Citroen C3 vs Tata Punch - The French automaker has revealed its brand new compact SUV for the Indian market. Citroens compact SUV will be a rival of Tata Punch, Nissan Magnite, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza after that launch in India. Its equipment and the expected price will be in line with Tata Punch. The sub-compact SUVs like Kia Sonet and Tata Nexon are way more feature-loaded and get diesel engine options as well. Tata Punch will be the great rival of Citroen C3. Here are the Citroen C3 Vs Tata Punch specifications comparison -
Citroen C3 Vs Tata Punch Design & Dimensions
I terms of design, Citroen C3 is heavily inspired by the C5 Aircross. It gets standard halogen headlight with x-shaped LED DRLs, LED fog light on bumfer, squired taillights. New C3 compact SUV runs on alloy wheels. Talking about dimensions, C3 has 3.98 metres in length and other dimensions will not revealed yet. However, it offers segment-best wheelbase of 2540mm.
Other hands Tata Punch also offers unique design. It gets split LED headlights along with LED DRLs. Just like the C3 the Punch also gets silver skid plates and rounded fog lamps. At the rear, Punch gets LED taillights. In terms of dimensions, Punch has 3.8 m of length, 1.8 m of width and 1.8 m in height. And a wheelbase of 2450mm.
Citroen C3 Vs Tata Punch Interiors & Features
The Citroen C3 offers more premium interiors with a lot of interesting elements and shades. The dashboard look quite cooler in orange color and gets 10-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play. Citroen has also offered a fully digital instrument cluster, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs, cruise control, keyless entry and go, adjustable headrests, rear AC vents, a rear armrest and a lot more.
Other hands, Tata Punch its dashboard gets touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play. It has some other features like semi-digital instrument cluster, cruise control, automatic climate control, keyless entry and go and more.
Citroen C3 Vs Tata Punch Engine & Performance
The company not reveal the engine options of Citroen C3. However, rumours suggest it could be come with a 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol engine that produce max power of 130Hp. The engine will paired with standard manual transmission and a dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Other hands, Tata Punch will come with 1.2-liter petrol engine that produce 86Hp of max power and 113Nm of peak torque. The engine will paired with 5-speed manual and AMT transmission. Tata Punch could also come with 1.2-liter urbocharged petrol engine that generate 110Hp of max power.
Citroen C3 Vs Tata Punch Price & Launch Date
Citroen C3 India launch is expected in the first half of 2022. It could be price range of Rs 5 lakh to 9 lakh (ex-showroom). The Citroen C3 will be competes against Tata Punch, Nissan Magnite, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
Other hans, Tata Punch is expected to launched in October 2021 whereas unofficial bookings are already open. Tata smallest compact SUV price range could be Rs 5 lakh to 8 lakh (ex-showroom).