Citroen eC3: Dream Range, Nightmare Safety?

Written by Abhishek Gautam

April 1, 2024

The Citroen eC3 is an affordable electric hatchback offering great range but with one major dealbreaker, its low safety rating. Let’s find out if it's worth buying by looking at its key highlights:

Citroen ec3 electric car

The Citroen eC3 is among the few budget-friendly electric cars in India priced at ₹ 12.70 Lakh  (ex-showroom). 


The Citroen eC3 retains the look of its ICE C3 variant but with a unique electric twist.

Stunning Design

The eC3 gets a 29.2 kWh battery pack offering a driving range of 320 km on a single charge.

Impressive Range

Despite being a compact electric hatchback, the eC3 surprisingly offers a spacious and comfortable interior because of the clever battery placement.

Spacious Interior

Citroen eC3 gets a ton of features such the versatile infotainment system, digital driver's display, keyless entry and many more.


Despite being the most affordable and practical electric car, the Citroen eC3 has a lower NCAP safety rating, which may be disappointing for some buyers.

Safety Ratings?

After looking at some of its key highlights, it can be said that the eC3 can be a great option for budget-minded city drivers if Citroen upgrades its safety features.

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