auto news desk, French automobile manufacturer Citroën India has recently announced that it is going to unveil its C3 Aircross SUV on 27th April 2023. This SUV will be the fourth product for the company in India, before which the company sells C5 Aircross, C3 and EC3. The length of the new SUV can be more than 4.2 meters. It will directly compete with cars like Hyundai Creta and Volkswagen Tigun.
This new SUV has been spotted several times during testing. The CMP modular platform with the C3 hatchback has been used to build it. The car spotted during testing was completely covered, so not much information has been received about its design. Its silhouette design is similar to that of the C3. Split headlamp setup, redesigned grille and wraparound taillamps will be seen in the C3 Aircross.
Talking about the interior of this SUV, its dashboard layout is expected to be similar to the C3 hatchback. However, tweak design can be given to bring newness in it. It is expected to get a new infotainment system with soft-touch plastic material, a digital cluster and a redesigned steering wheel. Apart from this, it will get Apple Car Play and Android Auto, automatic climate control, premium sound system, rear de-fogger with washer and many other features.
The C3 Aircross gets the same powertrain as the 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, petrol engine that produces 110bhp power and 190 Nm torque and the 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, NA with 82 bhp power and 115 Nm torque. There is a possibility of getting a petrol engine. A 6-speed manual transmission can be found with the turbo petrol and a 5-speed manual transmission with the petrol engine. Along with this, automatic gearbox can also be found in it.
Will compete with Hyundai Creta
The car will compete with the Hyundai Creta, which is offered with 1.5L petrol and 1.5L diesel engine options, mated to manual and automatic transmissions.