Citroen Australia has launched and priced the C3 Aircross, which is the first product in a new wave of product for the brand locally.
Priced from $32,990 plus on-road costs, the
C3 Aircross competes with other small SUVs including the Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona and Toyota C-HR.
Just one variant is available for the moment, which is powered by an 81kW/205Nm 1.2-litre
turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard equipment, while Citroen claims combined fuel consumption of 5.6L/100km.
Standard equipment on the C3 Aircross includes
city speed AEB, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, auto high beam, a colour head-up display, 17-inch alloy wheels, a 7.0-inch multimedia screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, inbuilt satellite navigation, climate control, auto headlights and wipers and LED daytime running lights.
Measuring 4154mm long, 1637mm tall and 1756mm wide, the C3 Aircross is 121mm shorter than a Mazda CX-3, yet offers a
146 more litres of bootspace at 410-litres. Folding the seats down opens up 1298L.
Citroen offers just white as a standard colour, while five others are available, each with contrasting highlights, for $590. For now, paint choice is the only option Citroen offers, though is open to offering more in the future.
2019 Citroen C3 Aircross pricing (plus on-road costs):
Model Price C3 Aircross 1.2T $32,990 Is the Citroen C3 Aircross on your small SUV shopping list? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.