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2011 Citroen C3 vs. 2012 Citroen C3

To start off, 2012 Citroen C3 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2011 Citroen C3. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2011 Citroen C3 would be higher. Both 2011 Citroen C3 and 2012 Citroen C3 are equipped with a 1,398 cc engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 67 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, both vehicles can yield 161 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Citroen C3 2012 Citroen C3
Make Citroen Citroen
Model C3 C3
Year Released 2011 2012
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1398 cc 1398 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 67 HP 67 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 161 Nm 161 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 73.7 mm 73.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 82 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 165 km/hour 165 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13.4 seconds 13.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1123 kg 1123 kg
Vehicle Length 3870 mm 3870 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2470 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 4.4 L/100km 4.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 45 L


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