Citroen’s new C5 Aircross, their C-Segment SUV, has just landed in Ireland and is available in four trim levels Start, Touch, Feel & Flair, with prices starting from €26,495. It is also is now available to test drive at Citroën dealerships nationwide.
Early in 2020, the new C5 Aircross will be joined by a PHEV variant, the first Citroën plug-in hybrid, offering low CO2 emissions and a range of 50km in fully electric mode.
C5 Aircross Dimensions
This new 2019 C5 Aircross measures 4.5m long, 1.7m high and 2.1m wide and joins the C3 Aircross in the B-SUV segment. It comes with Progressive Hydraulic Cushion suspension standard across the entire range and all models come equipped with three individual sliding, folding and reclining rear seats, with boot space of 580-litres to 720-litres.
Outside View C5 Aircross
At the front a two-tier light signature and grille give the C5 Aircross its own identity. The upper light units, which comprise of the daytime running lights and indicators, extend out from the Citroen chevrons on the front and stretch across the entire width of the C5 Aircross. The body features wheel arches extensions and lower body panels with a SUV look. Airbump panels are also available with personalised coloured inserts along with front, side and roof bars for extra modernity and personality.
ConnectedCAM, comes as standard across the range, uses a factory fitted camera system built into the interior rear-view mirror to record movements in front of the car using full HD GPS technology. An integrated 16 GB memory card is used to store photos and videos while footage from a collision will automatically save to the device. The New C5 Aircross is the only car on sale in Ireland to offer such technology as standard across the range.
The entry ‘Start’ trim level includes:
Touch’ edition adds:
‘Feel’ model comes with:
The top specification of ‘Flair’ adds:
Highway driver assist is also standard on Flair models coupled with the EAT8 automatic transmission. This feature combines adaptive cruise control, active lane departure warning and a stop & go feature to manage driving semi-autonomously in specific driving conditions.
C5 Aircross Engines
The C5 Aircross comes with a choice of two petrol and two diesel engines. The PureTech petrol offer, comprises of a 1.2litre 130hp engine paired with a 6-speed manual transmission and a 1.6litre 180hp unit which comes with the choice of a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission.
The Blue HDI diesel offers a 1.5litre 130hp engine with the choice of a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission and a 2.0litre 180hp unit which comes as standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
|The full C5 Aircross model line-up;|
|Trim||Fuel Type||Description||Transmission||Annual Road Tax||Retail Price|
|Start||Petrol||1.2 PureTech 130 S&S||6 Speed Manual||€ 270||€ 26,495|
|Touch||Petrol||1.2 PureTech 130 S&S||6 Speed Manual||€ 270||€ 27,995|
|Touch||Petrol||1.6 PureTech 180 S&S||8 Speed Automatic||€ 280||€ 32,495|
|Feel||Petrol||1.2 PureTech 130 S&S||6 Speed Manual||€ 270||€ 29,995|
|Feel||Petrol||1.6 PureTech 180 S&S||8 Speed Automatic||€ 280||€ 34,495|
|Flair||Petrol||1.2 PureTech 130 S&S||6 Speed Manual||€ 200||€ 33,695|
|Flair||Petrol||1.6 PureTech 180 S&S||8 Speed Automatic||€ 270||€ 38,195|
|Touch||Diesel||1.5 Blue HDI 130 S&S||6 Speed Manual||€ 190||€ 29,995|
|Touch||Diesel||1.5 Blue HDI 130 S&S||8 Speed Automatic||€ 190||€ 32,095|
|Feel||Diesel||1.5 Blue HDI 130 S&S||6 Speed Manual||€ 190||€ 31,995|
|Feel||Diesel||1.5 Blue HDI 130 S&S||8 Speed Automatic||€ 190||€ 34,095|
|Feel||Diesel||2.0 Blue HDI 180 S&S||8 Speed Automatic||€ 270||€ 38,095|
|Flair||Diesel||1.5 Blue HDI 130 S&S||6 Speed Manual||€ 190||€ 35,695|
|Flair||Diesel||1.5 Blue HDI 130 S&S||8 Speed Automatic||€ 190||€ 37,795|
|Flair||Diesel||2.0 Blue HDI 180 S&S||8 Speed Automatic||€ 270||€ 41,795|
Following the launch, Pat Ryan, MD of Citroën Ireland commented “This is an extremely exciting car for the Citroën brand here in Ireland, not only due to the strength of the product but also due to the strength of the segment it is competing in.
The C-SUV segment is the largest Passenger car segment in Ireland and represents over 20% of the total market.
The C5 Aircross offers the latest driver assistance systems, comfort, space and practicality in addition to fuel economy. As you would expect from Citroën, the new C5 Aircross is also colourful, stylish and offers eye catching personalisation.”