Citroen Basalt Vision, Its SUV Coupe For India, Revealed

  • Mar 27, 2024
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The Basalt Vision will primarily take on the upcoming Tata Curvv, while being a SUV coupe alternative to the Hyundai Creta

Citroen Basalt Vision

  • Citroen Basalt Vision revealed globally.

  • Exterior resembles existing Citroen models like the C3 and the C3 Aircross.

  • Boasts sloping roofline with squared-out wheel arches and multi-spoke dual-tone alloy wheels.

  • Rear showcases wraparound LED tail lamps and a tall bumper with a chunky silver skid plate.

  • Interior not revealed, but earlier spy shots revealed similar dashboard layout to the other C3 models. 

  • Likely to be powered by same 110 PS 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine from the C3 models.
  • To be launched in the second half of the 2024 with expected starting price of Rs 8 lakh (ex-showroom).

Citroen has taken the wraps off its upcoming SUV coupe, the Basalt Vision, globally. Designed primarily for the South American and Indian markets, it shares the same CMP platform as the Citroen C3 and Citroen C3 Aircross. While official launch details are not yet available, we expect the French carmaker to introduce it in our market in the coming months.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Citroen Basalt Vision

Design

Citroen Basalt Vision

The exterior of the Basalt Vision resembles existing Citroen models, especially with the split grille reminiscent of the C3 and C3 Aircross SUV. The front also features a split headlight housing, adding to the aggressive nature of the SUV.

Citroen Basalt Vision

The profile boasts a sloping roofline, further enhanced by squared-out wheel arches and  body cladding, along with sportier multi-spoke dual-tone alloy wheels.

Citroen Basalt Vision

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Moving to the rear, the Basalt Vision presents a tall stance with the boot lid positioned higher than the bonnet. Additionally, the rear showcases wraparound LED tail lamps and a tall bumper with a chunky silver skid plate.

Interior

Citroen C3 Aircross Interior

The interior of the Basalt Vision has not been revealed yet, but earlier spy shots showcased a dashboard layout similar to that of the C3 and C3 Aircross. Additionally, it will likely boast a distinct colour scheme to set it apart from the existing models and will come equipped with additional features such as automatic climate control, push-button start, and six airbags.

Powertrain Specifications

Citroen C3 Aircross 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine

Although Citroen has not detailed the powertrain specifications for the Basalt Vision, it is expected to utilise the same 110 PS 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine from the C3 models. Transmission options are likely to include both a 6-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed torque converter automatic.

India Launch

Citroen Basalt Vision

Citroen will launch the Basalt Vision in India in the second half of 2024 at an expected starting price of around Rs 8 lakh (ex-showroom). It will rival the likes of the upcoming Tata Curvv, while being an SUV coupe alternative to cars like the  Kia SeltosMaruti Suzuki Grand VitaraHyundai CretaToyota Urban Cruiser HyryderSkoda KushaqHonda Elevate, and Volkswagen Taigun.

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