New Delhi, Auto Desk. The launch of the updated Citroen C5 Aircross in India is expected by the end of this year. French carmaker Groupe PSA forayed into India last year with the launch of its flagship SUV under the Citron brand- C5 Aircross. Recently, Citroen increased the prices of the C5 Aircross by up to Rs 98,000, which now starts at Rs 32.24 lakh (ex-showroom). The Aircross is offered in India in two trims, namely, Feel and Shine.
C5 Aircross in its new facelifted avatar
The premium mid-size SUV has now received a mid-cycle facelift in the international markets for 2022. Updates to the facelifted C5 Aircross include exterior changes as well as feature additions. For starters the C5 Aircross in its new facelifted avatar looks more modern than its predecessor.
18 inch alloy wheels
The square trims on the side have been replaced with vertical air vents in the older model, which play a functional role in providing better aerodynamics. It also benefits from revised fog light enclosure and a new metallic accent on the front lip. Other notable exterior updates include gloss black mirrors and new 18-inch alloy wheels.
10-inch freestanding touchscreen infotainment display
No major changes have been made to the rear of the SUV, but new taillight cluster and new LED graphics are found behind the black-tinted glass. Updated Interiors and New Features Inside the cabin, the dashboard has been redesigned to accommodate the new 10-inch freestanding touchscreen infotainment display. The air-con vents have now moved down from the touchscreen unit. The new cockpit is inspired by the cockpit of the C5 X Coupe SUV.
Will get new driving mode
The cabin still gets separate controls for auto climate settings, while the chunky gear selector has been replaced with a small switch. The practical user experience has been improved by adding a second USB port and an additional storage compartment. There is also a new driving mode selector to choose between different modes like Hybrid, Electric and Sport.
Will be available for sale in Europe in a few months
The updated C5 Aircross will be available for sale in Europe early this summer. The European-spec model of the SUV comes in petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid powertrain options. The C5 Aircross is available in India with the Citroen 2.0-litre diesel engine that produces 175 bhp and 400 Nm of peak torque. This engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
Edited By: Sarveshwar Pathak