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Why buy a used Citroen C3 Picasso?

If you're in the market for a car that's practical, easy to drive and economical to own, then a used Citroen C3 Picasso is a great choice. With lots of headroom and a spacious interior, the C3 Picasso is an excellent choice of vehicle for families. It offers good visibility and is great value, and there are various engine options to choose from.

Latest used Citroen C3 Picasso

Citroen, C3 Picasso

2010 (60) - Citroen C3 Picasso

2010 (60) - Citroen C3 Picasso23

Low Mileage

£2,295

Finance available £28 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.6L
  • 108.6K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • People Carrier

Winterstoke Road Used Cars

01172052282 *

Citroen, C3 Picasso

2013 (13) - Citroen C3 Picasso

2013 (13) - Citroen C3 Picasso12

Low Mileage

£4,295

Finance available £73 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.6L
  • 88.0K

    Miles
  • Petrol
  • Semi Auto
  • People Carrier

Citroen, C3 Picasso

2013 - Citroen C3 Picasso

2013 - Citroen C3 Picasso9

Low Mileage

£4,491

Finance available £78 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.6L
  • 60.7K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • People Carrier

AUTO RANGE TRADE CENTRE LTD

01443349727 *

4.4/5 Stars

Citroen, C3 Picasso

2016 (65) - Citroen C3 Picasso

2016 (65) - Citroen C3 Picasso14

Low Mileage

£6,995

Finance available £133 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.6L
  • 61.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • People Carrier

Paul Whetter Cars

01726984083 *

Citroen, C3 Picasso

2014 (63) - Citroen C3 Picasso

2014 (63) - Citroen C3 Picasso22

Low Mileage

£5,095

Finance available £91 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.4L
  • 48.8K

    Miles
  • Petrol
  • Manual
  • People Carrier

LW Motor Company

01227919576 *

Citroen, C3 Picasso

2015 (15) - Citroen C3 Picasso

2015 (15) - Citroen C3 Picasso15

Low Mileage

£6,250

Finance available £117 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.6L
  • 53.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • People Carrier

Manor Garage Car Sales

01603650419 *

Citroen, C3 Picasso

2015 (15) - Citroen C3 Picasso

2015 (15) - Citroen C3 Picasso17

£4,995

Finance available £89 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.6L
  • 76.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • People Carrier

Riverside Autos

01797692131 *

Citroen, C3 Picasso

2010 - Citroen C3 Picasso

2010 - Citroen C3 Picasso

Low Mileage

£3,695

Finance available £60 pm

*Representative example

  • 1.6L
  • 52.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Manual
  • People Carrier

Peter Milnes Motors Ltd

01723821711 *

Citroen C3 Picasso snapshot review

Pros

  • Plentiful headroom
  • Comfortable ride
  • Supremely practical

Cons

  • Interior was very outdated by end of production
  • Some interior build issues
  • Prone to body roll

Citroen C3 Picasso by type

Automatic
Manual
Diesel
Petrol
5 Door

Used Citroen C3 Picasso information

Engines and transmissions

While the C3 Picasso was available with petrol or diesel engines and manual or automatic gearboxes, all models came standard with front-wheel drive.

Petrol
  • 1.2-litre generates 110bhp, a 0-60mph time of 11.4 seconds and fuel economy of up to 56mpg.
  • 1.4-litre makes 95bhp, has a 0-60mph time of 11.8 seconds and a rating of 44mpg.
  • 1.6-litre increases output to 120bhp, cutting the 0-60mph time to 11.1 seconds, with fuel economy at 47mpg.
  • Petrol models have a higher towing rating, handling up to 1,100kg.
Diesel
  • 90bhp 1.6-litre received an update in 2013 that increased the fuel economy to around 62mpg.
  • A 100bhp 1.6-litre was also available with a 12.9-second 0-60mph time and fuel economy of up to 72mpg.
  • 110bhp variant of the 1.6-litre was also available, which was increased to 115bhp in the 2013 update.
  • Fuel economy for the 110bhp variant was 58mpg, whereas the 115bhp increased this to 61mpg.
  • Diesel models have a maximum towing weight limit of 900kg.

