When to replace the Citroen C3 timing belt

The Citroen C3 is a compact mid-sized car from Citroen. This model comes with both petrol and diesel engines and has been produced since 2002. Below is the overview of the timing belt replacement intervals. If you don't know which engine your car has, you can enter the license plate number below.

Petrol variants manufactured between 2002 and 2010

  • Citroen C3 1.1 44 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.4 54 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.4 16v 65 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.6 16v 80 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.

Diesel variants manufactured between 2002 and 2010

  • Citroen C3 1.4 HDi 50 kW = 240 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.4 HDi 66 kW = 240 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.6 HDi 16v = 240 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.

Petrol variants produced from 2010 onwards -

  • Citroen C3 1.1 44 kW = 150 000 Kilometres or a maximum of 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.0 VTi 50 kW = 175 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.4 i 54 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.4 VTi 72 kW = Timing chain, check after 10 years and replace if necessary.
  • Citroen C3 1.2 THP 81 kW = 175 000 Kilometres or a maximum of 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.6 VTi 88 kW = Timing chain, check after 10 years and replace if necessary.

Diesel Variants produced from 2010 -

  • Citroen C3 1.4 HDi 50 kW = 180 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.6 BlueHDi All variants = 175 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.6 HDi 66 and 82 kW = 240 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.
  • Citroen C3 1.6 HDi 84 kW = 175 000 Kilometres or up to 10 years.