Citroen C4 (2011 - )
Last updated 1 June 2016
Huge improvement in quality on previous C4.
Comfortable and quiet on the move.
Large and useful boot.
Good HDi diesel engines.
Awarded the maximum 5 star safety rating by Euro NCAP,
What to watch out for
Not as good to drive as a Focus.
25-8-2015: On a Citroen C4 1.2 EAT6 the radio/navigation system switches itself off and then re-boots every 3 - 4 minutes, time lag approx. 30 seconds in all. "It is doing it practically every day at the moment. Citroen dealer says it is now a known problem and the Italian manufacturer (Magneti Marelli) is working on a software fix. The system also switches itself off in radio only mode (i.e. the engine not running) but doesn't come back on. This suggests to me that it's potentially electrical in nature and not a software problem.
9-1-2016: Report of clutch slip on 2013 Citroen C4 1.6 EGS at 40,000 miles. Citroen dealer merely quoted for replacement clutch at £1,459 when a good Citroen dealer or good specialist can electronically adjust the actuator software to take up clutch wear.
2-6-2016: Intermittent heaviness felt in electric power steering of 2016 Citroen C4 BlueHDI 100. Might be an earth fault.
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Very comfortable,responsiva and economical so far.On 7 April 2016
smooth operatorOn 2 January 2016
Comfy fast carOn 21 July 2015