Inexpensive cross-sedan-oriented Chinese market.
Citroen introduced the cross-C3L sedan, built on the base hatchback C3-XR, which is sold in China. The new model can be compared with the Lada Vesta Cross is an inexpensive all terrain sedan, exclusively oriented to the local market.
Citroen C3L exceeds the equivalent of Lada dimensions: in length it reaches 4505 millimeters against the 4410 millimeters from Vesta Cross, and the wheelbase is 2655 mm. C3L sedan built on the basis of piatigorski crossover C3-XR, which in turn was taken Citroen C-Elysee. In China, the production of these models is carried out in a joint venture Dongfeng-PSA.
The novelty of C3L is positioned as a crossover sedan – he’s got the plastic door sills and arches, and the ground clearance is 147 millimeters. For comparison, the Lada Vesta Cross clearance equal to 178 millimeters. The list of equipment Citroen C3L includes the multimedia system screen a diagonal of nine inches, air conditioning and a sunroof. Claimed boot capacity is 627 litres.
In the first stage, the sedan will be offered with a 1.2-liter “Turbotronic” power of 116 horsepower paired with a six-speed robotized transmission with two wet clutches. Later there will be a version with “mechanics”. Prices for the novelty will be announced closer to start of sales is scheduled for the summer.
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