Citroen C3 vs Tata Altroz

Should you buy Citroen C3 or Tata Altroz? 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 Tata Altroz price starts Rs 6.65 Lakh ex-showroom for XE (Petrol). C3 has 1199 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Altroz has 1497 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the C3 has a mileage of 19.3 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Altroz has a mileage of 26.2 km/kg (Petrol top model).

C3 Vs Altroz

Key HighlightsCitroen C3Tata Altroz
On Road PriceRs.10,04,228*Rs.12,34,087*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)11991199
TransmissionManualAutomatic
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Citroen C3 vs Tata Altroz Comparison

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        Citroen C3
        Citroen C3
        Rs8.96 Lakh*
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            Tata Altroz
            Tata Altroz
            Rs10.65 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.10,04,228*
          Rs.12,34,087*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.19,123/month
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          Rs.23,498/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.45,722
          C3 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 265 Reviews
          4.6
          Based on 1333 Reviews
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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 Turbo
          1.2 L Revotron
          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
          1199
          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
          86.83bhp@6000rpm
          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
          115Nm@3250rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          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.
          YesNo
          Transmission Type
          Manual
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          6-Speed
          6-Speed DCT
          Mild HybridNo
          -
          Drive Type
          FWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          19.3
          18.5
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          30
          37
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          159
          -
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
          Independent MacPherson dual path strut with coil spring
          Rear Suspension
          Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
          Twist beam with coil spring and shock Absorber
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Tilt
          -
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          4.98
          5
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          Drum
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          159
          -
          Tyre Size
          195/65 R15
          185/60 R16
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          -
          16
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          -
          16
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          3981
          3990
          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
          1755
          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
          1586
          1523
          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.
          -
          165
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2450
          2501
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1048
          -
          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.
          1448
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          300
          345
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYes
          -
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootNo
          -
          Power folding 3rd Row SeatNo
          -
          Automatic Climate ControlNoYes
          Air Quality ControlNoYes
          Remote Climate Control (A/C)No
          -
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          No
          -
          Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
          -
          Remote Engine Start/StopNo
          -
          Low Fuel Warning LightYes
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightNo
          -
          Remote Horn & Light ControlNo
          -
          Vanity MirrorYes
          -
          Rear Reading LampNo
          -
          Rear Seat HeadrestYes
          -
          Adjustable HeadrestNoYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestNoYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNoYes
          Cup Holders FrontNo
          -
          Cup Holders RearNo
          -
          Rear AC VentsNoYes
          Heated Seats FrontNo
          -
          Heated Seats RearNo
          -
          Seat Lumbar SupportNo
          -
          Active Noise CancellationNo
          -
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise ControlNoYes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Rear
          Navigation SystemNo
          -
          Find My Car LocationNo
          -
          Real-Time Vehicle TrackingNo
          -
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Bench Folding
          -
          Smart Access Card EntryNo
          -
          Smart Key BandNo
          -
          Engine Start Stop ButtonNoYes
          Glove Box CoolingNoYes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          -
          Voice CommandNoYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
          -
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
          -
          Central Console ArmrestNo
          With Storage
          Tailgate AjarYes
          -
          Hands-Free TailgateNo
          -
          Gear Shift IndicatorYes
          -
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNoYes
          Battery SaverNo
          -
