boot under the adjustable floor when it's in the high position.
All information on driving and comfort features is shown on a single display, angled towards the driver. So you won't have to search several dashboard display units for the information you need.
Enjoy a quiet drive:
The C3 Picasso is fitted with a scented air freshener with a pleasant, subtle fragrance. You can change the intensity of the fragrance or switch it off any time you like.
Enjoy fresh air, the perfect temperature and cold drinks with:
Avoid getting lost or stuck in traffic with eMyWay navigation, which guides you to where you want to go and gives you real-time traffic information.
It also includes:
The Citroën C3 Picasso is fitted with a high-quality sound system and four loudspeakers. It also comes with steering wheel controls and a jack to connect an MP3 player.
Choose an audio source by directly plugging in your MP3 player or USB key, and see the information the multifunction screen.
Helpful rear parking sensors warn you about any obstacles and make manoeuvres far easier, especially in the city. Your Citroën C3 Picasso can also be fitted with a reversing camera that shows a colour image on the navigation screen.
Squeeze easily into tight parking spaces with the reversing camera and proximity alarm. Two blue lines on the screen of your eMyWay navigation system show where your C3 Picasso is, and a red line shows the space available for opening the tailgate.
Enjoy a relaxed drive with your C3 Picasso's cruise control and speed limiter function with steering-wheel controls:
The automatic wiper system leaves you free to concentrate on the road:
Your Citroën C3 Picasso comes with one-touch indicators that flash three times when you flick the lever.
We've put the best of our technological expertise into the C3 Picasso, to ensure excellent roadholding and advanced safety.
The cabin of your Citroën C3 Picasso was designed as a survival cell to keep you and your passengers safe. If there's a collision, non-occupied crumple zones soak up impact energy through the front end to leave the cabin intact.
These lights really help to keep you safe. They give an extra beam of light on corners or at junctions to improve visibility and help you see any obstacles when you're driving at less than 25 mph.
Your Citroën C3 Picasso comes fitted with variable electric power steering that adjusts to vehicle speed and the angle of the steering wheel.
Steering is firmer at high speeds for increased safety and lighter at low speeds for easy manoeuvring.
The Citroën C3 Picasso comes with six airbags:
Benefit from the Citroën C3 Picasso's innovative full-braking system:
Depending on your finish, you could get the ultra-safe ESC (Electronic Stability Control) function. This makes it easier to control your C3 Picasso in the even most challenging situations:
Children travel in complete safety in your Citroën C3 Picasso. It comes with:
Award winning PureTech engines
The PureTech family of 3-cylinder engines cut fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by around 18% compared with previous generation engines (from just 99g/km), with no trade-off in performance. These engines use cutting-edge technology and are both responsive and fuel-efficient.
International Engine of the Year was awarded in 2015, to the 3-cylinder Turbo PureTech engine.
You'll be able to choose advanced BlueHDi engines on Citroën C3 Picasso in the future.
The particulate filter on Citroën C3 Picasso diesel engines helps protect the environment as it traps and burns particles from the engine. The quantity of pollutant particles is already extremely low with the HDi engine, and falls to almost nothing with the particulate filter.
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