New Citroën C3 2023 will have only two airbags

New Citroën C3 2023 will have only two airbags


The Live 1.0 Firefly version of the new Citroën C3 2023 will have one-piece front seats with the head and backrest forming a single piece.

THE Citroën is already producing the new C3 2023 in Porto Real (RJ), the million question is to know when it will be launched. At the moment, everything indicates that its sales will start only in June. Until then, let’s satisfy the curiosity about the most important launch of the brand in recent years.

Regarding safety, the new Citroën C3 2023 will not follow its Peugeot 208 sibling and all versions will have only two front airbags. The safety list includes mandatory ABS brakes, traction control and stability.

The entry-level 1.0 Live version will have one-piece front seats with integrated headrest.

In addition to the integrated backrest, the entry seats 1.0 version of the liver will be short, the backrest will be thin and the support flaps will also not be strong.

From the Feel version 1.0 and 1.6 onwards, the seats will provide greater support for the legs, the backrest will be thicker and the side flaps wider. In addition to the backrest, different from the headrest.

A common feature for all versions is the backrest of the rear seat, which will not be divided into 1/3 and 2/3, however, it can be folded.

The panel is also common to all versions, only changing the finish color and chrome appliqués depending on the version. The instrument panel is common to all versions, 100% digital, it will have the relevant gear on the right, regardless of whether the transmission is manual or direct, followed by the speedometer, total and partial odometer that will change the screen and stick . in the frame. In the left corner of the instrument panel will be the fuel gauge and on the right the temperature display. From what we understand the new Citroën C3 2023 will not have a tachometer.

As we published in March, the new French hatch of Stellantis will be offered in versions Live 1.0, Feel 1.0, First Edition 1.0, Feel 1.6, Feel 1.6 Pack AT, First Edition 1.6 AT.

The entry-level version of the 1.0 Live will be very basic and will have 15-inch alloy wheels as standard with 195/65 R15 Goodyear EfficientGrip tires, air conditioning, power steering, power front windows and power locks. The exterior adjustment of the glass will be manual. In order to have a lower price, Citroën stopped using the radio, the USB input, the electric rear windows, the alarm, the steering wheel without controls, among other things.

The new Citroën C3 1.0 Live will have a package that will add a multimedia center.

The Feel 1.0 and 1.6 versions, on the other hand, get a multimedia center with a wireless mirror for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a steering wheel with voice and phone commands, electric rear windows behind the center console, a USB port on front and dual rear for mobile phone charging, defogger and rear wiper, 15 inch gray alloy wheels, mirror mirror, body colored door handles, roof rack, defogger and rear window wiper , a key with command to open and close doors, among other devices.

The Fee Pack adds a Piano black glass cover and 15-inch diamond-cut wheels.

Finally, the First Edition version with the 1.0 or 1.6 engine has electrically adjustable exterior mirrors, two-tone body color, plastic inserts on the lower part of the doors, mirror caps matching the color of the roof, name plate of the First Edition at the gates. use blue on the panel, silver roof rack, auxiliary lights, among other accessories.

New Citroën C3 2023 engines

In Live, Feel and First Edition versions Citroën The C3 1.0 Firefly P-L7 engine will have the same tuning as the Fiat Argo. So, it will have 71 hp at 6,000 rpm and a torque of 10 kgfm at 3,250 rpm with gasoline and 75 hp of power at 6,000 rpm and a torque of 10.7 kgfm at 3,250 rpm when fueled with ethanol. The transmission will be a five-speed manual.

In the Feel, Feel Pack and First Edition options, the 1.6 EC5 engine delivers 113 hp at 6,000 rpm and 15.4 kgfm torque at 4,250 rpm with petrol in the tank. With ethanol, the power will be 120 hp at 6,000 rpm and touch 15.6 kgfm at 4,500 rpm. The 1.6-liter engine can be connected to a five-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed automatic.

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