Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

Reports suggest that the upcoming Citroen C5 Aircross SUV will be available at 10 cities in India at launch. There is no information abut what cities, but our guess is that Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Chennai will make it to that list.

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

In addition, the French manufacturer plans to localize manufacturing of the Citroen C5 Aircross, and other models that it plans to launch in the Indian markets.

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

The soon-to-be launched Citroen C5 Aircross is expected to feature two-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, parking sensors at the front and the rear, and hands-free parking (not something we recommend in this country).

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

The SUV is also expected to feature an eight-inch infotainment system that is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and other creature comforts.

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

Safety features on the Citroen C5 Aircross are expected to include multiple airbags, a 360 degree camera, ABS with EBD, traction control, hill hold assist, ISOFIX child seat anchors, and cruise control.

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

The international spec Citroen C5 Aircross arrives with two petrol and to diesel engine options. Petrol offerings feature 1.0-litre and 1.6-litre engines, with the 1.6-litre one producing 178bhp of power and 250Nm of torque.

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

The diesel options include a 1.5-litre and a 2.0-litre engine, wherein the 2.0-litre one produces 175bhp of power and 400Nm of torque. Transmission options include a six-speed manual and an optional eight-speed automatic.

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

The Citroen C5 Aircross is expected to launched via the (CKD) Completely Knocked Down route initially. While there is no official information about pricing, the vehicle is expected to be priced start at roughly Rs 15 lakh (ex-showroom). Once launched, the C5 Aircross will compete with the Honda CR-V, the MG Hector, the Hyundai Tucson, and the Jeep Compass.

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

In related news, Citroen has partnered with ALD Automotive to introduce Citroen Lease in the country. The company will provide leasing mobility solutions to individuals, small, medium, and large sized businesses, corporates and also to the public sector.

Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched At 10 Cities In India

Thoughts About The Citroen C5 Aircross Being Available At 10 Cities Initially

Well we didn't expect otherwise. This is a good move by Citroen. Considering the company plans to launch a vehicle starting at Rs 15 lakh, being at top 10 cities makes sense.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 14:01 [IST]
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