Citroen C3 official launch date announced in India: Coming soon in Nepal

Citroen, the French automobile brand, is readying to launch the C3 in India on July 20. The C3 will be the company’s first India-based model to manufacture in its Tamil Nadu manufacturing facility and it will be the entry-level model next to the C5 Aircross.

Design

Citroen C3 showcases its lofty front with sleek lines along with a spit headlamp and Y-shaped LED DRLs. The floating roof is supported by a black windshield pillar in the side profile. The front and the rear wings have extensive curves, highlighted by the large wheel arches. 

Inside the 5-seater hatchback, we can get a 10-inch infotainment system compatible with both Apple car play and android auto. The C3 gives the impression of the interior space. Even though the boot capacity of the C3 is 315 litres the car gets decent room space because of its wheelbase.

The C3 will be offered in four colours including Platinum Grey, Polar White, Steel Grey, and Zesty Orange. Additionally, the customers will also have the choice of a dual-tone roof, which will be either Platinum Grey or Zesty Orange.


Engine

The C3 will be featured with two petrol engine options: a 1.2 litres turbocharged motor that produces power of 110 bhp and 190 Nm torque. There will also be a 1.2 litres naturally-aspirated petrol motor that produces power of 81 bhp and 115 Nm of torque. A 1.2 litres turbocharged motor will be mated to six-speed manual transmission but the company has not revealed its plan for the automatic transmission. 

Engine1.2 L naturally-aspirated1.2 L turbocharged
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Displacement1199 cc1199 cc
Transmission5-speed MT6-speed MT
Fuel tank capacityNANA
Drive system2 WD2 WD
Mileage (km/l)19.8 19.4
Boot space315315
Ground Clearance180180
Seating capacity55

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Citroen C3 price in Nepal

Citroen has not yet revealed the pricing details of the C3, which is set to launch in India on July 20. However, the expected price of the hatchback is INR 8-12 lakh. In Nepal, fans can expect it to cost around Rs 30-32 lakh.

Shangrila Motors might showcase the hatchback in the upcoming NADA Auto Show 2022 which will take place from August 23 to 28 at Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall.


There are several possibilities for second-hand vehicles in Nepal if you visit the hamrobazar website.

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