Citroen C5 Aircross was recently announced in the Shanghai Motor Show 2017. Inspired by the Aircross concept (revealed in 2015), it brings bold design and high technology to the SUV market and a clever suspension with progressive hydraulic cushions for advanced comfort.
When is the C5 Aircross released in the UK?
The projected released date for Europe is 2018 so you won’t have to wait long to discover the next generation of Citroen.
How much will it cost?
Initial reports suggest that the C5 Aircross may start from around £22,000. We will update this page as soon as an official figure is released.
What technology will feature in the C5 Aircross?
Lots! In fact, thanks to a clever clutter-free dashboard layout and easy-to-use touchscreen technology the C5 Aircross will bring an intuitive cockpit to ensure driver’s eyes are kept firmly on the road. The C5 Aircross features an 8” capacitive touchscreen for controls and a spacious 12.3” digital instrument cluster. You can pick and choose the dials that most suit your driving experience. Want a navigation inspired driving experience? C5 Aircross will display the necessary information in the screen. Want a classic dial system? C5 Aircross can display these as well. In fact, it will feature a full range of customisable options for the 12.3” display. C5 Aircross will also feature wireless smartphone charging.
Semi-autonomous driving will also be included in the C5 Aircross, thanks to Adaptive Cruise control (with stop function), Active Lane Departure Warning, Active Safety rake and the option of Hill Assist Descent Control and Grip Control for better harsh-terrain driving.
C5 Aircross will also be the first Citroen to have the option of PHEV plug-in hybrid technology.
What are the dimensions of the C5 Aircross?
Citroen C5 Aircross is 4.5m long, 1.84m wide and 1.67m tall.
What colours does the C5 Aircross come in?
At launch, C5 Aircross will be available in 6 colours:
Perla Nera Black
Each of these colours are designed to contrast with the exterior design elements such as the floating roof, distinctive scoops and aerodynamic lines. It all adds to the distinctive character of the C5 Aircross.
What can I expect from the interior?
High comfort and style – as with all Citroens. Curved, flowing lines contrast with striking graphic touches throughout the interior. C5 Aircross offers the extremely comfortable sofa-inspired seating from the C4 Cactus and with a cabin bathed in light (thanks to a panoramic sunroof), it is an absolute pleasure to travel.
Soft touch materials are used throughout the cabin (often unseen in today’s market) and a large choice of them is available to suit: from 3D woven mesh to Nappa leather, the C5 Aircross can be made exactly to your taste.
What are Progressive Hydraulic Cushions?
For nearly 100 years, Citroen have gone over and above in terms of comfort. The introduction of the DS brought a modern hydraulic system that even now, others have yet to beat. C5 Aircross introduces a new comfort system unlike anything else on the market.
The Progressive Hydraulic Cushions offer a two-step function depending on input:
With slight compression and rebound, the springs and dampers control vertical movement together without applying the hydraulic stops. However, the presence of these stops increases the vehicle’s freedom of movement, creating a ‘magic carpet’ effect, as if the car were flying over bumps and dips in the road.
In the event of greater compression and rebound, the springs and dampers work together with the hydraulic compression or rebound stops, which gradually slow down the movement, thereby avoiding sudden jolts. Unlike a conventional mechanical stop, which absorbs and then partially restores energy, the hydraulic stops absorb and dissipate this energy. As a result, there is no rebound.
How loud is the cabin in the C5 Aircross?
You’ll be glad to hear that the you’ll be able to hear. Thanks to clever acoustic control, laminated double-glazed windows and an insulation layer, all wind and road noise is highly reduced. Thanks to the Air Quality System installed, the C5 Aircross actively purifies the air to protect the passengers from outside pollution
Can I connect my Smartphone to C5 Aircross?
Yes. In fact, Citroen ensure that nearly all smartphones can connect with the integration of Mirror Screen (such as Apple Carplay and Android Auto). You can not only play your music through the car stereo but also integrate your favourite speaking assistant such as Siri. All with a touch of a button.
Does the Citroen C5 Aircross have a camera?
The on-board camera system is fitted to help you on your journey. Be safe, don’t get caught out speeding and make parking a breeze.
Speed Sign Recognition and Recommendation (you no longer to have to worry about missing speed signs, the C5 Aircross constantly advises on the current speed limit)
Automatic Dimming Headlights
Active Safety Brake (brakes are applied automatically in an emergency situation)
Adaptive Cruise Control with stop function (C5 Aircross can come to a stop on the motorway whilst in cruise control)
Active Lane Departure Warning (C5 Aircross corrects the vehicles path when wandering over a line without indicating)
Active Blind Spot Monitoring (lets you know when a vehicle is in your blind spot)
Vision 360 (Using both the front and rear parking cameras and a clever algorithm, this system provides an aerial view of your vehicle when parking so you can park with ease).
Can I sign up for more information on the C5 Aircross?
Absolutely. Call one of our team today or use the form below and we’ll ensure you’ll be the first to discover the latest details on the New C5 Aircross. We’re sure to be holding a Preview Event in the coming months so keep checking back for the latest on this exciting new model.
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