C5 Aircross SUV to be the flagship providing from Citroen in India.
Will be released before the stop of 2020 in preference to the 2021 deadline announced by way of Citroen in advance.
Citroen claims the C5 Aircross will be the ‘most relaxed’ SUV in its segment.
Will rival the likes of the Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and upcoming MG Hector.
PSA Group has marked its re-entry in India with the aid of launching the Citroen emblem right here, and these days the French carmaker took the covers off its first vehicle for India: the C5 Aircross. Yes, as speculated earlier, Citroen’s first ever vehicle within the united states could be the Jeep Compass-rivaling C5 Aircross SUV. The flagship presenting will come right here through the CKD path and may be launched in India before the quiet of 2020.
Spied trying out in India on a couple of occasions earlier than, the C5 Aircross will take on the likes of premium mid-size SUVs such as the Honda CR-V, the approaching MG Hector, Hyundai Tucson and the well set up Jeep Compass in India.
While it’s probably to trump maximum of its opposition (barring the Tata Harrier) in phrases of sheer length, Citroen also guarantees us that the C5 Aircross could be the ‘maximum cozy SUV’ in the mid-length phase.
Speaking of convenience, the C5 Aircross comes loaded to the brim with capabilities internationally. These encompass a twin-area climate manage, panoramic sunroof, front and rear parking sensors, arms-free parking and a 12. Three-inch practical tool cluster, in conjunction with a sizeable eight-inch infotainment device with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Most of these capabilities are probably to make the reduce at the India-spec model, given Citroen’s steadfast dedication to patron comfort.
Available with a preference of two petrol and diesel engine options globally, the C5 Aircross has masses to offer in terms of performance. While there’s a preference of 1.5-litre and 2.Zero-litre diesel engines, the petrol ones consist of turbocharged 1.2-liter and 1.6-liter engines. These come mated to a widespread 6-velocity manual transmission in conjunction with a non-obligatory 8-velocity automatic gearbox.
With plans to release at the least one version a year after the release of the C5 Aircross, Citroen targets to take the gradual and consistent method in India. Apart from the C5 Aircross, the carmaker is ready to bring in extra SUVs and crossovers with the intention to be released in India before some other marketplace.
Speaking at the event, Linda Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, Citroen Brand, Groupe PSA, stated, “We are celebrating Citroën’s Centenary, a hundred years of a logo which has constantly regarded to the destiny of the automotive enterprise, by providing innovative solutions in keeping with the needs of each technology. Globally, Citroën’s achievement is based on a specific layout, and benchmark consolation. The India automotive marketplace is very dynamic with a high capacity. We accept as true with we have the right positioning to fulfill the expectations of the Indian clients. I am confident that the new Citroën C5 Aircross SUV will set a benchmark in style, comfort, and innovation in its section in India.”
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