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New Citroen gets five-star safety rating

New Citroen gets five-star safety rating

The new Citroen C4 has been granted a maximum five-star safety rating by independent assessment organisation Euro NCAP.

According to the manufacturer, the popular model scored 97 per cent in the safety assist category, placing it above all other vehicles in its class.

Its safety features include anti-lock braking, electronic brake distribution, emergency braking assistance and an electronic stability programme, as well as six airbags for added passenger protection.

Due to be launched early next year, the new Citroen C4 is set to be as safe as its predecessor.

Citroen states: "The new C4 also offers innovative new safety features, some of which are unique to the segment. These include a new blind-spot monitoring system that alerts drivers to the presence of vehicles in the car's blind spots."

Another function improves visibility as the car passes around a bend.

The Citroen C4 is a small family hatchback launched by the company in 2004.ADNFCR-3205-ID-800042931-ADNFCR