Citroen is relaunching the C5 as a plug-in hybrid crossover. The C5 is now celebrating its comeback in the upper-middle-class as a close technical relative of the Peugeot 508 and the DS 9, under the name Citroen C5 X.
Compared to conventional representatives of the D-segment, the body is higher, which means a little more ground clearance and a more elevated seating position. With a length of 4.8 meters (width: 1.87 m, height: 1.49 m) it plays in the league of its predecessor. The wheelbase is 2.79 meters. A tailgate provides access to the 545 litres trunk. With the rear seat folded down, the trunk is up to 1640 litres.
At the market launch in early 2022, the C5 X will only be available as a plug-in hybrid: a gasoline engine with 180 hp and an electric motor, which generate a system output of 225 hp. The Citroen C5 X plug-in hybrid promises an electric range of more than 50 kilometres from the 12.4 kWh battery and an electric top speed of 135 km / h.