The fourth-generation Citroen C3 will be presented to the public in two months, on October 17. The car will hit showrooms in the first quarter of 2024 and will be sold, among others, in an electric version. We learned a few details about this premiere.
The new Citroen C3 is coming. This long-awaited model will be shown for the first time in the summer. The third-generation Citroën C3 was with us for seven years, undergoing several facelifts during that time. The new Citroen C3 breaks away from the appearance of its predecessor and its distinguishing features will be a modern silhouette, strong and decisive, high comfort and a good price.
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In addition to combustion versions, there will be a 100% electric version. It will have a battery that will allow it to travel up to 300 km in urban conditions, which means that the manufacturer has chosen a battery smaller than 50 kWh, which is possible due to the lightweight construction of the vehicle, designed specifically for EVs. solution. It is also possible that we will see at least two battery capacities, a budget one – mentioned above – and a more expensive one for long range.
“The new Citroën e-C3 will easily stand out for its high comfort and low price. Released in Europe, and more precisely in Slovakia, it will offer a range of more than 300 kilometers, and all this at a price below EUR 25,000 in the version basic. There will also be a version with better equipment, which will compete with cars like Renault 5 and Volkswagen ID.2,” revealed Thierry Koskas, head of Citroën.
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A battery smaller than 50 kWh is almost guaranteed, because Citroën firmly announces that the price will be less than 25,000 euros (without subsidies), so it had to save somewhere. The car will be presented on October 17, 2023, and its appearance in showrooms is expected in the first quarter of 2024. In addition to the electric version, we will also see a combustion version, the most powerful version should have a new gasoline hybrid. and the timing chain under the hood.
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The price of the classic version will probably start from EUR 15,500 (the current version starts from EUR 16,000), which seems surprising, but the manufacturer presented the information to the press during the first, closed presentation of the model.