Citroen eC3 vs Maruti Ignis

Should you buy Citroen eC3 or Maruti Ignis? 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 11.50 Lakh ex-showroom for Live (Electric) and Maruti Ignis price starts Rs 5.82 Lakh ex-showroom for Sigma (Petrol). eC3 has - (Electric top model) engine, while Ignis has 1197 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the eC3 has a mileage of - (Electric top model)> and the Ignis has a mileage of 20.89 kmpl (Petrol top model).

eC3 Vs Ignis

Key HighlightsCitroen eC3Maruti Ignis
PriceRs.13,04,516*Rs.9,11,139#
Mileage (city)-14.65 kmpl
Fuel TypeElectricPetrol
Engine(cc)01197
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Citroen eC3 vs Maruti Ignis Comparison

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    • Brand / Model
    • Variant
    Citroen eC3
    Citroen eC3
    Rs12.43 Lakh*
    *Ex-showroom Price
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    • Variant
    Maruti Ignis
    Maruti Ignis
    Rs8.14 Lakh*
    *Ex-showroom Price
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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.13,04,516*
Rs.9,11,139#
Offers & DiscountNo
1 Offer
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User Rating
3.9
Based on 7 Reviews
4.5
Based on 484 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.24,839
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Rs.17,682
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Insurance
Rs.49,086
eC3 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
-
VVT
Displacement (cc)
-
1197
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingYes
-
Battery Capacity
29.2 kWh
-
Motor Type
Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
-
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
56.22bhp
81.80bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
143nm
113Nm@4200rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
-
4
Range
320
-
Battery Type
Lithium-Ion
-
Charging Time ( A.C)
10Hrs 30mins
-
Charging Time (D.C)
57min
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
Single Speed
5 Speed
Mild HybridNo
-
Drive TypeNoNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Electric
Petrol
Mileage (City)No
14.65 kmpl
verified
Mileage (ARAI)
-
20.89 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
Not Available (Litres)
32.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
ZEV
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
107
No
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
McPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
Torsion Beam
Steering Type
Electric
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt
Tilt
Turning Radius (Metres)
4.98
4.7
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Drum
Drum
Top Speed (Kmph)
107
-
Emission Norm Compliance
ZEV
BS VI
Tyre Size
195/65 R15
175/65 R15
Tyre Type
Tubeless Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
15
-
Alloy Wheel Size
-
15
0-60kmph
6.8
-
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
3981
3700
Width (mm)
1733
1690
Height (mm)
1604
1595
Wheel Base (mm)
2540
2435
Front Tread (mm)
1496
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1500
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
1316
840-865
Grossweight (kg)
1716
-
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
315
260
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
-
Yes
Air Quality ControlYes
-
Low Fuel Warning Light
-
Yes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk Light
-
Yes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
Yes
Cup Holders Front
-
Yes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Parking Sensors
Rear
Rear
Navigation System
-
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
Bench Folding
60:40 Split
Engine Start Stop Button
-
Yes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice Control
-
Yes
USB Charger
Front & Rear
-
Gear Shift Indicator
-
No
Luggage Hook And NetYes
-
Additional Features
Front Windscreen Wipers Intermittent, Co-Driver Side Sun Visor with Vanity Mirror, Parcel Shelf, Smartphone Charger Wire Guide on Instrument Panel, USB Port Front 1 + Rear 2 Fast Charger, Eco/Power Drive Mode Indicator
Foot Rest,Parcel Tray
One Touch Operating Power Window
All
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
2
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable Steering
-
Yes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
Tachometer
-
Yes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYes
-
Fabric UpholsteryYesYes
Glove Compartment
-
Yes
Digital ClockYes
-
Digital OdometerYes
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Dual Tone Dashboard
-
Yes
Additional Features
