Based on the C4, the 2015 Citroen DS4 is a light, more compact edition that gives the driver the command of the road. It’s slightly taller than its “older sibling” by 40mm but 60mm shorter and 20mm wider, spotting a flexible slanting rear beam, giving it the stability that is buoyed by a front suspension typical of a MacPherson and a hydraulic power steering.
Living up to the stringent Euro 5 emissions requirements, the 2015 Citroen DS4’s engine is a wide and very flexible affair with options such as a 1.6-litre diesel with between 110 and 160bhp HDi powerplants. The DS4 comes with other variations at the engine section. Citroen co-developed with BMW three 1.6-litre petrol engines for the DS4:
the 120bhp VTi which, sitting under two engines, gives a decent edge over Peugeot’s RCZ sports car;