Citroën C3

MONTH 2 By James Tay­lor

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I LOVE THE C3’s in­te­rior, but it’s not with­out its fair share of er­gonomic SNA­FUs. Not least front cuphold­ers you can’t ac­tu­ally ’it cups into. Any­thing taller than a ’izzy drinks can won’t phys­i­cally ’it, be­cause the space above it in the cen­tre con­sole is taken up by the starter but­ton and an al­cove that’s the ex­act shape to hold noth­ing at all. The trough-like door bins aren’t much help, ei­ther. Pre­sum­ably the Parisian de­sign team mostly drink espres­sos…

@JamesTay­lorCAR LOGBOOK CITROEN C3 FLAIR En­gine 1199cc 12v 3-cyl turbo, 108bhp @ 5500rpm, 151lb ft @ 1500rpm Trans­mis­sion 5-speed man­ual, front-wheel drive Stats 9.3sec 0 62mph, 117mph, 103g/km CO2 Price £16,285 As tested £18,330 Miles this month 726 To­tal miles 1139 Our mpg 45.0 O‚icial mpg 61.4 Fuel this month £91.85 Ex­tra costs None

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