Citroen C3 vs Renault KWID

Should you buy Citroen C3 or Renault KWID? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Citroen C3 price starts at Rs 6.16 Lakh ex-showroom for Puretech 82 Live (Petrol) and Renault KWID price starts Rs 4.70 Lakh ex-showroom for 1.0 RXE (Petrol). C3 has 1199 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while KWID has 999 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the C3 has a mileage of 19.3 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the KWID has a mileage of 22.3 kmpl (Petrol top model).

C3 Vs KWID

Key HighlightsCitroen C3Renault KWID
On Road PriceRs.10,04,228*Rs.7,30,142*
Mileage (city)-16 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)1199999
TransmissionManualAutomatic
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Citroen C3 vs Renault KWID Comparison

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        Citroen C3
        Citroen C3
        Rs8.96 Lakh*
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            Renault KWID
            Renault KWID
            Rs6.45 Lakh*
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          • Shine Dual Tone Turbo
            rs8.96 Lakh*
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          • CLIMBER DT AMT
            rs6.45 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.10,04,228*
          Rs.7,30,142*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.19,123/month
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          Rs.14,628/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.45,722
          C3 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.2
          Based on 300 Reviews
          4.2
          Based on 812 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          -
          Rs.2,125
          Brochure
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          1.2L PureTech 110
          1.0 SCe
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1199
          999
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          108.62bhp@5500rpm
          67.06bhp@5500rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          190Nm@1750rpm
          91Nm@4250rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          The number of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder. More valves per cylinder means better engine breathing and better performance but it also adds to cost.
          4
          4
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          Yes
          -
          Transmission Type
          Manual
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          The component containing a set of gears that supply power from the engine to the wheels. It affects speed and fuel efficiency.
          6-Speed
          5-Speed AMT
          Drive Type
          Specifies which wheels are driven by the engine's power, such as front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, or all-wheel drive. It affects how the car handles and also its capabilities.
          FWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage City (kmpl)
          -
          16
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          19.3
          22.3
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          30
          28
          Emission Norm Compliance
          Indicates the level of pollutants the car's engine emits, showing compliance with environmental regulations.
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          The system of springs, shock absorbers, and linkages that connects the front wheels to the car body. Reduces jerks over bad surfaces and affects handling.
          MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
          Mac Pherson strut with lower Transverse link
          Rear Suspension
          The system of springs, shock absorbers, and linkages that connects the rear wheels to the car body. It impacts ride quality and stability.
          Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
          Twist beam suspension with coil spring
          Steering Type
          The mechanism by which the car's steering operates, such as manual, power-assisted, or electric. It affecting driving ease.
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          The shaft that connects the steering wheel to the rest of the steering system to help maneouvre the car.
          Tilt
          -
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          The smallest circular space that needs to make a 180-degree turn. It indicates its manoeuvrability, especially in tight spaces.
          4.98
          -
          Front Brake Type
          Specifies the type of braking system used on the front wheels of the car, like disc or drum brakes. The type of brakes determines the stopping power.
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Specifies the type of braking system used on the rear wheels, like disc or drum brakes, affecting the car's stopping power.
          Drum
          Drum
          Tyre Size
          The dimensions of the car's tyres indicating their width, height, and diameter. Important for grip and performance.
          195/65 R15
          165/70
          Tyre Type
          Tells you the kind of tyres fitted to the car, such as all-season, summer, or winter. It affects grip and performance in different conditions.
          Tubeless,Radial
          Radial, Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          The diameter of the car's wheels, not including the tyres. It affects the car's ride, handling, and appearance.
          -
          14
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          15
          -
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          15
          -
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          3981
          3731
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1733
          1579
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1604
          1490
          Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
          The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
          -
          184
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. Affects the car’s stability & handling .
          2540
          2498
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          Weight of the car without passengers or cargo. Affects performance, fuel efficiency, and suspension behaviour.
          1055
          -
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          1455
          -
          Seating Capacity
          The maximum number of people that can legally and comfortably sit in a car.
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          315
          279
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          YesYes
          Power Windows Front
          Front windows that can be rolled up and down electronically. A must-have feature for modern-day cars.
          YesYes
          Power Windows Rear
          Rear windows that can be rolled up and down electronically at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          YesYes
          Vanity Mirror
          A mirror, usually located behind the passenger sun shade, used to check one's appearance. More expensive cars will have these on the driver's side and some cars even have this feature for rear seat passengers too.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Reading Lamp
