Citroen eC3 vs Nissan Magnite

Should you buy Citroen eC3 or Nissan Magnite? 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 Nissan Magnite price starts Rs 6 Lakh ex-showroom for XE (Petrol).

eC3 Vs Magnite

Key HighlightsCitroen eC3Nissan Magnite
On Road PriceRs.14,00,361*Rs.13,02,149*
Range (km)320-
Fuel TypeElectricPetrol
Battery Capacity (kWh)29.2-
Charging Time57min-
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Citroen eC3 vs Nissan Magnite Comparison

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        Citroen eC3
        Citroen eC3
        Rs13.35 Lakh*
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            Nissan Magnite
            Nissan Magnite
            Rs11.11 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.14,00,361*
          Rs.13,02,149*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.26,655/month
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          Rs.25,164/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.52,213
          eC3 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.1
          Based on 77 Reviews
          4.3
          Based on 541 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          -
          Rs.3,328
          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
          1.0L HRAO
          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
          999
          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
          98.63bhp@5000rpm
          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
          152Nm@2200-4400rpm
          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
          Bore X Stroke (mm)
          Bore is the diameter of the cylinder, and stroke is the distance that the piston travels from the top of the cylinder to the bottom. Multiplying these two figures gives you the cubic capacity (cc) of an engine.
          Not applicable
          72.2 x 81.3
          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
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          1-Speed
          CVT
          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)
          -
          17.4
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          -
          40
          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 with Lower Transverse link
          Rear Suspension
          Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
          Twin tube telescopic shock absorber
          Shock Absorbers Type
          -
          Double Acting
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electronic
          Steering Column
          Tilt
          Tilt
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          4.98
          5.0
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          Drum
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          107
          -
          Tyre Size
          195/65 R15
          195/60 R16
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          0-60kmph
          6.8
          -
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          15
          16
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          15
          16
          Boot Space Rear Seat Folding
          -
          690 Litres
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          3981
          3994
          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
          1758
          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
          1572
          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.
          -
          205
          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.
          -
          2500
          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
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          315
          336
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Automatic Climate Control
          -
          Yes
          Air Quality Control
          -
          Yes
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk Light
          -
          Yes
          Vanity MirrorYesYes
          Rear Reading Lamp
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Front
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Rear
          -
          Yes
          Rear AC Vents
          -
          Yes
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Rear
          Real-Time Vehicle Tracking
          -
          Yes
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Bench Folding
          60:40 Split
          Engine Start Stop Button
          -
          Yes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice Command
          -
          Yes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front
          Central Console Armrest
          -
          Yes
          Gear Shift Indicator
          -
          No
          Luggage Hook And NetYesYes
          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
          USB - 2.4A Fast Charge with Illumination,Trip Meter Information / Eco Scoring / Eco Coaching,HVAC Airflow Indicator,Vehicle Status & Vehicle Health Status,Service Booking, Service History,Air Conditioner with Deodorizing + Dust Filter,Tech Pack Optional (Air Purifier)
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          All
          Driver's Window
          Drive Modes
          2
          -
          Glove Box Light
          -
          Yes
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable Steering
          -
          Yes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          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
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
          -
          Yes
          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
          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
