New Citroen C3 Aircross 2022-2023, a compact SUV with unprecedented solutions for only 20,000 euros.

New Citroen C3 Aircross 2022-2023, a compact SUV with unprecedented solutions for only 20,000 euros.

In Citroen, the big news is the fourth generation of the C3 Aircross. A small SUV with which the French carmaker will try to relaunch its ambitions. This model will undergo major changes from the current version. First of all, it will be based on PSA’s e-CMP platform, which is also the benchmark for the Citroen C3 sedan that will enter the market in 2023.

After reaching 200,000 sales in two years after its release in 2017 and after the success of the C3 Picasso, Citroen’s urban SUV has opened the doors to a segment that has gradually replaced that of minivans. For the sake of his new generation, the C3 Aircross would have to give up some curves for a squarer, more solid, and more assertive shape: a real SUV. This is what the French builder is preparing:

What are the new solutions for Citroen C3 Aircross 2022-2023

While the five-door C3 will be smaller, the future C3 Aircross it will do the opposite. It will be longer to around 4.40m, longer than the current model, which is limited to 4.16m.

Among the new solutions that it will show will be a new front, already announced by the idea of ​​Oli. Certainly because of its larger dimensions, the C3 Aircross will present a slightly more powerful profile than the C3. Especially since the wheelbase will not be the only one to be longer: the rear overhang will also increase. As for the tailgate, it will be very vertical, to increase the volume of the boot.

As for heat engines, they will only run on gasoline and will certainly be associated with microhybridization. There will be two electric motors. Therefore, in addition to the standard 136 HP electric motor that is already equipped with the Peugeot e-208 and Peugeot e-2008 and DS3 Crossback E-Tense, there will be a 100 HP non-powerful motor to prepare the release of electricity at the level of to enter

Citroen C3 Aircross 2022-2023: reviews and prices

Citroen C3 Aircross is the third most produced model in the world by the French manufacturer. Imagine what the update of this urban SUV has caught the attention of the general public. The future Citroen C3 Aircross will be more impressive than its predecessor with a length of 4.30 m against the previous 4.16 m.

Close to size Citroen C5 Aircross, C3 Aircross will take some stylistic elements, while being a kind of younger brother. Thanks to the use of the modern technical base of e-CMP, C3 Aircross will be able to place combustion engines and electric motors under the bonnet and batteries placed on the floor to maintain a low center of gravity and not cut corners on housing and trunk volume . In short:

  • Five doors, five seats

  • Height: 4.30 m

  • Two gasoline micro-hybrid engines

  • Two electric motors of 100 and 136 HP

  • No diesel engine

  • Made in Trnava, Slovakia

  • A technical cousin of the Opel Crossland

  • Price: from 20,000 euros