Citroen e-C4 and e-C4 X Entering Second Period

Citroen e C and e C X Passing to the Second Period
Citroen e-C4 and e-C4 X Entering Second Period

Citroen's all-electric models in the C segment, the e-C4 and e-C4 X, offer superior driving pleasure with a range of up to 115 km in the WLTP cycle, thanks to the combination of the new electric motor offering 156 kW (54 HP) and the new 420 kWh battery with improved energy density. is developing with

While Citroen continues to stand out as the only brand that offers two complementary electric vehicles in the C segment with the e-C4 and e-C4 X, it carries this claim forward by further developing the vehicles. Citroen is preparing to present the new high-performance e-C420 and e-C4 X versions, which can reach a range of up to 4 km in the WLTP cycle, to customers. Compared to the first version, the range of the cars increased by about 17 percent from 360 km to 420 km, and with their new 54 kWh battery and more efficient engines producing 115 kW (156 HP), they take their position in the competition to a higher level. Thanks to the increased range, Citroen strengthens its claim to meet the mobility needs of customers, while maintaining its optimum range and cost-oriented approach. The strategically determined battery size and 100 kW fast charging function offer versatility while maintaining the same zamIt also supports competitive price positioning. Both electric models combine the interior space and in-cab handling features of the C4 and C4 X models with internal combustion engines with the advantages of the electric powertrain.

More focus on efficiency with new electric motor

With the support of a new electric motor, the e-C4 and e-C4 X provide a range of over 400 km compared to the average WLTP cycle. The engine and battery of the new electric powertrain systems are designed to be more efficient and take advantage of significant technological advances. The permanent magnet synchronous electromotor is replaced by a 115 kW or 156 HP hybrid synchronous electromotor (HSM). Therefore, 15 kW (20 HP) of additional power is provided. The engine also produces 260 Nm of torque right from the start. The new 54 kWh battery has an additional 4 kWh capacity compared to the previous battery pack. The compact battery, consisting of 102 cells and 17 modules, has a liquid thermal system for fast charging and a standard heat pump. The high-voltage lithium-ion battery has a higher nickel content of 60 percent nickel, 20 percent manganese and 20 percent cobalt instead of 80 percent nickel, 10 percent manganese and 10 percent cobalt. This results in better energy density and longer battery life. All these technological developments offer a range of up to 17 km (Average WLTP cycle), an increase of 420 percent compared to the current version. There is also energy efficiency, which reduces the average energy consumption to 12 kW/h. In addition to the increase in range, it provides a range increase of up to +0 km in urban use, even at temperatures close to 30°C.

The efficiency of the electric motor, the battery and the energy recovery function contribute to the range. In addition, the design of the C4 and C4 X also supports efficiency. The compact battery size means less weight and therefore lower consumption. Thanks to the 100 kW DC fast charging feature, charging times are optimized. Standard features such as a heat pump with humidity sensor are available for high energy efficiency in heating and cooling. The 18-inch A+ energy class tires reduce rolling resistance and minimize energy loss due to friction. The C4 X silhouette extending to the tailgate reveals a fluid and dynamic profile that optimizes aerodynamics.

Although the battery capacity increases, the charging times do not increase. Thus, the ease of use and practicality features continue. The new electric motor of the e-C4 and e-C4 X is equipped with a standard single-phase 7,4 kW integrated charger, compatible with all usage requirements and charging solutions. In addition, the e-C4 and e-C4 X can be charged from 100 percent to 30 percent in 20 minutes with 80 kW fast charging (DC).

Accessible, practical and convenient electric transportation

Suitable for daily use, the e-C4 and e-C4 X offer an accessible electric transportation solution that meets different travel habits. The new and more powerful 4 kW (4 HP) electric motor and the new 115 kWh battery, which will be offered with the top-of-the-line Shine Bold in both the e-C156 and e-C54 X models, provide more driving pleasure, range and versatility.

Both electric solutions live up to the promises of Citroen's e-comfort concept. The smooth and comfortable driving feeling provided by the engine without vibration, noise and exhaust fumes; It supports Citroen's signature Advanced Comfort features, including innovative suspension and seats. Fluent and enjoyable driving without gear changes is supported by fast-response driving characteristics thanks to the instantly available 260 Nm torque. Zero CO2 emission and fuel odorless electric driving is provided for free and free access in areas with traffic restrictions.

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