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India-spec Citroen C3 inside leaked | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The Citroen C3 is about to go on sale in India within the coming months, and the inside of the India-spec mannequin has been noticed for the primary time

After recognizing the made-in-India Citroen C3 fully undisguised in Chennai not too long ago, we now have the inside photos of the automobile. Citroen’s new hatchback in India is anticipated to have an aggressive pricing.

  • Greater variants of the C3 to get massive infotianment display screen
  • Anticipated to come back with a 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine in India
  • Will rival Tata Punch, Nissan Magnire, Maruti Ignis amongst others

Citroen C3: what do the inside photos reveal?

The inside of the India-spec C3 seems to be much like the automobile Citroen had unveiled in September 2021. The photographs reveal a 10-inch touch-screen infotainment display screen taking the centre stage, which might be suitable with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Quirky air-con vents and a dimpled impact on the dashboard panel can also be seen. On nearer inspection, one may spot a slot for the cellular holder close to the central air-con vents. 

Additionally, the car in image might not be a high spec car as there are a number of gear like rear energy home windows, energy wing mirrors and local weather management lacking.  Nonetheless, the cabin seems sensible with massive door pockets, usable cup-holders and a nifty recess in entrance of the gear lever.

Citroen C3: what else do we all know?

The made-in-India Citroen C3 is the primary of the three fashions beneath Citroen’s C-cubed programme, and has been particularly developed for growing markets like India and South America. The C3 might be manufactured in India with greater than 90 p.c localisation.

Primarily based on the CMF modular platform, the C3 is anticipated to be powered by a 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine in India, paired to both a 5-speed handbook or an computerized. A diesel engine received’t be on supply.

Citroen refuses to name it an SUV. As an alternative, the carmaker refers to it as “hatchback with a twist”. One of many causes for doing so is {that a} extra upright compact SUV is within the works for our market which is able to observe the C3. With an estimated beginning worth of Rs 5.5 lakh, the Citroen will rival the likes of the Maruti Ignis, Tata Punch, Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger.

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