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Citroen C5 Aircross 1.2 PureTech Sense Plus 5dr Petrol Hatchback

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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£2,145 Advance Payment

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Fuel: Petrol

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Manual

Acoustic laminated windscreen with rain and brightness sensors, ABS/EBD, Advanced comfort suspension, Cruise control, Keyless entry and start, Multi function trip computer, Electrochrome auto dimming interior rear view mirror...

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MPG

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Insurance Group

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Performance (BHP)

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

Citroen's C5 Aircross is, according to its maker, 'the most comfortable SUV on the market'. Quite a claim, given that this isn't a large, luxury crossover but is targeted at family buyers currently considering volume mid-sized models in this class like Nissan's Qashqai and SEAT's Ateca. This revised version gets a more assertive look and higher equipment levels, plus its smarter cabin is still one of the most spacious and flexible in the segment.

Background

The legendary Citroen 2CV had a reputation for being able to comfortably traverse a ploughed field. That apart though, this French brand can't call on much customer recognition when it comes to vehicles cable of functioning off the beaten track. That has to change, given the current European obsession with SUVs and the company is depending on its Aircross range of models to convince customers of its crossover credibility. The first signs in this regard have been promising for the Gallic maker. The little C3 Aircross, launched in Summer 2017, has sold well in the small supermini-derived SUV sector. This family hatch-based C5 Aircross, which arrived here in 2018, has proved to be equally important. Citroen claims that it brings 'a fresh level of overall comfort' to the segment and there's an efficient range of engines that includes a petrol plug-in Hybrid version. Here, we look at the usefully updated version of this car.

Driving Experience

This car's key differentiating point is the way it glides over bumps. That ability comes courtesy of its Progressive Hydraulic Cushion suspension system. This two-stage set-up features a couple of hydraulic stops on each side of the car, one for compression, the other for rebound. For major uneven ground impacts, the hydraulic stops work with the springs and shock absorbers to avoid jerky movements and unpleasant bouncing. Thicker softer seat padding also embellishes the impression of comfort. And double-laminated front windows and engine bay soundproofing play their part in reducing cabin noise Engine-wise, C5 Aircross are offered a choice of three quite different engines. The two conventional ones - a 1.2-litre PureTech petrol unit and a 1.5-litre BlueHDi diesel - both develop 130hp and both can be had with the option of the brand's smooth-shifting EAT8 8-speed autogearbox. The alternative is a petrol/electric Hybrid version, which combines the PureTech 180 engine and EAT8 auto gearbox with an 80kW electric motor, delivering 225hp of accumulated power and instantly available torque of 320Nm, plus an electrified WLTP-rated driving range of up to 31 miles. Across the range, there's no 4WD system offered, but buyers do get 'Grip Control with Hill Descent Assist', for extra front-driven traction in slippery conditions. There's also Hill Start Assist, to help you starting off up steep slopes. And Trailer Stability Control, to reduce trailer sway if you're towing. That's about as much as most likely buyers will ever need.

Design and Build

This revised C5 Aircross borrows some of the styling cues of the brand's executive C5 X as part of a refreshed exterior design, with a more vertical and modern front end that's brought sleeker aerodynamics. The front grille's been restyled and there's a revised version of the iconic Citroen logo, now seemingly detached from the daytime running lights, with chevrons that appear in black lacquer in a chrome setting, this now standing out more overtly against the central grille. Around the car, extra glossy or anodised detailing has been added - in colours such as Glossy Black and Dark Chrome, all of it intended to demonstrate the model's more up-market positioning. The C5 Aircross shares the same EMP2 platform as the PSA Group's other mid-sized SUVs, the Peugeot 3008 and the DS 7 Crossback. It's 4.5m long and 1.84m wide with a 2.73m wheelbase, so is a touch bigger than cheaper cars in this class like Nissan's Qashqai and SEAT's Ateca. The brand's signature 'Air Bumps' make an appearance just above the lower side sills, but they're toned down here, just as they are in the latest C4. Inside, front seat occupants get the brand's unique 'Advanced Comfort' seat design, which features a core of high-density foam and an additional 15mm top layer of textured foam to ensure maximum comfort and support for the driver and passengers. There's a 12.3-inch digital driver's display and a revised 10-inch high-definition touchscreen that's been positioned higher up on the dashboard to reduce stress by ensuring the driver keeps their eyes on the road. Nice touches include an active air quality system that uses an air-purifying carbon filter. As before, this Gallic SUV's lengthy wheelbase translates into a cabin that feels significantly larger than that of most models in this class. In the rear, the car continues to feature three individual, same-width seats that slide, recline and fold flat. Not only does this mean that everyone on-board enjoys an exceptional level of comfort no matter where they sit, but it also creates the numerous possibilities for configuring the interior space. It means the boot can be increased in size from 580-litres, to 720-litres with the rear seats in place (petrol and Diesel variants), while Hybrid models offer from 460-litres, up to 600-litres. With the rear seats folded down, petrol and Diesel versions offer up to 1,630-litres of boot space, with up to 1,510-litres in PHEV versions.

