“Exclusive” Citroen SUV tweaked appearance and ordered a less powerful engine

In the Network there were photos of restyled crossover C3-XR without any camouflage. It is expected that the refreshed model will go on sale before the end of this year.

Compact “SUV” Citroen C3-XR debuted in 2014. This model is designed specifically for the Chinese market, its production is established at the local plant, the joint venture of PSA and Dongfeng. Now it’s time for the planned restyling-pictures of the refreshed crossover made to the base of the Ministry of industry of China. “SUV” got a new hood and bumpers, other grille and headlights, the rear lights have changed the pattern. By the way, the front of the cross can be set colored inserts – like Citroen C5 Aircross or Cactus, but the side lining of the Airbump designed for China model did not get. Even for Chinese cross provided by the disks of the new design.

Length restyled C3-XR increased by 20 mm to 4282 mm, the remaining dimensions have not changed: width-1748 mm, height-1557 mm, wheelbase-2655 mm. ” SUV “is built on the” cart ” PF1, which also underlies many other models of the concern PSA Group – on it, for example, based on the current Peugeot 2008 and Citroen C-Elysee/Peugeot 301.

Refreshed Citroen C3-XR will be offered with the same petrol “Turbotronic” 1.2 PureTech but her power was cut from 136 to 116 HP pre-reform cross with the 1.2 engine is available with five-speed “mechanics” or six-speed “automatic”. Predecessor also equipped with “aspirated” 1.6, and “turboservice” 1.6 THP with a return of 117 and 167 HP respectively, however, it is unknown whether in the ranks of these motors. Drive same in any case only the front.

According to preliminary data, the updated C3-XR will go on sale before the end of this year, there is no information about prices. Restyled ” SUV ” costs from 108 800 yuan, which is equivalent to about 1 084 000 rubles at the current rate. Outside China, the crossover is not presented, there is a demand for it collapsed almost three times: in 2017, 24 555 such cars were sold, while in 2016, the Citroen C3-XR sold 73 461 copies.

близок к C3-XR, а колесная база у моделей и вовсе совпадает, но «цэ-четвертый» все же на ступеньку выше, его цена – от 115 800 юаней (около 1 154 000 рублей).

By the way, in China will soon start selling another new Citroen – coplatform C3-XR “SUV” C4 Aircross: the name was another cross brand, “twin” Mitsubishi ASX and Peugeot 4008 (“Japanese” is produced today, and the production of “French” collapsed in 2017), in China, under this designation will be available to a variety of familiar to us C3 Aircross. In its dimensions, “Aircross “is close to C3-XR, and the wheelbase of the models and does coincide, but” CE-fourth ” is still a step higher, its price – from 115 800 yuan (about 1 154 000 rubles).