Nipped-and-tucked Citroën C3 priced slapped

Charl Bosch

Visible updates to the Citroën C3 are tiny.

Updates exterior are tiny nonetheless the gathering of powertrains keep unchanged.

Unveiled internationally appropriate over a 12 months in the past, the South African arm of Stellantis has divulged pricing and spec most basic facets of the facelift Citroën C3.

Probably to be joined later by the C3 Aircross up thus far final month, the outside tweaks replicate these of the Europea  mannequin and includes redesigned Airbumps with a silver as yet another of pink encompass, wider wheel arches, the identical grille because the CXperience perception and nonetheless fog mild surrounds.

Citroën C3 excessive survey

Inside, the native market C3 stays unchanged from the pre-facelift mannequin as Citroën has opted now to not increase the Techwood imitation picket veneer to South Africa. The so-called Developed Consolation seats and additional sound deadening supplies receive nonetheless been included.

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As earlier than, two edifying ranges are geared up with spec within the entry-stage Really feel consisting of:

  • 15-lumber metal wheels with fake alloy covers;
  • electrical mirrors;
  • physique coloured door handles;
  • 5-lumber show with Bluetooth and USB;
  • electrical entrance home windows;
  • computerized air-conditioning;
  • cruise defend an eye fixed on;
  • six-speaker sound map;
  • Proceed Prohibit Recognition;
  • auto lock/unlock doorways;
  • excessive adjustable driver’s seat;
  • Hill Supply Abet;
  • Lane Departure Warning;
  • multi-feature leather-based wrapped steering wheel;
  • tyre stress discover;
  • Driver Consideration Alert

Establishing on these, the smash-spec Shine swaps the talked about show for a seven-lumber touchscreen infotainment map with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, whereas moreover receiving:

  • 16-lumber alloy wheels;
  • rear electrical home windows;
  • folding electrical mirrors;
  • the talked about Airbumps;
  • auto levelling on/off educate-me-residence headlights;
  • rear parking sensors;
  • entrance fog lamps

The gathering of spec stage is mirrored by the powerunits the place two variations of the acquainted 1.2 PureTech three-cylinder petrol engine is however all yet again geared up; the 60kW/118Nm typically aspirated unit within the Really feel mated to a 5-bustle guide gearbox, and the turbocharged 81kW/205Nm mill paired to a six-bustle computerized within the Shine.

Citroën C3 inside

In accordance to Citroën, the Really feel will win from 0-100 km/h in 13.2 seconds and excessive out at 169 km/h, whereas the Shine will full the benchmark crawl in 9.4 seconds and attain a V-max of 194 km/h. Claimed gasoline consumption is 5.7 L/100 km and six-litres per 100 km respectively.

Built-in in each gadgets’ decal mark is a 5 12 months/100 000 km assure as well as a 3 12 months/60 000 km provider thought with the Really feel priced at R269 900 and the Shine at R324 900.

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