Citroen C5 Aircross SUV to be launched in Q1 2021
Groupe PSA-owned Citroen will launch its C5 Aircross SUV in India in the first quarter of this year. As for the highlights, it will have a sporty look and shall offer an upmarket cabin with the latest connectivity features. It should be offered with a choice of BS6-compliant petrol as well as diesel engines. Here's our roundup.
Citroen C5 Aircross: At a glance
Citroen C5 Aircross will sport a distinctive split headlight, short overhangs on the front and rear, a sweeping grille, a masculine bonnet, and a dual-tone body color. It will be flanked by C-shaped chrome inserts around the windows, roof rails, and designer alloy wheels. It will have a length of 4,500mm, a width of 1,840mm, and a height of 1,670mm.
Power and performance
The Citroen C5 Aircross should come with two BS6-compliant engine choices- a 1.2-liter petrol mill that makes 128hp of power, and a 2.0-liter diesel motor that generates 178hp. Transmission duties should be handled by a 6-speed manual and an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
A peek inside the cabin
The Citroen C5 Aircross will have a spacious cabin with a large dual-tone dashboard, premium leatherette upholstery, rectangular-shaped AC vents, and a power steering wheel. It will house an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity options. For the safety of the passengers, there will be multiple airbags, hill-hold assist, blind spot assist, traffic detection, and a parking camera.
What about the pricing?
The Citroen C5 Aircross will make its debut in India in the first quarter of this year. As far as its pricing is concerned, it should carry a price-tag of around Rs. 30 lakh (ex-showroom).