Market and Model

Expect pricing fractionally above this car's cousin, the Peugeot 3008. Which means a £25,500-£37,000 bracket, spread across 'Sense Plus', 'Shine' and 'C-Series Edition' trim levels. Even with base 'Sense Plus' trim, owners benefit from features including 18-inch 'Pulsar' diamond-cut alloy wheels, a reversing camera, front and rear parking sensors, Keyless Entry & Start and electric folding exterior mirrors. With 'Shine Trim', buyers enjoy the Drive Assist Pack with Adaptive Cruise Control, Advanced Comfort Seats with Alcantara upholstery and Active Safety Brake with video and radar assistance, while the 'Urban Black' interior ambience brings an upmarket feel to the cabin. The 'C-Series Edition' sits at the top of the range. It has been tailored specifically for the UK market and gains a 'Perla Nera Black' bi-tone roof with an exclusive Anodised Bronze Colour Pack. There is also an opening panoramic glass sunroof, wireless charging and a motorised tailgate with hands-free access. Safety-wise, there are a total of 19 driver-assistance systems available across the range, including Highway Driver Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and Active Lane Departure Warning. Buyers can heavily personalise their C5 Aircross, creating a model that suits them perfectly, primarily through Colour Packs which add flourishes to the front air intakes and the side Airbump panels. Four Colour Packs are available: Glossy Black, Dark Chrome, Anodised Bronze and Energetic Blue. There's also a wide choice of body paint colours intended to complement the more assertive look: Polar White, Pearl White, Perla Nera Black, Platinum Grey, Cumulus Grey and a fresh shade, Eclipse Blue.

Cost of Ownership

Citroen's BlueHDi diesel engines have already proved themselves to be efficient and frugal in the brand's other models and that's carried forward here. The PureTech 130 petrol unit puts out 139g/km of CO2 in base or mid-spec trim (149g/km in top 'Shine Plus'-spec). the alternative BlueHDi 130 diesel manages 130g/km of CO2 in base or mid-spec trim (131g/km in top 'Shine Plus'-spec) Fuel economy-wise, the BlueHDi 130 manual variant that'll probably be the most popular choice manages around 65mpg on the combined cycle. Even if you go for the PureTech 130 petrol variant, you'll still be getting well over 55mpg. To do better, you'll need the plug-in petrol/electric Hybrid version. This is WLTP-rated at 168mpg, with a WLTP emissions figure of up to 32g/km; and there's up to 31 miles of WLTP rated electrified driving range if you keep it fully charged. Impressive engine technology also plays its part in this strong efficiency showing. The PureTech petrol model benefits from a 30% reduction in mechanical losses that are due to friction. While the PSA Group's BlueHDi diesel technology is based around a clever three-step after-treatment system designed to better eliminate the four nasty pollutants that diesel units usually put out - namely unburnt hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and particulates. Another thing that could help you keep garage costs in check is the affordable three year servicing plan that's available at point of purchase. Finally, there's the usual Citroen three year / 60,000 mile warranty.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Gloss black colour pack - C5 Aircross
  • Safety pack - C5 Aircross
  • Solid - Polar white
  • Solid paint
  • Wild cloth/leather effect cloth - Black with wild Black ambience

Body Glass

  • Acoustic laminated windscreen with rain and brightness sensors
  • Rear window wiper with intermittent facility, linked to reverse gear
  • Magic wash automatic windscreen wipers with flat blades, variable speed depending on vehicle speed, and windscreen washers integrated into the wipers
  • Sequential electric front and rear side windows with anti pinch function
  • Tinted row 1 windows and dark tinted row 2, C-Pillar and tailgate windows

