Citroen C3 Aircross Automatic launched in India

Citroen C3 Aircross Automatic launched in India with a New Gearbox Option; Know Price and other features

3 months ago

Citreon launched C3 Aircross Automatic in India on 29 January 2024 with prices starting from Rs. 12.85 lakh (ex-showroom). The Citroen C3 Aircross is a compact SUV that has been making waves in the Indian market since its launch in 2022. Its design, comfortable ride, and spacious interior have made it a popular choice for families and young professionals. However, one major criticism of the C3 Aircross was the lack of an automatic transmission option. 

Citroen has launched the C3 Aircross with a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox, sourced from Japanese transmission maker Aisin. This new gearbox is expected to broaden the appeal of the C3 Aircross that make it even more competitive in the Indian market.

Let’s delve into what the Citroen C3 Aircross automatic brings to the table:

  • Punchy Performance: Under the hood sits the same 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol engine as the manual variant, churning 110bhp and 170Nm of torque. This translates to good performance in both city commutes and highway journeys.
  • Smooth and Responsive Gearbox: The new 6-speed automatic gearbox delivers seamless gear shifts and a responsive driving experience. It also impresses on the fuel-efficiency front, with an expected mileage of around 15-16 kmpl in the city and 18-20 kmpl on the highway.
  • Unbeatable Ride Comfort: The C3 Aircross is renowned for its plush ride quality, and the automatic variant don’t disappoint on this. The well-tuned suspension tackles bumps and potholes with ease, ensuring a smooth and relaxing drive for everyone on board.
  • Spacious Interiors: A generous and comfortable cabin with ample headroom and legroom for all passengers. The boot space is also quite sizeable, making it a practical choice for families with luggage in tow.
  • A Head-Turning Design: The C3 Aircross stands out from the crowd with its unique and eye-catching design. The split headlights, the floating roof, and the chunky body cladding give it a bold and adventurous look that’s sure to turn heads.
  • Safety Features: While the C3 Aircross comes equipped with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, and rear parking sensors as standard, it lacks advanced safety features like lane departure warning and blind spot monitoring.
  • After-Sales Service: Citroen is a relatively new player in the Indian market, and its after-sales service network isn’t as extensive as some established brands. However, the company is rapidly expanding its reach, and this shouldn’t be a major concern for most buyers.

The Citroen C3 Aircross automatic is a stylish, comfortable, and practical SUV with an automatic transmission. 

Vishakha Agarwal

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