Citroën C5 Aircross Sport Arriving Soon

C5 Aircross Sport – The facelifted Citroën C5 Aircross Sport is expected to arrive in Australian showrooms later in H1, 2023.

Citroën C5 Aircross Sport Arriving Soon.

Available in a single, highly specified Sport variant, the C5 Aircross Sport offers customers an upgraded engine and transmission combination alongside additional features included as standard.

Features such as panoramic sunroof, new black exterior styling pack, upgraded 10.1 inch central screen for infotainment connectivity, heated front seats with a massage function for the drivers seat as well as electronic adjustment.

The C5 Aircross is powered by a 1.6L Turbo Petrol with power of 133kW and torque of 250Nm, driving the front wheels through a smooth 8 speed AT.

Pricing will be announced closer to the release date but buyers can regoister their interest now at the Citrone website. ‘

The C5 Aircross is for buyers that want something just a little bit different.

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Citroën C5 Aircross Sport Arriving Soon.

Quick Citroën C5 Aircross Sport details

  • Offering an unrivalled experience of onboard peace of mind, C5 Aircross Sport has a new attitude, expressing greater strength and more refinement.
  • Register Your Interest now open at citroen.com.au and throughout the authorised Citroën retailer network.

The facelifted Citroën C5 Aircross Sport is anticipated to arrive in Australian showrooms later in H1, 2023.

Available in a single, highly specified Sport variant, the C5 Aircross Sport offers customers an upgraded engine and transmission combination alongside additional features included as standard.

Kate Gillis, Managing Director Citroën Australia, said: “We are looking forward to introducing the refreshed C5 Aircross Sport later this year to a revitalised local range alongside the recent addition of the C5 X and the C4, offering greater choice for Australian consumers.

“Appealing to the discerning Citroën customer in Australia, C5 Aircross Sport offers a compelling package with Citroën’s signature Advanced Comfort philosophy influencing all aspects of the vehicle, a distinctive and modern exterior design and a comfortable and stylish interior, coupled with important safety and convenience features.”

Amongst the comprehensive list of upgrades is the new engine and transmission combination, with the C5 Aircross Sport now featuring a 133kW 1.6L Turbo Petrol PureTech engine paired with the EAT8 or 8-speed efficient automatic transmission, compared to the previous model’s 121kW engine and 6-speed automatic transmission.

An elevated design:

Visually larger and with a highly confident attitude, C5 Aircross Sport introduces a new design language in which curves give way to more structured lines. The styling of the front end has had a facelift including a new interpretation of the Brand chevrons to become more modern.

In addition, several new style elements on the side panels enhance its elegance and modernity including:

  • Panoramic sunroof as standard
  • The updated grille houses the new main projector LED vision, finished in glossy black
  • New dual daytime running light signature with LED indicator
  • New functional air curtain
  • New skid plate and hot stamping animation
  • New rear taillights
  • New stylish Black Pack featuring:
    • 19″ black alloy wheels
    • Glossy black door/side mirror shell
    • Matte black roof rails
    • Black roof
    • Black colour pack (Airbumps and fog light surrounds)

Furthermore, colours and materials have been refined, with this choice of premium materials reflecting greater comfort and quality. The seats wear a new Paloma Nappa1 leather perforated trim, the armrests and the central console are made of a new black leather effect fabric and the dashboard, of a new structured black leather effect insert. The interior trim features high-end finishes with a subtle blend between the new perforated Paloma leather with blue Nappa1 leather headrest and seat shoulder accents.

Updated interior style features include:

  • Upgraded 10″ infotainment touchscreen (previously 8″)
  • New Hype Black interior, which features blue highlights, with new black Nappa1 leather trim, including perforated Nappa1 leather seats
  • Blue stitching incorporated into the dash, door and central armrest, and centre console
  • Heated front row seats
  • Driver’s massage function and electrically adjusted seat

Leather appointed seats are a combination of genuine leather & synthetic materials for durability and are not wholly leather.

Citroën C5 Aircross Sport Arriving Soon.

Available paint options:

  • Polar White
  • Perla Nera Black
  • Platinum Grey
  • Steel Grey
  • Eclipse Blue
  • Pearlescent White

New central console

The central console, high and large, has been modernised with a black leather-effect-fabric enhanced by chrome design lines which underline a more ergonomic layout of controls, including:

  • a new, elegant hi-tech e-Toggle style gear selector
  • a new driving mode selection button incorporating the Grip Control function.

The central console also integrates a large storage area and regroups connectivity with 2 USB-ports and a wireless charger.

Safety and assistance technologies:

C5 Aircross Sport offers a wide range of latest-generation technologies to improve its occupants’ comfort and safety every day. These include Highway Driver Assist, a level 2 autonomous driving system, combining Adaptive Cruise Control with a Stop & Go function and the Active Lane Departure Warning system.
Additional safety features, as standard, include:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Blind spot detection
  • Speed limit recognition and recommendation
  • Grip Control terrain management system with hill descent assist
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Braking Distribution and Emergency Braking Assistance
  • Automatic hazard light activation upon heavy brake application
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Electronic anti-skid system

The Citroën C5 Aircross Sport is anticipated to arrive in Australian showrooms later in H1, 2023.

Further information including pricing and full specification will be announced closer to launch. Interested customers are now invited to register their interest through their local authorised retailer and at: https://www.citroen.com.au/models/new-c5-aircross-register-your-interest.html

KEY TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Engine specification:

1.6L Turbo Petrol PureTech Stop & Go system
Capacity: (cc) 1598cc
Cylinders: 4
Max power: 133kW@ 5,500rpm
Max torque: 250Nm @ 1,650rpm
Fuel system: High pressure direct injection

Transmission:

8-speed Efficient Automatic Transmission (EAT8)

Citroën C5 Aircross Sport Arriving Soon.

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