Citroen C1 pricing announced

23 Jul, 2014 7:37pm Jonathan Burn

Funky new French supermini, the Citroen C1, priced from £8,245. Sales start July

Citroen has announced the new C1 will be priced from £8,245 when it arrives in showrooms in July. Three trim levels, two engine options and a new Airscape version with a retractable fabric roof are available on the new French supermini.

Trim options are made up of Touch, Feel and Flair, with the range kicking off with the C1 Touch VTi 68 manual three-door (£8,245). Entry-level Touch trim features kit such as ABS, remote central locking, electric front windows, six airbags, MP3 compatibility, ESP, a USB socket and LED daytime running lights.

Mid-range Feel (£9,495) adds air conditioning, DAB digital radio, seven-inch Touch Drive interface, steering mounted controls, along with body coloured door mirrors and door handles. Range-topping Flair (£10,185) features all of that, plus sports 15-inch alloy wheels, reversing camera, electrically heated and adjustable door mirrors, a leather steering wheel and dark tinted rear windows.

Optional extras include automatic air conditioning, automatic headlights, keyless entry and start, plus various interior colour packs. The new Airscape model adds £850 to the price tag but is only available in Feel and Flair trim levels. The fabric roof is offered in three colours, black, grey and sunrise red.

Power is provided by two latest-generation petrol engines, a 68bhp or 82bhp 1.0-litre VTi motor, available with a five-speed manual gearbox. The former is also offered with a five-speed clutchless Efficient Tronic Gearbox (ETG).