Citroën Friend: the price of the electric car becomes less friends, friend but at what price? The prices of the Citroën Friend Buggy are flying!

Friend but at what price? The prices of the Citroën Friend Buggy are flying

Inspired by the Concept Friend One presented in February 2019, the Citroën Friend is a real cube on wheels. 2.41 meters long, 1.36 m wide and 1.52 m high, it is camped on 14 -inch wheels and plays on a symmetrical design.

Citroën Friend: The price of the electric car becomes less “buddy”

Something tells us that you are not going to be friends with the new price of Citroën’s girlfriend.

Posted on February 3, 2022 at 12 h 45 min

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A few months ago, Citroën presented friends, his new (all) small electric car, accessible without a license and at a rate of less than 20 €/month. A car designed for urban trips, with a 2.41 meter length format and 1.52 meters in height, which allows it to slip into the narrowest parking spaces. A little later, Citroën formalized a new cargo version.

Citroën Plus’s friend in 2022 ?

At the beginning of 2022, the Citroën brand discreetly proceeded to a small price change concerning its electric mini-car. Indeed, the friend was so far displayed from 6,990 euros on the brand’s official website, but this is no longer the case, since it is necessary to agree to pay 7,390 euros to make it ‘acquisition.

Obviously, the increase is relative, but it still involves crossing the course of “7,000 euros”, which can have a small impact on sales. On this subject, Citroën promises that the girlfriend is a success, even if the manufacturer imposes an expectation of two to three months to honor each order. Indeed, the production of the group is still and always affected hard by the shortage of components.

Of course, if the little Citroën Ami is much more affordable than a real electric car (like the Dacia Spring for example), it is mainly because it is an accessible model from 14 years old. An electric car without a license therefore, which is also intended to be more affordable than a car without thermal license, whose price generally exceeds 10,000 euros.

Let us recall in passing that the little Citroën Friend did not escape last year from a recall campaign, with concerns detected in terms of the waterproofing of the vehicle, but also at the level of certain safety equipment, such as the system of Braking or opening openings/closings. Note that Citroën has also just formalized the cessation of production of the C1 in its Czech factory in Kolin, to focus on the friend and the C3.

Friend but at what price ? The prices of the Citroën Ami Buggy fly away !

Many copies of the Citroën Friend Buggy limited series are offered more than twice their price on the Internet. Scandalous.

On June 21, Citroën launched the limited series Ami Buggy. Nothing very rocker since it is simply a disguised citroën friend, without any technical change. Yet the 50 copies were all sold in less than 18 minutes despite the 2.400 euros more compared to a “standard” version. Now, we see several classified ads flourish on the internet with prices that can be twice higher at the initial rate.

You have to believe that among the clever little ones who were in front of their computer on June 21, there were some speculators. Those hope to make a beautiful more value by selling their friend Buggy. We then end up with announcements at 17.900, 19.990 and even up to 25.700 euros. One wonders who will be the craziest between the one who hopes to sell it at this price where the one could buy it.

A bit of patience

The advice that we can then give you is to be patient. Citroën is not fooled and has seen the craze caused by its electric quadricycle without a license. It is a safe bet that production is relaunched soon. Especially when you go to the “My Ami Buggy” tab of the chevron site you can read these lines: “Only 50 numbered copies have been sold and all sold. But if Citroën learned something after so many years it is that you must never say never. A advice Stay informed ! »»

Citroën Friend

Citroën Friend

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Approved in the quadricycles category, the Citroën AMI is an electric micro-city with 75 kilometers of autonomy accessible without a license from 14 years old.

Friend’s design

Inspired by the Concept Friend One presented in February 2019, the Citroën Friend is a real cube on wheels. 2.41 meters long, 1.36 m wide and 1.52 m high, it is camped on 14 -inch wheels and plays on a symmetrical design.

This is particularly the case with large, completely identical doors to the right and left inducing an inverted direction of opening: antagonist driver’s side for better accessibility on board and classic passenger side. The front and rear shields, the bumper stockings and rockers are also repeated at the front and at the rear. Its composite materials panels alleviate the whole. Consequently, the friend displays a weight of 482 kg empty, or 562 kg in working order.

Seven versions exist in the catalog, including the basic “friend”. Four Gray, Blue, Orange and Khaki packs complete the offer, as well as two “pop” and “vibe” packs.

The Citroën Friend has two doors that

The Citroën Friend has two doors that open in an opposite direction

Inside the car without a license, the style is minimalist. Capable of boarding two passengers, the small Citroën electric chip has an area dedicated to the reception of a smartphone. Once connected, it becomes the main screen and gives access to navigation and music.

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The friend’s interior is very summary

Citroën friend motorization

Approved in the quadricycles category, the Citroën AMI can be conducted without a license in France from the age of 14.

The cart is hosted by an electric motorized electric motor with permanent magnets. It delivers a power of 9 kW (or 12 horsepower). It therefore allocates a cutting -edge speed at 45 km/h.

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The 5.5 kWh battery of the Citroën AMI authorizes up to 70 km of autonomy, its speed is limited to 45 km /h

Citroën Friendly battery battery

Installed under the floor at the passenger seat, the lithium-ion battery which supplies the electric girlfriend accumulates 5.35 kWh of capacity. It therefore authorizes an autonomy of the order of 70 kilometers with a charge.

On a domestic outlet, the battery load lasts about three hours on a domestic socket (8A). No accelerated load is available at the moment. Note, the 3 meter cable is housed in the opening of the passenger door.

It takes about 4 hours to recharge the

It takes approximately 3 hours to recharge the electric car without a Citroën permit entirely

Citroën Friend price and marketing

Orders started on May 11, 2020. The Citroën AMI electric cart is based on an original marketing mode based on an ordering accessible directly online. In parallel, the manufacturer has teamed up with the Fnac-Darty duo to ensure the marketing of the vehicle. Beginner in mid-June 2020, the brand can deliver directly to the customer’s home (€ 200), via “relay points” or in concessions.

In terms of price, Citroën mainly highlights its long -term rental offer. Thus, with a 48 -month commitment, the small electric chip with chevrons offers a monthly rent of € 19.99. Please note, this requires a first rent of 2.€ 644, bonus deduced. The firm also has duration of 24 and 36 months. In full purchase, the manufacturer communicates on a price of 6.990 € excluding government aid. The friend is eligible for an ecological bonus of 900 euros.

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