Affordable Sub-Compact SUV Citroen C3 Launched in India
Citroen C3 Launched in India
French automaker Citroen launched the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV in India in early 2021. Now the company is preparing to another compact SUV Citroen C3 launch in India. The company will introduce it to Indian customers in the month of September. According to the report, the Citroen C3 SUV will make its global debut on September 16 and will also be unveiled for the US and Europe markets on the same day.
Citroen has announced the launch of the new compact SUV in India and has sent out invitations to the media. According to this, the Citroen C3 sub-compact SUV will be unveiled on 16 September. This SUV will be produced in India only and its sale will start in the Indian market at the beginning of next year i.e. 2022. Currently, the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV is being sold in India and its price is high. Citroen plans to produce 2,750 units of the Citroen C3 SUV in India every month and 33,000 units will be produced every year. The company will start production of this compact SUV in December this year.
Citroen C3 SUV Design
The Citroen C3 SUV will be the company’s first ‘Made in India’ car. In this, a glimpse of the Citroen C3 Aircross and Citroen C5 Aircross SUV can be seen. The Citroen C3 has been spotted testing several times on Indian roads. Earlier this year, the design of the sub-compact SUV was leaked on the internet. According to the leaked images, the front of the SUV will be the traditional grille of the French carmaker. It also gets dual-layer headlamps, flat bonnet, and angular windshield like the C5 Aircross. It will also have a nearly flat roof that slopes down towards the rear. Talking about other design features, the C3 is likely to get blacked-out pillars, roof rails, and dual-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels.
Citroen C3 SUV Features
The company can launch the Citroen C3 SUV with great features and special care has been taken for the comfort of the passengers. The car is likely to get the same touchscreen infotainment system like connected car tech, automatic climate control, cruise control, and the C5 Aircross SUV among many other features.
Citroen C3 SUV Engine
The Citroen C3 sub-compact SUV may get a 1.2-liter turbo-petrol engine. This engine can be given a 5-speed manual gearbox and DCT-automatic transmission. According to the report, a diesel engine is not likely to be given in the Citroen C3 SUV at present.
Citroen C3 SUV Price in India
The company can launch the Citroen C3 SUV in India at a price of less than Rs 10 lakh. After launch, the Citroen C3 will compete with the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue (Hyundai Venue), Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV300, Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger, and Toyota Urban Cruiser in the most competitive sub-compact SUV segment in the Indian market. from cars.