Citroen C3 Compact SUV Unveil Globally Indian Launch Soon
French carmaker Citroen has unveiled its new compact SUV, the Citroen C3, which made its global debut on Thursday (Dec. 16). The company unveiled the first glimpse of the Citroen C3, a made-in-India compact SUV, along with information on the car’s exterior-interior features. The Citroen C3 comes with great looks and powerful features and after its launch in India, the car will be available in Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV 300, Maruti Suzuki Brezza, Nissan Magnite. Competitive SUVs like Magnite) and Renault Kiger priced at less than Rs 10 lakh. So, let’s see when it will be launched in India, detailed information about the expected price and features-
Stylish and sporty look –
The Citroen C3 has been developed by the company on the Local Common Modular Platform (CMP). In terms of look and style, it has a wide grille, designer headlamps, angular windshield placement, flat bonnet, and flat roof with black cladding on all four sides of the body, orange element on the front bumper, and dual-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels. The front grille of this mid-size SUV has a chrome treatment with the company’s signature logo. On the back of the SUV is a dual-tone bumper with black cladding with LED taillamps. The company will launch this SUV with about 80 different accessories.
In terms of interior features, the Citroen C3 will have a dual-tone interior with premium fabric upholstery. The SUV has a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with support for Android Auto and Apple Car Play. It has many standard and safety features including a phone clamp, flat-bottom steering wheels, adjustable seats, automatic AC, cruise control, multiple airbags, reverse parking sensors. The company said that special attention was paid to the comfort of the driver and the passenger.
Citroen C3 engine –
This will be Citroen’s second car in India. The Citroen C3 is expected to be powered by a 1.2-liter 3-cylinder petrol engine. The car will be launched as an alternative to the flex-fuel engine and will be the first car in India to have a flex-fuel engine. Exact information about this will also come out in the coming days. The car’s engine comes with the option of a 5-speed manual and DCT automatic transmission.
Citroen C3 Compact SUV Expected Launch
The company had planned to launch the Citroen C3 SUV in India by the end of this year, but the launch has been postponed due to the Corona and the luxury car will be launched in the Indian market in the first half of 2022.
Earlier this year, French car company Citroen launched its first Citroen C5 Aircross SUV. The price of this SUV starts from Rs 29.90 lakh. However, the price of the new Citroen C3 will be much lower than that of the Citroen C5 Aircross and it will be the company’s car in the entry-level segment in India. The Citroen C3 is expected to be launched in India in the range of Rs 7 lakh to Rs 12 lakh.