The 2013 Citroen C-Elysee has all the technical skills and stylistic Citroën. Marketed in late 2012, it specifically responds by its style and performance expectations of a clientele seeking a sedan both attractive and accessible.
It benefits from the expertise of the Marque in terms of suspension performance, quality and technology such as the new engine VTi 72 which combines performance, low fuel consumption and durability. The 2013 Citroen C-Elysee was designed to give priority to the needs of international markets. The designers of the Citroën C-Elysée left with a blank page.
Exterior of 2013 Citroen C-Elysee
From the first stroke of a pen, it was designed to enhance the silhouette saloon. Its lines are well balanced and attractive. Its front expresses first glance belonging to the brand: large sign pointing to a chrome hood styling and ribbed. Her dress rewarding and harmonious presence and also displays a remarkable robustness, including a high Beltline, wide tracks and curved wings.
The 2013 Citroen C-Elysee may take seven body colors, highlighted by chrome accents different depending on the trim level. This car design is similar with 2013 Ford Mondeo, but its design only has little difference in color. On board, passengers will also feel the elegance and durability of the car. The dashboard is luxurious and features a decorative panel in the front passenger, declined to the level of finish. All materials were chosen for its elegant, but also for its robustness and
The investment vehicle is part time. The 2013 Citroen C-Elysee has therefore been designed to stand the test of time and miles. Severe driving conditions in some countries have been taken into account in the design of the car. It adopts as follows: ground clearance and tires for a protective underbody complementary design enhanced body parts and the use of positive fasteners (screws). All of these adjustments provide real sustainability Citroen C-Elysee. For proof, designed in France and industrialized in Vigo, Spain, has been tested on more than 4 million miles across the world, in all driving conditions (cold, dust, roads …).
The Citroën C-Elysée has all the know-how of the brand, particularly in terms of road feel. Wide track and its binding to specific soil, associated with electric power steering informative and accurate regardless of the speed of the vehicle, ensure good road holding and safety of all passengers, even in conditions more difficult. It can also benefit, as standard or optional depending on the country, safety equipment such as ABS and ESP, or up to 4 cushions.
Face to take in hand, it also displays the information Citroën-how in terms of ride comfort and preserve the well-being of its occupants and a real pleasure to drive even in the most severe conditions of use. This masterpiece has generous exterior dimensions: 4.43 m long, 1.71 m wide and 1.47 m high. 2.65 m wheelbase is the longest in its class. It not only helps to ensure impeccable road manners, but also provide exceptional roominess.
Its interior is a worthy sedan category above, with rear passenger reference. The legroom for rear passengers is provided remarkable, both in width and in length (knee space of 120 mm). Space on board penalizes any trunk volume: with a capacity of 506 liters VDA, it displays a volume the most important segment. These services allow this vehicle fully assumes its role as the main family car.
In addition to an optimized design, offering a generous space with controlled dimensions, the Citroen C-Elysee features, standard or optional depending on the country of marketing, modern comforts and intuitive, such as air conditioning with digital display , parking aid rear, cruise control speed limiter or car kit mp3 with Bluetooth hands-free. It may also have technological equipment, adapted to the specific needs of the country market, such as the bottom of the windshield heating for Russia and Ukraine.
In hot countries, air conditioning has also been the subject of much attention, with a function ‘Max’ providing a feeling of freshness quickly. This technology offers will be further expanded in the coming months, with a navigation system with touch screen, a rear view camera, a system of hands-free access and start
Finally, a wide range of accessories allows customers to customize the outside the vehicle with elegant style chrome details (fog-lamp surrounds, door mirrors, exhaust tailpipe), to protect both the body (banners transparent protection bumpers, side moldings) the inside (wide choice of carpet or trunk trays) and increase the load volume (roof bars, roof basket). Side multimedia, navigation systems semi-integrated (no visible cables or vacuum) provide effective guidance, while the radio O’car, an innovative solution dedicated to the iPhone, can chat, listen to his music safely while charging the Smartphone. The Citroën C-Elysée has new VTi 72 petrol engine, specially adapted to the driving conditions and fuel international countries.
This new 2013 Citroen C-Elysee generation engine has been developed to optimize the performance (72 HP, torque of 110 Nm at 3 000 r / min), consumption (from 5 l/100km, 115 g / km of CO2, a 22% gain compared to the 1.4i engine replaced) and durability even under severe operating conditions. It can be associated with a manual gearbox or 5-speed driven. The VTi 115 new engine, combined with a manual gearbox or an automatic transmission completes the petrol range. Finally, the C-Elysée has the HDi 92 diesel engine, an engine proven already produced more than 6 million copies, which combines road capacity (high torque at low RPM) and low fuel consumption (4.1 l / 100 km or 108 g / km CO2).
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