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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Citroën C4 Picasso (13-18) review.

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Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
Citroën C4 Picasso (07-13) - rated 3.5 out of 5
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PROS

Family-friendly interior, sleek styling, spacious inside, plenty of storage options

CONS

Entry-level LX doesn't have a stereo, jerky automatic EGS gearbox

PROS

Family-friendly interior, sleek styling, spacious inside, plenty of storage options

CONS

Entry-level LX doesn't have a stereo, jerky automatic EGS gearbox

Citroën C4 Picasso rivals

Mazda
5
4 out of 5 4.0

There are two versions of the C4 Picasso. This is the five-seat version, while the Grand C4 Picasso (reviewed separately) can carry up to seven passengers. This version does share much with the larger model - it's spacious, versatile and well suited to family life. The main difference is the price - it's much cheaper and a better option for buyers who don't need seven seats.

It also has a different look (it's curvy rather than squared-off at the rear) and is shorter, though still has a usefully large load area and plenty of passenger space. The diesels make the most sense - especially the 1.6HDi which is capable of 48mpg.

Citroën C4 Picasso rivals

Mazda
5
4 out of 5 4.0