Practicality

Its smaller size makes the Citroen C3 Picasso easy to drive, but the boxy exterior means the cabin has enough room for a family, making it quite practical.

Interior space
  • Boxy, upright exterior maximises the interior space, giving all passengers plenty of leg and headroom.
  • Driver's seat can be adjusted manually, allowing for a more comfortable seating position.
  • Standard ISOFIX mounting points to secure child seats in the rear.
Boot space
  • When the rear seat is slid back for added passenger space, there's 385 litres of boot space.
  • 500-litre boot available with the adjustable rear bench slid forward.
  • Folding down the back seats provides up to 1,506 litres of space.
  • Boot floor can be adjusted to run flush with the folded back seats.

Safety

  • Four-star rating from Euro NCAP in 2009.
  • Adult occupant rating is 81%.
  • Models include several airbags and available ESP stability control.

Technology

  • USB port, AUX socket and Bluetooth come standard.
  • Audio setup includes RDS radio, CD player, MP3 player and four speakers.
  • Satnav was available on top-spec models, along with a reversing camera.

Citroen C3 Picasso generations

Production of the Citroen C3 Picasso began in 2008, shortly after the C4 Picasso, to replace the Xsara Picasso MPV. Based on the C3 platform, the Picasso MPV has an impressive amount of interior room and was updated in 2013 to revamp the engines to meet Euro 6 standards. However, the lineup was discontinued in 2017 before it could enter another generation.

First Generation (2009 to 2017)

First Generation (2009 to 2017)
Fuel type:
Diesel / Petrol
Engine Size:
1.2 - 1.6
MPG:
40 - 72
Acceleration:
10.9 - 14.7 seconds
Boot space:
385 - 500 L capacity
NCAP Safety rating:
4 / 5 stars
  • Greenest

    1.2 PureTech Edition 5dr

  • Cheapest

    1.4 VTi 16V VT 5dr

  • Fastest

    1.6 VTi 16V VTR+ 5dr

Used Citroen C3 Picasso information

Used Citroen C3 Picasso FAQ's

Which is the most popular engine in the Citroen C3 Picasso?

The 1.6-litre diesel engine been the most popular because of the higher efficiency ratings, making them cheaper to run. However, petrol engines are also common and easy to find among used cars.

Which are the most popular model variants?

C3 Picasso models came in Edition and Platinum variants for the final year. However, earlier variants included Exclusive, Selection, VT and VTR+. The VTR+ has been the most popular due to its extra features, such as cruise control, rear parking sensors, air conditioning and Bluetooth hands-free connection.

What optional extras should I look out for?

Customers should look out for electric windows, which make it easier to get fresh air, while the folding door mirrors allow for parking in tighter spaces. There are also some styling features that are worth looking for, such as the black design accents or panoramic sunroof.

Is the Citroen C3 Picasso a good family car?

Yes, there's more space in the C3 Picasso than it first appears. The rear seat also slides forward and backwards, allowing you to choose between more leg room for passengers or extra boot space for cargo depending on the journey.

Is there a hybrid version of the Citroen C3 Picasso?

With the C3 Picasso discontinued 2017, Citroen never released a hybrid engine. However, the diesel engines were quite efficient, keeping the cost to run relatively low.

Is the Citroen C3 Picasso available as an automatic?

Yes, the Citroen C3 Picasso did have an available automatic transmission, but they aren't easy to find among used cars. The manual gearbox is much more popular and cheaper to buy.

Is there a four-wheel drive version of the C3 Picasso available?

No, Citroen built all of its C3 Picasso models with front-wheel drive. With power transferred to the front wheels only, efficiency is maximised. The C3 Picasso has great handling on typical road surfaces and in normal weather conditions.

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