2021 Citroen C5 Aircross India Launch Highlights: French carmaker’s answer to Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson, Volkswagen Tiguan

Citroen C5 Aircross Price in India, 2021 Citroen C5 Aircross SUV Launch Highlights: Catch the key highlights from the India launch event of Citroen C5 Aircross SUV right here.

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Citroen C5 Aircross SUV launched in india

New Citroen C5 Aircross India Launch Highlights: The French carmaker Citroen has made its official India entry in true sense as it has launched its first product today – the C5 Aircross. The SUV has been launched at a starting price of Rs 29.90 lakh (introductory, ex-showroom, Delhi). The said model primarily goes up against the likes of the Jeep Compass, the upcoming Volkswagen Tiguan facelift, and the Hyundai Tucson in the segment. Bookings for the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV have been already open in India for a minimum token amount of Rs 50,000. The launch also marks the return of Groupe PSA to the Indian market and hence, the C5 Aircross is an extremely important product for the brand. The vehicle has been launched in two variants namely Feel and Shine and customers get four colour options to choose from. Out of these, three are dual-tone options. Speaking of powertrain, the C5 Aircross draws power from a single 2.0-litre diesel engine that is good for producing 175 hp of power along with a peak torque of 400Nm. The gearbox is an 8-speed automatic unit.

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    15:48 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    That's it from our side!

    Thank you folks for joining us on the launch of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV, Hope you enjoyed the proceedings as much as we did. Until next time, ride and drive safe!

    15:30 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Buy Citroen C5 Aircross at Rs 49,999 per month!

    The prices for the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV have been announced and in case you don't wish to pay the full price upfront, you can still buy the vehicle for a monthly payment of Rs 49,999. The said plan has been launched by the company under Citroen Future Sure. 

    15:27 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    And the PRICES are out!

    Citroen C5 Aircross SUV prices in India have been announced. The SUV has been launched in India for an introductory ex-showroom, Delhi price of Rs 29.90 lakh. The said price is for the base mono tone Feel variant while the dual-tone shade will set you back by Rs 30.40 lakh, Last, the top end Shine trim for monotone and dual-tone shades will set you back by Rs 31.90 lakh. What are your views about the pricing? Let us know in the comments section!

    15:21 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    C5 Aircross SUV comes with a Coffee Break Alert and air quality protection!

    The Citroen C5 Aircross SUV comes with a coffee break alert that gives you an alert once it detects that the driver needs a break after prolonged hours of driving. Moreover, the vehicle comes with a 3 layer air quality protection and hence you get the finest air quality inside the cabin.

    15:15 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Service on Wheels launched by Citroen

    Citroen has announced the launch of its Service on Wheels and as the name suggests, the mobile service will be able to help the customers in case of a vehicle breakdown or similar issues when you are stranded or need any kind of assistance from the company. The company claims that its Service on Wheels can reach the customers in under 3 hours no matter which part of India you are in.

    15:12 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Citroen 360 Comfort announced

    The company has announced Citroen 360 comfort that aims to offer a seamless ownership experience to the customers. As one can see in the picture below, the company will be offering multiple benefits under this. Finance, lease, insurance and much more is included under Citroen 360 Comfort.

    15:08 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Vincent Cobée - Chief Executive Officer, Citroën joins the stage

    Vincent Cobée -  Chief Executive Officer, Citroën has now joined the stage. He says that the Citroen C5 Aircross is a result of years of hard work and dedication that the company has put into the making of a world-class product. The top honcho says that the coming months will have a lot of action. Price reveal very soon, so stay tuned!

    15:04 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Citroen C5 Aircross SUV launch event starts!

    The India launch event of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV has started and Saurabh Vatsa - Senior Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Citroën India has taken the stage. He is explaining that the C5 Aircross SUV has managed to garner overwhelming response from the potential customers in India.

     

    15:00 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Countdown starts!

    The India launch event of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV is all set to begin in another 2 minutes. In case you wish to watch the event LIVE, you can watch it below. Meanwhile, we will also be updating the key happenings from the launch right here, so sit back and enjoy the proceedings!

    14:53 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    10 showrooms across India initially

    Citroën says that through its La Maison Citroen phygital showrooms, it is quite confident that it will be able to bring a revolution in the way Indians buy cars. The company had stated that at the time of launch of C5 Aircross SUV, La Maison Citroen showrooms will welcome customers in 10 main cities across India.

    14:43 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    More about the after sales of Citroen

    As part of the ‘360° Comfort’ strategy for India, Citroën says that it will be offering a range of services. These include finance and leasing services through Citroën Finance and Insurance and a 30-minute Guaranteed Trade-In facility. In addition, L’Atelier Citroen, the aftersales workshop, will offer services including Anytime Anywhere Access, Virtual Remote Diagnostics, 180-Minute RSA Guarantee, Periodic Service and also Maintenance with Pickup & Drop, and Genuine Spare Parts availability within just 24 hours.

