Citroen C5 Aircross unveiled in India; launch expected in March
Ahead of its expected launch in March, Citroen has unveiled its C5 Aircross SUV in India. It will be available in Shine and Feel variants via the company's La Maison dealerships across 10 locations in the country. It features a 2.0-liter diesel engine, a 12.3-inch digital instrument screen, 18.0-inch alloy wheels, and six airbags. Here's our roundup.
Citroen C5 Aircross: At a glance
The Citroen C5 Aircross features a sporty design with a two-part grille, one of which connects the headlamps. It also houses halogen/LED headlamps with LED DRLs and fog lamps. On the sides, it is flanked by roof rails, power-adjustable ORVMs, blacked-out B-pillars, and designer 18.0-inch alloy wheels. Dimensions-wise, the car is 4,500mm long, 1,969mm wide, and has a wheelbase of 2,730mm.
Power and performance
Under the hood, the Citroen C5 Aircross packs a 2.0-liter diesel engine that is tuned to deliver 177hp/400Nm. Transmission duties on the four-wheeler are handled by an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Citroen claims that the SUV has an ARAI-certified fuel-efficiency of 18.6km/l.
A peek inside the cabin
The Citroen C5 Aircross has a spacious 5-seater cabin with a powered driver's seat, dual-zone climate control, hands-free parking, a panoramic sunroof, and keyless entry. It also packs a 12.3-inch digital instrument console and an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. For safety, the SUV has provisions like six airbags, a rear-view camera, ESP, and Traction control.
What about the price?
The official pricing details of the Citroen C5 Aircross will be revealed during its market launch, which is likely to happen in March 2021. However, it is expected to cost around Rs. 30 lakh (ex-showroom).