Directly from the Spanish plant Vigo arrive the first units of the Citroen C4 Cactus the Chilean market. For now they can only be purchased with diesel engine but within months the offer is completed with two choices of low gasoline consumption.
E l Citroen C4 Cactus is a complicated model to catalog their characteristics. While it is positioned as a small crossover in most countries, many users see it as a distinct compact with exotic solutions like the front bench seat (in appearance only) or its exclusive “Airbumps” protecting the contour of the body against knocks.
In this first phase of launch Chileans can purchase one in combination with the 1.6 e-HDI 92 CV low fuel consumption and good performance. Although not very high power, low weight allows the assembly to move freely. The manual transmission is six-speed robotized and no clutch pedal.
Something is later expected to join the 1.2 VTI Pure Tech with 82 hp as primary option, and 1.2 e-THP with 110 hp will be the best performance variant. In both cases, the transmission is five-speed manual.
Standard equipment is comprehensive to somehow compensate for a somewhat higher price than its rivals. No missing security front, side and curtain airbags, daytime LED lights, ABS, traction and stability controls , hill-start assistant and pressure sensor tires .
In comfort highlight is the automatic climate control, integrated sound system with seven-inch touch screen , bluetooth, USB port, multifunction leather steering wheel, heated mirrors, electric front windows, central locking to command rear view camera , front center armrest, navigation system , fog lamps with cornering lights, control and speed limiter, rain sensor, automatic lights, alloy wheels of 17 inches and the panoramic sunroof fixed among other things.
The recommended price Cactus C4 1.6 e-HDI 92 CV ETG is 14.99 million pesos ($ 21,890) with introductory discount included. Peugeot 2008 with the same engine and box costs a little less but it is also true that the provision is not as rich.
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