Citroen C3 Hatchback – Specification, Features, Price, Competitors.

Citroen C3 hatchback – All about Citroen C3 ✓ Specification ✓ Exterior ✓ Interior ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ Price ✓ Comparison.

last updated on: 10-09-2022

Source: MotorBeam

Citroen C3 has been launched in India. Its starting price is Rs 5.70 lakh ex-showroom. This will be the second car from the French car manufacturer in India. It is available in two variants named Live and Feel. The brand has started pre-bookings for the new Citroen C3 from July 1.

Its design has been introduced as a B-segment hatchback like an SUV. Citroen says that the deliveries of the new C3 will start from today at the company’s La Maison phygital. The company says that the C3 will get home delivery of the car in 90 cities through its online sales channel. In the Indian market, the Citroen C3 competes with many SUVs like Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Brezza, Kia Sonet, Nissan Magnite, Renault Chiger and Mahindra XUV300. Let’s take a look at the features and design of the car.

Citroen C3: Exterior Design

In terms of looks, the car is stunning in every way from the chevron (brand logo) to the dual-tone treatment with contrast inserts, to the sleek chrome elements and heavy cladding. The car actually looks like a baby C5. It looks quite different. It gets Citroen’s signature grille with chrome treatment which gets split headlamps at the front. It comes with double DRL, dual-tone paint scheme, split LED headlamp cluster. The side profile gets multi-spoke alloys and large wheel arches, and it sports body-cladding with skid plates at the front and rear.

Citroen C3: Interior

On the inside, The car comes with a luxurious cabin with 2 interior trim options. Anodized Gray and Zesty Orange, with the latter getting a two-tone color treatment. The vibrant panels on the dashboard match the exterior shade of the car, while the air-con vents with glossy black bezels are similar to those of the C5 Aircross. The Custom will also get the option of an 8-seater cove and has a place to attach a smartphone clamp. The C3 also comes with a 2540 mm wheelbase and 315-litre boot space.

The new 2022 C3 comes with a large 10.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is enabled with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Apart from this, it also gets a four-speaker audio system, steering-mounted controls, a digital instrument cluster, etc. As far as safety features are concerned, the car is offered with dual front airbags, seat belt reminder, reverse parking sensor, ABS. with EBD, etc.

Citroen C3: Engine

Powertrain, The Citroen C3 is offered in India with two engine options. It is powered by a 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine that makes a maximum power of 81 bhp and peak torque of 115 Nm. Apart from this, the car also gets a turbo petrol option in the form of a 1.2-litre mill that produces 109 bhp of power and 190 Nm of torque. For transmission duties, the car uses a five-speed manual and six-speed manual gearbox respectively.

As part of the warranty program for the new C3, Citron has a standard vehicle warranty for two years or 40,000 km (whichever is earlier), on spare parts and accessories for 12 months or 10,000 km (whichever is earlier). There are services like warranty.

Petrol engineSUV Citroen C3
Engine type1.2-litre PURETECH 82 Naturally Espirated petrol engine
Displacement1198 cc
No. of cylinders3
Power80 bhp @ 5,750 rpm
Torque115 Nm @ 3,750 rpm
Transmission5-speed Manual
Emission StandardBS-6
Driving Range594 kmrs
Petrol engineSUV Citroen C3
Engine type1.2-litre,4-cylinder Turbo PURETECH 110 petrol engine
Displacement1,199 cc
No. of cylinders4
Power109 bhp @ 5,500 rpm
Torque190 Nm @ 1,750 rpm
Transmission6-speed Manual
Emission StandardBS-6
Driving Range582 Kmrs
Citroen C3 – Dimensions & Weight
Length3,981 mm
Width1,733 mm
Height1,604 mm
Wheelbase2,540 mm
Ground Clearance180 mm
No. of Doors5-Doors
Seating Capacity5-Person
No. of Seating Rows2-Rows
Fuel Tank Capacity30-litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
Rear SuspensionRear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)
Wheel TypeAlloy Wheels
Front Tyres195 / 65 R15
Rear Tyres195 / 65 R15

Citroen C3: Mileage

Fuel TypeTransmissionARAI Mileage
Petrol (1198 cc)Manual19.18 kmpl
Petrol (1199 cc)Manual19.4 kmpl

Citroen C3 Variant-Wise Features

C3 Live

– Halogen Headlamps
– Full wheel covers
– Glossy black ORVMs
– Black upholstery
– Satin chrome treatment for gear knob & AC controls
– Black AC vent surrounds
– Roof antenna
– Manual air-conditioning
– Front power windows
– Manual ORVMs
– Digital instrument console
– Dual airbags
– ABS with EBD
– Rear parking sensors
– Speed alert System
– Seat-belt reminder system

C3 Feel & Feel Turbo

– Height adjustable driver seat
– 180mm ground clearance
– 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system
– Wireless screen mirroring with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
– Multi-functional steering wheel
– Roof Antenna
– Glossy black roof rails
– Wheel arch cladding
– Chrome accents – inside door handles, AC vents & steering
– Four speakers
– Power windows
– Remote keyless entry
– Tilt adjustable steering
– Speed-sensing auto door lock function
– Parcel Tray

Safety Features:-

  • Dual-front Air-bags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • ISOFIX seat mounts
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Hill hold control
  • Seat-belt Warning
  • Central Locking with Child safety locks
  • Rear Parking Sensor and Camera
  • Speed-sensitive auto door lock

Citroen C3 – Colours:

  • Polar White
  • Platinum Grey
  • Steel Grey
  • Zesty Orange
  • Polar White with Zesty Orange roof
  • Platinum Grey with Zesty Orange roof
  • Polar White with Platinum Grey roof
  • Steel Grey with Zesty Orange roof
  • Zesty Orange with Platinum Grey roof
  • Steel Grey with Platinum Grey roof

Citroen C3 – Rivals:

  • Tata Nexon
  • Kia Sonet
  • Mahindra XUV300
  • Maruti Suzuki Brezza
  • Renault Kiger
  • Nissan Magnite

Citroen C3: Ex-showroom Price

VariantEx-showroom Price, Delhi
1.2 P LiveRs. 5,70,500/-
1.2 P FeelRs. 6,62,500/-
1.2 P Feel Vibe PackRs. 6,77,500/-
1.2 P Feel Dual ToneRs. 6,77,500/-
1.2 P Feel Dual Tone Vibe PackRs. 6,92,500/-
1.2 P Tubro Dual Tone Vibe PackRs. 8,05,500/-

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