Citroën hybrid and electric vehicle range is gradually increasing in number, with the French carmaker investing in the latest technology for its vehicles. At Sportif Citroën, we’re delighted to be able to showcase this lineup in full.
There are currently a number of options available to motorists, each with different technology incorporated.
Learn more via our frequently asked questions or by contacting Sportif Citroën today
A plug-in hybrid is a vehicle that features both a traditional engine and a battery powered motor. This battery requires plugging in to a suitable outlet in order to charge.
The UK currently has more than 35,000 charging points with more being added all the time. Plus, you can charge at home via a suitable solution.
The cost of running an electric charge is in the region of 3/4p per mile - a significant reduction in comparison to petrol or diesel power.
Regenerative braking is a technology that converts energy normally lost through braking into an electrical charge for the vehicle’s battery.
Yes, particularly since they carry no flammable liquids or produce harmful emissions.
It’s estimated that a hybrid or electric battery can achieve 100,000 miles before it needs replacing, with many even covering up to 150,000 miles.
In terms of the automotive industry, alternative fuel is another name for electric power.
No. In fact, the cost of servicing is comparable to that of a petrol or diesel model.
Yes. A selection of charging solutions - such as dedicated cables or wall boxes - are available and can be advised on at the time of purchase.
The best hybrid car is one that offers the greatest range and the lowest CO2 emissions. Beyond that, choosing the best option is down to personal preference and your specific needs.
The best used hybrid is one that represents great value for money and continues to perform as best it can for the longest time. Other considerations should be how much use you require and your budget.
If your hybrid car requires plug-in charging, you can install a suitable solution at home or visit one of the many public charging stations throughout the UK.
Hybrid cars save energy by utilising the latest technology, such as regenerative braking. This helps the vehicle recover energy normally lost when braking and converts into a charge for the battery.
An electric car is one that is powered solely by a battery motor and which emits zero CO2 emissions.
Many hybrid models offer tips on how to drive efficiently or even include an economical driving mode that adjusts the characteristics to preserve the battery charge.
An electric car works by using an electrical charge to power the vehicle. This motor provides instant torque and has no moving components that can go wrong, meaning it provides smoother, cleaner, more efficient motoring.
Absolutely. Over the course of ownership, you will find that the running costs make purchasing an all-electric model far greater value for money than its petrol/diesel counterparts.
Yes. In fact, running an electric vehicle costs as little as 3/4p per mile.
With no harmful CO2 emissions released into the atmosphere, electric vehicles are substantially better for the environment.
Here at Sportif Citroën, we’re delighted to currently provide both the Citroën E-C4 and Espacetourer models for all-electric motoring.
If you’re ready to make the change to cleaner, more cost effective motoring, absolutely.
With electric vehicles not requiring a gearbox or transmission, driving is similar to operating an automatic vehicle.
This depends on the model you’re driving, the conditions around you, and your driving style. In the Citroën E-C4, for example, you can achieve a maximum range of 217 miles.
This varies according to the model and driving style, and can be advised at the time of purchase.
Depending on how and where you’re charging, the total charge time will vary. Overnight at home will take longer than via a high-powered public charging point, for example.
It’s advisable to simply charge your vehicle as an when required.
No, unless the engine is left running or functions left operational.
Electric cars are not so much the future as the present, with more and more manufacturers introducing electric vehicles regularly.
This depends on the specific model in question. The team as Sportif Citroën will be able to provide details on the latest prices and promotions we have available.