Citroen marked its entry in India earlier this year with the C5 Aircross premium SUV. While the ride quality and its overall driving dynamics were a huge revelation, its rather steep price tag is making sure that we don’t see that many units of the C5 Aircross on our streets. If you have been eyeing to include this true-blue French SUV in your garage, we have got some news for you that might make you reconsider your decision. Citroen India has silently revised the prices of its mid-size SUV, C5 Aircross, hiking it by up to Rs 1.40 lakh.
Revised price list
When the C5 Aircross was first brought to India, the base variant Feel was priced at Rs 29.90 lakh while the dual-tone variant of the Feel trim was priced at Rs 30.40 lakh.
The top-of-the-line Shine variant was introduced at Rs 31.90 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi). After the recently rolled out price hike, the range now starts at Rs 31.30 lakh for the Feel variant (mono-tone), while the dual-tone Feel variant is priced at Rs 31.80 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi). The mono-tone and dual-tone variants of the Shine trim are priced at Rs 32.80 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Both the variants get a 2.0-litre diesel engine as standard. The 1997 cc, the four-cylinder oil burner is tuned to churn out 174 bhp at 3750 rpm, and it develops a peak torque of 400 Nm at 2000 RPM. The engine comes mated to an 8-speed automatic torque converter unit as standard, and it is claimed to offer a fuel efficiency of 18.6 km/l.
Some of the major highlights in the Citroen C5 Aircross are an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Phone Mirroring compatibility, leather seats, dual-tone dashboard finish, vertically placed Air Conditioning vents, panoramic sunroof and acoustic windscreen as well as front window glasses.
The customers will also get access to a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, engine start/stop button, Hill Hold Assist, reclining modular rear seats, Grip Control System, Blind Spot Monitoring, Park Assist, foot-operated electric tailgate, automatic climate control, ambient lighting, dual-tone 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels and multi-functional steering wheel with mounted controls amongst others.