What to expect from the Citroen C3 Aircross SUV
Delhi : Citroen has revealed that it will soon introduce a new SUV as its fourth product to the Indian market. A teaser image for the introduction was posted on Citroen's official social media accounts. The SUV, also known as the C3 Aircross, will formally launch on April 27 according to the French automaker.
Check out our list of features you may anticipate from the Citroen C3 Aircross SUV before it is unveiled:
According to the teaser image released by the firm, the C3 Aircross will have split LED headlamps up front with integrated DRLs, just like the C3 tallboy hatch. Other aspects of design, such as eccentric exterior details. The future SUV will likely have additional design features including oddball exterior details and distinctive colour options, just like its sibling. Despite sharing some aesthetic cues with the C3, the C3 Aircross is anticipated to be substantially larger, providing a roomier cabin. In addition, the inside is anticipated to provide a more luxurious experience than the company's hatchback model.
The SUV may come equipped with features like a 10-inch connected touchscreen infotainment system, a digital instrument cluster, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic climate control, a rear parking camera, up to 6 airbags, traction control, diamond-cut alloy wheels, leather steering wheels, push-button start/stop, keyless entry, and more.
The Citroen C3 Aircross is most likely going to be a gasoline-only model and might even be available with the C3's 1.2-liter, three-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine, which cranks out a maximum of 110 PS and a maximum torque of 190 Nm. The front wheels will be driven by a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard, but unlike its hatchback sibling, the C3 Aircross is also anticipated to be sold with an optional automatic gearbox.
Price target and competitors
The basic pricing of the C3 Aircross is anticipated to be between Rs. 9 and Rs. 10 lakh (ex-showroom). It will directly compete in the Indian market with vehicles like the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Hyryder, Skoda Kushaq, and the Volkswagen Taigun at this price bracket. Additionally, Citroen might subsequently release a three-row version of the SUV, though the company has not yet confirmed this.