The French automaker has decided not to supply the European market compact best crossover suv C3-XR. Instead of versions of the Peugeot 2008, the company in the Old World bet on “SUV” C4 Cactus.
Recently appointed executive director of “Citroen” Linda Jackson said that best crossover suv Citroen C3-XR has been designed specifically for the Chinese market with the tastes of local consumers who love cars with a spacious interior and automatic transmissions.
Citroen Europeans leave without a best crossover suv
Among fear that in Europe, where the preferences of local motorist’s tastes differ from residents of China, the demand for compact coupe will be extremely small. In addition, according to Automotive News Europe, output Citroen C3-XR to the markets of the Old World could trigger a manifestation of “internal cannibalism” in relation to “Peugeot 2008”.
According to Linda Jackson, Citroen brand made a bid in the market segment of compact crossovers on the model C4 Cactus, production of which in November will be increased by 20% to meet the growing demand for the best crossover suv.
The decision on the withdrawal of the best crossover suv to the domestic market has not been made, but there is a possibility that will be a novelty Citroen best crossover suv in 2015. In Europe, best crossover suv Citroen dealers have begun to implement the “SUV” C4 Cactus in June. In the basic configuration Start the car with a 75-horsepower gasoline engine is worth € 13,950, which is almost € 5,000 cheaper hatchback C4.