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Old 1st February 2021, 16:37   #166
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Looks nice and premium, good to see a full size spare tyre too.

If they price it well they can still see a good number, I for one am really interested in this over the overpriced jeep. Looks good from outside, and spacious from inside.
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3 independent adjustable rear seats! A serious USP for 5 member families! This is getting interesting. Hoping sincerely that Citroen succeeds!
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Must Say that that center console and three independent rear seats is going to find a lot of takers.
And if the suspension & ride are as good as the marketing is making it sound, this has the potential to do better numbers than Compass.
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Citroen does look a lot more promising product than Compass/Tucson ever managed to do. With their famous suspension, magic seats, funky styling, upmarket interiors, this clearly appears to be a better offering than a Compass/ Tucson.

However, I see a few missing features, which I was expecting.

1) Auto Hold functionality
2) With two variants only, a standard LED headlights functionality.
3) A rear armrest. This is a bit understandable, provided Citroen provides great seat comfort to the middle passenger.

Can they surprise us and price it at a Harrier/Hector level? I hope they do!
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Citroen does look a lot more promising product than Compass/Tucson ever managed to do. With their famous suspension, magic seats, funky styling, upmarket interiors, this clearly appears to be a better offering than a Compass/ Tucson.

However, I see a few missing features, which I was expecting.

1) Auto Hold functionality
2) With two variants only, a standard LED headlights functionality.
3) A rear armrest. This is a bit understandable, provided Citroen provides great seat comfort to the middle passenger.

Can they surprise us and price it at a Harrier/Hector level? I hope they do!
Ventilated air seats seems to be missing too. I highly doubt this will be priced at hector/harrier levels. I am guessing starts at 19.99 will also make a good impact.
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I doubt they will start at 20 lkh mark. Instead, I think they will price it in the Karoq range of about 25lkhs ex-showroom.

But since they are a new brand in the Indian market, they need to price it competitively.

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I doubt they will start at20 lkh mark. Instead, I think they will price it in the Karoq range of about 25lkhs ex-showroom.

But since they are a new brand in the Indian market, they need to price it competitively.
Yes 19.99 is an extremely wishful thinking from me, but it will make a good impact and like everything they can say introductory prices and bump up the prices in few months.
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Finally a comfort oriented SUV. Though I am not in the market for a new car anytime soon. I will definitely check out the Aircross.
If the comfort factor is true to Citroen's word, I wouldn't mind getting one. A proper 5-seater with spacious boot and enough power. This will not be a corner carver, but definitely comfort wins over other aspects especially since I travel with my parents quite often.

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Don't understand the differentiation between the 2 trims. The only difference seems to be LED headlights and automatic tailgate. Do they need another variant just for this?
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Media Cars are shod with Michelin Tyres, which is completely in line with their market positioning of Comfort Oriented SUV.

But the fine print on the bottom of the brochure is as below.

*Best In Class#
#Class includes Volkswagen Tiguan, Hyundai Tucson, Honda CRV: as of 25th Jan. 2021.


So little chances for anything below 24.99L
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Media Cars are shod with Michelin Tyres, which is completely in line with their market positioning of Comfort Oriented SUV.

But the fine print on the bottom of the brochure is as below.

*Best In Class#
#Class includes Volkswagen Tiguan, Hyundai Tucson, Honda CRV: as of 25th Jan. 2021.


So little chances for anything below 24.99L
The Jeep Compass will clearly be targeted. All the more better for those like me who had the Compass on the shortlist because this will mean only more pressure for Jeep to realise they clearly overshot their target with the Model S asking price.
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Don't understand the differentiation between the 2 trims. The only difference seems to be LED headlights and automatic tailgate. Do they need another variant just for this?
Panoramic Sunroof is the main differentiation.
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Media Cars are shod with Michelin Tyres, which is completely in line with their market positioning of Comfort Oriented SUV.
Can it be because both are French companies? Just remembered that my Hyundai Elantra came with Hankook tyres, both are Korean companies.
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Glad to see a global major showcasing their true DNA (chic, comfortable) than portray themselves under a pseudo image solely for India (unlike say Toyota, Honda or even Skoda)

Wishing for trims with smaller power train options so that the starting price for this truly comfortable machine becomes more accessible
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Seems like a no-brainer for Indian roads and requirements. Hope they price it competitively and take the market by a storm. Not a fan of their front fascia, but a black colour option would do the trick. No one would ignore a comfort oriented vehicle. For most of the customers, I think comfort is what matters rather than the off-road capability systems in a family car. Toyota should get this. Also, the fact that they are staying true to their global brand image as mentioned by the BHPian above, makes it better. Also, I think they have a better chance at getting those sale figures with the 180hp tune as Indians want those horses, atleast to boast around.

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