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New Citroen SUV Debut Date 27th April 2023 – Official Teaser

One can expect an increase of around 150 – 200 mm in length to accommodate 3rd-row seats on upcoming Citroen C3 Plus SUV

Citroen C3 SUV Global Debut Date
Citroen C3 SUV Global Debut Date

Citroen entered the mainstream car market of India in July 2022 when it launched the much-awaited C3 hatchback. Though C3 sales are not that great as of now, with time Citroen hopes to expand its dealer network and in turn push the sales envelope.

New Citroen C3 SUV Global Debut Date – 27th April 2023

Apart from widening their dealer network, Citroen is also working on widening their portfolio. Earlier this year they launched C3 electric and now they are getting ready to launch a new SUV based on the C3 platform. It will be a 7 seater SUV, which will aim at rivaling the likes of Creta, Seltos.

Citroen C3 SUV Global Debut Date
Citroen C3 SUV Global Debut Date

Citroen has shared the first official teaser of their upcoming SUV, revealing the global debut date. New Citroen SUV for India will make its global debut on 27th April 2023. Launch will take place a few weeks later.

Upcoming Citroen C3 Plus Spied Again

Due to the distorted pattern camouflage, it is hard to figure out the design. That said, on a basic level, one can easily say that it is based on the C3 hatchback that is currently on sale. It gets similar design and styling till its C-pillar and beyond that is where things get interesting.

New Citroen C3 SUV spied
New Citroen C3 SUV spied

Latest spy shots of Citroen C3 SUV have revealed some interesting details. In C3 hatchback, fuel filler cap is very close to its taillights. On Citroen C3 Plus 7-Seater, there is around 150 to 200 mm of extended bodywork. This should be enough to install a 3rd row of seats.

Wheelbase looks to be identical to its hatchback counterpart. Only its body seems to be stretched to carve out more space on the inside. In our previous coverage, a Citroen C3 Plus test mule was parked beside a Kia Seltos and was almost similar in size. C3 measures 3,981 mm in length and if there is an increase of around 150 – 200 mm, C3 Plus might measure around 4.15m to 4.2m.

Specs & Features

Speaking of features, Citroen C3 Plus is likely to get all the features that C3 hatchback doesn’t. These include alloy wheels, IRVM dimmer, electric ORVM adjustment, tachometer, auto climate control, reversing camera and rear wiper and defogger. Some of these features are spotted on a C3 test mule that is likely to be an upcoming top-spec model.

Upcoming 7-seater C3 Plus SUV will get halogen headlamps, LED DRLs, front skid plate, body coloured front and rear bumpers, steel wheels and roof rails. Inside, Citroen C3 offers fabric seat upholstery, chrome accents, Bluetooth connectivity, steering-mounted controls, a 12V socket at front, USB charging ports, remote keyless entry, and tilt steering. Safety kit includes dual airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, engine immobilizer, a high-speed alert system and speed-sensitive auto door locks.

Citroen C3 Plus 7-Seater is likely to get the 1.2L turbo petrol motor that makes 110 PS and 190 Nm. It is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and for the larger model, Citroen might retune this motor. Citroen C3 SUV is likely to be priced in the Rs 10-15 lakh range, taking on rivals like Creta, Seltos, Ertiga, etc.

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