The Citroen C4 Cactus is considered as a compact SUV, although it is based on the PSA PF1 platform that underpins the smaller Citroen C3 and DS3. A distinctive design feature is the “Airbump” panels on the car’s sides, designed to protect the vehicle from damage in-car parks.
Design of the Citroen C4 Cactus
All the benefit from a pleasant feeling of well-being and space thanks to the panoramic glass roof with High Thermal Protection. Treated to let light through while guarding against glare, the panoramic roof blocks out heat and UV rays to the same degree as category-4 sunglasses.
With its performances in terms of light, thermal and acoustic protection, there is no need for a sun blind, which serves to enhance luminosity as well as spaciousness and efficiency, as there is no loss in headroom, weight is reduced and the center of gravity lowered.
The new model of the Citroen C4 Cactus features a low-set dashboard with refined tones and a horizontal design, on which the central touch screen and fully digital instrument panel, displaying essential driving information.
The 100% digital driving interface provides an airy and connected driver’s station, the controls grouped around the 7-inch tablet with a standard-fit capacitive screen. The pure and uncluttered cabin immediately inspires a sense of ease and warmth.
Interior Design of the new Citroen C4 Cactus
With the all new platform of the Citroen C4 Cactus this model gain a lot of premium features and they are located where customers require them for everyday use. The soft-touch thermocoated dashboard strip harmonises with the upholstery, while soft straps enhance the interior with a distinguished note.
The Citroen C4 Cactus cabin is home to numerous gloss black areas, including the air vent surrounds, the extremities of the dashboard strip, the lower spoke of the steering wheel, the instrument panel and tablet surround, and the new central console area.
This design is to blend flawlessly with the satin chrome touches on the door opening controls, the button panel under the tablet, the inserts in the lower spoke of the steering wheel, the gear stick base surround on the new central console, the area around the door straps.
The new optional upholstery ambiance were selected for their softness and pleasantness to the touch.
For heightened spaciousness and comfort, the Citroen C4 Cactus has a transversal design expressed in graphic continuity in the form of a contrasting strip across the top of the seatback.
This graphic design feature, applied to the front and rear seats alike, lends a touch of refinement and originality. It is a staple feature of Citroen interiors, providing extra subtlety and energy.