Another new SUV hitting the roads here is the new Citroën C-Segment SUV, the C5 Aircross, which will have the company’s Progressive Hydraulic Cushion suspension as standard across the entire range.
All models come equipped with three individual sliding, folding and reclining rear seats for extra practicality and include boast best-in-class boot space of 580-litres to 720-litres.
ConnectedCAM, a factory fitted dashboard camera from Citroën is also standard across the range.
The C5 Aircross has just landed in Ireland and is available in four trim levels Start, Touch, Feel & Flair with prices starting from €26,495 and the line-up is now available to test drive at Citroën dealerships nationwide.
Following the recent launch of C3 Aircross in the B-SUV segment, Citroën says it is continuing its SUV offensive with the launch of this C5 Aircross.
The look of the new car is underpinned by a broad and imposing front end which is paired with a two-tier light signature and an assertively designed grille.
The upper light units extend out from the iconic chevrons on the front and stretch across the entire width of the vehicle for a modern and expressive look.
The body features wheel arches extensions and lower body panels with a classic SUV look, Airbump panels are also available with personalised coloured inserts along with front, side and roof bars for extra modernity and personality.
The entry ‘Start’ trim level includes features such as an 8” touchscreen display, cruise control, active safety brake and air conditioning. The ‘Touch’ edition adds items such as 17” alloys, rear parking sensors, folding mirrors, android auto & apple car play while the ‘Feel’ model benefits from 18” alloys, front parking sensor, privacy glass, wireless phone charging and active blind spot detection.
The ‘Flair’ is the top specification level and includes additional items such as 19” alloys, Citroën connect navigation, keyless entry and keyless start, a Panoramic Sunroof with interior LED ambient lighting and various driver assistance systems.
The new @CitroenIreland C5 Aircross is the tallest, longest, has the largest boot and is the least expensive to buy. Also looks very tasty. What other ingredients do you need for success? pic.twitter.com/fA8VLjusa0— David Walshe (@WalsheDav) March 20, 2019
Highway driver assist is also standard on Flair models coupled with the EAT8 automatic transmission, this feature combines adaptive cruise control, active lane departure warning and a stop & go feature to manage driving semi-autonomously in specific driving conditions.
The C5 Aircross comes with a selection of two petrol and two diesel engines.
The popular PureTech petrol, comprises of a 1.2litre 130hp engine paired with a 6-speed manual transmission and a 1.6litre 180hp unit which comes with the choice of a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission.
The Blue HDI diesel offers a 1.5 litre 130hp engine with the choice of a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission and a 2.0 litre 180hp unit which comes as standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission.