Citroen C5 X: a tranquil touring experience is here

Citroen C5 X

The innovation and audacity at its core Citroen C5 X

Citroen, a french automotive car brand, recently unveiled Citroen C5 X. The C5 X carries a perfect styling that adheres to Citroen’s philosophy. The C5 X is a combination of an SUV, a station wagon, and a saloon. So, it has the best of all three segments. It has the comfort of the saloon, the dynamism of a station wagon, and the bold stance of an SUV.

Citroen C5 X Front View
Citroen C5 X Front View

Furthermore, the passenger compartment is as good as a lounge, thanks to the interiors. The Citroen Advanced Comfort Program adds to a relaxing experience on the go. The advanced comfort active suspension and advanced comfort seats make your drive effortless. It is a new entry by Citroen in the large car segment. The customers of this segment have high expectations. Citron fulfills them with an all-new design that expresses modernity. It also ticks on status and innovation. It comes with petrol and plugin hybrid versions. So, you address the issue of climate change as well.

In addition, the state-of-the-art workmanship along with 545 liters boot capacity fulfills the need of station wagon customers. You can drive in electric mode daily in a plug-in hybrid version of the car.

C5 X is an ambitious touring vehicle. It addresses the need of customers who want to explore the world.

Vincent Cobee, Citroen CEO.

The Exteriors

The C5 X highlights typical Citroen characters. The innovative and modern Bodystyle makes it more appealing. The distinctive and robust design is immediately striking. The C5 X Bodystyle cleverly blends saloon and station wagon. As a result, you will get an appealing SUV. The modern looks with attention to aerodynamics make C5 X more efficient.

Furthermore, the fluid lines, high waistlines, and long bonnet brings dynamism in styling. The slight kick above the rear wheels brings more distinctiveness. Additionally, the Tailgate is wide and has a functional low opening. Hence, it is more useful for everyday use. The 720 mm wheels, along with higher ground clearance than a typical saloon, add versatility. The 2785 mm wheelbase provides large legroom and big rear seats. The 4805mm length along with 1865mm width gives lavish exterior dimensions.

C5 X Rear View
C5 X Rear View

In addition, the Citroen C5 X has signature V-shaped lights. The signature lighting is present on the front and back of the car. These lights are visible both day and night. The signature lighting highlights C5 X’s unique body style.

The Interiors with absolute comfort

The C5 X has unique and welcoming interiors. The interiors give a real impression of spaciousness, warmth, and peacefulness. Likewise, the elegance and comfort in the passenger compartment give a feeling of tranquility. The attention to detail, along with refined materials, create an original interiors environment, typical Citroen.

Furthermore, the new comfort seats in Citroen C5 X provide state-of-the-art comfort. These seats imitate the comfort of your living room. The new high-density thick foam gives exceptional seating comfort over long distances. So, you can travel comfortably in relax posture.

The 360-degree glass area gives a sense of roominess. The large sunroof allows exterior light to flood in. Such an arrangement of glass adds to a more pleasurable driving experience. In addition, the acoustic laminated front and rear windows provide exceptional insulation from outside noise.

C5 X Dashboard
C5 X Dashboard

Additionally, Citroen’s advanced comfort suspension provides a magic carpet effect. So, you can effectively tackle all obstacles on the road. The suspension has three different modes. So, you can drive comfortably in any terrain. The active suspension also improves overall handling. The suspension setup also helps to tackle corners effectively.

The rear of the car provides ample storage space. The station wagon aspect of the design provides ample storage space at the rear. The boot volume can increase from 545 liters to 1640 Liters. This expansion in volume is possible due to the flat floor arrangement of rear seats. The tailgate features hands-free operation. So, you can easily open the tailgate on the go while keeping your items inside.

The Plugin Hybrid

The Citroen C5 X plugin hybrid provides 225 Hp of power. This hybrid offers a very silent startup, and you can go up to 50kms in ZEV mode. The 50kms distance is enough for an everyday commute. Additionally, the system can automatically switch to the IC engine effortlessly. So, it avoids range anxiety keeping your smaller journeys emission-free. So, for weekdays you have an electric setup, and for weekends you have both the setups to explore.

Additionally, the silent operations, smooth movement of the vehicle, and driving pleasure give an exciting new experience. The pin-drop silence in the cabin, comfortable seats, and absence of vibration add to driving pleasure. The modern active suspension, modern ergonomics, and dedicated service give peace of mind.

Technology & Citroen C5 X

The C5 X offers cutting-edge technology. The large-scale full-color head-up display provides useful information on the go. It is the new and first step towards augmented reality. The head-up display is an immersive technology where drivers won’t distract by any means. You get all the relevant information from speed to phone calls directly on the windscreen. So, drivers can keep their eyes on the road ahead and avoid a potentially dangerous situation.

In addition, the 12″ HD touch screen brings the infotainment system alive. You can mirror your phone screen on this display without plugging in your smartphone. 4 USB-C Sockets along with wireless smartphone charging are available at your disposal. The system also features voice recognition in natural language. The personal assistant understands natural language in a very efficient way. The easy-to-use voice recognition adds to the convenience.

Furthermore, C5 X also has various driving assistant systems. The cameras, sensors, and radar provide cutting-edge driving assistance. Currently, C5 X offers level 3 autonomous driving capabilities. The adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist reduce driver’s stress very effectively. Other driving assistance features include blind-spot detection, cross-traffic alert, 360-degree vision, hands-free start, and access to the vehicle.

In conclusion, Citroen C5 X is an all-new vehicle that offers the convenience of the station wagon, the comfort of the saloon, and the stance of the SUV. Furthermore, this design will surely make some class-leading changes in automotive design.

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