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Citroen Ireland launches new C5 Aircross SUV

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 4:34pm

Citroën Ireland have revealed full details of their new C-Segment SUV, the C5 Aircross, which sets a new bar for comfort in its segment thanks to its progressive hydraulic cushion suspension which are a standard feature across the entire range.

All models come equipped with three individual sliding, folding and reclining rear seats for extra practicality and include boast best-in-class boot space of 580 litres to 720 litres.

ConnectedCAM, a factory fitted dashboard camera from Citroën is also standard across the range. These features ensure optimal levels of comfort, practicality and safety across the entire range.

The new C5 Aircross has just landed in Ireland and is available in four trim levels: Start, Touch, Feel and Flair with prices starting from €26,495.

The new C5 Aircross is now available to test drive at Citroën dealerships nationwide.

Following the recent launch of the C3 Aircross in the B-SUV segment, Citroën is continuing its SUV offensive with the launch of this C5 Aircross which stands out thanks to its energetic and assertive styling.

Measuring 4.5m long, 1.7m high and 2.1m wide, the broad and imposing front end is paired with a two-tier light signature and an assertively designed grille.

The upper light units, which comprise of the daytime running lights and indicators, extend out from the iconic chevrons on the front and stretch across the entire width of the vehicle for a modern and expressive look.

The body features wheel arches extensions and lower body panels with a classic SUV look, Airbump panels are also available with personalised coloured inserts along with front, side and roof bars for extra modernity and personality.

All versions of the new C5 Aircross SUV in Ireland are equipped with Citroën’s progressive hydraulic cushions suspension which deliver peerless comfort and the ‘magic carpet ride’ effect for extra occupant comfort.

Suspension comfort has always been a fundamental part of the Citroen DNA and the latest technology used on new C5 Aircross SUV is derived from Citroën's experience in motor sport.

ConnectedCAM, which also comes as standard across the range, uses a factory fitted camera system built into the interior rear-view mirror to record movements in front of the car using full HD GPS technology.

An integrated 16GB memory card is used to store photos and videos while footage from a collision will automatically save to the device.

The new C5 Aircross is the only car on sale in Ireland to offer such technology as standard across the range.

The entry Start trim level includes features such as eight-inch touchscreen display, cruise control, active safety brake and air conditioning.

The Touch edition adds items such as 17 inch alloys, rear parking sensors, folding mirrors, android auto and apple car play while the Feel model benefits from 18 inch alloys, front parking sensor, privacy glass, wireless phone charging and active blind spot detection.

The Flair is the top specification level and includes additional items such as 19” alloys, Citroën connect navigation, keyless entry and keyless start, a panoramic sunroof with interior LED ambient lighting and various driver assistance systems such as park assist, active lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control.

Highway driver assist is also standard on Flair models coupled with the EAT8 automatic transmission, this feature combines adaptive cruise control, active lane departure warning and a stop and go feature to manage driving semi-autonomously in specific driving conditions.

The C5 Aircross comes with a selection of two petrol and two diesel engines. The popular PureTech petrol offer, comprises of a 1.2 litre 130hp engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission and a 1.6litre 180hp unit which comes with the choice of a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission.

The Blue HDI diesel offers a 1.5 litre 130hp engine with the choice of a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission and a 2.0 litre 180hp unit which comes as standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

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