Citroen has announced the prices and specifications for the new C5,
which goes on sale April 2nd priced from £15,595 and with a choice of
two petrol and four diesel engines.
The entry-level model is powered by a 127hp 1.8-litre petrol engine
capable of 124 mph that completes the 0-62 mph dash in 12.2 seconds.
A 143hp 2.0-litre unit completes the petrol line-up, and is
available with the option of an automatic transmission – a five-speed
manual is standard.
The diesel range starts with a 110hp 1.6-litre HDi turbodiesel, with
a 119 mph top speed and a 0-62 mph time of 13.4 seconds. It boasts the
lowest emissions of the range with a CO2 figure of just 149 g/km.
The 138hp 2.0-litre HDi unit features a six-speed manual
transmission, with an automatic option, with the manual version hitting
62 mph in 11.6 seconds, before topping out at 127 mph.
A 173hp 2.2-litre HDi and 208hp 2.7-litre HDi V6 complete the
line-up. The 2.2 is manual-only, while the 2.7 comes only with an
Three specification levels are available: SX, VTR+ and Exclusive.
All models get ABS, ESP, anti-theft alarm, adaptive headlamps (AFS),
air conditioning, cruise control, electric windows, and trip computer.
The base SX model, however, has to make do with steel wheels and
with plastic wheels trims, and doesn’t feature Citroen’s renowned
Hydractive suspension system, either.
The VTR+ model adds 17″ allow wheels, Hydractive suspension on 2.2
HDi and auto models, folding door mirrors, front fog lights,
rain-sensitive wipers, and dual-zone air conditioning. Leather seats
are a £1,550 option, and parking sensors add a further £400.
The flagship Exclusive model adds an electronic parking brake and
Hydractive suspension across all models, tyre pressure monitoring, 18″
alloy wheels on the 2.7 HDi, acoustically laminated side windows,
interior mood lighting, and electrically adjustable front seats.
Leather remains a £750 option.
Prices for the new Citroen C5 range are as follows:
1.8i 16V SX £15,595
1.8i 16V VTR+ £16,595
2.0i 16V VTR+ £17,095
2.0i 16V VTR+ Auto £18,695
2.0i 16V Exclusive Auto £20,195
1.6HDi 16V 110 SX £16,595
1.6HDi 16V 110 VTR+ £17,595
2.0HDi 16V 138 SX £17,495
2.0HDi 16V 138 VTR+ £18,495
2.0HDi 16V 138 Exclusive £19,995
2.0HDi 16V 138 VTR+ Auto £20,095
2.0HDi 16V 138 Exclusive Auto £21,595
2.2HDi 16V 173 VTR+ £19,895
2.2HDi 16V 173 Exclusive £21,395
2.7HDi V6 208 Exclusive £24,395