Citroen, a French automaker, will shortly debut its upscale showroom in Hubballi. The showroom will be between Hubballi and Dharwad, next to the Isckon Temple. It would be the third showroom for in Karnataka and the first in North Karnataka. Currently, there are three Citroen showrooms in Bengaluru and one in Mangalore.
Three car models will likely be on display and for sale in Hubballi. They are the Citroen C3, C5, and the new E-C3 electric vehicle.
The car company is based in France. André Citron established the “Automobiles Citron” manufacturing firm in March 1919. Since 2021, Stellantis has owned the company, which was once a part of the PSA Group after Peugeot purchased an 89.95% stake in 1976.
A few premium vehicle manufacturers have showrooms in Hubballi Dharwad, home to many well-known automakers. It demonstrates that Hubballi Dharwad’s purchasing power is rising. It is encouraging that top automakers are interested in setting up shops in Hubballi Dharwad.
The only city in North Karnataka with a Mercedes Benz store and a Volvo service facility is Hubballi. Soon, luxury companies like BMW and Audi will likely do the same.
The price of the Citroen C3 varies based on the variation chosen, from 6.16 lakh to 8.92 lahks. A B-segment hatchback with SUV characteristics, including a boxy shape and high ground clearance, is the C3. The price of the five-seater Citroen C5 Aircross begins at Rs. 37.17 Lakh.
A 2-litre diesel engine (177PS/400Nm) is available for the midsize SUV. The device is connected to an automatic gearbox with eight speeds.
The Citroen eC3 is a B2-segment electric SUV that seats up to 5 people and ranges in price from 11.50 to 12.43 lakhs (ex-showroom). There is only one battery-motor configuration available for it.