Citroen C3 Picasso 2013 vs Citroen Xsara Picasso 2004

Citroen C3 Picasso
2013 - 2015
Citroen Xsara Picasso
2004 - 2006
Gearbox: AutomaticManual
Engine: 1.6 Diesel1.6 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming chain and belt


Power: 92 HP110 HP
Torque: 230 NM240 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 15.7 seconds12.4 seconds
Citroen Xsara Picasso is a more dynamic driving.
Citroen C3 Picasso engine produces 18 HP less power than Citroen Xsara Picasso, whereas torque is 10 NM less than Citroen Xsara Picasso. Due to the lower power, Citroen C3 Picasso reaches 100 km/h speed 3.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.24.9
Real fuel consumption: 5.7 l/100km6.1 l/100km
The Citroen C3 Picasso is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Citroen C3 Picasso consumes 0.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Citroen Xsara Picasso, which means that by driving the Citroen C3 Picasso over 15,000 km in a year you can save 105 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Citroen C3 Picasso consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Citroen Xsara Picasso.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres54 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1190 km in combined cycle1100 km in combined cycle
1310 km on highway1310 km on highway
870 km with real consumption880 km with real consumption


Engine production duration: 7 years7 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 8 other car models, including Peugeot 308, Citroen C3, Citroen C4 Picasso, Peugeot 2008, Citroen C4Installed on at least 7 other car models, including Peugeot 307, Peugeot 308, Citroen C3, Peugeot 407
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Citroen C3 Picasso might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.10 m4.28 m
Width: 1.77 m1.75 m
Height: 1.63 m1.64 m
Citroen C3 Picasso is 18 cm shorter than the Citroen Xsara Picasso, 2 cm wider the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 385 litresno data
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1506 litresno data
Turning diameter: 10.6 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Citroen C3 Picasso is 0.9 metres less than that of the Citroen Xsara Picasso, which means Citroen C3 Picasso can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`8111`300
Safety: no datano data
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Average price (€): 48002200
Pros and Cons: Citroen C3 Picasso has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • better manoeuvrability
Citroen Xsara Picasso has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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