The new Citroën C3 will be launched in April;  look at what we already know about it

The new Citroën C3 will be launched in April; look at what we already know about it

New Citroën C3 (Photo: Publicity/Citroën)

As you have been following here at Garagem360, the year 2022 started with several news in the car market. And we will have more important releases coming soon. O The new Citroen C3, for example, should be released in the coming months. The new generation model will arrive as a replacement for the existing hatchbacks.

The new Citroen C3
The Citroen C3 should arrive in April to replace the C4 Cactus (Image: Disclosure/Citroën)

See what we already know about the new Citroën C3

It will arrive to complete the passenger car line of the French brand. Currently, only the C4 Cactus is sold by him. This car is expected to start for the first time April month. Around here, the C3 will be living its third generation. The first was released in 2003. Meanwhile, the second was released in 2012.

New Citroën C3 (Photo: Publicity/Citroën)

And now a new trend will emerge. O The new Citroen C3 will be developed in the city of Porto Real, located in the state of Rio de Janeiro, and will be built on CMP platform. This is already used in the production of the new Peugeot 208, for example. Remember that the C3 will be part of the family C-Cubed.


After the launch of this car, two more cars are expected to be launched by the automaker in the coming years. According to the Autos Segredos special website, the new C3 should arrive in four finishing options: Live (1.0 only), Feel (1.0 and 1.6), Feel Pack (1.6 only) and First Edition (1.0 and 1.6).

The new Citroen C3
New Citroën C3 (Photo: Publicity/Citroën)

This model should occupy the same price range as other compact cars. Design is one of the strengths of new C3. On the outside, the car has modern lines and shows that it will continue in line with other models of the brand. In front, for example, the car will bring two chevrons designed with chrome bars.

At the end, they turn into “Y”. A set of eyes also stands out. That is because it will have a very attractive design. You can check more details here. At the same time, some details on the body are very reminiscent of an SUV. Focus on high ground height, wheels, bars on the roof and among others.

Personalization and technology items

The new Citroen C3
New Citroën C3 (Photo: Publicity/Citroën)

Many drivers like to make their cars look like you. And those who like to get The new Citroen C3 The story should not be different. Counting colors, versions and accessories, the customer will be able to customize the car from more than 150 shapes many different. In the case of paint, the brand informs that the car will come with the concept of Bitom.

That is, the body of one color and the roof of another. In general, they will be 13 types of combinations. One of them will be a colorful car spring blue and bare ceiling. Another body color that has already been revealed by the brand was Craft ash. Remember that the ceiling can be black or white.

internal affairs

The new Citroen C3
New Citroën C3 (Photo: Publicity/Citroën)

Now, the dashboard of the car will be able to come in color Steel Gray and Metallic Blue. The brand also says that the car will have several devices.. Thinking about technology items, the C3 will have Multimedia center 10 (Citroën Connect). Citroën says that occupants will be able to pair their smartphones wirelessly.

Voice commands will also be available. Still talking about the car’s interior, the brand says that “rear seat occupants have one of the best rooms in the segment”.

Note that some devices should be revealed during its launch. It is worth mentioning that the presence of other items, as well as some details of the car (inside and outside), will depend on the selected version.

Driving cars

New Citroën C3 (Photo: Publicity/Citroën)

O The new Citroen C3 must have two engine options. Some versions must bring on the hat 1.0 Firefly Engine. It can provide high power 75 hp and maximum torque 10.7 kgfm using ethanol (71 hp and 10 kgfm, respectively, using gasoline). It will be mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.

Meanwhile, motorized versions will also be available. 1.6 EC5. This produces a force of 120 hp and torque of 15.6 kgfm (or 113 hp and 15.4 kgfm, respectively, using gasoline). In this case, it can come with a five-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed automatic transmission.

With information from Citroën/Autos Segredos

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Pedro Giordan

Pedro GiordanThe journalist graduated from the Methodist University of São Paulo in 2017. The author of Garage360 since 2021, where since then he has gathered experience and research on the automotive industry. Previously, he worked in journalism, press relations, a football blog and a sports website.