Citroen C3 specifications were announced before release. Let’s see how it compares to the Renault Kwid in terms of price, features, capabilities and mileage.
Citroen C3 will be released on July 20. Many Citroen dealers are said to accept pre-orders for C3. Now there are several technical characteristics of the upcoming car on the line. This includes engine options and dimensions. The car is much lower than the C5 Aircross. It buys cars such as Maruti Ignis, Tata Punch, Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger. Our comparison of the Citroen C3 and the Renault Kwid allows you to see how the two contrast.
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|Citroen C3||6 million rupees (expected start)|
|Renault Kwid||5.9 million rupees (initial)|
The Citroen C3 could come with a starting price of around Rs 6 crore. The cost of high-quality finishing can be more than 9 million rupees. On the other hand, the price of Renault KWID 1.0 RXL is 4.72 rupees (former exhibition hall).
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Comparison of technical characteristics of Citroen C3 and Renault Kwid
|Exceptions||Citroen C3||Renault Kwid|
|Engine||1.2 liter atmospheric gasoline / 1.2 liter turbocharged gasoline||1.0 liter SCe gasoline|
|Power||82 hp / 110 hp||67.06 horsepower|
|Moment||115 Nm / 190 Nm||91Нм|
|Give up||5-speed manual / 6-speed manual transmission||5 speed mechanics|
The Renault Kwid is powered by a 1.0-liter SCe gasoline engine that produces 67.06 horsepower and 91 nm of torque. For transmission, it is mated to a manual transmission. The Citroen C3 is said to be powered by a 1.2-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine that offers 82 horsepower and 115 Nm of torque. Higher versions are available with 1.2-liter turbocharged gasoline (110 hp and 190 Nm). The first comes with a 5-speed manual transmission, while the second comes with a 6-speed manual transmission.
|Renault Kwid||21.0 kmp|
|2022 Citreon C3||19.8 kmpl / 19.4kml|
Renault Kwid offers a mileage of 21.0 km / h. It is reported that the 2022 Citroen C3 will come with a mileage of 19.8 kmpl for a 1.2-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine. The 1.2-liter turbo-gasoline engine offers 19.4 km / h.
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Comparison of Citroen C3 and Renault Kwid – Design and features
|LED DRLS||14-inch black wheels|
|digital devices||Keyless entry|
|Two-color tents||manual AC|
|10-inch widescreen touch screen||electric ORVMs|
|Android Auto / Apple Carplay||day / night IRVM|
|Location of the 3-wheel steering wheel||reverse camera|
|Automatic climate control||8-inch touch information entertainment system (with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto)|
|Dedicated fans||double front airbags|
|Cruise control||ABS with EBD|
|Internal adjustable mirrors||rear parking sensors|
The new Citroen C3 will be much smaller than the Renault Kiger. It measures 3,981 x 1733 x 1,586 mm and comes with a 2,540 mm wheelbase. The upcoming car will be sold with 3 configuration packages – Vibe, Elegance and Energy. With a set of 70 accessories, you can have a total of 56 customization options. The C3 is available in 10 color combinations with a two-tone roof option. These include Zesty Orange, Platinum Gray, Polar White and Steel Gray.
On the inside, the Citroen C3 has a tubular center panel in contrasting colors to the geometric design theme and dedicated AC fans. You’ll also get a phone hanger, lots of dolls, leading elbows, knees and head space in the classroom. Additional features include LED DRLS, digital instruments, customization options, a 10-inch widescreen touchscreen with Android Auto / Apple Carplay, and a quad steering wheel with controls. The screen is a separate block in the center console.
Renault Kwid, on the other hand, is one of the most popular lower-end hatchbacks in India. Its dimensions are 3731 x 1579 x 1490 mm and the wheelbase is 2,422 mm. The compact car comes with 14-inch black wheels, keyless entry, manual AC, electric ORVM, day / night IRVM, reverse camera and 8-inch touch infotainment system (with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto). Safety features include dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and rear parking sensors. So which of the two models in the Citroen C3 and Renault Kwid comparison will impress you the most?