New Cosmo Blue paint shade added to Citroen C3 lineup, Zesty Orange axed

Check out the customisations offered on the new colour variant of the C3 hatchback.


Key Highlights

  • The new Cosmo Blue paint shade on the Citroen C3 hatchback will be available with a ‘Vibe’ pack.
  • The colour option was previously available in the C3 Aircross.
  • There are no other changes on the C3 hatchback.

Citroen India has added a new colour option for its C3 hatchback. The car will now be available in an additional ‘Cosmo Blue’ paint scheme. The automaker has also quietly taken the Zesty Orange colour variant of the C3 off its website. The Cosmo Blue shade is borrowed from Citroen C3’s SUV cousin, C3 Aircross. Buyers can choose a single-tone or dual-tone theme for the new colour variant.

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Citroen C3: More colour options

Other colour options available with the Citroen C3 are – Polar White, Platinum Grey, and Steel Grey. The hatchback can be customised with dual-tone colour themes and a ‘Vibe’ pack. The dual-tone variant of the Cosmo Blue C3 will feature a white roof and OVRMs. The ‘Vibe’ pack includes orange or white inserts on the OVRMs, fog housing, and body cladding. For the Cosmo Blue variant, this pack will bring white inserts.


Citroen C3 Shine variant: Here’s what you get for your buck

Other than the new colour option, the Citroen C3 hatchback remains unchanged. Inside, the hatchback sports a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a digital instrument cluster, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, keyless entry, tilt-adjustable steering, and steering-mounted controls. The hatchback also receives dual airbags on the front along with a parking sensor.

Talking about the powertrain, the Citroen C3 is available in two engine options – a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine and a 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine. The former produces a maximum power output of 81hp and 115Nm of torque. The latter churns out 109hp and 190Nm. Both engines are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.

Citroen eC3: What’s on offer?
Citroen eC3

Citroen C3 is also available in an all-electric avatar called the eC3. Powering the eC3 is a single electric motor that can produce a peak power output of 57hp and 143Nm torque. The 29.2 kWh battery pack is sourced from China and offers a driving range of 320km. The 3.3kW home charger can replenish the battery pack in just under 11 hours.  There is also an option of DC fast charging, using which the EV can be charged from 10-80% in under an hour.

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Prices for the Citroen C3 start at Rs 6.16 lakh and go up to Rs 9.08 lakh. The eC3 is priced between Rs 11.61 lakh and Rs 13.35 lakh. The ICE C3 rivals the likes of Tata Punch, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Renault Kiger, Nissan Magnite, and Maruti Suzuki Ignis. Meanwhile, the eC3 rivals MG Comet EV and Tata Tiago EV.

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Utkarsh Joshi
Utkarsh Joshi
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