Citroën presents the new C3 Aircross in Brazil, a key model of the brand’s strategy to gain market volume, which will arrive in the country in 2024. In addition, it will position itself in the seven-seater segment of the car, where the offer is not. abundant.
“The New Citroën C3 Aircross SUV is a response to the needs of our customers, with a new seven-seat option, a unique distinction for the competitive B-SUV segment in South America,” said Emanuele Cappellano, President of Stellantis for South America. “Its launch is a fundamental part of our growth in the region and is the synthesis of all the benefits that the synergy of Stellantis brings to its brands.”
The new Citroën C3 Aircross will be offered in three versions. Destined for South America, it was developed by the Stellantis engineering team in the region, with strong integration with all local suppliers.
LED daytime running lights (DRL) connect the chrome lines of the central grille, which integrates the Citroën Double Chevron.
The front is complemented by flared fenders, which further strengthen the presence of this SUV. The wheels are up to 17″. It has protective moldings on the fenders and on the sides of the underbody. At the back, the light assembly stands out, integrated with a glossy black molding. 493 long-on.
The award-winning turbo 200 engine equips the top-of-the-range versions, with 120 HP and 200 Nm available at a wide range of revolutions. This set is always linked to a seven-speed CVT automatic transmission and three driving modes. “Its exclusive suspension is calibrated to contain many different imperfections and potholes in the region without excessive body leaning in curves, acceleration, or braking. All this in a modern cabin, which has a structure composed of 65% high and ultra-high-resistance steels,” said a statement from Stellantis.
Entry angles (23.8 °), exit angles (32 °), and ground clearance (233 mm) allow you to leave the asphalt, even if it does not have 4×4 traction.
Inside, the new seats are made with different types of foam and designed to support the whole body. These details are part of the Citroën Advanced Comfort concept. The air conditioning, for example, has a reinforced compressor and a heat exchanger designed to guarantee the best climate in the cabin regardless of the heat (or cold) outside. The SUV includes a new customizable 7-inch TFT digital instrument panel with six display configurations and two color options. It also includes a 10” touch screen with Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay. It also has stability and traction control with hill start assist, side airbags, emergency braking assist, a reversing camera, rear parking. sensors, reinforced air conditioning, intelligent progressive electric power steering, and a speed limiter and regulator.