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Citroen C3: Driving recommendations / Important!

Citroen C3. Important! Never leave the engine running in a closed space without sufficient ventilation. Internal combustion engines emit toxic exhaust gases such as carbon monoxide. Danger of poisoning and death!

Citroen C3. Important! In severe wintry conditions (temperature below -23°C), let the engine run for 4 minutes before moving off, to ensure the correct operation and durability of the mechanical components of your vehicle (engine and gearbox).

Citroen C3. Important! Never drive with the parking brake applied. Risk of overheating and damage to the braking system!

Citroen C3. Important! Do not park the vehicle or leave the engine running on a flammable surface (dry grass, dead leaves, etc.). The exhaust system of your vehicle is very hot, even several minutes after the engine stops. Risk of fire!

Citroen C3. Important! Never leave a vehicle unattended with the engine running. If you have to leave your vehicle with the engine running, apply the parking brake and put the gearbox into neutral or position N or P (depending on the type of gearbox).

Citroen C3. Important! Never leave children inside the vehicle unsupervised.

    Driving recommendations

    Observe the driving regulations and remain vigilant whatever the traffic conditions. Monitor your environment and keep your hands on the wheel to be able to react to anything that may happen any time...

    On flooded roads

    We strongly advise against driving on flooded roads, as this could cause serious damage to the engine or gearbox, as well as to the electrical systems of your vehicle...

    Other information:

    Citroen C3 2016-2021 Owners Manual: In case of towing


    Driving with a trailer places greater demands on the towing vehicle and requires extra care from the driver. Respect the maximum towable weights. At altitude: reduce the maximum load by 10% per 1,000 metres of altitude; the density of the air decreases with altitude and the performance of the engine reduces...

    Citroen C3 2016-2021 Owners Manual: Rear shelf (commercial version)


    This conceals the interior of the vehicle in combination with the existing shelf. Do not place objects above the load stop. If your vehicle is fitted with a protective grille, you can place objects above the load stop. Do not place hard or heavy objects on the rear shelf...

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