Brakes

  • ABS/EBD
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Hill start assist
  • Front ventilated disc brakes and rear disc brakes
  • Collision risk alert
  • DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) and ASR (Electronic Anti-skid System)
  • ESP including traction control and stability programme

Chassis/Suspension

  • Advanced comfort suspension

Driver Aids

  • Cruise control
  • Electric power steering

Driver Convenience

  • Keyless entry and start

Driver Information

  • Multi function trip computer
  • Citroen connect box emergency assist system
  • Citroen connect play featuring android auto and apple carPlay
  • 12.3" digital instrument cluster with customisable zones and colour schemes
  • 10" Touchscreen user interface with citroen connect nav, voice commands, Bluetooth handsfree and audio streaming

Driving Mirrors

  • Electrochrome auto dimming interior rear view mirror
  • Electric heated and folding door mirrors with LED approach lighting

Entertainment

  • Auxiliary input socket
  • FM and DAB digital radio, 6 speakers
  • USB A socket (charge only) on rear part of central console
  • Polyphonic sounds

Exterior Body Features

  • Body colour door handles
  • Body colour rear bumper
  • Radio aerial integrated into rear window
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Glossy black door mirrors
  • Stainless steel window finishers
  • Body colour front bumper with air curtain, silver painted skid plate, and matt black lower section
  • Glossy black structured grille

Exterior Lights

  • Front fog lights with static cornering function
  • 3rd brake light
  • LED headlights with LED daytime running lights and visual signature
  • Automatic headlights with welcome and goodbye lighting
  • LED rear lights with visual signature

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Automatic bi-zone air conditioning with active carbon filter and air quality system, plus controllable row 2 air diffuser

Interior Features

  • Aluminium pedals and foot rest
  • Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
  • 12V socket in boot
  • 2 Position boot floor
  • Multi function leather steering wheel with two command blocks
  • 12V power outlet and 2x USB-A sockets (1x charge+data, 1x charge only) on front part of central console
  • Central storage box with opening central armrest and interior lighting
  • Front door storage can hold 1.5 litre bottle and A4 size documents, B-pillar coat hooks,rear door storage,central storage under armrest
  • Dashboard storage area to right of driver,open storage at front of central console,glovebox with smooth opening and lighting
  • 4 way adjustable steering column
  • Wild cloth/leather effect cloth upholstery with wild Black ambience

Interior Lights

  • Boot light
  • Two open cupholders with LED lighting in central console

Packs

  • City camera pack with rear parking sensors - C5 Aircross
  • LED interior lighting - - C5 Aircross

Safety

  • Two tone horn
  • Adaptive driver and front passenger airbags with passenger airbag deactivation function
  • Driver and front passenger side airbag
  • Tyre under inflation indicator
  • Manual child lock in second row
  • Head curtain airbags covering rows 1 and 2 (left and right)
  • Front seat belts with double pretensioning, force limiters and height adjustment (driver and passenger)
  • Manual driver lumbar adjustment
  • Seatbelt unfastened audible alert
  • 3 rear 3-point seatbelts (outer seats featuring force limiters)

Seats

  • Advanced comfort seats
  • Map pockets in rear of front seats
  • Single front passenger seat
  • Adjustable headrests (2 in front, 3 in rear)
  • Three individual sliding seats with adjustable backrest and flat floor function
  • 3 point ISOFIX mountings on front passenger and rear outer seats
  • Manual front passenger seat adjustment (height, slide, backrest angle)
  • Manual driver seat adjustment (height, slide, backrest angle)

Security

  • Remote central locking + deadlocks
  • Automatic hazard light activation upon heavy brake application
  • Electronic code immobiliser
  • Automatic door and tailgate locking with automatic unlocking in case of collision
  • Anti theft locking wheel nuts
  • Anti theft alarm with perimetric and volumetric protection, plus tilt sensor

Wheels - Alloy

  • 18" Pulsar diamond cut bi tone alloy wheels with Class A tyres

Wheels - Spare

  • Compressor with puncture repair kit

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 10.5
  • Engine Power - BHP 131
  • Engine Power - KW 96
  • Engine Power - PS True
  • Engine Power - RPM 5500
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 170
  • Engine Torque - NM 230
  • Engine Torque - RPM 1750
  • Top Speed 121

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