French automotive producer Citroen has been planning plan to enter the Indian market for pretty some time. They’ve lot of plans for the Indian market and their first product can be the C5 Aircross SUV. It was alleged to make its debut on the market this yr nonetheless the plans obtained delayed because of the persevering with Covid-19 pandemic state of affairs. Citroen is anticipated to launch the C5 Aircross throughout the first quarter of 2021. Citroen has confirmed that other than C5 Aircross, they’re going to be launching three additional fashions in Indian market.
As talked about above, Citroen has massive plans for India as a result of it’s among the many quickest rising automotive market on the planet. They’ve manufacturing facilities proper right here in Hosur and Tiruvallur, and may be rolling out most of their upcoming fashions from this facility. Citroen had revealed that they’ve a C-Cube program beneath which the mannequin plans to launch a model new car yearly till 2023. The entire autos launched throughout the nation all through this time may be developed and manufactured proper right here in India. India might even be the first market the place these automobiles may be launched.
At current now we have now particulars about two autos that Citroen may be launching. One in every of them is the Citroen C5 Aircoss and the other is a sub-4 meter compact SUV extra more likely to known as Citroen C3 Sporty (codenamed C21). C5 Aircross is extra more likely to be priced in the direction of Jeep Compass whereas the C3 will compete with automobiles like Maruti Brezza throughout the section.
The other two autos are moreover extra more likely to be SUVs as it is a in type section in our market. At current now we have now no knowledge regarding the other two fashions nonetheless, it is anticipated that definitely certainly one of them is extra more likely to be priced in the direction of Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos whereas the other one may very well be an expensive SUV competing in the direction of Toyota Fortuner and even Ford Endeavour.
The upcoming C5 Aircross will accessible with couple of diesel engine selections solely. There could be a 1.5 litre, 131 Bhp diesel engine and a 2.zero litre diesel engine that is capable of producing a most of 180 Bhp. The automotive is anticipated to be accessible with an 8-speed computerized transmission. It’ll rival the likes of the Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass and the MG Hector throughout the 5 seat, mid-size SUV class.