Posted On : 07 Apr, 2021
French auto chief and division of the Stellantis, Citroen has ultimately debuted its eagerly-awaited flagship SUV C5 Aircross in India at an opening price of ?29.90 lakh. The price tag of the topmost spec Shine model is ?31.90 lakh. The finest 5-seater SUV's reservation was previously started at an initial price of ?50,000 via online and the brand's La Maison authorization.
The SUV will take the likes of the forthcoming Volkswagen Tiguan along with Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson midst others. Available in two models - Feel and Shine, the Citroen C5 Aircross will be retailed in India as a CKD unit. Home-grown assembling of the SUV has previously begun in India at the CK Birla unit in Thiruvallur of Tamil Nadu.
Citroen has also publicized its subscription-based variant for the C5 Aircross SUV. The French auto manufacturer has debuted the initiative where clients can ride a C5 Aircross SUV for ?49,999 per month. The auto maker will provide five-year facilities that will embrace routine upkeep, stretched warranty, roadside assistance and much more.
The subscription system also provides clients with choices of a trade-in after the end of the quarter, take the car by submitting the last finance imbursement or return it to the trader. Concerning the design, the SUV gets an audacious appearance. It gets LED headlights and taillights, panoramic sunroof in the topmost Shine variant, which are lacking in the Feel model.
As Citroen profess, car manufacturers in India don't emphasis on the ease level for the chauffeur and the occupants, but the Citroen C5 Aircross provides best-in-class comfort. The cottage seems airy and gets bunch of features.
It acquires a 12.3-inch digital instrument dashboard, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit, hands-free parking, dual-zone climate control, electrically modifiable chauffeur’s seat, and power-modifiable ORVMs together with usual features such as programmed headlamps and wipers, cruise control, keyless entrance. The three back seats can be reclined autonomously and folded too so as to lodge more luggage.
For power basis, the Citroen C5 Aircross is offered with a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged-diesel engine, coupled to an 8-speed automatic transmission that direct power to anterior wheels. The powertrain generates 177 bhp of power and 400 Nm of torque. Citroen declares that the C5 Aircross bids an ARAI certified fuel budget of 18.6 kmpl.
For safety purpose, the SUV acquires cluster of features such as 6 airbags, ESC, traction control, mount start support, hill lineage control, blind spot supervision together with typical features like anterior and back parking sensors, rear view camera, ABS including EBD and TPMs.