          Lane Change IndicatorNo
          -
          Additional Features
          Front Windscreen Wipers - Intermittent,Bag Support Hooks in Boot (3 ),Parcel Shelf,Driver And Front Passenger Seat Back Pocket,Co-Driver Side Sun Visor with Vanity Mirror,Smartphone Storage - Rear Console,Smartphone Charger Wire Guide on Instrument Panel
          "Xpress Cool,Navigation with turn by turn prompt on instrument cluster,Drivenext (Driving score),Remote Vehicle Control through Smartphone,What3Words -Address based Navigation,Location Based Services,Live Vehicle Diagnostic,Gamification
          Massage SeatsNo
          -
          Memory Function SeatsNo
          -
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          Driver's Window
          Driver's Window
          Autonomous ParkingNo
          -
          Drive Modes
          0
          No
          Idle Start Stop System
          -
          No
          Voice assisted sunroof
          -
          Yes
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYes
          -
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Ventilated SeatsNo
          -
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsNoYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
          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.
          NoYes
          Electronic Multi TripmeterYes
          -
          Leather SeatsNo
          -
          Fabric UpholsteryYes
          -
          Leather Steering WheelNoYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorNo
          -
          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
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          Yes
          -
          Outside Temperature DisplayNo
          -
          Cigarette LighterNo
          -
          Digital OdometerYes
          -
          Driving Experience Control EcoNo
          -
          Folding Table In The Rear
          Refers to a fold-out table tray attached either to the back of the front seats or in the central section of the rear seats.
          No
          -
          Dual Tone DashboardNo
          -
          Additional Features
          Interior Environment - Single Tone Black,Rubic/Hexalight Seat Upholstry - Fabric (Bolster/Insert),AC Knobs - Satin Chrome Accents,Parking brake Lever Tip - Satin Chrome,Instrument Panel - Deco (Anodized Grey / Anodized Orange,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,Digital Cluster,Distance to Empty,Average Fuel Consumption,Front Roof Lamp
          "Mood lighting (Driver & co-driver side footwell),Mood lighting ( Dashboard island),15 litre Cooled Glove Box with illumination,Rear Parcel Tray,Sunglass Holder,Premium knitted roofliner
          Digital Cluster
          -
          TFT digital instrument cluster
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          -
          7
          Upholstery
          -
          Leatherette
          Exterior
          Available ColorsPlatinum GreySteel Gray With Platinum GreyZesty OrangePolar White With Platinum GreyZesty Orange With Platinum GreySteel Grey With Zesty OrangePolar White With Zesty OrangePolar WhiteSteel GreyPlatinum Gray With Zesty Orange+5 MoreC3 ColorsArcade GreyHigh Street GoldOpera BlueDowntown RedAvenue WhiteHarbour Blue+1 MoreAltroz Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          Yes
          -
          Fog Lights Rear
          Rear fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's rear bumper. Unlike front fog lights, rear fog lights are designed to ensure cars driving behind you can see you better in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          No
          -
          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.
          -
          No
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          NoYes
          Headlamp Washers
          Refers to water jets that clean the headlights. This is beneficial when driving in the rain, or in muddy conditions.
          No
          -
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          NoYes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          NoYes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Wheel CoversYesNo
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Tinted Glass
          Tinted glass refers to a coating or film applied to a car's glass area that either reflects heat from entering the cabin or improves privacy for those inside the car by reducing visibility from outside, or both.
          No
          -
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          Yes
          -
          Removable Or Convertible Top
          A roof usually made of lightweight material or canvas/fabric that can be removed to make the vehicle an open top.
          No
          -
          Roof CarrierNo
          -
          Sun Roof
          A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
          NoYes
          Moon RoofNo
          -
          Side Stepper
          Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
          No
          -
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          No
          -
          Integrated AntennaYes
          -
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          No
          -
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          No
          -
          Dual Tone Body Colour
          Cars with dual-tone body colours have two paint colours applied, usually where one colour is used heavily while the other is a contrast applied only to parts like the roof and outside mirrors.
          No
          -
          Smoke HeadlampsNo
          -
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          NoYes
          Halogen HeadlampsYes
          -
          Cornering Headlamps
          Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
          No
          -
          Cornering Foglamps
          Cars with this feature will automatically switch on their fog lamps when the steering is turned, to improve visibility at the front corners of the car.
