2017 Citroen C-Elysee now available to order in France with €13,750 starting price

Article by Christian A., on February 5, 2017

Motorists wanting to have the 2017 Citroen C-Elysee in their respective garages may now be able to place an order for the compact sedan in France. This face-lifted iteration of the Citroen C-Elysee could be availed at a starting price of €13,750 ($14,459).

According to the French carmaker, interested customers could only avail of one trim level for the 2017 Citroen C-Elysee, dubbed as Live. The base version of the 2017 Citroen C-Elysee is laden with an array of standard equipment that includes the Citroen Connect Radio system. This feature comes with a new touchscreen (measuring seven inches), which has an interface that paves the way for a more responsive in-vehicle experience. Allowing users to connect their smartphones to the vehicle through Bluetooth, this seven-inch touchscreen serves as a hub from where users could control the multimedia and telephone functions through smartphone connectivity (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink).

Designed to appeal to markets around the world, the new Citroen C-Elysee is underpinned by the same components that underpin the Peugeot 301. As many have guessed, the 2017 Citroen C-Elysee sports a revised look – although overall, its appearance has not changed that much. Cosmetics tweaks implemented on the new 2017 Citroen C-Elysee include a revised radiator grille as flanked by redesigned headlights, LED daytime running lights and fog lights as well as taillights with three-dimensional effect lights. Cosmetic tweaks for the 2017 iteration of the Citroen C-Elysee also included the addition of Lazuli Blue and Aluminum Grey colors, replacing the Teles Blue and Steel Grey hues, respectively. New 16-inch wheels could also be availed for the 2017 C-Elysee.

Should customers want more for their face-lifted Citroen C-Elysee, the French carmaker is offering optional features like the Connect Nav navigation system, rear parking sensors and rearview camera – all for extra cost. In some markets, the Citroen Connect Nav system works with connected services to display the current prices of fuel (petrol or diesel), hazard alerts and even alternative route suggestions.

Depending on the market where it is being sold, the face-lifted 2017 Citroen C-Elysee is available with a wide choice of petrol and diesel powerplants. In France, interested buyers could choose between PureTech petrol engine (providing 82 PS or 81 hp of output) and a BlueHDi diesel powerplant (delivering 100 PS or 99 hp of output). Both engines are paired to a five-speed manual transmission. On the other hand, other markets are provided with more engine choices like the VTi petrol delivering 115 PS (113 hp) of output and HDi powerplant generating 91 PS (90 hp) of output. These engines are paired to a six-speed automatic gearbox.

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