French car maker Citroen is preparing to increase its portfolio in the Indian market. The company launched the Citroen C5 Aircross as its first product in India. Now information is coming out that the company is about to launch the facelift version of C5 Aircross. Let us know that Citroen C5 Aircross has recently been given a new update abroad and it is being told that this updated model will be launched in India by September 2022 in the Indian market. In India, the company launched its first car Citroen C5 Aircross only last year. The company launched this car in India through the semi-knocked-down (SKD) route.
Citroen C5 Aircross Engine
The facelifted model is likely to get the same 2-litre diesel engine (177PS/400Nm) as the pre-facelifted model. This unit comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Internationally, there is also an option for a PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid EV) version that produces a combined 225PS. The PHEV variant offers a pure electric driving mode with a range of up to 38 miles (62 km).
Citroen C5 Aircross Design
Talking about the design of the Citroen C5 Aircross, it is a big SUV with big wheels. As you get closer, the Citron C5 has a large Citron logo/emblem which is very satisfying and unique to look at – it looks very pleasant and proportionate from the front. The front grille is spacious and features LED Vision Projector headlamps and LED DRLs. Near the bumper, there is a unique design with the cladding which houses the fog lamps with cornering function. When you look at the side profile, the car looks large, with large 18-inch two-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels surrounded by wheel arches with thick cladding. Thick black cladding runs through both sides of the car, and stylish design elements are added to the car’s front doors. The Citroen C5 Aircoss gets a large panoramic sunroof, and roof rails on a dual-tone body that adds to the style quotient.
Coming to the rear of the car, it gets unique LED tail lamps that run across the tailgate of the car – to the right of the tailgate is the “C5 Aircross” badge with a large Citroen logo in the middle. At the rear, the car also gets chrome dual exhaust pipes which look stylish. Overall, the Citroen C5 SUV sports a very simple, clean looking rear profile.
Citroen C5 Aircross Interior
The interior/cabin space of the new C5 Air Cross has a lot to talk about. It’s very spacious inside the car – and the quality of the materials and the color schemes used are pleasing and welcoming. It gives you a very luxurious feeling when you sit inside – the car has a huge touchscreen center console where you can control dual-zone AC controls and all the infotainment features in the car. The driver seat has electronically/automatically adjustable seat height settings. It is very comfortable to adjust the seats as per your requirement. The front passenger also gets the same seat setting but has to be adjusted manually. Everywhere in the car there is enough space to keep things like phones, things, water bottles, toll receipts etc. There is also extra space under the armrests.
The steering wheel featuring the Citroen logo is leather-wrapped and features multimedia controls, voice assistance, and more. The steering wheel also has paddle shifters to take advantage of the extra power while driving. The seats are very comfortable with good quality cushions, as well as provide very good lumbar support.
Citroen C5 Aircross Safety Features
Onboard safety features include six airbags, traction control mode and tire pressure monitoring. The Europe-specific model also gets Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) technology including adaptive cruise control, park assist, lane-keep assist and automatic emergency braking.
Citroen C5 Aircross Rivals
It will compete with the Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass and Volkswagen Tiguan.
Citroen C5 Aircross Price
Citroen C5 Aircross Facelifted price should start at Rs.33 Lakh (ex-showroom).