Citroen C3 RHD 2011.5 2.G Owner's Manual
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Your vehicle is ﬁ tted with only some of
the equipment described in this document,
depending on the trim level, version and the
speciﬁ cations for the country in which it is
The ﬁ tting of electrical equipment or
accessories which are not recommended
by CITROËN may result in a failure of your
vehicle’s electronic system. Please note this
speciﬁ c warning and contact a CITROËN
dealer to be shown the recommended
equipment and accessories.
CITROËN has a presence on every continent,
a complete product range,
bringing together technology and a permanent spirit of innovation,
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We thank you and congratulate you on your choice.
We draw your attention to the following...
contributes to the protection of the environment
At the wheel of your new vehicle,
getting to know each system,
each control, each setting,
makes your trips, your journeys
more comfortable and more enjoyable.
refer to the page indicated
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Ventilation 50Heating 52Manual air conditioning 52Digital air conditioning 55Rear screen demist - defrost 57Scented air freshener 58Front seats 59Rear seats 61Mirrors 62Steering wheel adjustment 63
3 - COMFORT 50 Î 63
Remote control key 64Alarm 68Window controls 70Doors 72Boot 75Fuel tank 76Misfuel prevention (Diesel) 78
4 - ACCESS 64 Î 78
Lighting controls 79Headlamp adjustment 82Wiper controls 83Courtesy lamps 86Interior mood lighting 87Boot lamp 87
5 - VISIBILITY 79 Î 87
Child seats 94
ISOFIX child seats 99Electric child lock 102
7 - CHILD
SAFETY 94 Î 102
FAMILIARISATION 4 Î20
Monochrome screen A 43Monochrome screen C 4516/9 colour screen (MyWay) 48
2 - MULTIFUNCTION
SCREENS 43 Î49
Interior ﬁ ttings 88Boot ﬁ ttings 92
6 - FITTINGS88 Î 93
Instrument panels 23Indicator and warning lamps 25Indicators 35Adjustment buttons 38Trip computer 40
1 - MONITORING 23 Î42
ECO-DRIVING 21 Î22
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Direction indicators 103Hazard warning lamps 103Horn 103Emergency or assistance call 104Braking assistance systems 104Trajectory control systems 105Front seat belts 106Airbags 108
8 - SAFETY 103 Î111
Parking brake 1126-speed manual gearbox 112Gear efﬁ ciency indicator 113Electronic gearbox 114Automatic gearbox 118Stop & Start 121Hill start assist 124Speed limiter 125Cruise control 127Rear parking sensors 129
9 - DRIVING 112 Î 130
Bonnet 132Running out of fuel (Diesel) 132Petrol engines 133Diesel engines 134Checking levels 135Checks 136
10 - CHECKS131 Î137
Temporary puncture repair kit 138Changing a wheel 143Changing a bulb 147Changing a fuse 153Battery 160Energy economy mode 162Changing a wiper blade 162Towing the vehicle 163Towing a trailer 165Audio pre-equipment 166Accessories 167
11 - PRACTICAL
INFORMATION 138 Î168
Petrol engines 169Petrol weights 170LPG engines 172LPG weights 173Diesel engines 174Diesel weights 176Dimensions 178Identiﬁ cation markings 179
12 - TECHNICALD ATA 169 A Î 180
SEARCH237 Î 240
ALPHABETICALINDEX 241 Î 244
AUDIOandTELEMATICS 181 Î 236
Emergency or assistance 181MyWay 183Audio system 215
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Rear parking sensors
This system provides a warning when
reversing by detecting obstacles located
behind the vehicle.
Stop & Start
This system puts the engine temporarily
into standby during stops in the trafﬁ c (red
lights, trafﬁ c jams, etc...). The engine re-
starts as soon as you want to move off.
The Stop & Start system reduces fuel
consumption, exhaust emissions and the
noise level when stationary.
Temporary puncture repair kit
This kit is a complete system consisting
of a compressor and a sealant cartridge,
for the temporary repair of a tyre.
This large windscreen provides incompa-
rable visibility and light in the passenger
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Remote control keyFuel tank
Opening the fuel ﬁ ller ﬂ ap.
Opening and hooking the fuel ﬁ ller
Unfolding/Folding the key.
Unlocking the vehicle.
Interior release lever.
Exterior safety catch.
Normal locking of the vehicle.
Deadlocking of the vehicle.
Vehicle location. Tank capacity:
- approximately 50 litres (petrol),
- approximately 46 litres (Diesel).
- (according to version: approximately
30 litres (petrol or Diesel)).
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System comprising a panoramic tinted
glass area to increase lighting and vi-
sion in the cabin.
Fitted with a manual blind to improve
thermal comfort and sun visors to avoid
To open the blind, take it by its cen-
tral grip A
, then pull it backward
guiding it to the desired position.
To close the blind, take it by its central
, then pull it forwards guiding it
to the desired position.
Lower the sun visors to avoid dazzle.
Do not attach or hang heavy
objects to the blind or its guide
Blind Sun visors
Before moving the blind, the sun visors
must be in the folded position.
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Interior mood lighting
This subdued passenger compartment
lighting improves visibility inside the vehi-
cle in low lighting conditions. It comprises
several lamps, located in the automatic
day/night mirror support and in the lower
dashboard storage compartment.
Gear efﬁ ciency indicator
Associated with the manual gearbox,
this system suggests when to change
up to obtain optimum fuel consumption.
Scented air freshener
The scented air freshener diffuses the
selected fragrance throughout the pas-
senger compartment from its location in
the ventilation system.
Digital air conditioning
After setting the desired level of com-
fort, the system then automatically con-
trols this level according to the ambient
Audio and communication systems
These systems beneﬁ t from the latest
technology: MP3 compatible Audio sys-
tem, USB port, Bluetooth hands-free
system, MyWay with 16/9 colour screen,
auxiliary inputs, Hi-Fi audio system.
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Audio equipment steering mounted
Steering lock and ignition.
Scented air freshener.
Central armrest with storage.
Door mirror controls.
Electric window controls.
Rear doors and electric windows
Electric child lock button or
Electronic stability programme
Stop & Start switch.
Side adjustable air vent.
Front door window demisting/