2015 Citroen C4 Cactus Reviews
The new Citroen C4 Cactus accommodates the features of functionality and good looks, with exceptional styling which is both readily identifiable and memorable. It is a layout that features:
Pure, surfaces that are smooth
Flowing lines, free of unpleasant borders
Floating quarter lights & a roof that is floating
A high tech light touch with day-working LED lights & headlights assembled into the Airbump(registered company) protection
Visual attributes that each emphasize a function that is specified - from Airbump(registered company) & wheel arch protection with its innovative heat protection to the big panoramic glazed roof and the powerful useable roof bars.
Airbump(registered company) technology sums up the essential reason for layout, to join practicality and style.
Fitted to the sides of the fenders and the vehicle, Airbump(registered company) and the pure, smooth bodylines add a graphical arrangement together.
Above all actual day to day protection is provided by them, as the supple TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) skin constitutes air capsules to consume impacts. Airbump(registered company) directly leads to cutting vehicle repair prices and needs no special care.
The result is an appealing, practical invention which makes city driving a relaxing experience.
The recent Citroen C4 Cactus' percentages are optimised for attractive styling, driving and space relaxation, boasting:
A 2.60m wheelbase (comparable to a Citroen C4) putting the emphasis
The measurements of a compact hatchback (span: 4.16m, width: 1.73m)
A great profile when it comes to styling with 1/3 glazed 2/3 side panels & places
Optimised height of only 1.48 m
Shorter overhangs putting the wheels.
Citroen C4 Cactus 2015
The first method to supply greater relaxation would be to create more space for passengers and the motorist, and -clutter the cottage to give a more friendly, more relaxing environment.
The low dash, with its flat lines, offers readily accessible and generous storage and creates more space. This result was attained by embracing a totally-digital interface and optimising the dash layout:
The traditional instrument bunch replaced by an electronic display
This simplified function consists of a 'Drive, Neutral, Reverse' (D,N,R) choice control and steering wheel paddles allowing the driver to change gears.
The broad front seats were created in the fashion of a couch, to create an user friendly and comfortable ambience in the cottage.
In the back, passenger legroom is not dissimilar to that. With compact exterior dimensions, although with the equal wheelbase, new C4 Cactus supplies the exact same amount of space.
The second method to improve relaxation is on-board environment, which ought to be refined and relaxed. The cabin's clean design lines underpin the interior styling, while the total effect evokes the subject of journey, with a nod to the universe of bag layout, including:
Door handles that take the shape of bag inspired leather straps
A storage compartment on the top portion of the dash, with a help design & hinge fittings
Seat dash in a selection Stone Grey, Purple Highlight & Habana Highlight & upholstery, door trim
With a focus on ease of connectivity, use and availability, the technologies featured on the actual needs of today's motorists.
Intuitive touchscreen & a completely digital interface
Fitted as standard, a 7-inch touchscreen featuring seven primary control buttons gives use of the full variety of modern vehicle functions, comprising:
Media (digital radio, sound streaming, connection of mobile devices & functions to save music or screen pictures)
Navigation (speed limit screen, traffic updates & efficient path alternatives)
Phone (handsfree function via Bluetooth(registered company), phonebook access, screen of profile pictures & double call direction)
Joined services (Citroen Multicity Connect portal site via a 3G connection)
Parameter settings (including an interactive onboard guide).
All these controls are grouped on one display, ensuring they're always readily accessible.
Amongst the technologies that are useful is the Citroen Multicity Connect program portal site. Controlled in the 7-inch touchscreen, this portal site offers a wide selection of programs designed to making life more easy for all occupants. Programs comprise:
'Fuel' program, enabling motorists to discover the closest and/or service station that is most economical
'Yellow Pages' & 'Trip Advisor' programs, which help find restaurants & resorts
'Michelin Traffic' program, supplying traffic info that is live
'Coyote' program, providing alarms on high risk roads
All programs are completely integrated with the driving interface, taking account of vehicle-related information (location, speed, route, fuel level, etc.), to supply the appropriate advice at the right time and expecting motorist needs in all conditions.
For a more comfortable drive, the new Citroen C4 Cactus features a variety of driving assistance to make life more easy:
When a suitable space was identified parking manoeuvres are carried out by Park Assist mechanically.
The driver just must use the accelerator & brake
A camera that is reversing makes light work of parking manoeuvres with the picture shown on the touchscreen
Hill-Start Assist keeps the vehicle immobile for two seconds on a pitch, enabling the driver to readily carry on without the vehicle on gradients of over 3% when the brake pedal is released dropping back
Cornering lights that are stationary supply yet another beam of light to illuminate the interior of curves, enhancing security at junctions & corners & visibility
The Citroen eTouch service contains support call system & a localised crisis, according to the state. In the function of injury or an occurrence, they ensure the emergency services can find the vehicle is reached by & quickly.
Technological Inventions for increased relaxation
With protection equal to type-4 shades, the sunroof provides powerful protection from UV rays, while exceptional heat, light and acoustic protection removes the need.
Driving comfort is further improved, thanks to 'Smart Wash' - a simple, imaginative invention, removing visibility problems due to washing the windscreen. Into the points of the wipers, windscreen washer nozzles are assembled with this technology and discharge only a bit of fluid. This also halves the amount of fluid needed compared to some traditional system and helps to preserve visibility.
This revolutionary service covers all cost, excluding fuel, during the interval of the agreement: servicing, insurance and finance. For a set payment, customers can choose their preferred trim level (gear, engine, etc.) and the level of service they need (sort of cover, all in or mpg based, etc.) without exceeding their budget.
To reduce fuel consumption it is necessary to do away with the superfluous and to raise efficacy.
The new Citroen C4 Cactus weighs only 965kg, 200kg less in contrast to a Citroen C4, a decrease realized thanks to:
A streamlined, lightweight platform
High performance stuff including high return-strength steel & aluminium front & back beams
Weight-reducing characteristics including an aluminium bonnet, pop-out rear windows (-11kg) & a single-bit folding rear seat (-6kg)
Consequently, the new Citroen C4 Cactus can be obtained with a petrol variant emitting less than 100g/km of CO2 and a diesel variant emitting only 82g/kilometers with remarkable fuel consumption of 91.1mpg.
Breakthrough decreases in cost
The demand to replace wear parts as a result of ordinary wear and tear continues to be reduced as an outcome of the attempts made to optimise weight. Repair prices will also be substantially lower, thanks to Citroen's Airbump(registered company) technology.View PhotosView Videos
CAR REVIEWS »
Top 10 Best Chevrolet Models of All Time
9 Unique Ways to Customize Your Car
How to Find the Best Tow Truck Companies
7 Driving Techniques and Other Tips for Fuel Efficiency
The Most Valuable Parts on a Car to Scrap
7 Tips for How to Install Windshield Wipers
6 Effective Maintenance Tips for Car Headlights
Your Guide to the New Skyactiv-X Engine from Mazda
How to Diagnose Severe Car Problems (Even When You Don’t Know Anything About Cars)
View All Recent Posts
- More Photos