C3, a generous, strong and original personality
CitroŽn C3 expresses an innovative approach to automotive design.
Dynamic, fluid vehicle lines suggest a cheerful, open personality. The
interior space and on-board comfort are visible at a glance. By
combining innovative design lines with established references of
quality, the C3 gains strong potential appeal.
Styling that combines interior space with visual appeal
Innovative high-volume architecture
CitroŽn C3 is a compact saloon with attractive styling and roomy
architecture that makes it light, spacious, and accessible. The styling
of the C3 suggests a strong personality that expresses the vehicle's
many qualities. A mere glance at the car gives an immediate impression
of on-board well-being and interior space. The rounded forms and the
large glazed area of the windscreen in particular draw attention to the
interior space with its light, airy atmosphere. At the rear, the
elegant vertical lights accentuate the tall lines of the C3, and draw
attention to the available height.
Pure styling lines for visual appeal
strong personality of the C3 contributes to its appeal in the eyes of
the onlooker. The car is based on a simple design featuring two arches
running the length of the body. The rounded, flowing roofline creates a
seamless continuity between front and rear, while drawing attention to
the height of the vehicle.
curving wings and specific design of the wheel arches at front and rear
accentuate the wide track of the C3 and its excellent on-road stance.
short overhang and the rounded enveloping forms of the roof, wings,
windows, bonnet and doors draw attention to the vehicle's compact
A style that suggests strength, protection and safety
radiator grille, bumpers and – more generally – the compact curves of
the C3 clearly express robust strength, protection and safety. The
design of the lower body, which forms a continuous flowing line with
the wheel arches, contributes to the perceived on-road stance, strength
and road manners of the C3.
A multi-faceted personality
The C3 reveals different aspects of its multi-faceted personality, according to whether it is stationary or on the move.
the car is stationary, it looks open and welcoming, with its strong
curves and roomy architecture suggesting generous interior space.
When the car is on the move, it takes on a more forceful air, with a dynamic demeanour expressing a well-rounded character.
dynamic character is accentuated by the design of the front end with
its rounded bonnet (suggesting high performance engines), radiator
grille and wide track. The harmonious whole created by the round forms
of the roof, the bonnet and the wheel arches make the C3 look
particularly dynamic from a ĺ front view. At the rear, the upwards
thrust created by the elegant, angular lights appears to elongate the
vehicle and to propel it forwards.