Citroen has launched the C5 Aircross facelift in India at an introductory worth of ₹36.67 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The new C5 Aircross involves India in a single, fully-loaded Shine (twin tone) trim solely, which suggests the entry-level Feel trim that was obtainable with the pre-facelift mannequin is not on supply.
The C5 Aircross facelift will get a closely reworked entrance finish and a very new inside with extra options, however it continues with the identical 2.0-litre diesel engine beneath its hood.
The beauty updates on the C5 Aircross facelift are principally targeting the entrance fascia. The layered split-headlamp look of the pre-facelift mannequin, is now changed with a cleaner design for the single-piece headlamps that diverge on the outer edges. The wrap-around headlamps now function two units of LED Daytime Running Lamps that line up with the grille, which has the double Chevron emblem positioned within the centre.
The entrance bumper additionally incorporates a a lot cleaner design — the central air consumption is narrower and drops the block-like design components. There is a brand new fake silver skid plate and bigger, deep-set air intakes on both aspect which are stated to enhance the automobile’s aerodynamics. The aspect profile stays largely unchanged, save for a brand new design for the 18-inch alloy wheels. Coming to the rear, additionally it is largely just like the outgoing mannequin, aside from the up to date tail-lamps that now function rectangular lighting components and a darkened end.
The new C5 Aircross is out there in a selection of 4 colors: Pearl White, Perla Nera Black, Cumulus Grey and a brand new color known as Eclipse Blue.
The inside additionally sees a complete set of updates. The dashboard built-in 8.0-inch touchscreen has been changed by a bigger, free-standing 10-inch infotainment unit. Meanwhile, the cube-shaped AC vents flanking the infotainment display have been changed by extra conventional-looking horizontal items beneath. The touch-based shortcut keys for the infotainment system have been retained, however they now sit beneath the air-con vents.
The centre console has additionally been mildly up to date with a brand new toggle change changing the standard gear lever. The round dial for the drive modes on the centre console has been changed by a brand new rectangular button. The 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster sees up to date graphics and interface.
As earlier than, the C5 Aircross will get three particular person sliding, reclining and retractable seats within the second row. Citroen says the seats at the moment are higher cushioned with 15mm of extra padding. There can be new upholstery for the seats, armrests and centre console that could be a mixture of leather-based and material, completed in shades of black and gray.
In phrases of kit, the facelifted C5 Aircross continues with auto wipers and LED headlamps, a powered driver seat, dual-zone local weather management, panoramic sunroof, hands-free tailgate opening, hands-free parking, six airbags, ESC and traction management. The boot has a quantity of 580 litres that may be expanded to 1,630 litres.
Under the hood, the facelifted C5 Aircross continues with the two.0-litre diesel engine in India. This unit produces 177hp and 400Nm of peak torque and comes mated to an 8-speed torque converter automated gearbox with energy being despatched to the entrance wheels solely. Citroen claims a gas effectivity of 17.5kpl for the C5 Aircross.
Citroen has slowly been phasing out diesel engines globally, and this 2.0-litre unit has already been ditched in markets abroad, the place it has been changed with both a 1.5-litre diesel or petrol, or petrol-hybrid engine choices. India, nonetheless, retains the refined and torquey 2.0-litre diesel engine, which actually fits the comfort-oriented and relaxed character of the C5 Aircross.