Citroen eC3 vs Mahindra Bolero

Should you buy Citroen eC3 or Mahindra Bolero? 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 eC3 price starts at Rs 11.61 Lakh ex-showroom for Live (Electric) and Mahindra Bolero price starts Rs 9.90 Lakh ex-showroom for B4 (Diesel).

eC3 Vs Bolero

Key HighlightsCitroen eC3Mahindra Bolero
On Road PriceRs.14,00,361*Rs.13,03,741*
Range (km)320-
Fuel TypeElectricDiesel
Battery Capacity (kWh)29.2-
Charging Time57min-
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Citroen eC3 vs Mahindra Bolero Comparison

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        Citroen eC3
        Citroen eC3
        Rs13.35 Lakh*
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            Mahindra Bolero
            Mahindra Bolero
            Rs10.91 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.14,00,361*
          Rs.13,03,741*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.26,655/month
          Get EMI offers
          Rs.25,665/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.52,213
          eC3 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.1
          Based on 84 Reviews
          4.3
          Based on 232 Reviews
          Brochure
          Brochure not available
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          Running Cost
          Running cost per km measures the expense of driving your EV per kilometer. Running Cost/Km = (Battery Capacity of EV * Per Unit Electricity Cost ) / Range on full charge.
          ₹ 0.91/km
          -
          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
          Not applicable
          mHAWK75
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          Not applicable
          1493
          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.
          Not applicable
          Battery Capacity (kWh)
          29.2
          Not applicable
          Motor Type
          Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
          Not applicable
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          56.21bhp
          74.96bhp@3600rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          143Nm
          210Nm@1600-2200rpm
          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.
          Not applicable
          4
          Valve Configuration
          Valve configuration refers to the number and arrangement of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder.
          Not applicable
          SOHC
          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.
          Not applicable
          Yes
          Range (km)
          320 km
          Not applicable
          Battery Type
          Small lead-acid batteries are typically used by internal combustion engines for start-up and to power the vehicle's electronics, while lithium-ion battery packs are typically used in electric vehicles.
          Lithium-Ion
          Not applicable
          Charging Time (D.C)
          The time taken for a DC Fast Charger to charge your car. DC or Direct Current chargers recharge electric vehicles faster than AC chargers
          57min
          Not applicable
          Charging Port
          CCS-II
          Not applicable
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Manual
          Gear Box
          1-Speed
          5-Speed
          Mild Hybrid
          -
          No
          Drive Type
          Clutch Type
          -
          Single Plate Dry
          Charger Type
          3.3
          Not applicable
          Charging Time (15 A Plug Point)
          10hrs 30mins
          Not applicable
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Electric
          Diesel
          Mileage City (kmpl)
          -
          14
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          -
          16
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          -
          60
          Emission Norm Compliance
          ZEV
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          107
          125.67
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
          FS Coil Spring
          Rear Suspension
          Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
          Rigid Leaf Spring
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Tilt
          Power
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          4.98
          5.8
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          drum
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          107
          125.67
          Tyre Size
          195/65 R15
          215/75 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          15
          0-60kmph
          6.8
          -
          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
          3995
          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
          1745
          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
          1880
          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.
          -
          180
          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.
          -
          2750
          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.
          1329
          -
          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.
          1716
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          7
          Boot Space (Litres)
          315
          370
          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 FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Remote Fuel Lid Opener
          -
          Yes
          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.
          YesYes
          Rear Reading Lamp
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Rear
          -
          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.
          Yes
          -
          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
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          -
          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
          -
          Additional Features
          Bag Support Hooks in Boot (3s),Parcel Shelf, Co-Driver Side Sun Visor with Vanity Mirror,Rear Defroster,Tripmeter,Battery State Of Charge (%),Drivable Range (km),Eco/Power Drive Mode Indicator,Battery Regeneration Indicator,Front Roof Lamp
          Micro Hybrid Technology (Engine Start Stop), Driver Information System ( Distance Travelled, Distance to Empty, AFE, Gear Indicator, Door Ajar Indicator, Digital Clock with Day & Date)
          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
