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Citroen C1 Leasing

Citroen’s C1 is a quirky little city car that’s up against some very capable competition. But it stands out with lots of personalisation, distinctive styling and the option of a convertible version with a canvas roof. It’s cheap to run, too, making it a very useful leasing choice if you’re looking for a small city runabout.
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Top 3 Features

Lots of customisation options.

5-door hatchback and Airscape convertible models.

Low running costs.

  • A pair of adults up front in the C1 will have plenty of space, despite its diminutive size, with as much room as any of its close rivals. There are a good number of storage spots too, including a cubby hole by the gearstick, a generous glovebox and 2 cupholders, as well as good-sized door bins.

    It’s more cramped in the back seats, though. In fairness, this is true of virtually every car of this type, but there are rivals that are easier to get in and out of, and all but the shortest adults will lack leg- and headroom. If you only take occasional passengers then this won’t be a major issue, but if you do, then check out the VW Up and the Hyundai i10 for more space.

    Boot space is smaller than most rivals. The C1 will give you 196 litres of capacity, which is some way behind the Up, i10 and Kia Picanto, which all have more than 250 litres. You can fold the rear seats down in a 50/50 split, but they don’t go completely flat, which can make it awkward for loading larger items.

  • While the C1’s little engine lacks a bit of puff, it does at least offer very reasonable running costs. Official fuel economy figures suggest you’ll get up to 52.2mpg from it and CO2 emissions are low too, at just 85g/km

Models Available

Citroen C1

The C1 is a 5-door city car hatchback. Although a 3-door model used to be available, it’s no longer produced for the UK.

Citroen C1 Airscape

The Airscape model is almost identical to the regular C1, but has a retractable fabric roof. It’s not a full-on convertible though – think of it more as a fancy sunroof.

Trim Levels

The standard C1 comes with 15-inch steel wheels, air conditioning and LED daytime running lights, as well as tinted rear windows and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system.Trim Levels Available: Urban Ride, Shine, Airscape Shine

The Citroen C1 Vs Competitors

The C1 has 2 very obvious competitors in the Toyota Aygo and the Peugeot 108, because they’re basically the same car. All have the same engine, although the Aygo has an even smaller boot. Really, there’s not much to choose between them – it’ll come down to budget and which you most like the look of. However, all 3 are getting on a bit and there are plenty of leasing deals on newer rivals that you should consider. The latest Hyundai i10 is a cracking little car that’s better in just about every way than the C1. If you want quirky, check out the Suzuki Ignis and the Fiat 500, while if you fancy something electric, you could check out the SEAT Mii Electric. Alternatively, the SEAT’s petrol-powered cousin, the Volkswagen Up, is also an excellent little runabout.
  • The C1 has features to recommend, such as low running costs and quirky looks, but it’s getting a bit long in the tooth now. There are newer, better city cars on the market.

  • The C1 sits in insurance groups 10 and 11 of 50. When you consider most Volkswagen Ups are in groups 2 and 3, that’s not particularly impressive.

  • Citroen as a brand has a middling reputation for reliability, but the C1 is mechanically simple, with well-proven engineering that was largely undertaken by Toyota, so you’d be unlucky to have any major issues.

  • Yes, the C1 shares the same Toyota-developed 1.0-litre VTi engine as the Aygo and the Peugeot 108.

  • The C1 is a reasonable choice for a first car, as it’s small and easy to drive. But you’ll get cheaper insurance on rival cars.

  • Broadly speaking, yes, the C1 and Aygo are the same, as is the Peugeot 108. There are a few visual and equipment differences, but all 3 are made in the same factory.

  • Leasing a Citroen C1 with Vanarama is the smartest way to upgrade what you drive. Not only will you get the best price, guaranteed with our Price Promise*, there’s also no hidden fees, extra protection should the worst happen and access to expert advice when you need it! What are you waiting for? Find your New Lease Of Life today!

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