Template talk:Citroën timeline 1980 to date
Category for the 2CV?
The 2CV was absolutely not a city car.Hektor 16:26, 8 October 2006 (UTC)
- I agree, it is rather a "people's car", an inexpensive small car or something like that. It doesn't fit modern classifications since its design is actually very old, the same as the Beetle. The addition of a Early Citroën vehicles timeline would be very helpful to establish a consensus on the 2CV's classification. -- NaBUru38 22:42, 12 October 2006 (UTC)
GSA as small family car
- GSA - Length, 4190 mm, Width, 1610 mm,
- Xsara - 4167 x 1698
- Golf 4.2/1.76 -- Hektor
- The Peugeot 306 (a small family car) is just under 4000 mm long, and the Peugeot 207 (a supermini) has a length just over 4000 mm. The Vokswagen Golf Mk I has a length of 3700 mm and the Mk V is 4200 mm long; and all its generations are small family cars. You should compare the length of a car against similar casrs of the same time, not against current models.
- The Ford Cortina Mk III was 4270 mm long and the Renault 12 4345 mm long, and they are heirs of the current Mondeo and Laguna respectively. So I think they are pretty close to the GS / GSA.
- And please use the "Show preview" button instead of saving twenty edits in only half an hour. -- NaBUru38 15:28, 31 October 2006 (UTC)
- I have driven a GS, and it's a smaller car than a Taunus, or an Ascona, or a Renault 12. It is comparable in size to the Peugeot 204, the Escort the Renault 14 or the Kadett. I can dig out old comparative tests from the 1970s, and you will see that the GS was not compared to the Taunus. For instance the engine range was 1.0 L to 1.3 L, while Taunus started at 1.3 L up to 2.0 L.Hektor 16:23, 31 October 2006 (UTC)
Production start and end
You edited the timeline because the Citroën BX was discontinued in 1994, when the Xantia was made available in 1993. The 2CV was produced until 1989; as no direct replacement was produced, its bar goes until that date. But many other models were discontinued after their replacements were on sale; however, that is not as important as the release date. The Clio II is still in production, both the Renault timeline correctly shows the Clio III when it was actually made available. I hope you understand that what we are showing with the timelines it the newest models in a certain year, not the oldest. -- NaBUru38 20:16, 2 December 2006 (UTC)