Citroen C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid: Ë-Comfort Class SUV

Citroën has launched its electric vehicle offensive revealing its technological flagship, New C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid, the ë-Comfort class Silent Urban Vehicle.

Currently being studied for Australian introduction, the C5 Aircross Hybrid leverages the standard C5 Aircross’ outstanding comfort, with its suspension with Progressive Hydraulic Cushions®, its Advanced Comfort seats and comprehensive driver assistance systems, C5 Aircross SUV enters yet another new phase in the Citroën

Advanced Comfort® programme with this plug-in hybrid offering.

  • UNCOMPROMISING: an inspired by customers’ uses driving, zero CO2 emissions on a daily basis in 100% electric mode (50 kmi range) and unlimited range for long trips thanks to the petrol engine.
  • SILENCE: a calm and peaceful journey in electric mode in this Silent Urban Vehicle, in a subdued atmosphere without noise, jolts or vibrations.
  • HIGH-END DRIVING EXPERIENCE: electrifying performance thanks to the combination of a PureTech 180 hp petrol engine, an 80 kW electric engine and an ë-EAT8 automatic gearbox, delivering 225 hp of accumulated power and instantly available torque of 320 Nm.
  • INTUITIVE: a complete ecosystem, intuitive and user-friendly, including automatic control of driving modes, easy charging and a dedicated smart services portal.

With its outstanding modularity, New C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid is the most modular on its segment:  3 individual rear seats, sliding, tilting and foldable, Best in Class cargo volume.

Offering a range of 50 kmi in electric mode, CO2 emissions of 39 g/kmi and consumption of 1.7 L/100 kmi in WLTP cycle, New C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid represents a new phase in Citroën’s energy transition strategy as it offers a plug-in hybrid engine combining technology and competitive cost of use.

Manufactured in France at the Rennes – La Janais plant, alongside the ICE versions already sold to the tune of 80,000 orders, New C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid is available to order in France with first deliveries taking place during the first half of 2020.
“I am very proud to reveal New C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid, which represents the first stage in our electrification strategy. Citroën’s true technological flagship, it offers true versatility of use: electric every day, petrol engine when needed, offering the ultimate comfort for all.” Linda Jackson, CEO of Citroën

i Estimated data, provided for information purposes only and subject to approval (WLTP test cycle). Definitive data will be communicated before end of December 2019.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.