An electrified Citroën C3 could arrive in India by Q1 2023


  • The Citroën C3 is a budget hatchback currently available across India in petrol variants
  • Details on the new electric motor or range are currently available
  • The Citroën C3 could feature a similar price tag as the upcoming Tata Tiago EV

With the Indian EV space getting more and more crowded with each passing day, it’s becoming increasingly tricky to keep track of the new arrivals. We now have another EV joining the fray, this time from French automobile brand Citroën, which will reportedly launch an electrified version of the C3 hatchback, which is currently available across India in petrol models.

CarAndBike reports that the Citroën C3 EV could reach India by March 2023, though no information is available on the drivetrain it would utilize or on the pricing. Marketed as a hatchback with “SUV styling codes,” the C3 is a unique automobile in its category. An EV version of this automobile could be exciting, provided Citroën settles on a budget price tag.

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This revelation follows Tata Motors’ announcement on World EV Day last week pertaining to the release of the new Tiago EV. Sitting below the Nexon EV and the Tigor EV, the Tiago EV is expected to break cover later this month, making it the company’s cheapest EV. We know that the EV would be priced below Rs 12.50 lakhs, though an official price tag hasn’t been provided yet.

Will the Citroën C3 EV strike a chord with the Indian automobile market?

Although we have little info on the Citroën C3 EV, it’s safe to say that this could be among the cheapest EVs to sell in India when it is officially available early next year. While electric car charging infrastructure is still in its nascent stages outside of metropolitan regions, the C3 EV could benefit greatly from its low-cost appeal.

The range is also an important factor to consider for customers. Nevertheless, we should get a decent idea about the demand for EV hatchbacks based on the market’s reaction to the Tata Tiago EV, which could potentially feature a similar price tag as the C3 EV.

Via: Car And Bike