Citroen eC3: price, variants explained

    The eC3 will be available in two trims, both of which have a similar equipment list as its ICE-counterpart.

    Published On Feb 28, 2023 11:30:00 AM


    Citroen C3 variants, features explained

    Citroen recently launched the eC3 with an introductory starting price of Rs 11.50 lakh for the Live trim going up to Rs 12.13 lakh for the Feel trim. Bookings for the Citroen eC3 are already underway for Rs 25,000, and the electric hatchback will be on sale in 25 cities across India.

    Essentially an EV version of the C3, it gets a front axle-mounted electric motor that makes 57hp and 143Nm. This output enables the high-riding electric hatchback to go from 0-60kph in a claimed 6.8 seconds with a top speed of 107kph.

    Citroen eC3 comes in two variants

    Like its petrol counterpart, the eC3 also comes in two trims – Live and Feel. In terms of equipment too, the eC3 closely matches the ICE-powered C3. Here is a detailed breakdown of features between the two variants.

    Citroen eC3 Live (Rs 11.50 lakh)

    • Body coloured bumpers 
    • Connected car tech 
    • Air conditioner 
    • Front power windows 
    • Dual airbags
    • ABD with EBD 

    Citroen eC3 Feel (Rs 12.13 lakh)

    In addition to Live 

    • Body coloured door handles 
    • Wheel arch cladding 
    • LED DRLs
    • 10.2-inch touchscreen 
    • Four-speaker audio system 
    • Steering-mounted audio controls 
    • Height adjustable driver’s seat 
    • Tilt-adjust steering 
    • Door-ajar warning 
    • Speed sensitive auto door lock

    Citroen eC3 Feel: optional packs

    Buyers opting for the Feel variant can go for the optional Vibe Pack for an additional Rs 5,000, which adds coloured accents around the fog lamps, painted wing mirror surrounds, painted rear reflector surround and others. The Feel trim with the Vibe Pack can also be had with a dual-tone paint shade option for an additional Rs 25,000. Citroen is offering as many as nine dual-tone paint shade options with the eC3.

    Citroen eC3: rivals

    The closest rival to the Citroen eC3 is the Tata Tiago EV. However, the Citroen costs much more than the Tata, which, for reference, is priced between Rs 8.69 lakh-11.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

    Also see:

    Citroen eC3 review, track drive: Chic Electric

    2023 Citroen eC3 electric video review

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