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Citroën C3 Aircross

(2017 - present)

The Citroën C3 Aircross is a small SUV/crossover that shares its platform and many components with sister models, the Peugeot 2008 and Vauxhall Crossland X. It was revealed in early 2017 and went on sale at the end of that year.

The C3 Aircross has received average to good reviews from the UK motoring media, with an overall Expert Rating of 72% as of May 2020. When it was first launched, that was good enough to rank it towards the top of the small SUV/crossover class, but newer models like the Ford Puma and Volkswagen T-Cross have raised the bar for this market segment, and the C3 Aircross has fallen back into the midfield.

The Citroën C3 Aircross has received praise from reviewers for its versatility and individual styling that distinguishes it from many of its rivals, but has been criticised for a lack of refinement and relatively poor standard specification.

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Body style: Small SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £16,655 on-road

Launched: Autumn 2017
Last updated: Spring 2020
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

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Company Car Today




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The Sun


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Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: November 2017









Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Citroën C3 Aircross has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.


Trophies, prizes and awards that the Citroën C3 Aircross has received


  • Auto Express Awards – Small SUV of the Year
  • Business Motoring Awards – Best Small SUV
  • Company Car Today CCT100 Awards – Compact Crossover of the Year


  • UK Car of the Year Awards – Best Small Crossover
  • Company Car Today CCT100 Awards – Compact Crossover of the Year


  • Autobest Awards – Best Buy Car of Europe

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