          A light provided in the rear seating area of the car. It allows passengers to read or see in the dark without disturbing the driver.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          Adjustable cushions on the top of the rear seats that provide head support for passengers. They increase the comfort and safety of passengers.
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          -
          No
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          YesYes
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Rear
          Rear
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Rear seats that can be folded down to create additional storage space.
          Bench Folding
          -
          Bottle Holder
          A compartment in the car for holding bottles. Usually located in car door pockets. More bottle holders means more bottles can be stored at once.
          Front & Rear Door
          -
          USB Charger
          A port in the car that allows passengers to charge electronic devices like smartphones and tablets via USB cables.
          Front & Rear
          Front
          Gear Shift Indicator
          A display that shows the current gear the car is in. More advanced versions also suggest the most prefered gear for better efficiency.
          Yes
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetYes
          -
          Lane Change Indicator
          Blinking lights on the car's sides that signal the intention to change lanes. It improves road safety.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Front Windscreen Wipers - Intermittent,Bottle Holders on Doors - 1 Litre (Front & Rear),Bag Support Hooks in Boot (3 ),Remote Keyless Entry ,Parcel Shelf,Front Passenger Seat Back Pocket,Co-Driver Side Sun Visor with Vanity Mirror,Tripmeter,Distance to Empty,Average Fuel Consumption,Low Fuel Warning Lamp,Front Roof Lamp,Smartphone Storage - Rear Console,Smartphone Charger Wire Guide on Instrument Panel
          "intermittent front wiper & auto wiping while washing,rear seats - foldable backrest,sunvisor,lane change indicator,rear parcel shelf,rear grab handles,pollen filter,cabin light with theatre diing,12V power socket(front & rear)"
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          Unlike standard power windows, this one allows you to roll up/down the window fully with a single press of the button.
          All
          -
          Air Conditioner
          A car AC is a system that cools down the cabin of a vehicle by circulating cool air. You can select temperature, fan speed and direction of air flow.
          YesYes
          Heater
          A heating function for the cabin. A handy feature in cold climates.
          YesYes
          Adjustable Steering
          Allows the driver to adjust the position of the steering wheel to their liking. This can be done in two ways: Tilt and/or Reach
          Yes
          -
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver Seat
          Refers to a driver's seat that can be raised vertically. This is helpful for shorter drivers to find a better driving position.
          Yes
          -
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Additional Features
          Interior Environment - Single Tone Black,Seat Upholstery - Fabric (Bolster/Insert)(Rubic/Hexalight),Front & Rear Seat Integrated Headrest,AC Knobs - Satin Chrome Accents,Parking Brake Lever Tip - Satin Chrome,AC Vents (Side) - Glossy Black Outer Ring,Insider Door Handles - Satin Chrome,Satin Chrome Accents - IP, AC Vents Inner Part, Gear Lever Surround, Steering Wheel,Driver Seat - Manual Height Adjustable,Instrument Panel - Deco (Anodized Orange/Anodized Grey)
          "fabric upholstery(metal mustard & white stripped embossing),stylised shiny black gear knob(white embellisher & white stiched bellow), centre fascia(piano black),multimedia surround(white),chrome inserts on HVAC control panel and air vents,AMT dial surround(white),front door panel with white accent, chrome parking brake button, chrome inner door handles,LED digital instrument cluster"
          Digital ClusterYes
          Sami
          Upholstery
          Fabric
          Fabric
          Exterior
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          Wheel
          Available ColorsPlatinum GreySteel Grey With Cosmo BlueSteel Gray With Platinum GreyPlatinum Gray With Poler WhitePolar White With Platinum GreyPolar White With Cosmo BluePolar WhiteSteel GreySteel Gray With Poler WhiteCosmo Blue With Polar White+6 MoreC3 ColorsFiery RedIce Cool WhiteMoonlight SilverZanskar BlueMetal Mustard With Black RoofOutback BronzeIce Cool White With Black Roof+2 MoreKWID Colors
          Body Type
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          NoNo
          Rear Window Wiper
          A device that cleans the rear window with the touch of a button. Helps enhance visibility in bad weather.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Washer
          A small nozzle that sprays water to clean the rear windshield. Helps in better cleaning of the rear windshield and improves rear visibility.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Defogger
          A heating element in the rear window to remove fog and melt frost from the rear window.
          Yes
          -
          Wheel CoversNoYes
          Alloy Wheels
          Lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they enhance the look of a vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars, however, they're used simply for looks.
          -
          Yes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          -
          Yes
          Integrated Antenna
          -
          Yes
          Chrome Grille
          A shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          -
          Yes
          Projector Headlamps
          Headlights that provide a stronger, more focused beam of light. Provides better light throw and increases visibility at night.
          -
          Yes
          Halogen HeadlampsYes
          -
          Roof Rail
          Rails on the top of the car for carrying luggage. Useful if you have less storage inside the car or if you carry a lot of things while travelling.
          YesYes
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Front Panel: Brand Emblems - Chevron(Chrome),Front Grill - Matte Black ,Body Coloured Front & Rear Bumpers,Side Turn Indicators on Fender,Body Side Sill Panel,Sash Tape - A/B Pillar,Sash Tape - C Pillar,Body Coloured Outside Door Handles,Outside Door Mirrors(High Gloss Black),Wheel Arch Cladding ,Skid Plate - Front ,Skid Plate - Rear,Signature LED Day Time Running Lights ,Roof Rails - Glossy Black,OCTO” R15 Diamond Cut Alloy,Dual Tone Roof
          "stylish graphite grille(chrome inserts),body colour bumpers, integrated roof spoiler, wheel arch claddings,stylised door decals,door protcetion cladding,silver streak LED DRLs,LED tail lamps with LED light guides,B-pillar applique,arching roof rails with white inserts,SUV-styled front & rear skid plates with white inserts,Climber 2D insignia on C-pillar - dual tone,headlamp protectors with white accents,dual tone body colour options,wheel cover(dual tone flex wheels)"
