French company Citroen has introduced its Citroen C5 Aircross in India. The official launch of this car will be in March 2021. The Citroen C5 Aircross will be the first product to be introduced in the country and is scheduled to be launched in the coming months. Production of this car has also started in India. C5 Aircross will be launched in the least competitive segment in India. The demand for this segment in India is also very less. Citroen C5 Aircross will be one of the safest car in India.
Citroen C5 Aircross Dimensions-
Citroen C5 Aircross 4,500mm long, 1,969mm wide, and 1,710mm tall, the Aircross is larger than the Hyundai Tucson. Compared to the Hyundai, the C5 is 20mm longer, 119mm wider, 50mm taller. The C5 Aircross also has a longer wheelbase at 2,730mm, compared to the Tucson’s 2,670mm. The Aircross will have a luggage capacity of 580 liters, which can be expanded up to 1,630 liters.
2021 Citroen C5 Aircross Engine and Mileage Specifications
Citroen C5 Aircross is coming with a turbocharged diesel engine only. It gets a 2.0-liter engine making 180BHP of power and 400Nm of the peak. Citroen C5 Aircross has an 8-speed automatic transmission and claimed fuel efficiency of 18.6kmpl. Citroen C5 Aircross will be an SUV available in Automatic transmission & Diesel fuel option.
|Feel||1997 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 18.6 kmpl|
|Shine||1997 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 18.6 kmpl|
Citroen C5 Aircross Variants and Features
Standard (Feel) features on offer include 18-inch two-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED DRLs, Halogen headlamps, LED turn indicators in ORVM, Front fog lamps with cornering function, Eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Six-speaker stereo system, Six-way power-adjustable driver seat, Keyless entry, Dual-zone climate control, Park assist,Puddle lamp,Air purifier,Cruise control, Tyre pressure monitoring system,Automatic headlamps,One-touch front and rear windows,Follow-me-home headlamps,12.3-inch customisable TFT instrument display, Gear shift indicator, Drive modes – Eco and Sport, Grip control – standard, snow, all-terrain, and sand, Blind spot information system, Electric parking brake, Front and rear parking sensors, reverse parking camera, Isofix mountings on the front passenger and rear seats
In addition to the above-mentioned features, the top-spec Shine variant gets three more features-
- Panoramic sunroof
- LED projector headlamps
- Hands-free electric tailgate
Safety Features of Citroen C5 Aircross-
The C5 Aircross in loaded on the safety front as well. It gets 6 airbags, blind-spot assist, ABS with EBD, traction control, electronic parking brake, hill launch assist, hill descent control, ESC, front and rear parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat anchors. It also gets hands-free parking which means It can be parked automatically. Although the SUV won’t be equipped with a 4WD system, it will get Citroen’s ‘Grip Control’.
Citroen C5 Aircross Production in India-
The Citroen C5 Aircross SUV began production last year at a plant in Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu. Actually, it is being assembled in India and its parts are coming from outside India. Citroën plans to sell its first SUV in 10 major cities in India.
Expected Ex-Showroom Price-
The price of this French car Citroen C5 Aircross has not been revealed yet but it is believed the price of Citroen C5 Aircross is expected to be in the range of ₹ 25.00 – 32.00 Lakh
2021 C5 Aircross Colours Options-
C5 Aircross Rivals in India
After its launch in India, Citroen C5 Aircross will compete with Hyundai Tucson and Jeep Compass, T-Roc Skoda Kodiaq, and Tiguan AllSpace. The demand for this segment is low but the vehicles that come in this segment compete very well.