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Hello all,

I just bought a second-hand C3 but am confused as to precisely which model I've got. I know it's a 2013 C3 VTR+ with a 3-cylinder 1.2 engine, but is it the 2nd generation or the 2nd generation face lift? How can I tell?

Sorry in advance if this is a stupid question :? :? :?

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Tony
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Hello Tony

The original C3 was made in 2002 and carried on until a facelift in 2006

The 2006 facelift model was produced to 2009.

In 2010 the A51 model was produced, then to 2013 when the new C3 was released.


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Tony_37 wrote: Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:19 am Hello all,

I just bought a second-hand C3 but am confused as to precisely which model I've got. I know it's a 2013 C3 VTR+ with a 3-cylinder 1.2 engine, but is it the 2nd generation or the 2nd generation face lift? How can I tell?

Sorry in advance if this is a stupid question :? :? :?

Cheers,
Tony

Hello

It may be best to do this by VIN?

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Model: C3 2013-2017 Facelift A51
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Engine Size: 1.2
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 30000
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
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Hello and thanks for the reply.

The VIN is VF7SCHMZ0DW607*** and the engine no. B2080059***

C3_Front.jpg
C3_Rear.jpg

Hope that helps :)

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Thanks,

You can PM me the full vin if you prefer.

I call yours the A51 facelift

It is also called the Citroen C3 model II, Facelift

(It's definitely the facelift) :D
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2nd generation face lift? How can I tell?

Sorry in advance if this is a stupid question :? :? :?
It is the second generation facelift, you can tell by the front 'face' of the car. It matches the look of the facelift and doesn't match the original model 2 design.

And it is certainly not a stupid question :geek:

A tidy looking C3 you have >>


Citroen C3 model II facelift
Citroen C3 model II facelift
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C3 model 2 from 2010


Citroen C3 model II (Wikipedia)
Citroen C3 model II (Wikipedia)


C3 model 2 facelift from 2013 with completely redesigned front grille


Citroen C3 model II. Facelift
Citroen C3 model II. Facelift
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Model: C3 2013-2017 Facelift A51
Year: 2013 (13)
Engine Size: 1.2
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 30000
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: EB2F PureTech 3-Cylinder (82 PS)
Location: East Sussex
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Hello and many thanks for all the info.

It was that high level windscreen that was confusing me actually - mine doesn't have that.

Cheers,
Tony
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Year: 2003 (03)
Engine Size: 1.4 i
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 79984
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: TU3 (75 PS)
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Tony_37 wrote: Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:24 pm Hello and many thanks for all the info.

It was that high level windscreen that was confusing me actually - mine doesn't have that.

Cheers,
Tony
The 108degree windscreen 'visiospace' is actually an optional extra :D
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C3driver52 wrote: Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:41 pm
Tony_37 wrote: Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:24 pm Hello and many thanks for all the info.

It was that high level windscreen that was confusing me actually - mine doesn't have that.

Cheers,
Tony
The 108degree windscreen 'visiospace' is actually an optional extra :D
It may have been optional on the lower trim levels but was always standard on Exclusives and on the run-out Platinum versions.
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