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Citroen C5 Aircross Launched At A Starting Price Of Rs 29.90 Lakh

Citroen has finally launched the C5 Aircross at a starting price of Rs 29.90 lakh (introductory, ex-showroom). It is the debut product from the French carmaker in our country. The premium mid-size SUV is available in two variants – Feel and Shine. Their prices are as follows: – 

Citroen C5 Aircross price in india

Citroen C5 Aircross Variants

Price (ex-showroom Delhi)


Rs 29.90 lakh

Feel Dual-tone

Rs 30.40 lakh


Rs 31.90 lakh

While the pricing of the Feel variant for single tone and dual-tone finishes are different, the higher-spec Shine demands the same amount for both single and dual-tone shades. For reference, the SUV is available in seven color options, including three dual-tone shades. The monotone color options include Pearl White, Cumulus Grey, Tijuca Blue, and Perla Nera Black. The first three hues can also be had with a blacked-out roof. Besides this, the SUV with Peal White color will also flaunt orange-colored highlights on the exterior, whereas the other shades will feature silver accents.

Citroen C5 Aircross: Features

The Citroen C5 Aircross emphasizes comfort. Considering the virtue, it offers advanced comfort seats (combine high-density foam), progressive hydraulic cushion suspension (designed to curb the suspension’s responses to big compressions), hands-free electric tailgate, and three independent full-size rear seats that come with reclining, sliding (up to 150mm), and folding functions. It also has an extensive 580-liter boot space, which can be extended further by upto 1630-liters by folding the rear modular seats. 

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Citroen C5 Aircross interior

The other notable features onboard include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple Carplay & Android Auto smartphone connectivity, mirror screen function, 6-speakers, a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, dual-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, powered driver’s seat, 6-way manually adjustable front passenger seat, grained leather upholstery, cruise control, multiple driving modes (Eco & Sport), heated outside mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, auto headlamps, tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), and many more. 

Citroen C5 Aircross mileage

Safety is covered by six airbags, ABS with EBD, blindspot monitoring, electric parking brake, Electronic Stability Program (ESC), hill descent control, hill start assist, traction control, ISOFIX anchorages, coffee break alert, a grip control system with 5 modes {Standard, Snow, All Terrain (Mud, Damp Grass, etc.), Sand & Traction Control Off}, front & rear parking sensors with rear-view camera, etc. 

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Unjustified pricing 

It is important to note that most of the features of C5 Aircross are standard across the entire variant line-up. What differentiates the top-spec Shine trim from the base-spec Feel trim is the availability of features like an LED projector headlamps, panoramic sunroof, and hands-free tailgate. And for this added set of features, the Shine trim is priced at exorbitant manner, demanding a premium of Rs 2 lakh over the Feel trim. 

Citroen C5 Aircross images

Engine, gearbox, and mileage

Powering the C5 Aircross is a 2.0-liter diesel engine that puts out 177PS of max grunt and 400Nm of peak twist. The unit is paired with an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission. Citroen claims an 18.6kmpl mileage with it. Unlike the global-spec C5 Aircoss, its Indian-sped misses out petrol engine option.

Complimentary maintenance package for selected customers

Citroen is offering a complimentary maintenance package of 5-yrs/50,000km to customers who have booked the SUV till 6th April 2021. Besides, all buyers will get a standard 3-yrs/ 1 lakh km (whichever occurs earlier) warranty along with roadside assistance. 


Considering the price range of Citroen C5 Aircross, it will rival the higher variant of the Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson, and the upcoming Volkswagen Tiguan SUVs. 

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