Citroen was founded in 1919 by Andre Citroen, who had built armaments for France during World War I. Anticipating a change of business after the end of the war, the company began plans to enter auto manufacturing and, taking inspiration from Henry Ford, produced the Citroen Type A shortly after the war officially ended, with the first delivery of the first Citroen vehicle made in July 1919.
Notable achievements of Citroen include the Traction Avant as the world’s first mass-produced front-wheel-drive model with an independent suspension and unibody construction, the DS executive car which spawned a lineup of successful Citroen models, and producing three vehicles that have won the “European Car of the Year” award (CX, GS, and XM).
Featured Vehicle: Berlingo
All Citroen Vehicles:
C3: A supermini model available as a hatchback or coupe-cabriolet
C-Elysee: A subcompact sedan/saloon
C5: A large family car model
C3 Aircross: A subcompact SUV version of the C3
C3-XR: A Chinese-exclusive subcompact SUV
C4: A compact SUV, originally produced as a compact sedan
C4 Cactus: A subcompact SUV based on the C3 and DS 3
C5 Aircross: A compact SUV version of the C5
Berlingo: A panel van and sibling to the Peugeot Partner
Jumper: A rebadged version of the Fiat Ducato commercial vehicle
Jumpy: A light commercial van, also sold as the Fiat Scudo
SpaceTourer: A compact multi-purpose vehicle (MPV)
Recently Discontinued Vehicles
C3 Picasso: A mini MPV version of the C3
C4 Aircross: A compact SUV version of the C4
C4 Picasso: A compact MPV version of the C4
DS Lineup: A lineup of executive car hatchbacks
Nemo: A lineup of commercial vehicles and panel vans from rebadged Fiat Fiorino models
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