Further updates to the recently facelifted C3 have improved its efficiency, which is a welcome bonus. The PureTech 110 engine is punchy too, packing plenty of personality. The rest of the updated model’s improvements still stand, and the result is that it’s a comfortable, practical and affordable supermini that comes with some useful tech. Citroen’s individual approach is refreshing.
We’ve already driven the facelifted Citroen C3 – but that was before the company updated its engine range and changed the trim line-up, almost as soon as the new car had gone on sale.
The result is that the PureTech 110 model we’re driving here is now even more efficient, thanks to an optimised battery and alternator set-up.
This is our first chance to sample the 108bhp petrol option, which is the most powerful in the line-up. Like all of Citroen’s 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbocharged…