Citroën C5 Aircross: Euro Premiere
Paris (France), 24. May 2018
An old Acquaintance and a real novelty: In April 2017 Citroën at the auto trade fair showed Shanghai of the C5 Aircross, a mid-size SUV from China for China. Now the car comes also to us.
In terms of the design of the Citroën doesn't change, it's typical front end with headlight-three division, the Airbumps and eingeschw doctors roof pillars remain in the brand. In General, the C5 Aircross drives it is colorful: a choice of five different interior colours, with the body 30 combinations are possible. With 4.50 meters of C5 Aircross on VW-Tiguan-level (4,49 meters). However, the Citroën's six inches shorter than his brand brother DS 7 cross, back, both have a wheelbase of 2.73 meters. As the ground clearance is 23 inches. The back seat is sitting at the C5 Aircross made up of three individual. They can be moved in length, thus increasing the trunk volume of the regular 580 litre enlarged to lush 720 liters. Overall, the trunk will swallow a 1,630 litres of Luggage.
No all-wheel drive, but a lot of comfort
Inside, the driver faces a 12.3-inch instrument display, as well as an Eight-inch Touchscreen in the center console. Technically, there is, as in the case of the consolidated statement of SUVs Opel Grand country X, DS 7, cross back, the Peugeot 3008 and the 5008 is no all-wheel drive, but only an "Advanced Grip Control" traction control with downhill driving aid. Among the technical innovations, a suspension with progressive hydraulic abutment (Progressive Hydraulic Cushions, PHC). While a conventional rear Suspension consists of a damper, a spring and a mechanical stop, there is, in addition, two hydraulic stops one for pressure and train. Compared to the mechanical stop, the spring-Back effect is eliminated here because the absorbed energy (can be discharged via the hydraulic oil). Overall, the comfort should be increased so significantly.
The engine range for the European Version of the Citroën C5 Aircross consists of two petrol engines and three Diesel engines. It starts with 130 Otto-HP and manual six-speed circuit, about 180 HP manoeuvring with eight-speed automatic. The smallest of the Diesel makes 130 HP, to the choice of a circuit or the automatic. The self-igniter is installed with 180 HP, the automatic as standard.
Market Start At The Beginning Of 2019
The first vehicle of the brand, the new Citroën C5 Aircross towards the end of 2019 with a Plug-in-Hybrid-technology, the conversation is an electric range of 60 kilometers. The introduction of the C5 Aircross on the European market by the end of 2018, in Germany at the beginning of 2019.(rh)