Citroen eC3 vs Maruti Ertiga

Should you buy Citroen eC3 or Maruti Ertiga? 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 Maruti Ertiga price starts Rs 8.69 Lakh ex-showroom for Lxi (O) (Petrol).

eC3 Vs Ertiga

Key HighlightsCitroen eC3Maruti Ertiga
On Road PriceRs.14,00,361*Rs.14,91,834*
Range (km)320-
Fuel TypeElectricPetrol
Battery Capacity (kWh)29.2-
Charging Time57min-
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Citroen eC3 vs Maruti Ertiga Comparison

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        Citroen eC3
        Citroen eC3
        Rs13.35 Lakh*
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            Maruti Ertiga
            Maruti Ertiga
            Rs13.03 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.14,00,361*
          Rs.14,91,834*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.26,655/month
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          Rs.29,435/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.52,213
          eC3 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.1
          Based on 78 Reviews
          4.5
          Based on 487 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          -
          Rs.5,192
          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
          K15C Smart Hybrid
          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
          1462
          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
          101.64bhp@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.
          143Nm
          136.8Nm@4400rpm
          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
          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
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          1-Speed
          6-Speed
          Drive Type
          FWD
          Charger Type
          3.3
          Not applicable
          Charging Time (15 A Plug Point)
          10hrs 30mins
          Not applicable
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Electric
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          -
          20.3
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          -
          45
          Emission Norm Compliance
          ZEV
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          107
          -
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
          Mac Pherson Strut & Coil Spring
          Rear Suspension
          Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
          Torsion Beam & Coil Spring
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Power
          Steering Column
          Tilt
          Tilt
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          4.98
          5.2
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          Drum
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          107
          -
          Tyre Size
          195/65 R15
          185/65 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless Radial
          Tubeless, Radial
          0-60kmph
          6.8
          -
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          15
          15
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          15
          15
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          3981
          4395
          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
          1735
          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
          1690
          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.
          -
          2380
          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
          1150-1205
          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
          1785
          Seating Capacity
          5
          7
          Boot Space (Litres)
          315
          209
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Automatic Climate Control
          -
          Yes
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Vanity MirrorYesYes
          Rear Reading Lamp
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          -
          Yes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Front
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Rear
          -
          Yes
          Rear AC Vents
          -
          Yes
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Rear
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Bench Folding
          60:40 Split
          Engine Start Stop Button
          -
          Yes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
          -
          Yes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          -
          Central Console Armrest
          -
          Yes
          Gear Shift Indicator
          -
          No
          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
          MID With Coloured TFT, Digital Clock, Outside Temperature Gauge, Fuel Consumption (Instantaneous and Avg), Headlamp On Warning, Air Cooled Twin Cup Holders (Console), Power Socket (12V) 2nd Row, 2nd Row Smart Phone Storage Space, Power Socket (12V) 3rd Row, Retractable ORVMs (Key Operated),Coin/Ticket Holder (Driver Side), Foot rest, Suzuki connect(Emergency Alerts, Breakdown notification, Stolen Vehicle Notification and Tracking, Time Fence, Trip Suary, , Driving Behaviour, Share Trip History, Area Guidance Around Destination, Vehicle location Sharing, Overspeed, AC Idling, Trip (Start & End), Low Fuel & Low Range, Dashboard View, Hazard Light ON/OFF, Headlight OFF, Battery Health), Distance to Empty
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          All
          Driver's Window
          Drive Modes
          2
          -
          Idle Start Stop System
          -
          Yes
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable Steering
          -
          Yes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Automatic Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Follow Me Home Headlamps
          -
          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.
          -
          Yes
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          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
          Digital Odometer
          -
          Yes
          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
          Sculpted Dashboard with Metallic Teak-Wooden Finish, Metallic Teak-Wooden Finish on Door Trims (Front),3rd Row 50:50 Split Seats with Recline function, Flexible luggage space with Flat Fold (3rd Row), Plush Dual-Tone Seat Fabric, Front Seat Back Pockets, Driver Side Sunvisor with Ticket Holder, Dazzle Chrome Tipped Parking Brake Lever, Gear Shift Knob with Dazzle Chrome Finish, Split Type Luggage Board
          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 ColorsPearl Metallic Dignity BrownPearl Metallic Arctic WhitePearl Midnight BlackPrime Oxford BlueMagma GreyAuburn RedSplendid Silver+2 MoreErtiga 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
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          -
          Yes
          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
          -
          No
          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
          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.
          -
          Yes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to 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
          -
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          -
          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
          -
          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, 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)
          3D Origami Style LED Tail Lamps, Dynamic Chrome Winged Front Grille, Floating Type Roof Design in Rear, New Back Door Garnish with Chrome Insert, Chrome Plated Door Handles,Body Coloured ORVMs
          Fog Lights
          -
          Front
          Boot Opening
          -
          Manual
          Tyre Size
          195/65 R15
          185/65 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless Radial
          Tubeless, Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake Assist
          -
          Yes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft Alarm
          -
          Yes
          No. of Airbags
          2
          4
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag Front
          -
          Yes
          Side Airbag Rear
          -
          No
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          -
          Yes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability Control
          -
          Yes
          Advance Safety Features
          Rear Doors Manual Child Lock,Seat Belt Reminder (Driver & Co-Driver Side, Thermal Management System(Natural Air Cooled)
          Suzuki Heartect Platform
          Rear Camera
          With Guidedlines
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Theft Device
          -
          Yes
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          -
          Driver
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          -
          Yes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          -
          Driver and Passenger
          Sos Emergency Assistance
          -
          Yes
          Geo Fence Alert
          -
          Yes
          Hill Assist
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          Advance Internet
          Live Location
          -
          Yes
          Remote Immobiliser
          -
          Yes
          E-Call & I-CallNoNo
          Google / Alexa Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Over Speeding AlertYes
          -
          Tow Away Alert
          -
          Yes
          Smartwatch App
          -
          Yes
          Valet Mode
          -
          Yes
          Remote AC On/Off
          -
          Yes
          Remote Door Lock/UnlockYesYes
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10.23
          7
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          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
          SmartPlay Pro Touch Screen Infotainment System, Premium Sound System, Wireless android auto & apple carplay
          Usb Ports
          -
          Yes
          Auxillary Input
          -
          Yes
          Tweeter
          -
          2
          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

            Maruti Ertiga

            • Comfortable 7-seater family car
            • Lots of practical storage
            • High fuel efficiency
            • Available with CNG as well
            • Facelift gets a proper 6-speed automatic transmission
            • More safety features like 4-airbags introduced

            Citroen eC3

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

            Maruti Ertiga

            • No diesel engine option
            • Boot space behind third row is limited
            • Missing premium features like a sunroof and digital instrument cluster

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          Which car is cheaper between Citroen eC3 and Maruti Ertiga?

          Citroen eC3 price starts at Rs 11.61 Lakh & Maruti Ertiga price starts at Rs 8.69 Lakh in New Delhi. Maruti Ertiga is cheaper between these two cars.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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