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Latest generation PureTech petrol engine: the VTi 72 combines performance, optimised fuel consumption and durability 119g CO2emissions – 5.2l/100 km with manual 116g CO2emissions – 5l/100 km with EGS and a HDi 92 at 108g CO2 emissions – 4.1l/100 km.
The Citroën C-Elysée is available with two petrol engines: the VTi 72 with a manual or electronic manual gearbox (with fuel consumption as low as 5.1 l/100 km and CO2 emissions from 116 g/km) and the VTi with a manual or auto gearbox (6.4 l/100 km and 148 g/km of CO2).
Diesel fans will no doubt opt for the HDi 92 engine with a manual gearbox (4.1 l/100 km and 108 g/km of CO2).
The 5-speed semi-automatic transmission, available from second-half 2013, is particularly well adapted to the personality of the Citroën C-Elysée
– the automatic setting makes city driving that much easier;
– it makes driving safer by enabling you to always keep your hands on the wheel;
– it brings you plenty of driving pleasure with manual shifts using the sequential gear stick.
With the 4-speed automatic gearbox, you get to choose between auto mode, which precisely adapts gear changes to your driving style, and flick-shift mode, which gives you free rein over gear changes. It is available with the VTi 115 petrol engine.
Elegant body styling
The styling and harmonious lines of the Citroën C-Elysée immediately reveal its personality, namely that of a modern and spacious saloon.
Prestigious and well-balanced with its wide tracks, high waistline and curvaceous wings, the onroad presence of the Citroën C-Elysée will do anything but leave you indifferent.
The Citroën C-Elysée’s spacious cabin is worthy of the large saloon segment. This is particularly true of the dashboard, which can be fitted with an attractive, contemporary design scheme. The extremely comfortable seats are available in stylish half-leather upholstery.
Cabin materials were selected for their elegance and robustness
With its cavernous interior and capacious boot, the Citroën C-Elysée is perfectly sized to meet all your needs.
Front passengers are comfortably installed while rear passengers will enjoy the generous space. Kneeroom is remarkable and will suit the needs of the entire family.
The easy-access and practical boot – extremely roomy given the size of the cabin – is at 506 litres one of the most capacious in the segment.
It includes a 20-litre storage area under the floor, ideal for small objects.
Generous storage spaces
The Citroën C-Elysée features useful, ingenious and easily accessed storage areas. Passengers are treated to a range of cubbies and compartments, from a huge glovebox, to the practical storage areas in the door bins and armrest, and the pockets in the front seat backs.
The Citroën C-Elysée’s Connecting Box consists of a jack socket, USB port and Bluetooth™ hands-free kit.
Use it to hook up your MP3 player, USB key or compatible mobile handset in the best possible safety conditions.
The Citroën C-Elysée’s MP3-compatible CD RDS audio system can be controlled from the steering wheel.
Boasting innovative sound-processing software and modern technology that lets you fine tune sound distribution, it brings occupants a relaxing, felt-like atmosphere and a top-quality listening experience for enhanced travelling pleasure.
Cruise control-speed limiter
For a comfortable and relaxed drive, the Citroën C-Elysée is equipped with a cruise control/speed limiter system.
The former keeping a steady speed with no accelerator input and the latter used to set a maximum speed limit.
Heated lower windscreen
The Citroën C-Elysée was designed to adapt to the most extreme climates.
Along with heated seats, it features a heated lower windscreen, which speeds up the defrosting process and quickly sets the wipers free.
Designed to adapt to the most extreme climates, including during the hottest weather, the Citroën C-Elysée has a particularly advanced air conditioning system.
AC units with a digital display include an AC Max function for ultra-cold air straightaway.
The Citroën C-Elysée is fitted with top-level active safety equipment. The braking system features an ABS that whenever necessary adjusts braking pressure to keep the wheels from locking. Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) immediately increases braking pressure when you press quickly on the brake pedal, to reduce stopping distances, and also automatically activates the warning lights
The Citroën C-Elysée also comes with an Electronic Stability Programme, or ESP, and ships with up to four airbags (two front, two side) and a perimetric alarm that protects against and dissuades theft and break-ins.
Optimised reliability and durability
The Citroën C-Elysée was designed to adapt to the most severe road conditions, on dirt tracks, in snow and extreme heat and cold. The focus was on the durability of your car, which features double sealing on the doors against noise and dust. Exterior materials were chosen for their looks and their quality and resistance in equal parts.
Tested over more than four million kilometres worldwide in all possible driving conditions, the Citroën C-Elysée is a robust vehicle that was built for long life, with the smallest detail designed to stand up to the test of time.
The Citroën C-Elysée benefits from all the Brand’s expertise on running gear, quality and technology, as evidenced in the new VTi 72 engine combining performance, controlled fuel consumption and durability.