Interior Environment Single Tone Black, AC Knobs Satin Chrome Accents, Parking brake Lever Tip Satin Chrome, Insider Door Handles Satin Chrome, High Gloss Black - AC Vents surround (Side),eToggle surround, Front & Rear Integrated Headrest, Instrument Panel Deco (Anodized Grey/Anodized Orange)(Deco colour depends on exterior body/roof colour), Satin Chrome Accents IP, AC Vents Inner Part, Steering wheel, Smartphone Storage Rear Console, Digital Cluster, Drivable Range, Battery Regeneration Indicator, Bag Support Hooks in Boot (3s), Battery State Of Charge (%), Front Roof Lamp
Headlamp Leveller,Driver & Co-Driver Sun Visor,Co-Driver Vanity MIrror,Chrome Accents on AC Louvers,Meter Accent Lighting
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Rear Right Side
Available ColorsZesty OrangeZesty Orange With Platinum GreyPolar White With Zesty OrangePlatinum GreySteel Gray With Platinum GreyZesty Orange With Polar White Platinum Gray With Poler WhitePolar White With Platinum GreySteel Grey With Zesty OrangePolar White+8 MoreeC3 ColorsSilky silverNexa Blue With Black RoofGlistening GreyPearl Arctic WhiteLucent Orange With Black RoofNexa Blue With Silver RoofLucent OrangeTurquoise BlueNexa Blue+4 MoreIgnis Colors
Body Type
Adjustable Headlights
-
Yes
Fog Lights Front
-
Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorYesNo
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Rear Window Wiper
-
Yes
Rear Window Defogger
-
Yes
Wheel CoversYesNo
Alloy WheelsNoYes
Power AntennaNoYes
Rear Spoiler
-
Yes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
-
Yes
Integrated AntennaYes
-
Chrome Grille
-
Yes
Dual Tone Body Colour
Optional
-
Projector Headlamps
-
Yes
Halogen HeadlampsYesNo
Roof RailYesYes
Lighting
DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED Headlights
-
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(With Dual Tone Only), Body Coloured Outside Door Handles, Outside Door Mirrors High Glossy Black, Wheel Arch Cladding, Roof Rails Glossy Black, Dual Tone Roof, Signature LED Day Time Running Lights
Body Coloured Door Handles,Body Coloured ORVMs,Door Sash Black-Out,Fender Arch Moulding,Side Sill Moulding,Front Grille with Chrome Accents,Puddle Lamp,Front Wiper and Washer,High Mount LED Stop Lamp
Tyre Size
195/65 R15
175/65 R15
Tyre Type
Tubeless Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
15
-
Alloy Wheel Size
-
15
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door Locks
-
Yes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft Alarm
-
Yes
No Of Airbags
-
2
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
-
Yes
Halogen HeadlampsYesNo
Rear Seat Belts
-
Yes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYes
-
Side Impact Beams
-
Yes
Adjustable Seats
-
Yes
Engine Immobilizer
-
Yes
Crash Sensor
-
Yes
Engine Check Warning
-
Yes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
Yes
Advance Safety Features
-
Key Left Reminder,Headlamp On Reminder,Suzuki Tect Body,Pedestrian Protection Compliance
Rear Camera
-
Yes
Speed AlertYesYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Isofix Child Seat Mounts
-
Yes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
-
Yes
Hill Assist
-
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
Cd Player
-
No
Radio
-
Yes
Audio System Remote Control
-
No
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudio
-
Yes
Wireless Phone ChargingYes
-
USB And Auxiliary Input
-
Yes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.23
7 Inch
Connectivity
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
-
Android AutoYes
-
Apple Car PlayYes
-
Number Of Speaker
4
4
Additional Features
Steering Wheel with Audio and Phone Controls, MyCitroen Connect, C BUDDY Personal Assistant Application
17.78cm Touchscreen Smartplay Studio,Navigation System with Live Traffic Update(Through Smartplay Studio App),2 Tweeters
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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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 Ignis

    • Healthy 180mm ground clearance lets you tackle a bit of rough roads.
    • Ample cabin space for four occupants. Healthy amount of headroom and legroom on offer.
    • High seating position. Gives a commanding view of the road ahead.

    Citroen eC3

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

    Maruti Ignis

    • Quality of plastic used inside the cabin are slightly hard. The light white colour is likely to get dirt easily too.
    • Centre console of mid-spec variants (without touchscreen) looks a bit awkward.

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Citroen eC3 price starts at Rs 11.50 Lakh & Maruti Ignis price starts at Rs 5.82 Lakh in New Delhi. Maruti Ignis is cheaper between these two cars.
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