Citroen eC3: What to expect from each variant

Citroen C3 variants, features explained

Citroen recently started accepting bookings for its first EV in India, the eC3, for a token amount of Rs 25,000. Essentially an electric version of the C3 hatchback, the eC3 is equipped with a 29.2kWh battery pack that has an ARAI certified range of 320km.

It gets a front axle-mounted electric motor that makes 57hp and 143Nm. This output enables the high-riding electric hatchback to go from 0-60kph in a claimed 6.8 seconds with a top speed of 107kph.

Like its petrol counterpart, the eC3 comes in two variants – Live and Feel. In terms of equipment too, the eC3 closely matches the ICE-powered C3. Here is a detailed breakdown of features between the two variants. 

Citroen eC3 Live 

  • Body coloured bumpers 
  • Connected car tech 
  • Air conditioner 
  • Front power windows 
  • Dual airbags
  • ABD with EBD 

Citroen eC3 Feel 

In addition to Live 

  • Body coloured door handles 
  • Wheel arch cladding 
  • LED DRLs
  • 10.2-inch touchscreen 
  • Four-speaker audio system 
  • Steering mounted audio controls 
  • Height adjustable driver’s seat 
  • Tilt-adjust steering 
  • Door-ajar warning 
  • Speed sensitive auto door lock

Citroen eC3 estimated price and rivals 

The Citroen eC3 is expected to be priced between Rs 10 lakh-12 lakh, and will be one of the few offerings in the nascent budget-EV segment. It’s closest rival will be the Tata Tiago EV, which is priced between Rs 8.49 lakh-11.79 lakh.

Also see:

Citroen eC3 review, track drive: Chic Electric

2023 Citroen eC3 electric video review

from Autocar India

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