The 2021 Citroen C5 Aircross SUV was revealed a month back and bookings for the same has started today for an amount of Rs 50,000. Customers can book the SUV at the company’s La Maison dealerships which are now located across 10 locations in India or online at Citroën India website.
- 2021 Citroen C5 Aircross is Citroen’s flagship SUV for India
- The booking amount for C5 Aircross is set to Rs 50,000
- C5 Aircross is available in two variants – Feel and Shine and to get only a single diesel engine option
- The flagship SUV will be retailed via company’s La Maison dealerships.
2021 Citroen C5 Aircross offers a complimentary maintenance package
A complimentary maintenance package is offered to the customers by Citroën India who makes the booking of the C5 Aircross between March 1 and April 6. The package includes a 5 year/50,000km maintenance pack, with customers required to take delivery of the SUV by 30th June 2021. The free maintenance will include replacement of some parts which will be specified in servicing schedule of the car, but will not cover some services like wheel alignment and balancing, and, lubricants prices may also be paid.
2021 Citroen Citroen C5 Aircross variants
With the launch of Citroen C5 Aircross, it truly may be the start of the French Car Revolution in India. The C5 Aircross will be offered in only two variants – Feel and the top-spec Shine. While being a flagship the Feel variant is also loaded with lots of equipment as standard. Some of which includes automatic wipers and headlights, large 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment, power-adjustable driver seat, dual-zone climate control, 6 airbags, ESC, traction control to name a few. While the top-spec Shine variant gets extras like full LED headlights and taillights and a large panoramic sunroof.
Other features, like the C5 Aircross, will have seven colour options to choose from which includes three single shades and four dual-tone colour schemes. The colour options are- Pearl White (both single and dual-tone), Cumulus Grey (single and dual-tone), Tijuca Blue (single and dual-tone), and last the Perla Nera Black. Moreover, the white-coloured SUVs get orange-coloured exterior body accents while the others feature silver exterior accents.
India-spec Citroen C5 Aircross is offered with only a single diesel engine option. It is a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel unit that is tuned to produce 177HP and 400NM of torque. It is mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox as standard and powers only the front wheels. Citroen claims C5 Aircross has an ARAI rated fuel economy of 18.6kmpl.
2021 Citroen C5 Aircross Launch
The Citroen C5 Aircross as mentioned earlier is Citroen’s first car for India. Since its a flagship from the brand and built at CKD units prices are expected to be around Rs 30 lakh bracket. Assemble at CK Birla facility in Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu the C5 Aircross will intially be brought in and sold as CKD units. The launch of the car is expected to happen in the coming weeks with the reveal of prices.
Citroen is offering a standard 3-year/1 lakh km warranty on the C5 Aircross along with roadside assistance. The SUV will be sold via La Maison dealers which have been opened across 10 cities in India and more are to be opened in future.
Citroen has planned a lot for India and soon after the launch of C5 Aircross more products will be joining and it will be totally localised under the C-Cubed programme. One of the first localised car will be a compact SUV that will rival up against the likes of other compact SUVs in the segment. It is codenamed as C21 as of now.
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