French automaker Citroen entered an Indian market back in May 2021 with the launch of Aircross C5. Now, the company has unveiled a specially made for India compact SUV named as C3. Although, Citroen isn’t calling C3 an SUV but calling it a Sub-4m and will compete against hotly contested segment. There are very much noteworthy details about the upcoming C3, which we will be listed below. Here, are Top 5 things to know about the upcoming Citroen C3: –
- Exterior Design
Citroen C3 is good looking funky design SUV, which takes its inspiration from C5 Aircross Mid-Size SUV. It gets a vertically split headlamp and sporty front bumper. The corporate logo features a chrome finished lining from right and to left joining headlights. At the sides it features a dual tone R15 inch alloy wheel along with Sunlounge accent on either side, along with LED wraparound tail lights. The vehicles also get a blacked roof rail, black cladding all around the vehicle and silver finished bash plates on front and rear bumper.
- Interior Cabin
The Citroen C3 cabin design features a premium look with bright coloured accent. The notable part of interior is that it gets a freely standing touchscreen infotainment system align with funky AC vents design and below the Climate controls.
The Citroen C3 will features a bigger 10.25-inch infotainment system enable with android auto and apple car play, 3D navigation, USA charging ports, Wireless charging, Auto climate control, cruise control, steering mounted control, digital instrument cluster, connected car technology and so on. It also gets a smartphone clamp along with a storage space and compartments on dashboard.
- Powertrain option
Citroen is yet to reveal its powertrain options for C3. But it is expected to feature a 1.2 Litre four-cylinder turbo charged petrol engine. This could be a flex fuel engine capable of running on Ethanol blended fuel as well. The SUV likely to be offered with both manual and automatic gearbox system. While, the electric version is also in work for the future.
- Expected launch timeline
Citroen C3 is expected to launch In India by the start of 2022. Upon arrival it will go against many compact SUVs in India like Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger, tata Nexon and so on. The prices will be revealed ahead in next month and it is speculated to have more aggressive like Kiger and Magnite because the manufacturing is 90 percent localised in India.