Citroën C5 Aircross 1.5 BlueHDi Sense Plus 5dr EAT8 Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

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  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 interior dashboard
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  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 interior front seats
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 interior infotainment
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 right tracking
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 front left tracking
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 rear right tracking
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 front tracking
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 front right static
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 rear left static
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 headlight detail
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  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 alloy wheel detail
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 charging socket detail
  • Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid 2022 interior dashboard
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RRP £28,795What Car? Target Price£27,685
Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

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.

The entry-level trim keeps costs to a minimum but still gives you loads of standard kit, including 18in alloy wheels, automatic LED headlights, automatic windscreen wipers, dual-zone climate control, front and rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, keyless entry and start, a 12.5in customisable digital driver display and a 10in touchscreen infotainment system with DAB radio, Bluetooth, built-in sat nav and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone mirroring. The only slight demerit is that you can't have this trim with the plug-in hybrid engine.

If you’re planning to use your Citroën C5 Aircross for towing a caravan or boat, the BlueHDi 130 will be the one for you. It has the same power as the petrol-powered Puretech 130 but the extra low down shove means it’ll make progress with a full load far more effortlessly.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.6 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

57.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

720

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

136

g/km