Citroën C5 Aircross 1.2 PureTech 130 Shine 5dr Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £26,485What Car? Target Price£23,367
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.

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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.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.5 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

720

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

136

g/km

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