Citroen C5 Aircross India Debut Highlights: Images, Features, Specifications, Launch Details

Citroen first model to be launched in India will be the Citroen C5 Aircross. The car will be launched in India by 2020.

Citroen C5 Aircross India Debut Highlights: Images, Features, Specifications, Launch Details View Photos
Citroen's first model will be assembled at its Hosur plant in Tamil Nadu and will be launched by 2021

French carmaker Citroen has showcased its first model for the Indian market, the Citroen C5 Aircross, today and we have all the highlights here. We have already told you that according to our sources in the company's European headquarters, the Citroen C5 Aircross will be the first model coming to India. And we finally have the confirmation today. The C5 Aircross will be launched in India in 2020, and Citroen had confirmed that the company will launch a new model in India every year from 2021. The SUV will be assembled here using about 70 per cent local contents at its Hosur plant in Tamil Nadu.

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Citroen C5 Aircross is likely to be the first model to be launched by the French carmaker in India

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Of course, the model coming to our shores (C5 Aircross) will go through a host of design, features and mechanical changes to make it India-specific and also differentiate it from the European model. The European-spec Citroen C5 Aircross measures 4500 mm in length and is powered by a 2-litre diesel engine and 1.2-litre petrol engine which are mated to an eight-speed auto transmission as standard. The India-spec model, on the other hand, could come with some dimensional changes and is also likely to feature a manual gearbox in addition to the auto box.

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The Groupe PSA will be manufacturing vehicles and powertrains in India at the company's facility in Tamil Nadu, working towards its goal to "be Indian in India". In fact, the company has invested Rs. 600 crore in the plant so far and is targeting to manufacture 50,000 units in the first year of its operation including exports. The manufacturing plant has a capacity to roll out 200,000 powertrains and 300,000 transmissions annually.

Here Are All The Highlights From The Unveiling Of Citroen India First Model:

Apr 3, 2019
Citroen C5 Aircross Competition In India
The Citroen C5 Aircross, when launched, will compete with the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tuscon in India.

Apr 3, 2019
Citroen C5 Aircross To Be Launched In 2020
The Citroen C5 Aircross will be launched in India in 2020. Roland Bouchara takes the stage to talk about the company's India plan. Citroen will start its dealership tour in the country from July 2019.

Apr 3, 2019
Citroen First Model For India Will Be the C5 Aircross
The first model to be launched by the French carmaker in India will be the company's European flagship crossover SUV, the Citroen C5 Aircross. 

Apr 3, 2019
Citroen Selected India As Part of Its Global Expansion Plan
Citroen is entering India as plan of the company's global expansion plan. CEO Linda Jackson says that the company will focus on localisation and launch a new model every year in the country starting from 2021.

Apr 3, 2019
Citroen's First Model For India To Be Showcased - Live Updates
Linda Jackson, CEO, Citroen Brand takes the stage to talks about the French brand and the company's 100 year history, and the reason for entering India.



Apr 3, 2019
Citroen's First Model For India To Be Showcased Today - Live!
The company's ecosystem will include After Sales, Vehicle Sales, R&D and Sourcing, Vehicle Manufacturing, and Powertrain Manufacturing.


Apr 3, 2019
Groupe PSA To Enter India With Citroen
Tavares says that the company's focus for the Peugeot brand will be towards North America, the Citroen brand towards India, and Opel towards Russia.



Apr 3, 2019
Citroen's First Model For India To Be Showcased Today - Live!
Carlos Tavares Chairman of Managing Board, PSA Group takes the stage to talk about the brand and the company's plan for India.

Apr 3, 2019
Citroen's First Model For India To Be Showcased - Live Updates
Saurabh Vatsa - Senior Director Marketing Operations - India - Groupe PSA takes the stage to kick-start the event. We are just moments away from the unveiling of the new SUV.

Apr 3, 2019
Is This Citroen's First SUV For India?
Here's the model we are eagerly waiting for, all under the wraps. We suspect this is the C5 Aircross, surely the SUV's silhouette indicates the same.

Apr 3, 2019
Citroen's First Model For India To Be Showcased Today - Live!
The stage is set for the big unveil. We are the moments away from the event to commence.

Apr 3, 2019
The New Citroen Car Will Be Made At the Company's Hosur Plant
Groupe PSA will be manufacturing vehicles and powertrains in India at the company's facility in Tamil Nadu, working towards its goal to "be Indian in India". The plant inaugrated in Hosur in late 2018, is a major milestone for the long term partnership of Groupe PSA & CK Birla Group.

Apr 3, 2019
The Citroen C5 Aircross Could Be The Company's First Model For India
The Citroen C5 Aircross, which is expected to be the company's first model, will be sold in India as a completely knocked down (CKD) unit and it will be assembled using about 70 per cent local contents. It measures at 4500 mm in length and can sit up to five people.

Apr 3, 2019
First Citroen Model To Be Launched In India By 2021
Citroen's first vehicle for India is expected to arrive by the end of 2021, after the company commences the production of powertrain for the Indian market.
Apr 3, 2019
Citroen's First Model For India To Be Showcased Today - Live!
Citroen India will be unveiling its first model for the Indian market today. So, stay tuned as we bring you all the live updates from the event here.