The booking window for the upcoming Citroen C3 Aircross is set to open on September 15, 2023. While the prices are still under wraps, they are slated for revelation in October. This marks the fourth offering from the French automaker in India, following the footsteps of the C5 Aircross SUV, C3 hatchback, and e-C3 electric hatch.
Citroen is pulling out all the stops with the new C3 Aircross, offering both 5-seater and 7-seater configurations. The lineup is expected to feature a single Max trim powered by a 1.2L turbo petrol engine, delivering 110bhp and a healthy 190Nm of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. For those seeking an automatic experience, the C3 Aircross is likely to offer an automatic transmission option down the line.
Citroen C3 Aircross Review
Efficiency-minded buyers will be pleased to note the impressive mileage figure of 18.5kmpl, positioning it as a fuel-efficient contender in its segment. In fact, it outperforms key rivals like the Hyundai Creta, Honda Elevate, Kia Seltos, and Skoda Kushaq, which offer 16.11kmpl, 17.35kmpl, and 16.83kmpl, respectively. Read – Citroen C3 Aircross Vs Grand Vitara Vs Creta
When it comes to features, the Citroen C3 Aircross Max pulls out all the stops. It boasts a large 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, accompanied by a 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster. Connectivity is further enhanced with cutting-edge connected car technology. Keyless entry, steering-mounted controls, a 4-speaker sound system, a manual AC unit with a heater, manual height adjustment for the driver’s seat, and a tilt-adjustable steering wheel ensure convenience and comfort.
The SUV’s 7-seater variant goes the extra mile with roof-mounted AC vents featuring blower control for middle and third-row passengers. Additionally, it provides USB charging ports for third-row passengers, catering to the modern family’s needs. Speaking of space, the 7-seater C3 Aircross boasts a capacious boot space of 511 liters with the third-row seats folded, while the 5-seater version offers an impressive luggage area of 444 liters.
Safety is paramount, with the Citroen C3 Aircross offering a comprehensive suite of features. Standard safety features include dual airbags, an anti-lock braking system (ABS), hill hold assist, electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), a reverse camera and sensors, a tyre pressure monitoring system, and electronic stability program (ESP).