Citroën C-Crosser owner reviews

"Well equipped, comfortable and spacious, the C-Crosser is a good first effort by Citroen at a 4x4."

Carbuyer Rating

2.5 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.0 out of 5

70%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 4reviews
  • 4reviews
  • 2reviews
  • 1reviews

Common Problems

  • Other (3 cases)
  • Gearbox / clutch, Other (1 cases)
  • Engine, Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)
  • Electrics (1 cases)
  • Engine (1 cases)
  • Gearbox / clutch (2 cases)

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Exclusive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Had a problem with rear window not coming back up but apart from that no issues. Citroen dealership is rubbish however. Stacks of equipment: colour reversing camera, music hard drive, dvd player being the highlights as standard for this model. Great styling compared to mitsubishi and pegeout cousins.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Citroen C-Crosser 2.2 HDI

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

39
Review
I think this is a fantastic car however the few problems I have had have been costly. I bought my car with 50,000 miles on the clock and in the last 4 years we've put another 50,000 on it. As usual the clutch slips like a greasy sailor. The automatic headlight adjuster disintegrated (possibly made from Bassets Liquorice). £252 from main dealer. I find that the car eats front tyres like it's going out of fashion (over £100 a piece). I'm now having gearbox problems, possible selector or synchromesh issues. All said though, if I won the lottery, I'd buy another one. Fabulous car for a family of four.
Reliability

4 out of 5

Had no problems for three years then the few problems I've had all came within six months.
Performance

5 out of 5

Goes like a scolded cat and handles like she's on rails.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

An average costing car considering the size and what we use it for.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35
Review
No fault, perfect reliability
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Just annual maintenance

Owner Review

Version

exclusive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Very practical and surpisingly car like for a 4 x 4. Tyres where the biggest bonus fronts got 33k rears lasted through 50k! (variable 4wd)

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

VTR+, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Disapointed with the reliability the citroen 2.2 diesel lump in what is a mitsibushi outlander - the clutch started slipping at 28k miles (had to have new clutch citroen; wouldn't do it under warrenty), fuel additive tank split (warrenty), injector pipe came adrift (warrenty)causing it to break down. Additionally it did not like the really cold weather -13 degrees celsius, i'm 99% certain the diesel was gelling up either in the filter or the small fuel cooling radiator underneath the car - or was it the asda diesel fuel to blame? The overall performance of the engines is very good but i'd like to see a bit better economy - currently averaging approx 36 mpg travelling 70 miles a day on a & b roads which are failrly clear.

Owner Review

Version

Exclusive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
I love my c-crosser it is the best car i have ever owned. It is versatile, practical, powerful, handles superbly and most importantly, it turns heads with it's stylish looks and the uniqueness of there not being many around.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

27
Review
Problems with Rear Wheel tracking and brakes
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Cheaper to buy Mitsubishi parts than off citroen

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

32
Review
ONLYPROBLEM SO FAR IS CRACKED FUEL ADDITIVE TANK WICH WAS REPLACED UNDER WARRANTLY WITHOUT QUESTION
Running Cost

4 out of 5

FUEL CONSUMPTION BETTER THAN EXPECTED FOR TYPE OF CAR AND SIZE OF ENGINE. INSURANCE COSTS MORE THAN EXPECTED

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Exclusive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

vtr plus, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Nice car third row seats very hard and uncomfortable a faulty abs censor took over 10 days to get replacement car off road to long

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Exclusive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent, has exceeded my expectations.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

32
Review
Dealer failed to notice fuel filter issue at servicing Car brokedown 2 weeks later

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Exclusive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Good practical car with added extras that make the journey more comfortable.

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

2.2 Diesel

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35
Review
I loved my C-Crosser - ideal for family of 7! Fully loaded on summer and skiing holidays with a roof-box, it was so reliable. But then it needed a new clutch at 60,000 miles (its now done 90,000 ish) and I write with sad news just having returned to the UK in two hire cars. The gearbox gave out on the motorway in France and we await its re-patriation. We are told that it is a write-off due to the cost of replacing the gearbox and will be sad to scrap it. However, we have read about C-Crosser clutch and gearbox problems due to the clutch/gearbox being unable to cope with the engine ... such a shame!
Reliability

2 out of 5

Reliable until the gearbox gave out on the autoroute!
Performance

3 out of 5

Comfortable driving position but let down by clutch and gearbox problems over time.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Usual costs of running 4x4 diesel.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

33

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

34
Review
Needed a new clutch at 34000
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Exspensive tyres

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

44
Review
Never had any problems to worry about
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Good mpg and 24 month servicing; great

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
Not had it that long obviously, but not had a single problem with it :)
Performance

5 out of 5

My car is very smooth to drive and perky for a 4x4. It is comfortable when it needs to be and responsive.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

It's is fuel thirsty but not more than expected for a 2.2 diesel.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

hdi, , Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Practical car and ideal for towing, unfortunately let down by clutch problems, which citroen are in denial about.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Exclusive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
The c-crosser has exceeded my high expectations.

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