          Fog Lights
          Front
          -
          Antenna
          Roof Antenna
          -
          Boot Opening
          Manual
          Manual
          Tyre Size
          The dimensions of the car's tyres indicating their width, height, and diameter. Important for grip and performance.
          195/65 R15
          165/70
          Tyre Type
          Tells you the kind of tyres fitted to the car, such as all-season, summer, or winter. It affects grip and performance in different conditions.
          Tubeless,Radial
          Radial, Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          The diameter of the car's wheels, not including the tyres. It affects the car's ride, handling, and appearance.
          -
          14
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          YesYes
          Brake Assist
          -
          Yes
          Central Locking
          A system that locks or unlocks all of the car's doors simultaneously with the press of a button. A must-have feature in modern cars.
          YesYes
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          YesYes
          No. of Airbags
          2
          2
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          YesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag Front
          -
          No
          Side Airbag Rear
          -
          No
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          A rearview mirror that can be adjusted to reduce glare from headlights behind the vehicle at night.
          YesYes
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          YesYes
          Door Ajar Warning
          A function that alerts the driver when any of the doors are open or not properly closed.
          Yes
          -
          Traction Control
          -
          Yes
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          YesYes
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          YesYes
          Electronic Stability Control
          Improves the car's stability by detecting and reducing loss of grip.
          YesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          -
          traffic assistance mode,rear seat belt reminder,front seat belts with load limiter,pedestrian protection,driver & passenger seat belt reminder,rear door child lock
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          With Guidedlines
          With Guidedlines
          Speed Alert
          A system that warns the driver when the car exceeds a certain speed limit. Promotes safety by giving alerts.
          YesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
          A safety feature that automatically locks the car's doors once it reaches a certain speed. Useful feature for all passengers.
          YesYes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          These mechanisms tighten up the seatbelts, or reduces their force till a certain threshold, so as to hold the occupants in place during sudden acceleration or braking.
          -
          Driver
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          YesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          Advance Internet
          E-Call & I-Call
          -
          No
          Over Speeding Alert
          -
          Yes
          Remote Door Lock/Unlock
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          Radio
          AM/FM radio tuner for listening to broadcasts and music. Mainly used for listening to music and news when inside the car.
          YesYes
          Speakers Front
          Sound system located near the dashboard or in the doors at the front of the car.
          -
          Yes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          Allows wireless connection of devices to the car’s stereo for calls or music.
          YesYes
          Touch Screen
          A touchscreen panel in the dashboard for controlling the car's features like music, navigation, and other car info.
          YesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          The size of the car's interactive display screen, measured diagonally, used for navigation and media. Larger screen size means better visibility of contents.
          10.23
          8
          Connectivity
          The various ways the car can connect with devices or networks for communication and entertainment. More connectivity features mean easy access to files and car information.
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto
          Connects Android smartphones with the car's display to access apps for music, chats or navigation.
          YesYes
          Apple Car Play
          Connects iPhone/iPad with the car's display to access apps for music, chats, or navigation. Makes connectivity easy if you have an iPhone/iPad.
          YesYes
          No. of Speakers
          The total count of speakers installed in the car for playing music. More speakers provide improved sound output.
          -
          2
          Additional Features
          Mirror Screen (Apple Carplay and Android Auto) - Wireless Smartphone Connectivity,MyCitroen Connect App with 35 Smart Features,C-Buddy Personal Assistant Application
          push-to-talk, video playback (via USB), roof mic, white multimedia surround, dual tone option - mystery black roof with ice cool white body colour
          Usb PortsYes
          Front
          Auxillary Input
          -
          Yes
          Inbuilt Apps
          MyCitroen
          -
          Rear Touch Screen SizeNoNo
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Citroen C3

            • Quirky styling grabs eyeballs. Lots to customise too.
            • Roomy cabin spacious enough for four 6-footers.
            • Air-conditioning is super strong. Chills you in no time!
            • Comfortable ride quality over a variety of roads. Confident at highway speeds too.

            Renault KWID

            • Looks better than the rivals
            • Ride quality is ideal for Indian roads
            • Loaded with segment above features
            • Standard safety features now include electronic stability program (ESP), hill start assist, traction control, and tyre pressure monitoring system.

            Citroen C3

            • No automatic options on offer.
            • No CNG variants available.
            • Lots of missing features. From basics like powered mirrors to essentials like rear wiper/defogger.

            Renault KWID

            • Engine is not the most refined in the segment
            • AMT transmission is slow to shift
            • Build and plastic quality should have been better

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          Which car is cheaper between Citroen C3 and Renault KWID?

          Citroen C3 price starts at ₹ 6.16 Lakh & Renault KWID price starts at ₹ 4.70 Lakh in New Delhi. Renault KWID is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Citroen C3 and Renault KWID?

          The mileage of C3 is 19.3 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of KWID is 22.3 kmpl in New Delhi. Renault KWID gives better mileage than Citroen C3.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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