Citroen C5 Aircross SUV launched in India with prices starting at Rs 29.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new Citroën C5 Aircross comes to the country as a Completely Knocked Down (CKD) unit and is locally assembled at the company’s facility in Tamil Nadu. Citroën opened reservations for its SUV last month and the first customers, those who booked before April 6, were able to take advantage of an additional 5-year maintenance package. Citroen is operating through La Maison dealerships in 10 cities across India.
Citroen C5 Aircross: Engine
The new C5 Aircross is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine that generates 177 hp of peak power and 400 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Citroen claims that the C5 Aircross has a mileage of 18.6 kmpl. The C5 Aircross also has Citroen’s Progressive Hydraulic Cushions, to make driving more comfortable. The C5 Aircross gets grip control function with five modes: standard (ESC), snow, off-road (mud, wet, grass, etc.), sand, and traction control.
Citroen C5 Aircross: Features
On the Feel variant of the Citroën C5 Aircross, the French SUV gets 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels which are available in four shades, halogen headlamps, rear fog lamps, LED daytime running lights, 3D LED taillights, ORVM turn indicators, front fog lamps with cornering function, and LED stop lamp. Meanwhile, the Shine trim adds LED vision projector headlamps and a panoramic sunroof.
Citroen C5 Aircross comes with a Metropolitan Gray theme interior with the choice of two upholstery options – Grey Grained Leather and Graphite Cloth with Advanced Comfort Seats. The second row contains three independent adjustable seats. The cabin features an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, and a 12.3-inch TFT digital instrument cluster. Both displays come with three customization modes and the same number of ambiance options. The SUV is equipped with a Park Assist package for parallel and bay parking. Other features include a leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, TPMS, and a hands-free electric liftgate.
The new C5 Aircross SUV is being offered in four monotone color options namely Pearl White, Cumulus Grey, Tijuca Blue, and Perla Nera Black. There are three dual-tone color options include Pearl White with Black roof, Cumulus Grey with Black roof, and Tijuca Blue with Black roof.
The Citroen C5 Aircross SUV comes with six airbags, hill descent control, hill start assist, an ESP, traction control, Blind Spot Information System (BLIS), front and rear parking sensors, electric parking brake, ISOFIX mounts, among others. There is also a coffee break alert system that warns the driver if the SUV has been driving continuously for two hours at a speed exceeding 65km/h.
Citroen C5 Aircross Price in India and rivals
Below are the variant-wise C5 Aircross prices (ex-showroom, Delhi).
C5 Aircross Feel (monotone) – Rs 29.90 lakh
C5 Aircross Feel (dual-tone) – Rs 30.40 lakh
C5 Aircross Shine (monotone/dual-tone) – Rs 31.90 lakh
The C5 Aircross competes in the mid-size SUV segment and takes on the biggies like Jeep Compass, Volkswagen T-Roc, and the Hyundai Tucson.