          -
          Drive Modes
          2
          -
          Idle Start Stop System
          -
          Yes
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable Steering
          -
          No
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
          -
          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.
          -
          Yes
          Leather Steering WheelYes
          -
          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.
          -
          Yes
          Dual Tone Dashboard
          When the dashboard has two colours of trim it's called a dual tone dashboard.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Interior Environment - Single Tone Black,Seat Upholstry - Fabric (Bloster/Insert)(RUBIC/HEXALIGHT),Front & Rear Integrated Headrest,AC Knobs - Satin Chrome Accents,Parking Brake Lever Tip - Satin Chrome,Instrument Panel - Deco (Anodized Grey / Anodized Orange),Insider Door Handles - Satin Chrome, Satin Chrome Accents - IP, AC Vents Inner Part, Steering wheel, High Gloss Black - AC Vents surround (Side), eToggle surround,Driver Seat - Manual Height Adjustable
          New Flip Key, Front Map Pockets & Utility Spaces
          Digital Cluster
          Full
          Semi
          Upholstery
          Fabric
          Fabric
          Exterior
          Available ColorsZesty OrangeZesty Orange With Platinum GreyPolar White With Zesty OrangeZesty Orange With Polar WhitePlatinum GreySteel Gray With Platinum GreyPlatinum Gray With Poler WhitePolar White With Platinum GreySteel Grey With Zesty OrangePolar White+8 MoreeC3 ColorsLake Side BrownDiamond WhiteDsat SilverBolero Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable Headlights
          -
          Yes
          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.
          YesNo
          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.
          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.
          -
          Yes
          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 Covers
          -
          Yes
          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
          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.
          -
          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.
          -
          No
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          A shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          NoYes
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          Yes
          -
          Halogen HeadlampsYesYes
          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
          -
          Lighting
          DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          -
          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.
          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, TESSERA Full Wheel Cover,Sash Tape - A/B Pillar,Sash Tape - C Pillar,Body Coloured Outside Door Handles,Outside Door Mirrors(High Gloss Black),Wheel Arch Cladding,Signature LED Day Time Running Lights,Dual Tone Roof,Front Skid Plate ,Rear Skid Plate,Front Windscreen Wipers - Intermittent ,Optional VIBE PACK (Body Side Door Molding & Painted Insert, Painted ORVM Cover , Painted Front Fog lamp surround, Painted Rear Reflector Surround, Front Fog Lamp), Optional (Polar White/ Zesty Orange/ Platinum Grey/Cosmo Blue)
          Static Bending Headlamps, Decals, Wood Finish with Center Bezel, Side Cladding, Body Coloured ORVM
          Boot Opening
          -
          Manual
          Tyre Size
          195/65 R15
          215/75 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          15
          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
          Central LockingYesYes
          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.
          -
          Yes
          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.
          YesYes
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          YesYes
          Electronic Stability Control
          -
          No
          Advance Safety Features
          Rear Doors Manual Child Lock,Seat Belt Reminder (Driver & Co-Driver Side, Thermal Management System(Natural Air Cooled)
          Co-driver Occupant Detection System, Micro Hybrid Technology (Engine Start Stop)
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          With Guidedlines
          No
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYes
          -
          360 View Camera
          -
          No
          Curtain Airbag
          -
          No
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          Advance Internet
          E-Call & I-CallNo
          -
          Over Speeding AlertYes
          -
          Remote Door Lock/UnlockYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Touch ScreenYesNo
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10.23
          -
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          -
          Android AutoYesNo
          Apple Car PlayYesNo
          No. of Speakers
          4
          4
          Additional Features
          Citroën Connect Touchscreen,Mirror Screen,Wireless Smartphone Connectivity,MyCitroën Connect, C - BUDDY' Personal Assistant Application,Smartphone Storage - Rear Console, Smartphone Charger Wire Guide on Instrument Panel,USB Port - Front 1 + Rear 2 Fast Charger
          -
          Auxillary Input
          -
          Yes
          Rear Touch Screen SizeNoNo
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Citroen eC3

            • Easy to drive for first-time car buyers
            • Spacious and practical cabin
            • Best driving range in its segment

            Mahindra Bolero

            • Tough built quality. Hard to damage.
            • Built to take punishment
            • Ride quality soft to suit no road conditions

            Citroen eC3

            • Does not provide an exciting driving experience
            • Some basic features like powered ORVMs missing
            • Huge premium over the standard C3

            Mahindra Bolero

            • Noisy cabin
            • Utilitarian layout
            • Bare bone features

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          Which car is cheaper between Citroen eC3 and Mahindra Bolero?

          Citroen eC3 price starts at Rs 11.61 Lakh & Mahindra Bolero price starts at Rs 9.90 Lakh in New Delhi. Mahindra Bolero is cheaper between these two cars.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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