Featuring the new 3+ Hydroactive suspension, and an interior that has some of the nicest materials you’ll find on four wheels, the Citroen C5 Saloon and Citroen C5 Tourer are very special cars.
Always offering something unique and always ready to perform the Citroen C5 models are eye catching with there low slung and beautiful design, while all the engines are extremely responsive and efficient units.
Citroen C5 models come with ‘Comfort’ or ‘Sport’ seats. The leather covered front seats are some of the most comfortable seats you’ll ever sit in, and they have electronic memory functions, too. In the rear of all models, the three head restraints are adjustable. With almost 1.5 metres across the rear bench seat, the Citroen C5 is exceptionally roomy for three tall adults.
On your Citroen C5, you’ll have plenty of technology, so things like cruise control, parking assistance and Hill Start Assist provide plenty of talking points for your relaxed journey with friends.
Just around the corner will be the introduction of a new couple of engines. One will be an 82 kW e-HDi engine and the other will be the very torquey 2.2 litre turbodiesel (450 Nm).
Sleek and elegant, the Citroen C5 steals first place in the cat walk. Its low slung nose and tear drop roofline generate curves in all the right places. Whether in C5 Sedan or C5 Estate disguise, the Citroen C5 looks precise and gracefully detailed from all angles. Nice touches of chrome on the exterior bodywork blend in nicely, while the Citroen C5 nose is very alluring with its boomerang-styled xenon headlights and bold Citroen emblem positioned in the centre of this pretty face. The C5 rear end ain’t half bad either. Citroen’s designers have created one of the best looking tail light arrangements, so you’ll be looking sharp in your C5.
Beauty is not only skin deep. Slip into the Citroen C5 interior, and you will be stunned with the luxurious leather interior which offers an abundance of space and comfort. The Citroen C5 cabin is highlighted with chrome and lacquer features, and the dashboard boasts a contemporary design that sets it apart from the more run of the mill competition.
The French love the family, love lingerie and love fine wines and cooking, so it comes as no surprise to be utterly blown away with the deluxe, comfortable feel and elevated appointment levels inside the new Citroen C5 interior. Glancing across the central console, reveals a methodical approach to the C5 switchgear and instrumentation. Superb luxury features are functional and simplistic, while their appearance is smart and modern. One senses that Citroen has put a lot of effort into getting the car as close to perfection as possible. Two-zone automatic air-conditioning and a top class hi-fi system provide the basis for the Citroen C5’s lovely relaxed feel. All aspects of the Citroen C5 interior blend in harmoniously and possess a match of materials and colours that are nothing short of top class.
The new Citroen C5 is available with two turbo-diesel engines. The 2.0 litre version has 100 kW and 320 Nm of torque at just 2000 rpm. If you want to haul the family and a caravan, then you may want to opt for the 2.7 litre Twin Turbo. The 150kW power output and creamy 440 Nm at 1900 rpm should see you right! Linked to this effortless power-house is the excellent six-speed automatic gearbox which has great flexibility and gear response. Without a shadow of a doubt, you will enjoy the Citroen C5 driving experience.
Citroen’s brilliance doesn’t stop there; the C5 achieved 36 out of 37 points in the tough EuroNCAP independent crash tests. In the event of an accident, the Citroen C5 offers maximum protection with seven airbags. Three-point seatbelts and active safety features such as ABS and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution bring plenty of confidence to C5 travel. If a sudden stop is needed, the super effective Emergency Braking Assistance ensures that maximum braking power is applied.
On the road, the Citroen C5 provides stable and precise steering, while the chassis and suspension has a sport mode function as well. At the push of a button, the Citroen C5 can turn out a racy performance with taut, grippy handling. Flick off ‘sport’ mode, and a wonderfully smooth ride is appreciated by all occupants. The French have been in the automotive business for so long now, and they know what the meaning of “a comfortable ride” is. You can push the C5 confidently into tight bends and ride over road undulations at speed, and become quickly well-versed in how wonderfully level and serene the Citroen C5 ride is.
With pricing that makes the Citroen C5 style and luxury so affordable, consider yourself well advised to check this French machine out. It is a roomy and well equipped motor car.
The facelift version of the Citroen C5 is just around the corner.
The current model series includes the:
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