Citroen C3 (CC21) was teased before its world premiere

Saptarshi Mondal

Citroen One day before its global debut, it officially announced its upcoming entry-level model in India. The internal code is CC21-and may be referred to as C3 in production specifications-this will be Citroen’s first India-made global product for the mass market and will replace the Citroen C3 crossover currently sold abroad.

  • C3 will be built at the same time in India and South America
  • Only get 1.2 liter turbo petrol device
  • Expected to be listed early next year

Citroen C3 (CC21): exterior design

The first official trailer only partially showed the front panel of this compact SUV, which is usually Citroen.Just like C5 Aircross, The feature of the face is the split headlamp setting, connected by a smooth grille, neatly containing the Citroen logo. In fact, the grille integrates seamlessly with the LED daytime running lights, which is a good touch.

Although we have seen the final design of C3, because it is Promotional scale model Earlier. What makes the C3 stand out is the quirky design typical of Citroen. It has an upright design with a flat hood and a highly inclined windshield.

Its body is surrounded by heavy cladding, a contrasting roof, orange trim on the bumper and side cladding, and black-painted pillars and roof rails. The rear features a clean upright tailgate with rectangular taillights and two-tone bumpers at both ends.

However, the interior of the C3 is still confidential and will be announced tomorrow. Expect the weird design theme to continue internally, with some similarities to the larger C5 Aircross. The features and equipment are expected to be on par with competitors in this segment.

Citroen C3 (CC21): platform and engine

Citroen C3 is based on the CMP modular platform, which will support other vehicles, including Sister brand Jeep’s SUV under 4 metersThe platform has been heavily localized for India, and Citroen is expected to actively position C3 in its market segments.

The C3 will be the first model in the C-Cubed program announced by the French brand earlier. The plan will cater to cars built for emerging markets such as India and South America, to name a few.

The 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 mentioned earlier, the C3 will not be equipped with a diesel engine.

Citroen C3 (CC21): Competitors and expected launch

As Citroen’s entry-level model with a high degree of localization in India, the price of C3 is expected to be competitive.In this respect, it will be comparable to low-end models in the compact SUV segment, such as Renokege with Nissan Magnite And a few hatchbacks.

Following the world premiere tomorrow, C3 will enter Series production in December This year, it is expected to be listed in early 2022. You can visit the OurIndia website tomorrow to get a comprehensive overview of the Citroen C3.

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