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 per cent 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.