          NoYes
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          Yes
          -
          Heated Wing Mirror
          Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
          No
          -
          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 Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          No
          -
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          No
          -
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          No
          -
          Additional Features
          Chrome Front Panel: Brand Emblems - Chevron,Front Grill - Matte Black,Body Coloured Front & Rear Bumpers,Side Turn Indicators on Fender,Body Side Sill Panel,'TESSERA',Sash Tape - A/B Pillar,Body Coloured Outside Door Handles,High Gloss Black Outside Door Mirrors,Wheel Arch Cladding,Skid Plate - Front,Signature LED Day Time Running Lights,Roof Rails - Glossy Black,Option Dual Tone Roof
          "Dual chamber Projector headlamps,Flat Type Front Wiper Blades,Black Contrast Roof,Leather wrapped Steering wheel & Gear knob,Smart rear wiper with wash
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
          No
          -
          Fog Lights
          -
          Front & Rear
          Antenna
          -
          Shark Fin
          Sunroof
          -
          Single Pane
          Tyre Size
          195/65 R15
          185/60 R16
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYes
          -
          Central LockingYes
          -
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmNoYes
          No. of Airbags
          2
          2
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontNo
          -
          Side Airbag RearNo
          -
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Xenon HeadlampsNo
          -
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYes
          -
          Traction ControlNo
          -
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          Advance Safety Features
          -
          "Voice Alerts(Door Open (for all doors),Driver Seat belt reminder,Tailgate open,Drive mode engaged,Dual Horn,Advanced ABS 9.3 and Corner Stability Control,Brake Sway Control,Central lock switch,Tire pressure monitoring system
          (iTPMS),Vehicle urity
          Rear Camera
          -
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Theft DeviceNoYes
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          Driver
          -
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Knee AirbagsNo
          -
          Isofix Child Seat MountsNoYes
          Heads Up DisplayNo
          -
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNo
          -
          Sos Emergency AssistanceNo
          -
          Blind Spot MonitorNo
          -
          Lane Watch CameraNo
          -
          Geo Fence AlertNo
          -
          Hill Descent ControlNo
          -
          Hill AssistYes
          -
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNoYes
          360 View CameraNo
          -
          Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
          -
          Yes
          Global NCAP Safety Rating
          -
          5 Star
          Advance Internet
          Hinglish Voice Commands
          -
          Yes
          E-Call & I-Call
          -
          No
          Google / Alexa Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Inbuilt APPs
          -
          iRA
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd PlayerNo
          -
          Cd ChangerNo
          -
          Dvd PlayerNo
          -
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote ControlNo
          -
          Mirror LinkYes
          -
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingNoYes
          USB And Auxiliary InputNo
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Wifi ConnectivityNo
          -
          CompassNo
          -
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10.25
          7
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          Internal StorageNo
          -
          No. of Speakers
          4
          4
          Rear Entertainment SystemNo
          -
          Additional Features
          Citroën Connect Touchscreen (26cm) Onboard Voice Assistant
          "Floating Dashtop Harman Infotainment,USB with fast charger,Whatsapp and Text message readout,Hindi/English/Hinglish Voice assist
          Usb Ports
          -
          Yes
          Tweeter
          -
          4
          Rear Touch Screen Size
          -
          No
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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.

            Tata Altroz

            • Turbo-petrol engine offers enjoyable performance
            • Five-star safety rating
            • Leatherette upholstery makes the cabin feel more premium
            • Best-in-class ride and handling package
            • Automatic transmission is smooth and takes the stress out of city driving

            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.

            Tata Altroz

            • Premium features like ventilated seats, wireless changer, and sunroof still missing
            • Cabin insulation is lacking
            • Naturally-aspirated petrol engine lacks power and refinement
            • Automatic not offered with turbo-petrol engine

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          Which car is cheaper between Citroen C3 and Tata Altroz?

          Citroen C3 price starts at Rs 6.16 Lakh & Tata Altroz price starts at Rs 6.65 Lakh in New Delhi. Citroen C3 is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Citroen C3 and Tata Altroz?

          The mileage of C3 is 19.3 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of Altroz is 18.5 kmpl in New Delhi. Citroen C3 gives better mileage than Tata Altroz.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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