When did the Citroen C5 come out in France?
The Citroën C5 is a large family car produced by the French manufacturer Citroën from March 2001 until 2017, in two generations. It replaced the Citroën Xantia, in the large family car class, and is the first modern Citroën with “Cx” naming nomenclature, previously used by its ancestors, the C4 and C6 from 1930.
What makes the Citroen C5 x so special?
C5 X features modern technology to simplify life on board, with the extended Head up Display, driving assistance systems that introduce semi-autonomous driving and a whole new 12″ HD touch screen communication interface with natural vocal recognition.
What’s the length of a Citroen C5 hatchback?
The hatchback was lengthened from 4,618 mm (181.8 in) to 4,745 mm (186.8 in) and the wagon from 4,755 mm (187.2 in) to 4,840 mm (190.6 in). Also, this new version got swivelling directional headlights . The Hydractive suspension improves ride quality, keeps the car levelled, and enables the car to drive on three wheels if one tire is flat.
What kind of suspension does a Citroen C5 use?
The Hydractive suspension improves ride quality, keeps the car levelled, and enables the car to drive on three wheels if one tire is flat. The suspension is derived from the Hydropneumatic suspension used in the 1950s Citroën DS.
What was the last generation of Citroen cars?
The first generation C5 was the last Citroën developed under the chairmanship of Jacques Calvet (1982–1999). The C5 had a further development of Citroën’s hydropneumatic suspension, now called Hydractive 3.
What kind of rating does Citroen C5 have?
Citroen was the 24th-ranked manufacturer in our Driver Power 2013 satisfaction survey, while the C5 itself placed 139th out of 150 cars. Safety is a much stronger suit for this car: it reassures with the maximum five-star crash-test rating from Euro NCAP and ESP is standard across the range.
How big is the boot on a Citroen C5?
The Citroen C5 is a four-door saloon, so it’s immediately at a disadvantage compared to hatchbacks like the Mazda 6 and Ford Mondeo. Its 439-litre boot falls well short of the Mondeo’s 528-litre load space, although you do get 60:40 split folding rear. seats.
What kind of fuel economy does Citroen C5 Airdream get?
Choosing an automatic gearbox does hurt fuel economy, of course, but you should see at least 45mpg whichever model you choose. If you want maximum economy, go for the 1.6-litre HDi diesel in special eco-friendly C5 Airdream spec, which can achieve over 60mpg.