The big news of small cars in the remaining month of 2016 and next year 2017. Renewed or die. The car maker does not stop introducing more and more new and developing increasingly advanced technologies. Here is the best new small car to come. Which one is your favorite?
The Citroen C3 is called to be a protagonist among the small cars segment B from November 2016, when it will release the third generation of a model appeared in 2001 and 2009 show saw in its second generation. In this case, it represents a major break, as not only bet on larger dimensions, the edge of the 4 meters, but gains 7 cm wheelbase, pointing to a marked improvement in terms of space in the rear seats, especially when the trunk continues to announce a capacity of 300 liters with reparapinchazos kit. Thus, it is now 5, although five lower, for dimensions of 3.99 / 1.75 / 1.47 m 2 longer and wider cm. In addition, its aesthetic breaks with the rounded silhouette of the previous model and has influences of successful C4 Cactus both the front bumper and side shields Air bump and inside, with a throughput rectangular air, a very flat dashboard coverings Interior doors – with flexible handles – and the 7-inch touch screen in the center of the passenger compartment. Although, unlike that, it has a conventional analog instrumentation with rev counter behind the wheel.
In the mechanical section, no changes are expected in the mechanical offer new Citroen C3 third generation, which maintains the economic three – cylinder gasoline PureTech 1.0 and 1.2 l (68, 82 and 110 hp), while Diesel aficionados can choose between 75 and 100 hp. More information about the new Citroen C3 .
The SUV Seat Arona be, without one of the great innovations among small cars doubt. Seat are proud to release the new MQB platform A0 within the VW Group cars utility. This new platform will allow the Ibiza 2017 to grow in length and habitability and that more than ever we can talk about it as a mini Lion because of the strong aesthetic personality it will adopt, much more sporting and aggressive. Before the Ibiza, at the end of the year, the Lion reestilizará with a more powerful front, while the great novelty of Seat for the coming years through the Ibiza SUV (Arona) to fight in the segment of the Nissan Juke , Renault Captur …
In this new Seat, Arona is played abutting the customization possibilities and the combination of two color shades between the roof and car body. The front design has the stylistic language so beloved to his responsible Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos (the current Chief Designer Seat), with that form of X that gives poise and widens the assembly while reinforcing a dynamic image that already has Very marked in its lateral view from the launching of the Lion. The Ibiza and its decline Arona SUV will be manufactured at the Martorell plant, with the second generation of the Audi A1, which share a platform with the Spanish model. The new Ibiza / Arona will enhance its load of connectivity and quality drawing newborns older brother Ateca elements. Mechanically, gasoline bets and tuned to the maximum without, so far, options for any type of electrification conventional Diesel. More information Seat Arona .
Nissan Micra 2017
The new Nissan Micra 2017 is totally different from the current generation. Thus, its long, powerful and dynamic silhouette is inspired both the prototype Sway the Geneva Motor Show 2015 to be assumed that practically will trace its exterior dimensions (4.01 / 1.78 / 1.38 m) and significantly improve both the Interior habitability as the trunk space; Two of the weak aspects of the outgoing generation.
In addition to the outer break, inside the Nissan Micra, 2017 will have a more conventional design and materials most modern and best quality print appearance.
Its technical base will be the CMF platform will also serve as the basis for the next Nissan Juke and will feature engines three and four cylinders, without being discarded the existence of diesel versions, as also drive the Renault Clio, although in principle not There should be neither electric nor hybrid variants.
Ford Fiesta and Ford Ka +
The Ford Fiesta is one of the strategic Ford cars by tradition and sales. Hence each new generation will be maintained with care to detail and seek to add value to the previous delivery both in terms of aesthetics and real utility.
It is what will happen with the next installment of the new Ford Fiesta , scheduled for the first quarter of 2017; a date for which will already be on sale the smallest Ka + , also with five doors and dimensions so similar to the current party you would think that he could leave behind their 3,97 current m and overcome the barrier of four meters .
In the case of the new Ford Fiesta, from the point of view of design the first difference from the current model has to do with the introduction of the shared hexagonal grid with the latest releases of the brand as the Ford Mondeo , located at a position Elevated, less exposed than the current one to small parking strokes. The rear lights have become horizontal, a more modern and elegant proposal.
As the mechanic chapter, Ford maintains total discretion does not prevent speculate on a range of direct injection engines in petrol and diesel could start in the Ecoboost 1.0 and would reach the 1.6 turbo sports ST version, initially the only Three doors. Outside, the new Fiesta will put all the emphasis on connectivity, with an SYNC3 system as the big star.
Meanwhile, the Ford Ka + it could be treated as a “basic” where simplicity, versatility, and low price Party have their main reason for being. 71 and 86 hp, 270 liters in the trunk and a price from 9,900 euros.
Opel Meriva and Opel Mokka X
In the segment of small cars, the great innovations of Opel ahead of the end of 2016 and 2017 are two: the minivan Meriva and urban SUV Mokka X.
The new Opel Mokka X will be more attractive on the outside and inside replacing more practical touch screen pushbuttons. Without mechanical modifications. From 17,753 euros with power levels between 110 and 152 hp.
For its part, the Opel Meriva minivan adopts a more marked SUV air and lose its suicide doors (with opening in the opposite direction to normal) for the third generation. It will use the platform and the main engines supplying PSA She will manufacture in Zaragoza next to the new C3 Picasso .