The Citroen C3 is prepared to witness a release in coming months. Curiously it will be the brand’s initially product to appear beneath its C-cubed programme which is created particularly for emerging marketplaces. Ahead of its official arrival, we have observed the model jogging on roadways devoid of any camouflage.
Touted as a hatchback, the C3 carries SUV-ish stance with spacious cabin and turbocharged petrol motor. Its official engine specifics are but to be disclosed. Although, the design is probably to appear with the 1.2L turbocharged petrol engine and the 5-velocity manual and 7-velocity dual-clutch automated gearbox choices. No diesel motor will be on supply.
The automaker has confirmed that its new hatchback has been made on the heavily localized CMP (Popular Modular Platform). The architecture is explained to have in excess of 90 p.c regionally sourced parts. Measuring 3.98 metre in duration, the Citroen C3 has elevated bonnet and high floor clearance. Its overall width and peak stand at 1829mm and 1474mm respectively. The hatch sits on a 2539mm very long wheelbase. Examine: Citroen Berlingo MPV In India – Maruti Ertiga Fighter
Upfront, the hatch features Citroen’s signature double-slate grille connecting the break up LED headlamps. Style and design bits these kinds of as black cladding all-about the system, alloy wheels, faux roof rails and wraparound LED taillamps add additional to its SUV-ish appears to be like.
Inside of the new Citroen tiny vehicle will be packed with a number of goodies. For connectivity function, the hatch will supply a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment program with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, a flat-bottom steering wheel and a digital instrument cluster.
With heavily-localized platform, the Citroen C3 is envisioned to be priced competitively in the hatchback phase. Charges of the car are likely to drop in the variety of Rs 5.50 lakh – Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom). In this value variety, it might snatch some consumers of the Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger. Extra specifics on the new Citroen compact car will be unveiled in around long term.