2011 Citroen C5 review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 , 19:10:17 byAngela

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Citroen C5

Smart styling and technologies upgrades worked together to update and refresh the Citroen C5 range, available beginning with the 1st of November 2010, in UK.
The upgrades include a significantly new LED light signature, darker tinted rear clusters and the Company's innovative eTouch Emergency&Assistance System. Using this innovative service, drivers can automatically or manually make emergency calls, by simply using a built-in SIM card if it happens for an accident or other kind of problems. The rear light clusters undergo a Dark crystal treatment, available with a clear glass in the central section.
The visual changes to the C5 range are subtle, although the model received a wide recognition of its style and equipment, but it gaind a great deal of strength when it comes to fuel efficiency and upgrades.
Concerning the engine, the drivers can enjoy a full Euro 5 engine line-up, 1.6i THP 155hp petrol engine and the 3.0HDi V6 240hp, which provide an improved fuel efficiency and reduce the emissions in the atmosphere.

A FRESH NEW LOOK, ENHANCED EFFICIENCY & YET MORE 'CRÉATIVE TECHNOLOGIE' FOR THE CITROEN C5 RANGE



Citroen's elegant C5 range is to be updated and refreshed with smart styling and technology upgrades including a distinctive new LED light signature, darker tinted rear light clusters, re-homologated engines and the introduction of the Company's innovative new eTouch Emergency & Assistance System.



The model upgrades apply to both Saloon and Tourer versions and are available from November 2010.



Already widely recognised as one of the most stylish and well-equipped models its segment, the visual changes to the C5 range are subtle yet assured, whilst the efficiency and equipment upgrades further strengthen the model's technologically advanced credentials.



STYLING UPGRADES



Standard specification across both the 2011 Citroen C5 facelift Saloon and Tourer ranges, specially designed LEDs have been neatly integrated into the headlights to give the model a distinctive new visual signature. The rear light clusters also benefit from a new 'Dark Crystal' treatment with clear glass in the central section. The headlamps retain all their existing functionality and the models safety-enhancing cornering lights remain standard specification across the range.



MORE EFFICIENT POWER



The 2011 Citroen C5 range now benefits from a full Euro 5 compliant engine line-up with the introduction of the 1.6HDi 110hp Euro 5 to replace the Euro 4 version. The 1.6i THP 155hp petrol engine - available in Saloon form with VTR+ NAV trim - and the 3.0HDi V6 240hp Auto Exclusive (Saloon and Tourer) have been re-homologated and now offer improved fuel efficiency and lower CO2 emissions. Combined cycle fuel economy increases from 39.8mpg to 42.2mpg and 38.2mpg to 39.2mpg respectively. CO2 emissions are also down 14g/km and 6g/km respectively, resulting in reduced BIK tax rates for both models (down 3 bands for the THP 155 and down 2 bands for the HDi V6). The first year VED for the THP 155 model changes from band H to band G.



CITROEN'S NEW eTOUCH EMERGENCY & ASSISTANCE SYSTEM



Standard specification on all 2011 Citroen C5 facelift Exclusive models, customers now benefit from the introduction of Citroen's new eTouch Emergency & Assistance System. This innovative service automatically or manually makesemergency calls and allows manual assistance calls - using a built-in SIM card - for a rapid response in the event of an accident or if the car is immobilised. Citroen's eTouch system also allows drivers to consult information online at their 'MyCITROEN' personal space, which allows them to monitor their vehicle's maintenance requirements and to receive advice on improving fuel economy. These services are free and available 24-7.



UK AVAILABILITY & PRICING



The new 2011 Citroen C5 range will be available in the UK from 1st November, 2010

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2011 Citroen C5 facelift SALOON CO2 Emissions



(g/km) Combined Cycle

  • Fuel Economy (mpg) 'On The Road' R.R.P
  • 1.6HDi 110hp VTR 129 56.5 £19,195.00
  • 1.6i THP 155hp VTR+ NAV 153 42.2 £20,795.00
  • 1.6HDi 110hp VTR+ NAV 129 56.5 £20,795.00
  • 2.0HDi 160hp VTR+ NAV 139 53.3 £22,195.00
  • 2.0HDi 160hp Auto VTR+ NAV 179 41.5 £23,695.00
  • 2.0HDi 160hp Exclusive 139 53.3 £23,295.00
  • 2.0HDi 160hp Auto Exclusive 179 41.5 £24,795.00
  • 3.0HDi V6 240hp Auto Exclusive 189 39.2 £28,495.00
  • 2011 Citroen C5 facelift TOURER CO2



Emissions (g/km) Combined Cycle



Fuel Economy (mpg) 'On The Road' R.R.P

  • 1.6HDi 110hp VTR 129 56.5 £20,295.00
  • 1.6HDi 110hp VTR+ NAV 129 56.5 £21,895.00
  • 2.0HDi 160hp VTR+ NAV 139 53.3 £23,295.00
  • 2.0HDi 160hp Auto VTR+ NAV 179 40.9 £24,795.00
  • 2.0HDi 160hp Exclusive 139 53.3 £24,395.00
  • 2.0HDi 160hp Auto Exclusive 179 40.9 £25,895.00
  • 3.0HDi V6 240hp Auto Exclusive 189 39.2 £29,595.00