Citroen C5 Aircross SUV to be unveiled on February 1
French automaker Citroen will unveil its C5 Aircross SUV in India, on February 1. The upcoming vehicle will be sold in a single trim. It shall have an eye-catching design, an upmarket cabin with many features, and will draw power from a BS6-compliant 180hp, 2.0-liter diesel engine mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Here's our roundup.
The Citroen C5 Aircross will feature a sloping roofline, a minimalist chrome grille, a wide air dam, a muscular bonnet, and sleek split-LED headlamps with DRLs. On the sides, the SUV will be flanked by roof rails, ORVMs, blacked-out B-pillars, wheel arches, and designer alloy wheels. Wrap-around taillights and a window wiper will be present on the rear end.
Under the hood, the Citroen C5 Aircross will run on a BS6-compliant 2.0-liter diesel engine mated to an 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The mill generates a maximum power of 180hp. The torque figure is not known at the moment.
The Citroen C5 Aircross will have a spacious cabin with a panoramic sunroof, dual-zone climate control, a powered driver's seat, an electronic parking brake, and a multifunctional power steering wheel. The car will house a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for connectivity features. For passengers' safety, multiple airbags and a rear-view camera will be available.
Citroen C5 Aircross will be brought to India as a Completely Knocked Down (CKD) unit and assembled locally. As for the pocket-pinch, it should carry a starting price-tag of around Rs. 30 lakh and will be sold via the company's La Maison Citroën showrooms.