Citroen C3 Vs Tata Nexon Price, Engine Specs, Dimensions Comparison

In this Citroen C3 vs Tata Nexon comparison, we’ll look at the variant-wise prices, engine specs and dimensions to help you decide which car you should buy.

Citroen C3 Vs Tata Nexon Price Comparison

Let’s first look at the prices of both the cars for the petrol-manual powertrain.

Citroen C3

Tata Nexon

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Live 1.2L Normal

Rs. 5,70,500

XE 1.2L Normal

Rs. 7,59,900

Feel 1.2L Normal

Rs. 6,62,500

XM 1.2L Normal

Rs. 8,59,900

Feel 1.2L Turbo

Rs. 8,05,500

XZ Plus 1.2L Normal

Rs. 10,29,900

XZ Plus (HS) 1.2L Normal

Rs. 11,04,900

XZ Plus (O) 1.2L Normal

Rs. 11,29,900

XZ Plus (P) 1.2L Normal

Rs. 11,79,900

XZ Plus (P) KZR 1.2L Normal

Rs. 11,99,900

XZ Plus (P) JET 1.2L Normal

Rs. 12,12,900

CITROEN C3 VS TATA NEXON

PETROL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

With the petrol-manual powertrain, the Citroen C3’s prices start at Rs. 5.71 lakh and top out at Rs. 8.06 lakh. The Tata Nexon’s petrol-manual range costs between Rs. 7.6 lakh and Rs. 12.13 lakh.

Citroen C3

Tata Nexon

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

XMA 1.2L Normal AMT

Rs. 9,24,900

XMA (S) 1.2L Normal AMT

Rs. 9,84,900

XZA Plus 1.2L Normal AMT

Rs. 10,94,900

XZA Plus (HS) 1.2L Normal AMT

Rs. 11,69,900

XZA Plus (O) 1.2L Normal AMT

Rs. 11,94,900

XZA Plus (P) 1.2L Normal AMT

Rs. 12,44,900

XZA Plus (P) KZR 1.2L Normal AMT

Rs. 12,64,900

XZA Plus (P) JET 1.2L Normal AMT

Rs. 12,77,900

CITROEN C3 VS TATA NEXON

PETROL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

The Citroen C3 is not available with a petrol-automatic powertrain. The Nexon’s 8 petrol-automatic variants cost between Rs. 9.25 lakh and Rs. 12.78 lakh.

CITROEN C3 VS TATA NEXON
DIESEL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Citroen C3

Tata Nexon

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

XM 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 9,24,900

XM (S) 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 9,84,900

XZ Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 11,59,900

XZ Plus (HS) 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 12,34,900

XZ Plus (O) 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 12,59,900

XZ Plus (P) 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 13,09,900

XZ Plus (P) KZR 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 13,29,900

XZ Plus (P) JET 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 13,42,900

The Citroen C3 is not available with diesel-manual powertrain. The Tata Nexon diesel-manual is available in 8 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 9.25 lakh to Rs. 13.43 lakh.

Citroen C3

Tata Nexon

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

XMA (S) 1.5L Turbo AMT

Rs. 11,14,900

XZA Plus 1.5L Turbo AMT

Rs. 12,24,900

XZA Plus (O) 1.5L Turbo AMT

Rs. 13,24,900

XZA Plus (P) 1.5L Turbo AMT

Rs. 13,74,900

XZA Plus (P) KZR 1.5L Turbo AMT

Rs. 13,94,900

XZA Plus (P) JET 1.5L Turbo AMT

Rs. 14,07,900

CITROEN C3 VS TATA NEXON

DIESEL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

The Citroen C3 is not available with a diesel-automatic powertrain. The Nexon diesel-automatic is available in 6 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 11.15 lakh to Rs. 14.08 lakh.

Citroen C3 Vs Tata Nexon Dimension Comparison

CITROEN C3 VS TATA NEXON
DIMENSION COMPARISON

Citroen C3

Tata Nexon

Length

3981mm

3993mm

Width

1733mm

1811mm

Height

1604mm

1606mm

Wheelbase

2540mm

2498mm

Ground Clearance

180mm

209mm

Boot Space

315L

350L

Fuel Tank Capacity

30L

44L

Wheel Size (Base)

195/65 R15

195/60 R16

Wheel Size (Top)

195/65 R15

215/60 R16

The Citroen C3 and the Tata Nexon are both SUVs. The C3 is 3981mm long, 1733mm wide and 1604mm tall. The C3’s wheelbase is 2540mm long. The Nexon measures 3993mm long, 1811mm wide and 1606mm tall and has a wheelbase measuring 2498mm. In terms of dimensions, the Citroen C3 is slightly smaller than the Tata Nexon. So, the Nexon will offer a stronger road presence than the C3.

The C3 has a ground clearance of 180mm while the Nexon has a ground clearance of 209mm. The 315-litre boot space of the C3 is 35 litres smaller than that of the Nexon.

Citroen C3 Vs Tata Nexon Engine Spec Comparison

The Citroen C3 gets 2 petrol engine options – a 1.2L normal petrol and a 1.2L turbo petrol. The C3’s 1.2L normal petrol engine makes 82PS of power at 5750rpm and 115Nm of torque at 3750rpm. The Citroen C3’s 1.2L turbo petrol engine produces 110PS of power at 5500rpm and 190Nm of torque at 1750rpm. The normal petrol engine is only available with a 5-speed manual while the turbo petrol engine is only offered with a 6-speed manual transmission. There’s no automatic transmission available as of now.

The Tata Nexon is available with a 1.2L normal petrol engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed AMT automatic transmission. The Nexon’s 1.2L normal petrol engine makes 120PS of power at 5500rpm and 110Nm of torque at 4000rpm.

Citroen C3

Tata Nexon

Displacement

1.2L

1.2L

1.2L

Engine Type

Normal

Turbo

Normal

Cylinders

3

3

3

Power

82PS @ 5750rpm

110PS @ 5500rpm

120PS @ 5500rpm

Torque

115Nm @ 3750rpm

190Nm @ 1750rpm

110Nm @ 4000rpm

Manual

5-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Automatic

6-speed AMT

Manual Mileage

19.8kmpl

19.4kmpl

17.57kmpl

Auto Mileage

16.35kmpl

CITROEN C3 VS TATA NEXON

PETROL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

The Tata Nexon gets a 1.5L turbo diesel engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed AMT automatic transmission. The Nexon’s turbo diesel engine makes 110PS of power at 4000rpm and 260Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 2750rpm.

Citroen C3

Tata Nexon

Displacement

1.5L

Engine Type

Turbo

Cylinders

4

Power

110PS @ 4000rpm

Torque

260Nm @ 1500 – 2750rpm

Manual

6-speed

Automatic

6-speed AMT

Manual Mileage

21.19kmpl

Auto Mileage

22.07kmpl

CITROEN C3 VS TATA NEXON

DIESEL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

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