Citroen introduced on Thursday completion of its Grand C4 SpaceTourer version, a four-door minivan-like MPV, drawing the line under 30 years of little individuals haulers that symbolized the brand name’s family members picture currently eclipsed by SUVs.
” Since consumers’ desires have actually progressed, expression of modernity and also improvement is today brought by various other forms (and also) the means of assuming movement is altering, Grand C4 SpaceTourer is currently bailing out”, the brand name stated in a declaration.
In France, minivan and also MPV sales dropped virtually to no in the very first quarter as SUVs asserted the lion’s share at 46% of brand-new automobile enrollments, competing with standard cars which generate 47% of sales. In the united state, SUVs have actually ended up being an extremely leading body design, however minivans still offer. Amongst Stellantis brand names in the united state, the Chrysler Pacifica is the 4th very popular version, though that number most likely consists of both customer and also fleet sales.
Manufacturing of the Grand C4 SpaceTourer at the plant situated in Vigo, Spain, will certainly quit at the start of July after existing orders are supplied, Stellantis included a news release.
Citroen, which keeps 2 designs of electrical minivans in its directory, prepares to concentrate on its C5 Aircross SUV and also its big C5X car.
In 30 years, the brand name offered virtually 4.5 million minivans worldwide, sustained by the Evasion from 1994, the C8 from 2002 and also, most notably, the Xsara and also C4 Picasso after 1998, whose rounded shapes and also family-friendly styles discovered support with consumers.
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