Citroën C5 Aircross: the 5 keys of the new SUV, which will come to Europe in 2018

Citroën C5 Aircross

The 5 keys of the Citroën C5 Aircross.

We are in the great world premiere Citroën has led to the Shanghai Auto show 2017. The French manufacturer is involved in numerous projects with which to carry out a large offensive SUV during the next few years. One of the models that we will see in the market (chinese and european) is the new Citroën C5 Aircross. One of the big bets of the brand gala.

new C5 Aircross was anticipated, in large measure, by the Citroën Aircross Concept, especially in terms of aesthetics and design. This is an impressive C-SUV is compact in size, very advanced technological level, and mechanical. While it will not reach the dealerships europeans until the second half of next year, 2018, we can already detallarte all aspects of this model.

throughout this article, we will review the cinco most important keys of the Citroën C5 Aircross 2018. Developments as striking as the suspension shock absorbers progressive hydraulic show for the first time in a production model of Citroën. A clear example of everything that hides (and shows) the all-new C-SUV French.

Citroën C5 Aircross - posterior

The Citroën C5 Aircross will come to Europe in the second half of 2018.

1. Design energetic, modern and robust

the design of The new C5 Aircross directly derived from the Citroën Aircross Concept that the brand introduced at the Shanghai Auto show two years ago. Seeking to express a great attitude and rudeness, the new SUV from Citroen to be away from any trait aggressive offering a set aesthetic well-balanced, with volumes of fluids and forms muscular. The hood high or your waist line quickly capture our attention.

headlights Full LED in two levels on an impressive calender or the roof floating type with the continuity of the glass 360 degrees provides a unique identity of a model that seems to follow the wake of the latest launches of the company. The distinctive Airbump could not miss in the design and in addition, provide an extra touch of color.

in Addition, we will have at our disposal numerous customization options thanks to the different exterior colors that we choose and the range of wheels 18, 18 and 19 inches that provide a finish that is very visual and interesting.

Citroën C5 Aircross 2018

Citroën C5 Aircross.

2. A size that puts it in the C-segment

The C5 Aircross is a model of segment C and therefore has a very compact dimensions. However, despite measuring only 4,50 meters long, 1,84 meters wide, offers a cabin very spacious thanks to the platform EMP2 and its wheelbase (2.70 meters). Both the-seater front as the rear will enjoy a important space, being a vehicle, which, a priori, it will be comfortable to carry long distances.

on the other hand, the trunk cubic 482 litres, a figure that can be increased in case of folded rear seats. In addition, the boot features a floor of two levels, so that we will be able to adapt it to the load that we carry at all times. We also feature the “Magic Handle” that allows us to fold down the seats (1/3 – 2/3) without efforts from the trunk.

Measures of the Citroën C5 Aircross 2018
Long 4,50 m
Width 1,84 m
High 1,67 m
Battle 2,73 m
Trunk 482 litres

Citroën C5 Aircross - interior

the interior of The new Citroën C5 Aircross to detail.

3. Connectivity and technologies everywhere

once we are sitting in the cockpit or in the passenger, we will give an account of the possibilities that offers us the Citroën C5 Aircross level of connectivity. While the box of instruments is formed by a TFT screen of 12.3 inches, in the center console will make act of presence capacitive touch screen of 8 inches and of high resolution (HD).

through the above-mentioned touch screen will use the latest generation of the system of information and entertainment Citroën Connect Nav with a navigation system 3D. Integrates the function Mirror Screen for Apple CarPlay. In addition, with the wireless charger for smartphones compatible we will not be never without a battery. The system is also equipped with a voice recognition technology.

One of the great technological advances that will equip the SUV and that will improve the comfort while driving is the new suspension equipped with “shock Absorbers Progressive Hydraulic” (Progressive Hydraulic Cushions). The first model of the brand in use is the C5 Aircross, but in a future be extended to the rest of the range.

Citroën C5 Aircross - interior

Thanks to its 2.70 meters of battle, the interior of the Citroën C5 Aircross it is very spacious in their seats front and rear.

4. Half way driving autonomous

In line with the strategy that it is following the PSA Group, the new SUV developed by Citroen is equipped with a whole series of systems driving assistance that, according to the French brand, positioned half way along the expected driving autonomous. Different technologies with which the Citroën C5 Aircross driving easier and help prevent accidents.

But, what’s driving aids is endowed with the C5 Aircross? Among other systems, we find the recognition of signs and speed recommendation of speed, available Smartbeam that allow the automatic change between high beam lights and the crossing (and vice versa) during the night, automatic braking system “Active Safety Brake” in case of risk of collision or the speed control active with stop function.

we Also have other technologies, more known as the surveillance system dead angle, notice of involuntary change of lane, or the camera 360 that shows on the screen the environment of the vehicle in the bird’s-eye view thanks to the cameras 180º located in front and behind.

Citroën C5 Aircross - posterior

The Citroën C5 Aircross will have in his range with a hybrid variant plug-in with up to 60 km of electric range.

5. A range of engines, highly efficient

Power and efficiency. So we can define the offer mechanics that will take the Citroën C5 Aircross. In China will be sold next to two petrol engines of 165 HP and 200 HP with an automatic gearbox EAT6 e-shift six-speed.

The most ecological and efficient use of the range will pass by the option hybrid plug-in. The Citroën C5 Aircross Plug-in Hybrid PHEV e-AWD. The system is composed by a combustion engine of 200 HP and two electric motors (one on the front axle and another at the rear) to yield a combined power of 300 HP. Will be the Model series most powerful in the history.

The hybrid version plug-in will allow four driving modes, among which stands out the 100% electric with a range of up to 60 kilometers with a single charge of its battery.