Used Citroën Grand C4 Picasso (2014 - 2018) Costs

Review by Keith Jones on
Last Updated: 24 Jan 2014
Like its five-seater sibling, the latest Citroen Grand C4 Picasso is a distinctive entrant in the people carrier market. Still with seven seats, the Grand follows the C4 Picasso styling themes with a concept car-like front design, but with added distinguishing features like a contrasting ‘frame’ around the side windows and horseshoe-shaped tail lights.

4.5 out of 5

Running costs

Fuel efficiency champion in terms of Citroen Grand C4 Picasso running costs is the 1.6-litre e-HDi 90 Airdream diesel model with the ETG6 semi-automatic transmission. Citroen claims an average of 74.3mpg with emission of just 98g/km of CO2, providing inexpensive road tax costs.

Citroen expects the VTR+ trimmed e-HDi 115 with a manual gearbox to be the best-seller in the range. By comparison, it’s claimed to achieve 70.6mpg with CO2 emissions of 105g/km.

* based on most recent data

Estimated fuel cost for 10,000 miles per year


£836 - £1,064 *


£670 - £812 *

The estimated fuel cost figure is a guide to how much this model will cost to fuel each year, so you can compare between cars. It's calculated by using the model's average mpg (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price. It's based on the following cost-per-litre: petrol 103p and diesel 109p. Prices are updated daily.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period

16,000 miles or 12 months under normal usage for diesel models, 20,000 miles for petrol models.


Three years, final year restricted to 60,000 miles.

Road tax (12 months)

£0.00 - £165.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

Full running costs data

4 out of 5

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CO2 emission figure (g/km)

Fuel economy rating

The arrows indicate the best and worst CO2 bands for this model.

Emissions summary

Citroen claims that at just 98g/km of CO2, the Grand C4 Picasso e-HDi 90 Airdream ETG6 has the lowest emissions in the seven-seater people carrier class.

By improving the car’s aerodynamics and engine efficiency, as well as a 110kg weight reduction, emissions are an average of 30g/km lower across the range.

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