19 January 2015

Citroen and DS had record sales in 2014

The distinctive Citroen C4 Cactus
Citroen and its DS brand sold 2,259 new cars and LCVs in Ireland in 2014, showing a sales increase of 18.6 percent on 2013, writes Trish Whelan.

Passenger car sales for the two brands increased by 9.6 percent with a significant number coming from the C4 Picasso range.

Last year saw the launch of the Grand C4 Picasso, New C1 small car and C4 Cactus. This has resulted in retail sales being up 52.6 percent to 786 registrations.

The New C4 Cactus hatchback, which went on sale in September 2014, is expected to account for significant in 2015. It is one of seven 2015 European Car of the Year finalists.