The fresh-faced Citroën C5 Aircross has launched in South Africa, with the local arm of the French firm revealing pricing and spec for the updated iteration. See pricing below…

The two-strong local Citroën C5 Aircross line-up comprises the entry-level Feel and top-tier Shine variants. As standard, all models ship with LED headlamps and daytime-running lights. Dual-zone climate control, complete with an air quality system, is also present, as are a 12.3-inch customisable digital driver’s display and six speakers. 

Citroën C5 Aircross

The Feel model features an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system incorporating Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Shine upgrades to a 10-inch touch-enabled infotainment display. The Citroën C5 Aircross Feel is equipped with a park distance control. The Shine gains a 180-degree and reverse-view camera system on top of park distance control. 

A 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine is employed across the range. Exclusively coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission, the petrol unit directs 121 kW and 240 Nm of torque, the latter available from a mere 1 400 r/min. Citroēn claims the powertrain sips 7.9 L/100 km. The 0-100 km sprint time is 10.5 seconds. The top speed is rated at 189 km/h. 

Citroën C5 Aircross pricing:

As standard, all models ship with a five-year/100 000 km maintenance plan. A warranty of similar duration and distance is included. 

  • 1.6 Feel – R633 900
  • 1.6 Shine – R683 900