Updated Citroen C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso MPVs have just gone on sale in Ireland.

Available in three trim levels – Touch Edition, Feel and Flair – the C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso both feature restyled exterior faces and a host of new interior trims.

The daytime running lights are now surrounded by chrome and the front bumper is lower and wider with gloss black central mouldings. At the back there are new 3D-effect lights as standard and new rear chevrons come finished in gloss black with chrome surround.

Two new body paint colours are available: Lazuli Blue and Soft Sand. A new bi-tone option with a black roof is now available on the C4 Picasso. Other cosmetic changes on new C4 Picasso include ‘Mamba’ 17-inch diamond-finish alloy wheels as standard on the Feel trim, while new Grand C4 Picasso features integrated roof bars and aluminium side profile on the Flair trim.

Two new driver assistance packages are available as options with features such as lane departure warning, blind spot monitor, speed limit recognition and radar guided cruise control.

A handsfree tailgate is also available.

Engine options for C4 Picasso include a 1.6-litre diesel with 100 or 120bhp or a 2.0-litre with 150bhp, while C4 Grand Picasso buyers can choose from a 1.2-litre Puretech (130bhp) turbo petrol engine, the 1.6-litre diesel with 120bhp or a 2.0-litre with 150bhp.

Manual and automatic transmissions are available.

Pricing for the 5 seat C4 Picasso starts at €26,695, while the larger 7 seat Grand C4 Picasso will be available from €28,995.

Caroline Kidd