2020 Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid PHEV Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Performance

2020 Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid PHEV Redesign, Release Date, Price, & PerformanceCitroën’s major show at this year’s Paris Auto Show is the C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept, a pre-manufacturing study for the brand’s first plug-in hybrid model. Discounted from 2020, the plug-in hybrid version of the C5 Aircross compact SUV will feature the very same powertrain as the concept, consisting of a 180PS (178hp) PureTech 1.6-liter gasoline engine and an 80kW (109PS/108hp) electric motor for a complete system power of 225 PS (222 hp).

Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept Review 2020 Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid PHEV Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Performance

Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept Review

It’s the identical front-wheel-drive hybrid set-up located on Peugeot’s 508 Hybrid and 508 SW Hybrid, which include the 13.2kWh lithium-ion battery. In Hybrid mode, each the inner combustion engine and the electric motor combine their power to transfer 225 PS to the front wheels, with 337 Nm (248 lb-ft) of immediate torque from the motor also available.

Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept 2020 Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid PHEV Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Performance

Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept

Citroën statements the SUV averages 2 l/100 km (141.2 mpg UK) and produces under 50 g/km CO2, thanks in part to the i-enhancer system that recovers the energy made during braking and deceleration and rss feeds it into the battery. Finally, the drivetrain contains an eight-speed EAT8 automatic transmission which has been upgraded with enhanced moving and the add-on of a brake mode that enables deceleration without pressing the brake pedal.

In electric mode (ZEV), the C5 Aircross Hybrid SUV can cover up to 50 km (31 miles) daily, at speeds of up to 135 km/h (84 mph). There is also a Sports mode for when the driver requirements maximum performance from the powertrain. Charging the battery from an outside supply requires in between 4 hours (14A) and eight hours on a standard plug, depending on the model of the plug. With a 32A walls box, the battery gets replenished in 2 times. The C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept on display in Paris features a special livery including White, Deep Blue, anodized Electric Blue decorations, and image motifs suggesting electrification. The SUV rides on 19-inch Anthracite alloy wheels.

Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept Interior 2020 Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid PHEV Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Performance

Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Concept Interior

The two-tone white and blue design holds over inside on the Advanced Comfort seats trimmed with beige leather and material, the dashboard strip in beige leather-outcome textile with electric blue highlight, and electric blue accents on the seat backs.