Citroen C3 vs Tata Safari Comparison

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    Citroen C3
    Citroen C3
    Rs8.06 Lakh*
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    Tata Safari
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    Rs23.56 Lakh*
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Citroen C3 vs Tata Safari

Should you buy Citroen C3 or Tata Safari? 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 5.71 Lakh ex-showroom for Puretech 82 Live (Petrol) and Tata Safari price starts Rs 15.35 Lakh ex-showroom for XE (Diesel). C3 has 1199 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Safari has 1956 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the C3 has a mileage of 19.8 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Safari has a mileage of 16.14 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.9,04,339*
Rs.27,73,756#
Offers & DiscountNo
2 Offers
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User Rating
4.4
Based on 64 Reviews
4.6
Based on 218 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.17,222
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Rs.54,158
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Insurance
Rs.42,401
C3 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
1.2L PureTech Turbo
Kryotec 2.0 L Turbocharged Engine
Displacement (cc)
1199
1956
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingNo
-
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
108.62@5500rpm
167.67bhp@3750rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
190Nm@1750rpm
350nm@1750-2500rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Transmission Type
Manual
Automatic
Gear Box
6 Speed
6-Speed
Mild HybridNo
-
Drive TypeNoNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Diesel
Mileage (City)No
14.0 kmpl
verified
Mileage (ARAI)
19.4 kmpl
14.08 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
30.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
Independent Lower Wishbone McPherson Strut with Coil Spring & Anti Roll Bar
Rear Suspension
Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
Semi Independent Twist Blade with Panhard Rod and Coil Spring
Steering Type
Electric
Power
Steering Column
Tilt
Tilt & Telescopic
Turning Radius (Metres)
4.98
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Drum
Disc
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
195/65 R15
235/60 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
15
-
Alloy Wheel Size
-
18
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
3981
4661
Width (mm)
1733
1894
Height (mm)
1586
1786
Wheel Base (mm)
2540
2741
Kerb Weight (kg)
1035
1825
Grossweight (kg)
1435
-
Seating Capacity
5
6
Boot Space (Litres)
315
73
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
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 OpenerNo
-
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
-
Remote Engine Start/StopNo
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightNo
-
Remote Horn & Light ControlNo
-
Vanity MirrorYes
-
Rear Reading LampNoYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestNoYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestNoYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNo
-
Cup Holders FrontNoYes
Cup Holders RearNoYes
Rear AC VentsNoYes
Heated Seats FrontNo
-
Heated Seats RearNo
-
Seat Lumbar SupportNoYes
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
3rd Row 50:50 Split
Smart Access Card EntryNoYes
Smart Key BandNo
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonNoYes
Glove Box CoolingNo
-
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlNo
-
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
-
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
-
Central Console ArmrestNo
-
Tailgate AjarYes
-
Hands-Free TailgateNo
-
Gear Shift IndicatorYes
-
Rear CurtainNo
-
Luggage Hook And NetNo
-
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
Multi Drive Modes 2.0 – Eco, City & Sport, Rear Parking Sensor with Display, 6-way Powered Driver Seat, Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Hold, Ventilated Driver & Co-Driver Seats, Ventilated Captain Seat in 2nd Row (Option)
Massage SeatsNo
-
Memory Function SeatsNo
-
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
-
Autonomous ParkingNo
-
Drive Modes
0
3
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
Photo Comparison
Front Air Vents
TachometerNoYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsNoYes
Fabric UpholsteryYesNo
Leather Steering WheelNoYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorNoYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayNo
-
Cigarette LighterNo
-
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoNoYes
Folding Table In The RearNo
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoYes
Dual Tone DashboardNoYes
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
2nd Row Seats with 60:40 Split Reclining 2nd Row Seats, 3rd Row AC & AC Vents, 3rd Row Seats with 50:50 Split, Smart Charger in 2nd & 3rd Row, Boss Mode, Mood Lighting, iRA Connected Car Technology, Diamond Quilted Genuine Leather Seats, Instrument Cluster with 17.78 cm Colour TFT Display
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Wheel
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 ColorsGrassland BeigeTropical MistStarlightBlack GoldWhite GoldRoyal BlueTropocal Mist AdventureRoyale BlueOrcus WhiteDaytona Grey+6 MoreNew Safari Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontNoYes
Fog Lights RearNo
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNoYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorYesNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNoYes
Headlamp WashersNo
-
Rain Sensing WiperNoYes
Rear Window WiperNoYes
Rear Window WasherNoYes
Rear Window DefoggerNo
-
Wheel CoversYesNo
Alloy WheelsNoYes
Power AntennaYesNo
Tinted GlassNo
-
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNo
-
Roof CarrierNo
-
Sun RoofNoYes
Moon RoofNoYes
Side StepperNo
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsNoYes
Integrated AntennaNoYes
Chrome GrilleNo
-
Chrome GarnishNo
-
Dual Tone Body ColourYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsNo
-
Projector HeadlampsNoYes
Halogen HeadlampsYesNo
Cornering HeadlampsNo
-
Cornering FoglampsNoYes
Roof RailYesYes
Heated Wing MirrorNo
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsNo
-
LED TaillightsNo
-
LED Fog LampsNo
-
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' Full Wheel Cover,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,Standard Dual Tone Roof
Exclusive Colours - White Gold & Black Gold with Gold Embellishments
Tyre Size
195/65 R15
235/60 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
15
-
Alloy Wheel Size
-
18
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYes
-
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmNoYes
No Of Airbags
2
6
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontNoYes
Side Airbag RearNo
-
Day Night Rear View MirrorNo
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNoYes
Halogen HeadlampsYesNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYes
-
Door Ajar WarningYes
-
Side Impact BeamsNo
-
Front Impact BeamsNo
-
Traction ControlNoYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorNoYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNo
-
Engine ImmobilizerYes
-
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankNo
-
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsNoYes
Clutch LockNo
-
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlNoYes
Advance Safety Features
-
Roll Over Mitigation, Corner Stability Control, Brake Disc Wiping, Terrain Response Modes – Normal, Rough & Wet, Curtain Airbags
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
Rear CameraNoYes
Anti Theft DeviceNo
-
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNo
-
Speed AlertYes
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYes
-
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 ControlNoYes
Hill AssistNoYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
-
360 View CameraNo
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNo
-
Cd ChangerNo
-
Dvd PlayerNo
-
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNo
-
Mirror LinkYes
-
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingNoYes
USB And Auxiliary InputNo
-
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Wifi ConnectivityNo
-
CompassNo
-
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10 Inch
8.8 Inch
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageNo
-
Number Of Speaker
4
9
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
-
Additional Features
Citroën Connect Touchscreen (26cm) Onboard Voice Assistant
4 Tweeters, 9 JBL™ Speakers (4 Speakers + 4 Tweeters & Subwoofer) with Amplifier, Acoustics tuned by JBL, Android AutoTM / Apple CarPlayTM 6 Speakers (4 Speakers + 2 Tweeters) over Wi-Fi
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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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 Safari

    • Comfortable and spacious seating for 7
    • Impressive ride comfort
    • Cabin feels premium
    • Fantastic automatic drivetrain
    • Loads of practical storage in cabin
    • Impressive handling

    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 Safari

    • Missing some modern day features
    • White upholstery gets dirty easily
    • Captain seats are narrow
    • Infotainment experience is disappointing

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