The Nuova Citroen C3 2017 is a small car from the French manufacturer Citroën. Citroen C3 was introduced in April 2002 as the successor of the five-door Citroën Saxo. The smaller Citroën C2 was only available in three versions and replaced the Saxo.
The C3 appeared in April 2002 as the first representative on the basis of the PF1- platform of the PSA-Group, later the models Citroën C2, Citroën C3 Pluriel, Peugeot 1007, Peugeot 207 as well as Citroën C3 Picasso. In July 2003, the C3 Pluriel was added to the model range, which can be used as a convertible or as a pickup. A further variant of the C3 is the X-TR- marked terrain version with higher suspension, large black plastic linings, and special interior equipment. It was launched in the summer of 2004.
In the course of a model maintenance, presented in March 2013 at the Geneva Automobile Salon, the C3 received a new bumper as well as a redesigned radiator grille. The logo has also been reworked and is now in the form of a chrome-plated clasp up to the headlights. LED daytime running lights are available on request. Furthermore, the rear light graphic was redesigned. On the technical side, the engines were optimized in terms of fuel consumption and new engines were introduced.
Nuova Citroen C3 2017 Features
The basic configuration variant includes front airbags, front electric windows, ABS, onboard computer and a height-adjustable driver’s seat. Rear seat bench and backrest are asymmetrically divided foldable. From the Tendance central equipment line, an air-conditioning system with manual control and a radio with MP3 and CD player are included. Cruise control and head airbags are also standard.
In the highest equipment variant Exclusive the air conditioning system is fully regulated. The interior features a central armrest at the front as well as electric windows also at the rear. The exterior features additional 16-inch light-alloy wheels, fog lights, and rear park sensors.
Nuova Citroen C3 2017 Engine
All Citroen C3 2017 models had a 5-speed manual transmission as standard. The petrol engines with a 65 and 80 kW engine as well as the 66 kW diesel engine could also be fitted with the automated 5-speed transmission. An automatic transmission is optionally offered for the VTi 120. The e-HDi 70 Airdream is available with an automated gearbox (EGS5). The HDi 110 FAP receives a six-speed manual gearbox. All other models receive a five-speed manual gearbox.
The diesel engines operate on the common rail principle and have variable geometry turbochargers. All engines are classified as EURO 5 or EURO 6. The latest engines installed in the Nuova Citroen C3 2017 from the PSA-TU family were replaced by more modern engines.