Citroen It has been confirmed that its next product in India, the C21 compact SUV, will be launched in 2022. With the expansion of its sales and service network, it has begun to prepare for the launch of this mass market product. This new model will be manufactured in India and will be heavily localized.This new compact SUV may be called the Citroen C3 Sporty, and recently Promotional scale model.
- New Citroen C3 world premiere in the next few months
- Citroen C3 (C21) will be launched in India in 2022
- Initially will be built in India and South America
2021 Citroen C3 SUV: What do we know so far?
The all-new Citroen C3, internally named C21, is the first model of many models C-Cubed program This was announced earlier by the French brand. The plan will cater to cars built for emerging markets such as India and South America, to name a few.
According to C-Cubed Automotive’s plan, the new C3 (C21) will be supported by the new Common Modular Platform (CMP).This architecture has been used by many Peugeot models overseas and will also support Made in India Jeep products below 4m future.
The new Citroen C3 will continue the brand’s quirky design language. It will be positioned in the highly competitive compact SUV market segment in India. Due to its unique design clues, it is expected to stand out among many competitors.
The new C3 will adopt a boxy design similar to the Hyundai Venue, but careful observation can confirm the many design elements commonly found on Citroen cars. Sources told us that C3 will be positioned at the low end of the compact SUV market, which means it will target Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger and Vitara Brezza. A closer look at the scale model will reveal some features, such as clamshell door handles instead of pull-out door handles, no sunroof, no shark fin antenna, and no rear wiper. The model in the picture also seems to use pseudo-alloy wheels, which are now becoming more and more common in more and more cars such as Renault Kiger, Hyundai i20 and Venue. Please note that the final equipment and features of the model from India may be different from those noted on the scale model.
2021 Citroen C3 SUV: Engine and powertrain options
The new Citroen C3 will be equipped with a 1.2-liter turbo gasoline engine and a 5-speed manual transmission. There is also a discussion about the DCT automatic transmission of this model.As we reported earlier, the new C3 will Not equipped with diesel engineThe 1.2 turbo gasoline engine of the C3 and the length of less than 4 meters will help it obtain tax benefits and compete with rival compact SUVs in the Indian market.
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