Citroen C5 Aircross Price in India, Launch Date, Images

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Citroen C5 Aircross

The PSA group is all set to launch their Citroen brand in India. The Citroen C5 Aircross will be the first product to be launched in India on 1st March 2021. 

The Aircross will be a mid-size SUV and will rival the Hyundai Tucson, Honda CR-V, Volkswagen Tiguan and Jeep Compass. The Citroen C5 Aircross offers 18.6 Kmpl of Mileage (ARAI).

Citroen C5 Aircross
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With a muscular profile and plenty of attitudes, the New Citroen C5 Aircross SUV redefines the feel of its class. Imposing and bold, it’s elegantly contemporary in every detail, without a trace of arrogance. 

At the front, there’s the unmistakable double chevron design and powerful curved side panels. Citroen will open official bookings for the C5 Aircross on March 1 (Online and from Outlet) and C5 Aircross will go on sale from March 2021.

Some of the standouts feature that Citroen C5 Aircross offers are a panoramic sunroof, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and a kick-to-open powered tailgate.

Citroen will also equip it with dual-zone climate control and a 6-speaker sound system. The C5 Aircross will come with an advanced air purification system that will detect environmental pollution and accordingly filter the cabin air.  

Citroen C5 Aircross Key Specifications:

Engine:1997 CC
Emission Norm Compliance:BS VI
Fuel Type:Diesel
Gear Box:8-Speed Automatic
Max Torque:400Nm@2000rpm
No Of Cylinders:4
Engine Type:DW10FC
Seating Capacity:5
Paddle Shift:Yes
Alloy Wheel Size:R18
Tyre Size:235/55R18
C5 Aircross
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C5 Aircross – SUV is powered by a 177PS 2.0-litre diesel engine. It will be offered in two variants: Feel and Shine. 

The Citroen C5 Aircross will come equipped with a 2.0-litre diesel engine, which will chunk up to 177PS of power and 400Nm of torque. 

It gets a shift and park by wire control feature to boost efficiency and two driving modes: Eco and Sport.

The C5 Aircross will be launched in two Variants:

VersionsSpecificationsPrice: Ex-Showroom Delhi
Feel1997 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 18.6 kmplRs. 28.00 Lakh*
Shine1997 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 18.6 kmplRs. 30.00 Lakh*

The Citroen C5 Aircross is Available in Seven Colors:

  • Tijuca Blue
  • Tijuca Blue with Black Roof
  • Perla Nera Black
  • Pearl White
  • Pearl White with Black Roof
  • Cumulus Gray
  • Cumulus Gray with Black Roof

The Citroen C5 Aircross Exterior Dimensions:

Height 1,710mm^3

The C5 Aircross Interior Dimensions:

Seating Capacity:5
Boot Space:580 Liters
Fuel Capacity:52 Liters
Citroen C5 Aircross
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The C5 Aircross Features: 

C5 Aircross
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  • 8-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto- phone mirroring
  • A 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • Mood lighting
  • A panoramic sunroof
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Air purifier
  • Electric tailgate
  • Keyless entry with push-button start

Safety of The Citroen C5 Aircross will be taken care of by multiple airbags, blind-spot mirroring, hill start assist, electric parking brake, reverse camera, parking assist, tyre-pressure monitoring system, and grip control system with five modes: Standard, Snow, All Terrain, Sand and Traction Control Off.

The SUV will also feature Citroen’s Progressive Hydraulic Cushion suspension system, which is claimed to reduce discomforts caused by road bumps.

The Additional Interior Features of The Citroen C5 Aircross is: Upholstery Metropolitan Grey – Grey Grained Leather / Graphite Cloth with Advanced Comfort Seats, Height and Reach Adjustable Leather Steering Wheel with 2 Control Zones.

Alloy Pedals – Accelerator & Brake Pedal, Stainless Steel Front Citroen Embossed Sill Scuff Plates, Inside Door Handles – Satin Chrome, Leather seats and Rear seat Headrest.

If we talk of Citroen C5 Aircross Exterior / Exterior Appearance: it has a smart Trunk Opener and Alloy Wheels. 

Apart from that the additional Exterior Features that C5 Aircross offers are – FRONT PANEL: Matte Black Upper Grille, FRONT PANEL: Top & Bottom Brand Emblems Chrome, Body Side Molding – Including Fender, Color Pack (Silver Anodised or Deep Red Anodised Based on Body Color), Front Bumper / Side Airbump® & Roof Bars Insert, Satin Chrome – Window C Signature.

Citroen C5 Aircross

Chrome Dual Exhaust Pipes, Integrated Spoiler, ‘’SWIRL’’ Two-Tone Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels, LED Vision Projector Headlamps Halogen, 3D LED Rear Lamps, LED Turn Indicators On ORVM, Front Fog Lamps w/Cornering Function, Rear Fog Lamps, LED High Mount Stop Lamp. Lightning is DRL’s (Daytime Running Lights). C5 Aircross also has an Outside Rear View Mirror, Trunk Light, Rear Spoiler and Roof Rails.

However, the Turn indicators on ORVM and Xenon Headlights are not available in C5 Aircross.

Some of The Premium Variants Will Also Offer a Safety+ package further includes:

  • Auto Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • AEB Inter-Urban
  • AEB Pedestrian
  • Cyclist detection 

Aircross Competitors

Citroen C5 Aircross will have many competitors in the Indian market due to its excellent design slated at high prices. Most mid-level SUVs in India are available between 4.99 lakhs to 19.75 lakhs. CKD will increase the C5 Aircross price in India.

On the other hand, the French model C5 Aircross will be starting at a whopping amount above Rs 30 lakhs. The high prices can be a major challenge it will face in the Indian market.

Hyundai TucsonRs.18.76 to Rs.25.97 Lakh
Jeep CompassRs.16.49 to Rs.24.99 Lakh
Skoda KaroqRs.24.99 Lakh
Volkswagen T-RocRs.19.99 Lakh

These cars offer premium features for the same money value. Prospective competitors of Citroen C5 Aircross are Nissan Qashqai, Peugeot 3008, Renault Kadjar, Kia Sportage, SEAT Ateca and Vauxhall Grandland X

C5 Aircross Price

Citroen C5 Aircross
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The C5 Aircross will be assembled locally in India. This CKD model hikes the prices for the upcoming mid-level SUV above Rs 30 lakhs. Meanwhile, Citroen India has launched the trial assembly plant at CK Birla company in Thiruvallur. Citroen India plans for a launch in early 2021. Earlier this year, the SUV drove Indian roads as part of its preliminary tests using a few imported Completely Built Units.

VersionsSpecificationsPrice – Ex Showroom Delhi
Feel1997 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 18.6 kmplRs. 28.00 Lakh*
Shine1997 cc, Diesel, Automatic, 18.6 kmplRs. 30.00 Lakh*

C5 Aircross Images:

So what you are waiting for, if Premium SUV C5 Aircross is in your budget don’t wait, just book it on 1st March 2021.

What is the launch date of Citroen C5 Aircross in India?

Citroen C5 Aircross is expected to launch on 1st March 2021.

What is the expected price of Citroen C5 Aircross in India?

The price of Citroen C5 Aircross is expected to be around Rs. 28.00 Lakh to Rs. 30.00 Lakh in India.

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Who are the competitors of Citroen C5 Aircross?

Hyundai Tucson, Honda CR-V, Volkswagen Tiguan and Jeep Compass are some of the big rivals against C5 Aircross.


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