          Assist Side Interior Decoration: Patterned Film with Gloss Black End Finisher,Audio Frame Bezel: Matt Chrome, Finisher Gloss Black,Sporty AC Vents with Silver Finish + Dial Ring Matt Chrome,Centre Console Finisher Black,Driver + Front Passenger (Slide + Reclining),Premium Embossed Black Fabric with Synthetic Leather Accent,Seat Back Pocket,Glovebox Storage (10L),Front (Door Pocket + 1L Pet Bottle),Rear (Door Pocket + 1L Pet Bottle),Centre Console 1L Per Bottle x 2,Centre Console Storage for Wallet (1.3L),Mobile Storage Tray in Centre Console,Front Door Trim with Dark Grey Fabric + Stitch,Door Trim Silver Embelish,Silver Inside Door Handle,Parking Brake with Chrome Button - Leather + Grey stitch,Gear Knob Silver Finisher,CVT Finisher Indicator Gloss Black,Silver Accent,Black Leatherette with Grey Stitch,TFT Meter Control,Speed & Tachometer,17.78 cm TFT Advanced Drive Assist Display (Multi-functional),3D Welcome Animation,Illumination Control,Fuel Economy & Fuel History,Trip Meter Information,Outside Thermometer,Rear AC Vents with Chrome Finish,Chrome Outside Front Door Handles with Request Switch (Driver + Passenger),Front Centre Armrest - Dark Grey with Stitch,Rear Centre Armrest with Mobile Holder,Sunvisor - Driver side,Sunvisor - Driver Side with Card Holder,Centre Console Back Power Outlet (12V),Map Lamps,Rear Parcel Tray,Foot Rest,Over Driver Switch in Gear Shift Knob,Assist Grip Folding Type (Passenger x 1+ Rear x 2),Coat Hook Rear x2Front Door Armrest,Rear Door Armrest,Tech Pack Optional (LED Scuff Plate),Tech Pack Optional (Ambient Mood Lighting)
          Digital Cluster
          Full
          Full
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          -
          7
          Upholstery
          Fabric
          Leather
          Exterior
          Photo Comparison
          Headlight
          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 ColorsSandstone BrownOnyx BlackFlare Garnet RedVivid Blue & Onyx BlackBlade SilverPearl White With Onyx BlackTourmalline Brown With Onyx BlackBlackStorm White+4 MoreMagnite 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.
          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 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
          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.
          -
          Yes
          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
          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.
          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.
          Yes
          -
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          -
          Yes
          Halogen HeadlampsYesNo
          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.
          YesYes
          Lighting
          DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          ,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.
          YesYes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          -
          Yes
          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.
          -
          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)
          Headlamp with Manual Levelizer,Light Saberstyle LED Turn Indicator in Headlamp,Wide Split Tail Lamps with Signature,Front Grill with Chrome,Body Coloured Bumpers - Front & Rear,Silver Skid Plates Front & Rear Bumper,Coloured Sporty Roof Rails (50 load capacity),Nissan Magnite Chrome Signature on Fender Finisher,Outside Mirror Coloured,Chrome Outside Door Handles,Waist Moulding Chrome,Rear Quarter Window Moulding Chrome,Back Door Finisher Body Colour,Tinted Glass (Front/Rear/Back),Turbo Emblem,CVT Emblem,Rear Spoiler with LED High Mounted Stop Lamp,Door Lower Moulding Black,Door Lower Silver Finisher,Body Side Lower Finisher Black (Side Sill),qFront Fender + Rear Wheel Arch Cladding Black,Diamond Cut Alloy Wheel,Intermittent Variable Front Wiper,Tech Pack Optional (Puddle Lamps)
          Fog Lights
          -
          Front
          Antenna
          -
          Shark Fin
          Boot Opening
          -
          Manual
          Tyre Size
          195/65 R15
          195/60 R16
          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
          2
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Traction Control
          -
          Yes
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          -
          Yes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          Rear Doors Manual Child Lock,Seat Belt Reminder (Driver & Co-Driver Side, Thermal Management System(Natural Air Cooled)
          3P Seat Belts with Pretensioner & Load Limiter Driver,3P Seat Belts with Pretensioner & Load Limiter Passenger,Rear Seat Belt, (Emergency Locking Retractor)3-point ELR Seat Belts x 2, 2-point Fix Seat Belt x 1,Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC),Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA),Anti Roll Bar,Automatic Warning Hazard on Heavy Braking,Central Door Lock Driver Side Switch,Trumpet Horn,Automated Roadside Assistance,Cruise Control Indicator,Hill Start Assist Indicator
          Rear Camera
          With Guidedlines
          With Guidedlines
          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
          Geo Fence Alert
          -
          Yes
          Hill Assist
          -
          Yes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          360 View Camera
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          Advance Internet
          E-Call & I-CallNoNo
          RSA
          -
          Yes
          Over Speeding AlertYesYes
          Smartwatch App
          -
          Yes
          Remote Door Lock/UnlockYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10.23
          8
          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
          WhatsApp Notifications Read Outs,iPOD Support,Wi-Fi Connect for AA & CP,Around View Monitor Display on Screen,Rear Camera with Static Guidelines Display,Simultaneous Rear & Front Side View Display,Bird's Eye View,NissanConnect with 50+ Features & Smartwatch Connectivity,Telephone Connectivity,TECH PACK Optional (Wireless Charger)Tech Pack Optional (High-end Speakers)
          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

            Nissan Magnite

            • Smartly designed sub-compact SUV. Very well proportioned
            • Spacious and practical cabin. A good SUV for the family
            • Comfortable ride quality. Bad roads can be tackled with confidence
            • Turbo petrol engine offers good driveability and punch.
            • Impressive features list

            Citroen eC3

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

            Nissan Magnite

            • Fitment quality is decent but not premium. Doesn’t feel as rich inside as a Sonet/Venue/XUV300
            • Not an exciting or fun to drive car, even with the turbo petrol engine
            • No diesel engine option
            • Nissan’s sales and service network is currently lagging behind the competition

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          Citroen eC3 price starts at Rs 11.61 Lakh & Nissan Magnite price starts at Rs 6 Lakh in New Delhi. Nissan Magnite is cheaper between these two cars.
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