Driving

Citroen C4 / Citroen C4 Owner's Manual / Familiarisation / Driving

Ignition switch

 S: Steering lock

S: Steering lock
To free the steering, turn the steering wheel slightly at the same time as turning the key, avoiding any undue force.
M: Ignition
D: Starter
Release the key as soon as the engine has started. Never turn to this position when the engine is running.

Cruise control

1. Selecting/stopping the cruise control mode.

1. Selecting/stopping the cruise control mode.
2. Setting a cruising speed/Reducing the value memorised.
3. Stopping/Resuming cruise control.
4. Setting a cruising speed/ Increasing the value memorised.

To be memorised or activated, the speed of the vehicle must be above 40 km/h (25 mph), with fourth or higher gear selected on a manual gearbox (second in the case of 6-speed EGS or automatic gearbox).

Speed limiter

1. Selecting/Stopping the speed limiter mode.

1. Selecting/Stopping the speed limiter mode.
2. Reducing the value memorised.
3. Starting/Stopping speed limitation.
4. Increasing the value memorised

6-speed Electronic Gearbox System

Automatic mode

The gearbox operates in auto-active mode without input on your part.

The gearbox operates in auto-active mode without input on your part.

Neutral Reverse

Do not select this position, even momentarily, when the vehicle is moving. Neutral

Do not select this position, even momentarily, when the vehicle is moving.

Manual mode Sport setting

Manual mode

Using the lever

Using the lever

Push the lever forwards to change up. Pull the lever backwards to change down.

Under heavy acceleration, a higher gear will only be engaged if the driver operates the gear lever or the controls on the steering wheel.

Or

Using the control paddles behind the steering wheel

Using the control paddles behind the steering wheel

Press the "+" or "-" control paddle behind the steering wheel for an immediate gear change up or down respectively.

Hill start assist (6-speed Electronic Gearbox System)

To aid starting on a gradient, your vehicle is equipped with a system that keeps it temporarily immobilised.

On a rising gradient, with the vehicle, stationary, the vehicle is held for a

On a rising gradient, with the vehicle, stationary, the vehicle is held for a brief moment after releasing the brake pedal, if you are in A or M.

On a falling gradient, with the vehicle stationary and reverse gear engaged,

On a falling gradient, with the vehicle stationary and reverse gear engaged, the vehicle is held for a brief moment after releasing the brake pedal.

    See also:

    Warning lamps
    Left hand direction indicator See Signalling. Right hand direction indicator See Signalling. All the direction indicators flash simultaneously when the hazard warning lamps are switched on ...

    Screen
    A. Ambient temperature. (Celsius or Fahrenheit) B. Gear change indicator. C. Time. D. Engine oil level indicator. Appears a few seconds after switching on the ignition, then disappears. E. ...

    Control panel
    The controls of this system are grouped together on control panel A on the centre console. Depending on the model, the functions offered are: - level of comfort required, - air fl ow, - air dist ...