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How much does a winter health check cost for Citroen cars?

A typical Citroen winter health check in the UK costs around £13 - £22. Depending on your Citroen model and engine, and whether you live in a big city or a small one, the price of a winter health check on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We computed prices for some of the best-selling Citroen cars in the UK in order to give you an idea of how much a winter health check costs.
Car modelFixter price range
Winter health check for Citroen C1£13 - £21
Winter health check for Citroen C4 Cactus£13 - £21
Winter health check for Citroen C4 Grand Picasso£13 - £21
Winter health check for Citroen C3£13 - £21
Winter health check for Citroen C3 IV£13 - £21
Winter health check for Citroen C4£13 - £21
Winter health check for Citroen C1 II£14 - £22

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Our expert insights into winter health check

Why should I get a winter health check?

As the evenings grow darker and the weather gets colder, roads can be icy and hazardous in the winter months. A winter health check will ensure that your car is safe and reliable for the season, so you can feel confident on the roads whatever the weather.

Does my car need a winter health check?

Freezing temperatures, damp conditions and icy roads take their toll on your vehicle. Over time your car may be in need of some TLC to make sure it can keep you safe on the roads. Our mechanics will perform vital safety checks and run tests on your vehicle to keep it in top condition for those long winter nights and chilly mornings.

What happens during a winter health check?

Our winter health check involves many important vehicle safety checks to keep your car safe and roadworthy in the colder months. During the check-up one of our trusted mechanics will carry out the following:

  • Antifreeze level check and top up

  • Oil level check

  • Screen wash check and top up

  • Tyre tread and pressure checks

  • Wiper blade condition check

  • Battery load test

  • Full lights check

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Hey Fixter, how do I know if my car needs a winter health check?

You should get your car checked if you have noticed your tyres slipping on the roads, if your car has been struggling to start, or if you're worried your fluids may be low. Even if you think your car is running perfectly fine, it is always a good idea to be prepared for the colder months.

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Want to learn more about Citroen winter health check?

What is a winter health check?

A winter health check is a series of tests and safety checks carried out by a trained mechanic. These checks include assessments of your tyres, fluids, lights and battery and are a great way to prepare your car for colder weather and frosty conditions.

Citroën

Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group since 1976, established over 100 years ago in March 1919.

Citroën produced the world’s first mass-produced front-wheel drive car and one of the first to feature a unitary type body, with no chassis supporting its mechanical components.

Citroën is probably better known for its quirky design and fun fashion styled brand of cars. Offering something different from more traditional sporty looks, they are a brand that provides value without being cheap.

There were 1.3m Citroën cars on the roads at the close of 2018; a figure that peaked in the early part of 2015 and has maintained a very similar number ever since.

Good value vehicles for family driving

Citroën offers a range of fun-looking smaller city cars and family cars for every ilk. The smallest starts with their C1 city model, growing into the C3 mini-MPV and SUV models, then the C4 subcompact and compact featuring crossover and SUV styles, up to the C5 family saloon, that is also available as an SUV sporting Citroën’s Aircross moniker. With models featuring up to 7 seats, Citroën doesn’t just create cars for everyday family motoring—they supply cars for the biggest of families.

Does a winter health check replace my car service?

No, you should still keep up with your car's regular servicing schedule, regardless of whether you get a winter health check. A winter health check does not include as many checks as a service, but is a great way to prepare your car for the cold. The checks will still be carried out by a trained technician and will go a long way in ensuring your car remains safe and roadworthy.

What does a winter health check involve?

  • Antifreeze level check and top up

  • Oil level check

  • Screen wash check and top up

  • Tyre tread and pressure checks

  • Wiper blade condition check

  • Battery load test

  • Full lights check

What are the signs that my car needs a winter health check?

It's always a good idea to ensure that your car is safe and reliable for the colder season by having it looked at by a trusted mechanic. Even if you think there are no issues with your car, the winter conditions can prove challenging for many vehicles. Some tell-tale signs that your car should be checked are:

  • If your car struggles to start

  • Your tyres have been slipping of skidding more than usual

  • You've noticed issues with your engine's performance

  • Your car lights aren't as bright as they used to be

  • You've noticed issues with your wipers or screen washing system

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