Citroen C3 2005

This generation of Citroen C3 has been produced from January, 2005 to January, 2010. We can provide information about 15 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Citroen is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 1.1 to 1.6 litres and power of from 61 to 110 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 1.4 to 1.6 litres and power of from 68 to 109 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (10 versions), as well as automatic (5 versions) gearbox.

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Citroen C3 2005 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6 to 7.2 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.4 to 6.1 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Citroen C3 2005 petrol engine version is Citroen C3 1.1, consuming 6 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Citroen C3 2005 diesel - Citroen C3 1.4 HDi for 100 kilometers consumes 4.4 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Citroen C3 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 12 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +18% for petrol engines and +5% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Citroen C3 modification.

Citroen C3 2005 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 143 to 148 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 115 to 146 grams per kilometer. From Citroen C3 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Citroen C3 1.1 which produces an average of 143 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Citroen C3 diesels least CO2 distributes Citroen C3 1.4 HDi - 115 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.5 seconds has Citroen C3 1.6 HDi version, conversely the tardiest one is Citroen C3 1.1 reaching this speed only in 15.9 seconds. The maximum top speed is 190 km/h for the 1.6 diesel 4-cylinder 109 hp version (Citroen C3 1.6 HDi) and the 1.6 petrol 4-cylinder 110 hp version (Citroen C3 1.6 16V).

Lenght of Citroen C3 is 385 cm, it is small car. Citroen C3 gross weight is from 1483 to 1601 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Citroen C3 trunk space is 305 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1150 litres.

This Citroen is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1800 €. According to user reviews, average Citroen C3 repair costs are 60 € per year. Users calculated Citroen C3 2005 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1900 € cost per year and 0.23 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 50%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 29% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Citroen C3 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Citroen C3 prices and costs.

In user reviews Citroen C3 received average grade 6.5 (from 10) which is relatively low, considering average rate 7.9 for similar aged cars. Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 75% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Citroen C3 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Citroen C3 2005 1.1 Nov 2005 — Mai 2006

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.1 Petrol 61 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2006 1.1 Mai 2006 — Jan 2010

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.1 Petrol 61 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2005 1.4 Sep 2005 — Mai 2006 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2007 1.4 Jan 2007 — Jan 2010 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2005 1.4 Sep 2005 — Mai 2006 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 6.1 l/100km Automatic (5)
Citroen C3 2006 1.4 16V Mai 2006 — Jan 2010

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 90 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2005 1.4 16V Sep 2005 — Mai 2006

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 90 HP 6.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
Citroen C3 2006 1.4 16V Mai 2006 — Jan 2010

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 90 HP 6.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
Citroen C3 2005 1.4 HDi Nov 2005 — Mai 2006

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.4 Diesel 68 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2006 1.4 Mai 2006 — Jan 2010 1.4 Diesel 68 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2007 1.4 HDi Jan 2007 — Jan 2010

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.4 Diesel 68 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2005 1.6 16V Sep 2005 — Mai 2006

Most powerfull petrol version (110 HP)

1.6 Petrol 110 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (4)
Citroen C3 2005 1.6 16V Sep 2005 — Jan 2010

Most powerfull petrol version (110 HP)

1.6 Petrol 110 HP 6.2 l/100km Automatic (5)
Citroen C3 2005 1.6 HDi Jan 2005 — Dec 2007

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.6 Diesel 90 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2005 1.6 HDi Jan 2005 — Dec 2009

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.5 seconds

1.6 Diesel 109 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Citroen C3 safety

During safety testing Citroen C3 has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Citroen C3 is evaluated with very good rate 83 from 100, children safety: good mark - 74 from 100, for pedestrian protection Citroen C3 got 33 points from 100.
Citroen C3 safety equipment has been rated as low - 40 percents from 100.

Citroen C3 prices

Citroen C3 2005 - 2010 hatchback price in Latvia is from 400 € to 2800 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Citroen C3 price is more below average - Citroen C3 is approximately for 16 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2005 - 2010 prices). The reason of Citroen C3 low price could be its poor quality (see below) so we recommend particularly examine the car before purchase and do not choose it only by price.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Citroen C3 2009 price 1800 € 2300 € 2800 €
Citroen C3 2008 price 1300 € 2000 € 2800 €
Citroen C3 2007 price 1200 € 1500 € 1900 €
Citroen C3 2006 price 400 € 1800 € 2500 €
Citroen C3 2005 price 1200 € 1300 € 1600 €

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Citroen C3 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Citroen C3 reliability is more below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2021 defects were detected in an average of 28.2 percent of Citroen C3 of this generation (on average 14 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 25%.

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Citroen C3 2005 features (options)

Percentage of Citroen C3 with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
73%
Metallic paint
58%
Adjustable steering wheel
45%
Heated seats
33%
Climate control
29%
Rain sensor
22%
Cruise control
13%

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Citroen C3 reviews

Total 8 Citroen C3 owner reviews

Citroen C3 2007 Diesel 1.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2021 (age of car 14 years) Owned for:1`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total car rating:
7
Review - positive and negative sides
   female, age 46
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