June 12, 2018

PSA Group receives International Engine of the Year Award for the 4th year in a row

International Engine of the Year awards 2018

Citroën Awarded International Engine of the Year for the 4th Year in a row

On June 5th 2018, the Turbo PureTech 3-cylinder petrol engine (110 hp and 130 hp) was named International Engine of the Year in the 1-litre to 1.4-litre category, for the 4th year in a row, by the panel of the 20th International Engine of the Year Awards in Stuttgart.

PSA Group has filed 210 patents for its family of 3-cylinder petrol engines. The new-generation PureTech engine offers improved performance, fuel consumption and efficiency, with specific benefits:
– a 4% improvement in fuel consumption on average compared with the previous generation,
– improved engine response time,
– a 75% reduction in particulate emissions.

This new generation is currently available on the Citroën C3, Citroën C4 Cactus and the upcoming Citroën C3 Aircross SUV.