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Citroën C5 Aircross

(2018 - present)

The Citroën C5 Aircross is a medium-sized SUV/Crossover. It was initially launched in China, with European sales starting in late 2018. It basically replaces the Citroen C5 Aircross and C5 estate models.

The C5 Aircross has received consistently good reviews from the UK media since it was launched. It currently holds an Expert Rating of 78%, which is quite high for this sector and puts it ahead of most of its rivals – although still behind its class-leading sister model, the Peugeot 3008. It’s also clearly the best score of the Citroën models we have collected ratings for over the last year.

The Citroën C5 Aircross has received particular praise for providing a very comfortable ride (at the expense of handling) and clever interior design. Its exterior styling is distinctive, which can be somewhat polarising.

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Body style: Five-door SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £23,230 on-road

Launched: Winter 2018/19
Last updated:
Replacement due: TBA

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 4 stars
Date tested: April 2019

87%

ADULT OCCUPANT

86%

CHILD OCCUPANT

58%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

75%

SAFETY ASSIST

Note on safety rating
The Citroën C5 Aircross received a four-star rating from Euro NCAP in standard specification, which is sold in the UK with the name ‘Feel’. The more expensive ‘Flair’ and ‘Flair Plus’ trim levels come with additional safety assist technology as standard, which gives them a five-star rating. The Feel can be optioned with this extra kit for an additional cost, which would then give it a five-star safety rating.

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

No eco rating

The Citroën C5 Aircross has not been lab tested by Green NCAP. This is a new initiative, launched in 2018 as a sister organisation to Euro NCAP. As yet, very few new cars have been tested for environmental impact by Green NCAP, and inevitable the testing programme was halted in early 2020 by the coronavirus pandemic.

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