2017 Citroen C-Elysee Gets Makeover and New Technology. Thanks to its success in FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Citroen C- Elysée becomes a forced to be reckoned with in the commercial market with more than 400,000 units have been sold worldwide.
Now, Citroen will once again try to conquer international market by launching the new and restyled version of C- Elysée. The car is currently undergoing its makeover in its Vigo factory in Spain. While In China, the car is produced in Wuhan.
2017 Citroen C-Elysee Specifications
Exterior, Interior redesign previews
The restyled 2017 Citroen C- Elysée will get the same underpinning with Peugeot 301. Since the customers already love the current look, the overall design is kept, but some tweaks are made to give the refreshing vibe to the car. 2017 C- Elysée will have wider radiator grille with chromed chevrons, new headlights with LED strips as well as restyled fog lights.
Furthermore, the new car will roll on new 16” wheels. Moving to the rear, the look is graced by new taillight with 3D effects. While the outgoing C- Elysée comes with Teles Blue and Steel Grey body paint, the facelifted version will get Lazuli Blue and Aluminum Grey.
The elegant exterior is one thing. But, it is the new technologies and material inside the cabin that will catch customer’s attention. Even though the interior design is simple, but the materials chosen are durable and high in quality. Furthermore, the dashboard is also revamped to make some way for the brand new 7” touch screen that can be connected to the user’s phone via Bluetooth.
The facelifted Citroen C-Elysee 2017 car is also equipped with voice recognition system, Android Auto, and Apple Car Play compatibility, and in some market, Citroen Connect Nav system. This system can show valuable information including petrol and diesel price, hazard warning and even route suggestion.
Engine Changes — 2017 Citroen C-Elysee Facelift
Several options of the engine, both petrol, and diesel will be offered for the new 2017 C- Elysée. The gasoline engine lineup includes Pure Tech engine that delivers 82 PS and Vti engine that belts out 115 PS.
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Meanwhile, the diesel lineup consists of 91 PS HDi engine and the more powerful Blue HDi engine that can produce 100 PS. All engines will be paired to either manual or 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Citroen C-Elysee Price and Release Date
More than 90,000 units of the outgoing 2017 Citroen C-Elysée have been sold in China. Consequently, this country will be the biggest target market for the restyled model. 2017 C- Elysée will hit China market early next year while in other markets, the sales will commence a couple of months later, but probably still in the first quarter of 2017.
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