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- Alex Kierstein
- Oct 3, 2016
- Xavier Navarro
- Nov 5, 2009
Citroën's entry in the medium-large car segment is the C5. This sedan, which competes against offerings such as the VW Passat, gets updated with a couple of Euro V-compliant powertrains that reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. First, the C5 gets the 1.6-liter THP turbo gasoline engine, which was co-developed with BMW and can be found in other PSA offerings as well as the Mini. This 163 hp unit replaces the 2-liter 143 hp unit and burns 7.1 l/100 km (33 mpg U.S.). The new diesel featu
- Xavier Navarro
- Oct 5, 2008
There's a French competitor for the all-new Opel Insignia EcoFlex. Citroën has unveiled a new version of its C5 sedan, spotting the marque's Airdream ecolabel. The C5 Airdream has the proven PSA 1.6-liter 110hp engine, which seems a little small for such a hefty vehicle, but manages to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emission figures to keep them under 140 g/km. In France, this model qualifies for discounted taxes for businesses that use cleaner vehicles as company cars. The C5 Airdream spo
- Damon Lavrinc
- Oct 18, 2007
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- Siddharth Raja
- Sep 21, 2007
Citroen has already given us a taste of what to expect for its new C5 sedan with the unveiling of the C5 Airscape concept car at last week's Frankfurt Motor Show. The automaker is now planning to take the wraps off the real thing at a press event scheduled for the 18th of next month.
- Sebastian Blanco
- Aug 20, 2007
Citroën's latest announced concept car, the C5 Airscape, is coming to the Frankfurt Motor Show next month and the green side of this muscular convertible (excuse me, cabriolet) is presented first and foremost as Citroën tries to build up interest in this car. From the carbon fiber roof to the aerodynamic design to the new "UrbanHybrid" powertrain, Citroën is trying to make the executive cabriolet a greener cruiser.
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