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Citroën C3 MK1

Citroën C3 MK1 (2002-2010)

4.5 from 4 reviews

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    Melanieprice

    MelaniepriceSydney, Australia

    Cheap but Good

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    I've been driving my C3 since 2003. Many little things have broken...the passenger doorknob, the hanging elastics for the hatch lid, the hatch lid itself is like cardboard and has chipped, the paint has worn off the gearstick, the passenger window won't go down fully, one headrest won't go down because the pin fell out and got lost, the thin plastic hubcaps are all chipped - despite all that it has always driven well. Turning circle is terrific. Hugs the curves. Minor repairs if any to engine. Replaced the gearbox. It is THE most comfortable car to sit in and sits up high where you can actually see a long distance ahead. I'm going to buy another new one, and don't call me crazy, but I really do love C3.
    driving dream
    cheap accessories

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    Melanieprice
    Melanieprice
    NutzQ
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    Melanieprice
    Melanieprice

    Love it even with its flaws

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    I've had mine since 2004 and it still running fine at 130 000 kms
    Issues I had are mostly the gearbox/clutch replaced but the engine will take a beating.
    I keep getting comments from my Toyota running family about the lack of quality and costs but it's still there and isn't as costly as other 'German' euros or Asian ones.
    Like the design or not, my old model hasn't dated as much as some of the other cars on sale at purchase.
    With the car getting older, I am finding it more difficult to find spare parts.
    Inexpensive, nice to drive, boot space
    Rear seats lack space,

    Engine Size1.6L
    Ray No

    Ray NoNSW, 2061

    • 7 reviews
    • 2 likes

    Big car space with minor flaws

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    I had a C3 for 5 years, it is easy to park and can fit more stuff in it than a BMW 3 series because of the rear seat fold.

    Occasionally, I feel the lack of power when going uphill, and has to switch to lower gear manually to keep going. This also happened on a highway once.

    One thing during winter is that turning on the heater will cause the windscreen to be all foggy. I have never experienced this on my Mazda 3.

    Over five years, battery died once, spark plug failed once and engine was flooded once but the Citroën service station fixed them in no time.

    Overall I am quite happy with this car.
    Easy to park, big car space
    Minor flaws here and there

    ibidonstuff

    ibidonstuffsdfe, 3455, British Virgin Islands

    • 84 reviews

    Excellent

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    The Citroën C3 is a classy looking French car with plenty of power and great looks - both inside and out. The cars flowing features outside help produce its great fuel consumption figures which are the best in its class. The interior looks good with plenty of soft fabric and a great backlit instrument panel. There is ample room for four with firm seats that are also adjustable. It comes with standard specifications other cars have as options, such as pollen-filtered air conditioning, ABS electric windows, CD stereo and four airbags for safety.
    A great value car with lots of features, high levels of safety and great fuel economy.


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    Questions & Answers

    Cheryl G

    Cheryl Gasked

    I'm looking at purchasing a 2005 convertible, 1300,00kms. Any reviews? How many kms can these do before money needs to be spent on them?
    I'm usually a Toyota girl lol

    1 answer
    Corinne B
    Corinne B

    Good question, i am currently looking at a 2007 CS which has done $165,000.


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