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Citroen C3: Driving / Stop & Start

The Stop & Start function puts the engine temporarily into standby - STOP mode - during phases when the vehicle is stopped (red lights, queues, etc.). The engine restarts automatically - START mode - as soon as the driver wishes to move off again.

Primarily designed for urban use, the function is intended to reduce fuel consumption and exhaust emissions as well as the noise level when stationary.

The function does not affect the functionalities of the vehicle, in particular the braking.

Deactivation/Reactivation

The function is activated by default when the ignition is switched on.

Citroen C3. Stop & Start It is set via the Driving/Vehicle touch screen menu.

A message on the instrument panel confirms the change of status.

When the function is deactivated, if the engine was in standby, it restarts immediately.

Associated indicator lamp

Citroen C3. Stop & Start Function activated.

Citroen C3. Stop & Start Opening the bonnet

Before doing anything under the bonnet, deactivate the Stop & Start system to avoid any risk of injury caused by the engine restarting automatically.

Citroen C3. Stop & Start

Citroen C3. Stop & Start Driving on flooded roads

Before entering into a flooded area, it is strongly recommended that you deactivate the Stop & Start system.

For more information on Driving recommendations, particularly on flooded roads, refer to the corresponding section.

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