Citroën C5 Aircross 1.2 PureTech 130 Shine 5dr EAT8 Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £28,210What Car? Target Price£26,783
Review

The C5 Aircross is a great-value large SUV that majors on comfort and refinement, but also offers flexible and frugal engines, versatile seating, a big boot and a decent amount of kit. Don't buy it if you want a plush interior, agile handling or seven seats, though, because its bigger sibling, the Peugeot 5008, and the Kia Sorento do those things rather better.

Well worth looking at. It adds plenty of useful extras, including privacy glass, part-leatherette seat trim, power-folding door mirrors, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, front parking sensors, a rear-view camera and keyless entry.

Comes with either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic gearbox. It's pretty smooth and quiet, and our favourite engine when you balance running costs (35-40mpg is achievable in the real world) with performance (0-62mph takes 10.5sec) and it's a more flexible engine than the entry-level Mazda CX-5 petrol.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

46

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

720

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

147

g/km

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