The jury for the European Car of the Year award has officially announced the seven finalists among the 37 cars eligible. New Citroën C3 Aircross Compact SUV is one of the nominees in this prestigious competition. The Car of the Year 2018 will be revealed on 5 March at the Geneva International Motor Show.

The Car of the Year Organising Committee has awarded this honour every year since 1964. Sixty journalists from 23 European countries take part in the voting. The winner is selected on the basis of criteria including quality-price ratio, design, comfort, safety, technologies, and environmental performance.

New Citroën C3 Aircross Compact SUV is one of the seven finalists for Car of the Year 2018. With unique lines and a strong, original character, New C3 Aircross has already received more than 25,000 orders in Europe since its launch in October.

Customers are attracted by its cabin, which benefits from Citroën's unique know-how in terms of spaciousness, modularity, and luminosity. Offering a high level of comfort and safety, it features 12 of the latest driving aid technologies and four connectivity technologies. It also earned 5 stars in the Euro NCAP test.

Citroën had 426,000 registrations in Europe in the first of half of 2017, a six-year record and an increase of 5.6%, compared with the same period in 2016. New Citroën C3 Aircross Compact SUV will be launched in Australia in Quarter 2, 2018.

Following comparative tests of the seven finalists in February 2018, the model receiving the most votes will be named Car of the Year in this prestigious contest and crowned 5 March 2018, on the evening before the Geneva International Motor Show opens.

The Citroën brand
As an international automotive brand at the heart of the mainstream market, Citroën has cultivated boldness and creativity since 1919. Standing apart through their design and ensuring well-being through comfort and technology, Citroën cars like the New C3 and the New C3 Aircross Compact SUV, bring a breath of fresh air to the automotive world. The brand is popular in its noblest sense: its main source of inspiration is people and their lifestyles. This spirit is captured in its signature: "Inspired By You".. With 10,000 sales and after-sales points in nearly 80 countries, Citroën sold over 1.1 million vehicles in 2016. The Brand has also amassed eight Manufacturers' titles in the World Rally Championship and won its third consecutive Manufacturers' title in the FIA World Touring Car Championship in 2016.

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