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All-New Citroen C3 2024: Everything You Should Know

The all-new 2024 Citroen C3 is about to impact the compact car segment. The new Citroen C3 arrives with an expanded size, an optional seven-seater setup, and three powertrains, electric, hybrid, and pure ICE. Citroen teased the C3 Aircross on many occasions. Recently, the brand revealed various features that promise to elevate the compact SUV segment. This article discusses what you need to know about the 2024 Citroen C3, including its features, new seven-seater setup engines, and performance.

The 2024 Citroen C3 and the Opel Frontera share the same underpinnings, which are compatible with fully electric, gasoline, and mild-hybrid powertrains. The brand teased the Citroen C3 EV version, bearing the “e-C3” badge. Citroen says the electric e-C3 will arrive later in 2024 on the UK market. The electric C3 has already been confirmed. The hybrid versions will have a 1.2-liter engine that pairs with a 48-volt mid-hybrid system, as we’ve seen on the Corolla Active Sport.

It’s a Larger and More Versatile Seven-Seater

Compared to its predecessor, the 2024 Citroen C3 Aircross offers a seven-seater layout, which is the first in its segment. Yes. The new Citroen C3 can accommodate up to 7 people, but the seven-seater configuration is optional. And unlike the previous models, this model is longer and higher. The new model measures 4.39 meters long, 23 cm longer than the current generation.

The new Citroen C3 shares its underpinnings with the Opel Frontera and will be available with fully electric and mild hybrid powertrains.

Inspired by the Oli Concept

2024 Citroen C3 Electric

The new C3 2024 Aircross takes design cues from Citroen’s Oli concept car. It features square shapes and the iconic full LED headlights with vertical and horizontal light signatures.

The European version of the C3 has more modern styling features compared to the versions unveiled for India, Southeast Asia, and South America.

Innovative Exterior Features

2024 Citroen C3 Aircross Electric Model

The 2024 Citroen C3 has a redesigned front end, featuring square shapes and full LED headlights, centered around Citroen’s new logo.

The C3’s rear end has a vertical design, increasing the boot space and accommodating the optional seven-seat configuration. Another optional exterior feature is the Active Sport badging on the tailgate.

Buyers can have the Citroen C3 with a range of color options. 

Modern Interior

Although Citroen has not yet released official photos of the interior, expect many good features of the 2024 Citroen C3. Our expectations are based on industry trends and related models like the Nissan Micra. 

The 2024 Citroen C3 Aircross has a modern 10-inch Infotainment System, which offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These could be standard wired smartphone compatibility, with optional wireless options. The Citroen will also feature Bluetooth and functional USB ports. 

One of the coolest features of the Citroen C3 is the functional dashboard design, which takes on a simple, yet adorable appeal. The Aircross C3’s dashboard design will focus on usability and driver comfort.

Decent Cargo Space

The all-new 2024 Citroen C3 has a cargo capacity (Boot volume) of 460 liters behind the second row. 

Folding the C3’s second row expands the cargo space from 460 to 1,600 liters, allowing owners to haul more luggage.

Multiple Powertrain Options

2024 Citroen C3 Aircross Electric Future Model

The 2024 Citroen C3 Aircross will offer three powertrain options, gasoline, hybrid, and all-electric C3 versions. 

The hybrid Citroen C3 will combine a 100-PS 1.2-liter PureTech engine with a good 48-Volt Hybrid technology – similar to the one found in the newest cars like the new Hilux and the Kia Sorento Hybrid. For 2024, the hybrid Citroen C3 version features a new chain drive for improved efficiency and reliability.

Those looking for a more efficient model can opt for the Citroen C3 EV. This fully electric Citroen C3 will have a single front-mounted electric motor. The EV Citroen version will carry a good battery, offer a long driving range, and fast charging capabilities. 

Enhanced Safety Features C3 2024

2024 Citroen e-C3 Aircross

The Citroen 2024 C3 Aircross will offer higher comfort, tech, and safety features. One of the best features of the new Citroen C3 is the Region-Specific Chassis Setup. According to the brand, the European version of the Citroen C3 will feature a chassis setup tailored to local driving conditions, enhancing ride comfort and handling.

Aside from the region-specific chassis setup, the 2024 Citroen C3 has advanced Safety Systems: Although specific details are yet to be released, the new Aircross will likely include adaptive cruise control, reverse camera, and a collision warning system..

Pricing and Availability

The European market launch of the 2024 Citroen C3 Aircross will take place before the summer this year. 

While pricing details aren’t available yet, expect the C3 2024 to have a slightly higher price tag than the outgoing model. 

2024 Citroen C3 Final Verdict

The 2024 Citroen C3 Aircross will redefine the compact SUV segment with its versatile seating options, advanced powertrains, and modern design. 

There are so many features of the new Citroen C3 to look out for. It will have lots of tech and safety features. The design, seven-seater configuration, and higher levels of comfort will also make it a compelling choice for those looking for a stylish and practical vehicle.

We’re glad that an electric Citroen C3 Aircross is on the way, along with the hybrid version. On the other ICE side, It’s unclear if the brand will release a non-electrified version of the C3 Aircross. It’s good that the Citroen C3 has underpinnings that support electric, ICE, and hybrid versions. So, Citroen has the option to release a pure ICE in 2024.  

Wilfred Nkhwazi
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