Test drive the budget sedan 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee




The French company 2018-2019 Citroen has named the sedan C-Elysee in honor of the central streets of Paris Champs-Elysees, known here as the Champs-Elysees.
The car appeared not so long ago, but today already has a large number of fans and became one of the top sellers in the 2018-2019 Citroen range, and among the compact class models as a whole.
Looks a little C-Elysee is not “in sitroenovski”, its modern style differs from the style, which is characteristic of the main range of the company.
And it is clear why.
This model is positioned in the market is a relatively budget car in the compact class, designed specifically to attract motorists in countries where, unlike the Europeans, much of the population prefers sedans.



The relatively short hood and large enough trunk make the silhouette of the car, rather utilitarian.
However, vyshtampovka side starting from the front headlights and ends at the taillights gives appearance of swiftness machine.
Assessing the behavior of the 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee on the road, we can see that the combination of utility and charm fully corresponds to the character of the car, both practical and emotional.
This sedan is not from the category of those that immediately catch the eye in the transport stream, but the epithet “pretty” it is well suited.
Despite the fact that very often the car is selected in appearance, becoming the owner, we have significantly more time to see it inside.
Therefore, accessories and equipment of the machine is also of paramount importance.



interior decoration is not too sophisticated and intricate, greater emphasis placed on practicality, resistance and durability of the interior.
If we evaluate the interior design as a whole, we can say with confidence that in comparison with the main competitors at the 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee, he most sophisticated and attractive.
Components of the test car includes all the necessary options, though deprived of some excesses.
The equipment has -Entrance and USB, and Bluetooth.
But include wipers and lights should be on their own, there are no corresponding sensors.
Developing a list of options that will be available in one or another form of equipment, the French have focused primarily on practicality.



The instrument panel in the 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee uncomplicated and even a few old-fashioned.
And yet, all data, including the on-board computer, read easily.
After paying tribute to practicality, to deprive its clients of some elements of the French luxury and did not.
Adjustable steering wheel, leather steering wheel – is it the traditional features of the budget car ?!
The geometry of the interior has been calculated perfectly.
Unlike sports cars, at project which professes the principle of “the harder to climb into the cockpit, the steeper the” new sedan 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee convenient and practical.
Due to the wide door openings and a high roof, very comfortable to sit in the car.
By the way, there is a double door seals, so moving on to our dusty megacities, the cabin is always clean.



Unlike the hatchback, which gives preference to the young, the family sedan is much more likely to ride with passengers on the rear 2652 millimeters -. Is the length of the wheelbase 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee, and many of these millimeters went back row passengers, which in this car will be too even spacious.
The trunk of the machine can be opened or a button from the passenger compartment, or a button on the key.
For the driver, it is convenient, but that’s no button on the trunk of one another can not open it.
The luggage compartment is deep and spacious – there can accommodate 500 liters of cargo or polkubometra.
Open the hatch in a sedan gas tank is not very convenient handle located on the floor on the left side of the driver, which is low enough to bend down, and it is not too convenient.



However, it is necessary to use not very often, because the test sample 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee was equipped with a diesel engine volume of 1.6 liter capacity of 90 hp, the torque which is as much as 230 Newton-meters.
From 2 to 4 -x -x thousand revolutions the engine is so high-spirited that just provokes a traffic light races.
Due to its characteristics, the engine is quite capable to give the pleasure of driving and increase the fun it can still rate and fuel consumption.
The urban cycle is consumed is less than 5-ti-a-half liters per 100 kilometers, and outside of the city – less than 4 -x liters per “hundred”.
Buck 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee is able to hold 48 liters of diesel fuel.



But the engine pleases their consumption only up to a speed of 130 kilometers per hour, surpassing this milestone – an economy can be forgotten.
Also because of this feature, you can speed not too much to hope for a quick acceleration, which, within the limits permitted by rules of the road, more than acceptable – 11 seconds from zero to 100 kilometers per hour.
Fairly good “elasticity” of the engine, which, moreover, practically independent of the load of a sedan.
It is completed with diesel engine only manual transmission.
Those wishing to go to the “machine” will have to opt for the same volume for the petrol engine.
The rear suspension in the 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee semidependent and front mounted “McPherson”.



This design is intended to provide primarily comfort during movement.
In addition, she is also quite robust, that drive on our roads is no less important.
Suspension quite energy efficient and easy to swallow small and not very road irregularities.
However, comfort is achieved at the expense of more and manageability, and in this regard sedan also showcases its full competence.
Even at a speed close to the maximum (180 km / h) 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee does not frighten unnecessary rolls and stands confidently on the road.
steering wheel size is not too big and not too small, just what you need and effort on it is also quite acceptable.
But most importantly, the machine is absolutely adequate – quickly and accurately – responds to the driver, allowing him confidence in any situation.











Brakes equipped with anti-lock braking system ABS, do not cause any complaints, but the ESP stabilization system is not represented in any configuration, however, this car is not necessary.
The front brakes of the model disc and rear drum.
However, effectively slowing sedan.
It remains to say that today a large number of pretty good car has one significant drawback – price.
In this French model, it is not.
Even in the richest complete 2018-2019 Citroen C-Elysee is less than 20 ti thousand dollars.
Summing up the experience of a sedan, we can confidently state that the French have turned multi-purpose vehicle – like it and those who value efficiency, and those who like to drive.