– French carmaker Citroën announced the start of bookings for the upcoming Citroën C3 Aircross SUV from today. The introductory staring price of the all-new Citroën C3 Aircross SUV will be INR 9.99 Lakhs. With the deliveries planned from 15th October 2023, customers can pre-book at La Maison Citroën showrooms nationwide or through the official Citroën India website (Citroen.in) by making a token payment of INR 25,000. The new Citroën C3 Aircross SUV features over 90 percent localisation and this mid-size SUV is intelligently designed to cater to the specific needs of Indian customers.
Talking about the new Citroën C3 Aircross SUV, Roland Bouchara, CEO & Managing Director, Stellantis India, said, “The C3 Aircross SUV has received an overwhelmingly positive response since its debut in April 2023. We’re pleased to announce the pre-launch bookings of the C3 Aircross SUV and I am happy to share an exciting introductory price of INR 9.99 Lakhs. This shows our commitment of delivering top-tier offerings in India with high localisation, and it reflects the comprehensive research and invaluable insights gathered from our customers. The C3 Aircross SUV was meticulously designed to align with the evolving needs and aspirations of Indian customers who seek versatility in their driving experiences. We are confident that this vehicle will find its unique place in their hearts & home. “
Distinctly Citroën, yet a quintessential mid-size SUV, it combines a unique, muscular, and bold design with signature Citroën comfort and well-being for passengers. Additionally, it boasts segment-leading versatility for up to 7 passengers.
The new C3 Aircross SUV, a desirable 4,323mm long Midsize SUV, offers a tough, expressive design that exudes confidence. Its silhouette stands out with a 200mm ground clearance, muscular wheel arches with large wheels and tyres, and durable protective claddings. The robust bumpers and high ground clearance make it adept at navigating uneven road surfaces, when necessary, while the torsional stiffness of the body has been engineered to minimize vibrations and enhance passenger comfort. Protective elements such as wheel-arch claddings, side sill claddings, and front and rear skid plates underscore its SUV credentials, along with roof rails and a rear spoiler that not only improve aerodynamic performance but also add a touch of style to the silhouette.
Citroën’s unwavering commitment to innovative design and onboard comfort is evident in every aspect of the C3 Aircross SUV. Perfectly blending with one of the brand’s values ‘Comfort’ the SUV offers Citroën Advanced Comfort suspension with Flying Carpet effect. Carefully engineered underbody and approach angles enable the C3 Aircross SUV to tackle rough terrain and steep slopes with confidence. Powered by Citroën’s globally acclaimed 1.2L GEN 3 Turbo PureTech 110ps Engine, the car offers unmatched driving performance, delivering a maximum power of 110ps @ 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 190nm @ 1750 rpm.
The C3 Aircross SUV is exceptionally spacious. The 5-seater model offers impressive rear-seat knee room and up to 444 litres of luggage volume, while the 5+2-seater model adds intelligent modularity for various uses, featuring a third row of two individual seats. The rear seats can be folded down or removed individually, allowing for customizable space, with up to 511 liters of luggage capacity. The welcoming interior prioritizes roominess and exceptional versatility for every family or individual need, from daily commutes or city school runs to weekend adventures. The SUV offers tropicalized air conditioning with first-in-segment roof-mounted air vents for quicker cooling during extreme summers.
The C3 Aircross SUV comes equipped with a standard Advanced Tech suite that includes Auto Stop/Start, Electronic Stability Program, Hill Hold Assist, and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. The in-car experience is enhanced by a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless mirroring for Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®. The 7-inch TFT cluster offers an intelligent driver information system. In addition to the above, the car offers multiple utility features like USB ports for device charging and clever storage solutions.
Highlights of the C3 Aircross SUV:
India’s 1st Mid-size SUV with Flexi – Pro*
⦁ Segment 1st 5+2 FLEXI – PRO SEATING (7 Unique Seating Configurations) with the option of removal of 3rd row seats
⦁ Commanding SUV Stance with Best in Segment SUV Dimensions (OAH : 1669mm & W/B : 2671mm) & Go Anywhere capability (GC : 200mm & 20.5® Approach & 25® Departure angles)
⦁ Best in Class Ride Comfort with Citroen Advance comfort Suspensions with Flying Carpet Ride
⦁ Best In Class Interior Space & Boot-space (W/B : 2671mm & Boot space : 511L expandable to 830L)
⦁ Tropicalised AC with 1st in Seg. Roof mounted Air-vents
⦁ Turbo-charged Performance with 1.2L Gen III Turbo Puretech Engine (110PS Power, 190NM Torque & FE : 18.5 kmpl)
⦁ Advanced 26 cm 10.2’ Citroen Connect 35 Infotainment with Wireless Android Auto & Apple Car Play
⦁ Intelli-Smart 17.78cm (7.0’ Color Digital TFT Cluster
⦁ Advanced Tech Suite (ESP, Hill Hold, TPMS & Engine Stop/Start)
⦁ Best in Class Customization with 4 Monotone, 6 Dual-Tone, 2 Interior Dashboard Color options, 4 Customization Packs & 70+ Accessories
*Disclaimer: Mid-size SUV segment is defined as Passenger vehicles with OAL > 4300 mm < 4450 mm with Ground Clearance > 195 mm
5 -Seater – You – Rs 9.99 lakh
5 -Seater – Plus – Upto Rs 11.30 lakh
5+2 – Plus – Upto Rs 11.45 lakh
5 -Seater – Max – Upto Rs 11.95 lakh
5+2 – Max – Rs 12.10 lakh