Citroen C3 2002

This generation of Citroen C3 has been produced from March, 2002 to December, 2005. We can provide information about 10 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Citroen is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 1.1 to 1.6 litres and power of from 61 to 110 horsepower un two diesel engines with displacement 1.4 litres and power of from 68 to 92 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (6 versions), as well as automatic (4 versions) gearbox.

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Citroen C3 2002 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6 to 7.1 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.2 to 4.3 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Citroen C3 2002 petrol engine version is Citroen C3 1.1, consuming 6 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Citroen C3 2002 diesel - Citroen C3 1.4 HDi for 100 kilometers consumes 4.2 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 +13% for petrol engines and +11% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Citroen C3 modification.

Citroen C3 2002 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 143 to 170 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 110 to 112 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 - 110 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.7 seconds has Citroen C3 1.6 16V version, conversely the tardiest one is Citroen C3 1.4 reaching this speed only in 17.7 seconds. The maximum top speed is 192 km/h for the 1.6 petrol 4-cylinder 110 hp version (Citroen C3 1.6 16V) 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 1463 to 1539 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 1200 €. According to user reviews, average Citroen C3 repair costs are 60 € per year. Users calculated Citroen C3 2002 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1700 € cost per year and 0.20 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 48%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 32% 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.

Citroen C3 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Citroen C3 2002 1.1 Mar 2002 — Sep 2005

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.1 Petrol 61 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2002 1.4 Mar 2002 — Jan 2005 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 6.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2002 1.4 Mar 2002 — Apr 2005 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 7.1 l/100km Automatic (4)
Citroen C3 2003 1.4i 16V Jan 2003 — Dec 2005

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 88 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2004 1.4 16V Mai 2004 — Apr 2005

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 90 HP 6.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
Citroen C3 2002 1.4 HDi Mar 2002 — Jan 2005

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.4 Diesel 68 HP 4.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2004 1.4 HDi Jan 2004 — Dec 2005 1.4 Diesel 68 HP 4.3 l/100km Automatic (5)
Citroen C3 2002 1.4 HDi 16V Nov 2002 — Apr 2005

Most powerfull diesel version (92 HP)

1.4 Diesel 92 HP 4.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2002 1.6 16V Mar 2002 — Jan 2005

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.7 seconds

1.6 Petrol 110 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Citroen C3 2002 1.6 16V Mar 2002 — Sep 2005

Most powerfull petrol version (110 HP)

1.6 Petrol 110 HP 6.2 l/100km Automatic (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 four stars, and for pedestrian protection Citroen C3 got two stars.

Citroen C3 prices

Citroen C3 2002 - 2005 hatchback price in Latvia is from 600 € to 2000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Citroen C3 price is below average - Citroen C3 is approximately for 14 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2002 - 2005 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 2005 price 900 € 1300 € 2000 €
Citroen C3 2004 price 600 € 1200 € 1900 €
Citroen C3 2003 price 900 € 1300 € 1700 €
Citroen C3 2002 price 600 € 1000 € 1300 €

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Citroen C3 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Citroen C3 reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2016 defects were detected in an average of 34.5 percent of Citroen C3 of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 31.4%.

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Citroen C3 2002 features (options)

Percentage of Citroen C3 with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
58%
Metallic paint
56%
Adjustable steering wheel
49%
Climate control
31%
Rain sensor
24%
Heated seats
17%
Cruise control
14%

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Citroen C3 reviews

Total 8 Citroen C3 owner reviews

Citroen C3 2004 Petrol 1.1 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 10 years) Owned for:35`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 6.0 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 400 € (~ 400 € per year)
Total car rating:
8
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