2011 Citroen C-Zero Review

Zero fuel consumption, zero CO2 emissions and zero noise C-Zero, Citro�n extends its range of compact cars with a 100% electric. The new city car is designed to make it easy urban mobility with its compact size, fast charge and a range sufficient for all day trips by car. And all this in a silence that makes you forget the noise of the city. The Citroen C-Zero is a concentrate of technology and creativity to respond to the challenges of tomorrow today!

2011 Citroen C-Zero

Has already produced more than 5,500 electric vehicles, the Citro�n experience essential to be a pioneer in a market segment that is expected to grow significantly in coming years.

Set to launch in the fourth quarter of 2010, Citroen C-Zero, developed in collaboration with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, has marked another electric vehicle next to the Berlingo First Electric, developed by Venturi. In France, these two models to qualify for the bonus of 5,000 euros from the government.


Long committed to the policy to reduce fuel consumption and emissions of greenhouse gases, Citroen, a leading environmental carmaker, is to raise the Citroen C-Zero in a number of features with plenty of environmentally responsible products.

2011 Citroen C-Zero

Citroen Current Projects:

C3 and DS3 models emissions of 99 g / km of CO2 will be available from

Over 30% of Citro�n vehicles sold emitting less than 120 g / km CO2

Upcoming technologies:

Using large-scale second generation Stop & Start system in 2010

Launch of a full hybrid vehicle, DS5, in 2011


The Citroen C-Zero is an electric vehicle powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor of 47 kW or 64 bhp EEC from 3000 to 6000 rpm. The maximum torque of 180 Nm available from 2,000 rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear axle through a gearbox one speed.

2011 Citroen C-Zero
The motor is powered by the latest generation of 330-volt lithium-ion battery, which consists of 88 50 Ah cells (coastal shipping, 16 kWh of energy), installed at the center of the vehicle.Lithium-ion keeps the weight under the conventional technology, while offering equivalent performance. It is also resistant to partial loads, which have no impact on battery life.

Easy to download, easy to use

Recharge your batteries in the Citro�n C-Zero is a breeze. The owners simply plug the power cord into an outlet of 220 volts. A full charge takes six hours, while a load of 80% is possible in just 30 minutes using an external station with a single phase current 125 A to 400 V power up to 50 kWh.

The use of the vehicle is just as easy. When the driver turns the ignition key a beep confirms that the car is running. Citro�n C-Zero works like a normal car with automatic transmission.

2011 Citroen C-Zero

The fuel gauge is replaced by a traditional indicator of battery charge.

Performance and functionality requirements of today's FOR

Driving today is characterized by a week, a short distance below 40 km on average, a huge 70% of journeys of less than 30 km.

2011 Citroen C-Zero

Citroen C-Zero is perfectly the needs of all types of enterprises - including state, municipal and corporate fleets - and also for private customers who are looking for an exceptionally low cost of the vehicle. Four real seats (thanks to the wheelbase 2.55 m) and 166 liters of boot, the Citro�n C-Zero is an impressively quiet ride and offers numerous comfort and safety devices.

2011 Citroen C-Zero

Original-fit features include power steering, ABS, ASR, ESP, electric windows, six airbags, air conditioning and telematics boxes for emergency messaging system.

A city at home on the open road

Citroen C-Zero's compact exterior dimensions 3.48 m long and 9 m turning circle to make an RCA to suppress and out of traffic. And a top speed of 130 mph and acceleration 0-100 km / h in 15 seconds and 60-90 km / h in six seconds, as well as a range of about 130 km over a standard combined cycle, is also completely at ease by open road. In France, 70% of car trips every day a week are less than 30 km for an average of 40 km.

2011 Citroen C-Zero

2011 Citroen C-Zero

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