    14:36 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Citroen La Maison showrooms now open in Delhi & Gurugram

    A few days back, Citroën India launched two ‘La Maison Citroën’ showrooms in Delhi and Gurugram. These new dealerships are among the first in the ‘La Maison Citroën’ network in India that started pre-bookings of the C5 Aircross on 1st March 2021. The new showrooms include test drive experience and after-sales services along with a digital ecosystem with experiences like ATAWADAC reception Bar along with high-definition 3D configurator and Citroen Origins touchscreen.

    14:30 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    One of the biggest highlights of Citroen C5 Aircross SUV

    One of the big highlights of the Citroën C5 Aircross SUV is the advanced comfort suspension with progressive hydraulic cushions. The said suspension system claims to prevent discomfort from bumps and it is also called the ‘flying carpet’ effect. More such interesting insights coming up soon, so stay tuned!

    14:23 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Key features on the two variants of Citroen C5 Aircross SUV

    Talking of prime features, the Feel variants of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV get 18-inch 'SWIRL' two-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels along with halogen headlamps, LED DRLs and 3D LED taillamps. Moreover, the turn indicators are LED on ORVM and the front fog lamps have cornering function as well. On the other hand, the Shine trim gets LED vision projector headlamps along with a panoramic sunroof. 

    13:55 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Citroen C5 Aircross SUV India launch a few minutes away!

    The India launch of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV is just a few minutes away and the event will be LIVE streamed online. Close to the time of the launch event, we will paste the link of the LIVE stream here and hence, you will be able to watch the event online. Stay tuned for the proceedings!

    13:49 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Citroen C5 Aircross SUV Price expectation

    The Citroen C5 Aircross SUV will come to India via CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route and hence, we expect it to be priced quite aggressively and competitively. Also, keeping in mind the fact that the company would definitely want to get the pricing right with its first product, the figure shall come out to be quite pleasing. That said, the SUV is expected to be launched at a starting price of close to Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom) with the top end variant coming in at under Rs 30 lakh. More details soon!

    13:38 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Have you watched our Citroen C5 Aircross SUV review yet?

    Last month, we got a chance to drive the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV and were quite impressed with what it has to offer. The review is LIVE on our official Express Drives YouTube channel and you can watch the detailed video below. Do ping us if you have any additional queries about this SUV.

    13:34 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    How practical is the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV?

    Well, the simple answer to that is - pretty much! The SUV has a boot space of 580 litres and this is when all the seats are up. Once you recline the rear seats, the boot space gets increased to 720 litres and if you want the maximum boot space, the three individual rear seats can be folded after which you have 1,630 litres to keep your luggage and belongings.

    13:10 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Citroen C5 Aircross SUV cabin details

    Talking of the interior details of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV, well, the cabin is nicely laid out. The quality of the materials and the overall fit and finish looks top notch and there doesn't seem to be a compromise anywhere. Inside the cabin, you get split AC vents that blend quite nicely with the dashboard. Talking of features, you get an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. Apart from that, there is a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster as well that displays information in plenty. Other noteworthy bits include a panoramic sunroof, foot-operated electric tailgate, air purifier, ambient lighting along with and three individually adjustable rear seats. 

    12:41 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Citroen C5 Aircross SUV exteriors

    The Citroen C5 Aircross certainly looks a premium-looking SUV. The vehicle gets a crossover-like stance along with bits like dual-beam LED headlamps with LED DRLs. Moreover, you get a twin-slat split front grille and 18-inch alloy wheels. The entire lighting system is LED which means you get LED fog lamps, and split LED tail lamps as well.

     

    12:06 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Citroen C5 Aircross competition

    The Citroen C5 Aircross SUV will lock horns against the likes of Hyundai Tucson, the upcoming Volkswagen Tiguan facelift and also, the Jeep Compass in the segment primarily. That said, the C5 Aircross is expected to be priced north of Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom) mark. More details on, so stay tuned!  

    11:18 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Booking details of Citroen C5 Aircross SUV

    Bookings for the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV are already underway for a minimum token amount of Rs 50,000. Interested customers can make the bookings through the company's dealerships across India or through the brand's official India website. The launch will take place in just a few hours from now, so stay tuned with us for all the action!

    10:46 (IST)07 Apr 2021
    Welcome to Citroen C5 Aircross LIVE blog!

    Good morning ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to the LIVE blog of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV. The vehicle is all set to be launched in India today in just a few hours from now and will be an important product for the brand. The reason being, Citroen will be kick starting its Indian innings with the C5 Aircross SUV. Sit back and enjoy the proceedings!

    The Citroen C5 Aircross SUV has been launched at a starting price of Rs 29.90 lakh (introductory, ex-showroom, Delhi) and will rub shoulders against the likes of Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and the upcoming Volkswagen Tiguan facelift among many.

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