Citroen C5 Aircross launched in India at introductory beginning value of Rs 29.90 lakh- Expertise Information, Alenz
tech2 Information EmployeesApr 07, 2021 15:24:51 IST
The Citroen C5 Aircross has been launched in India at an introductory beginning value of Rs 29.90 lakh. Out there in two trims, the C5 Aircross Really feel is priced at Rs 29.90 lakh, whereas the fully-loaded C5 Aircross Shine prices Rs 31.90 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom, Delhi). Citroen says it has already obtained over 1,000 pre-bookings for the C5 Aircross because the firm opened order books final month. At this value, nonetheless, the top-spec Citroen C5 Aircross is roughly Rs 4 lakh dearer than the equal Jeep Compass, and almost Rs 5 lakh dearer than the equal Hyundai Tucson.
Along with being bought through 10 of its bodily ‘La Maison’ dealerships, the C5 Aircross can even be out there for buy on-line through the corporate’s direct promoting programme in over 50 Indian cities. That is in an effort to maximise the corporate’s attain in areas the place it doesn’t have a dealership at current, and for these opting to purchase the C5 Aircross on-line, Citroen will present a devoted check drive fleet, an internet gross sales advisor, digital product demo and doorstep supply straight from the manufacturing facility.
Citroen says round 15 to twenty p.c of the bookings it has obtained thus far have come by way of its on-line portal.
First showcased on Indian soil all the best way again in 2019, the C5 Aircross was as a consequence of be launched within the second half of 2020. Nevertheless, the COVID-19 pandemic pressured the PSA Group’s hand, and the corporate selected to delay the introduction of the Citroen model to 2021.
Bookings for the French SUV have been open for the previous couple of weeks, with the reserving quantity set at Rs 50,000. Those that pre-booked the C5 Aircross until April 6 are eligible totally free periodic companies for as much as 5 years or 50,000km, whichever is earlier. At the moment, the corporate additionally introduced the Citroen Future Certain package deal, which prices Rs 49,999 and gives homeowners routine upkeep, prolonged guarantee, roadside help and on-road financing for as much as 5 years.
To recap, the Citroen C5 Aircross is a 5-seat SUV, which is roughly the identical dimension because the Tucson. It measures in at 4,500mm in size, 1,969mm in width and 1,710mm in peak, with a 2,730mm wheelbase.
Citroen has supplied versatile seating within the C5 Aircross – every of the three heavily-bolstered rear seats can slide fore and aft and be folded down individually as per the consumer’s requirement to create extra room for baggage.
With all three rear seats up, boot house is pegged at a beneficiant 580 litres, and with all three seats folded down, it rises to a cavernous 1,630 litres. The C5 Aircross has a 52.5-litre gas tank, and will probably be out there in a complete of 4 colors, with a distinction roof out there as an choice.
The highest-spec Citroen C5 Aircross Shine packs options equivalent to dual-zone auto local weather management, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a panoramic sunroof, a 12.3-inch digital devices show, an air air purifier, hands-free tail gate operation, linked automobile tech and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The Really feel model, then again, will get many of the Shine’s options, however has halogen headlights and misses out on the panoramic sunroof, temper lighting and hands-free tail gate operation. Twin-tone paint prices an added Rs 50,000 on the Really feel variant.
Security equipment consists of entrance, aspect and curtain airbags, digital stability management, a reverse digicam, disc brakes for all 4 wheels, a blind-spot monitoring system, an digital parking brake and lively park help. With a view to highlighting its concentrate on consolation, Citroen has additionally geared up the C5 Aircross with double-glazed entrance home windows to cut back NVH ranges on the within.
Powering the Citroen C5 Aircross is a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine that makes 177 hp and 400 Nm of torque. Citroen claims the C5 Aircross’ ARAI-certified gas effectivity determine of 18.6 kpl is the most effective in its phase. Paired with it’s an eight-speed torque convertor automated gearbox with paddle shifters. Additionally out there are drive modes and a Grip Management system, to assist the C5 traverse tough terrain.
For now, the Citroen C5 Aircross’ rivals embody the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson, however it should quickly additionally face competitors from the five-seat Volkswagen Tiguan facelift, which is ready for launch within the coming months and might be domestically assembled.
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