Citroen C1 2008

This generation of Citroen C1 has been produced from January, 2008 to January, 2012. We can provide information about 2 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Citroen is available with one petrol engine with displacement 1.0 litres and power of 68 HP. All engines feature a timing chain-driven camshaft, which is considered a more reliable and less maintenance-intensive solution (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (1 version), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Citroen C1 2008 average fuel consumption in combined cycle is from 4.5 to 4.6 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Citroen C1 2008 version is Citroen C1 1.0i, consuming 4.5 litres of petrol per 100km.
According to user reviews, Citroen C1 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 14 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy. For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Citroen C1 modification.

Citroen C1 2008 CO2 emissions are from 106 to 107 grams per kilometer. Citroen C1 version with the lowest CO2 emissions is Citroen C1 1.0i, which produces 106 grams of CO2 per one kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 13.7 seconds has Citroen C1 1.0i version, Citroen C1 1.0i is slower and reaching this speed only in 14 seconds. The maximum top speed is 157 km/h for the 1.0 petrol 3-cylinder 68 hp version (Citroen C1 1.0i) and the 1.0 petrol 3-cylinder 68 hp version (Citroen C1 1.0i).

Lenght of Citroen C1 is 344 cm, it is very small car. Citroen C1 gross weight is 1190 kg, which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Citroen C1 trunk space is 139 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 751 litres.

This Citroen is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 2100 €. Users calculated Citroen C1 2008 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1700 € cost per year and 0.17 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 49%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 28% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Citroen C1 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Citroen C1 prices and costs.

In user reviews Citroen C1 received average grade 6.5 (from 10) which is relatively low, considering average rate 8.1 for similar aged cars. Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 75% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Citroen C1 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Citroen C1 2008 1.0i

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 13.7 seconds
Most fuel efficient version

1.0 Petrol 68 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C1 2008 1.0i 1.0 Petrol 68 HP 4.6 l/100km Automatic (5)

Citroen C1 prices

Citroen C1 2008 - 2012 hatchback price in Latvia is from 1200 € to 2900 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Citroen C1 price is very low - Citroen C1 is approximately for 29 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2008 - 2012 prices).

Citroen C1 2010 price 1200 € 2100 € 2700 €
Citroen C1 2009 price 2200 € 2500 € 2900 €
Citroen C1 2008 price 1300 € 1600 € 2000 €

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Citroen C1 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Citroen C1 reliability is more below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 25.1 percent of Citroen C1 of this generation (on average 12 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 21.6%.

Citroen C1 reliability and quality
Most reliable used over 15 years old cars
Most reliable over 15 years old hatchbacks

Citroen C1 2008 features (options)

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Adjustable steering wheel

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Citroen C1 reviews

Total 6 Citroen C1 owner reviews

Citroen C1 2008 Petrol 1 litres, Manual gearbox
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Purchase year:2021 age of car 13 years)Owned for36`000 kilometers (2 years)
Total car rating:
   male, age 27
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