NEWS - Citroen C5 Aircross Production Begins In India Ahead Of Launch

The Citroën C5 Aircross will be launched in India as a CKD unit and will be assembled domestically. Know how powerful the SUV will be?

Citroen C5 Aircross Production Begins In India Ahead Of Launch

Citroën is all set to start operations in India from next month and at the same time, the company will remove the curtain from its first car Citroën C5 Aircross in the country. Now the company has started production of this new car at the Thiruvalluvar plant in Tamil Nadu. The Citroën C5 Aircross will be launched in India as a CKD unit and will be assembled domestically. This will be only the beginning of the French automaker in India. Citroën India has opened a La Mezzo showroom in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and has also promised that every year the company will introduce at least one car in the Indian market and gradually increase its vehicle line-up in the country.

Apart from the Citroën C5 Aircross, several models have been spotted testing in India in the past year, which will compete with cars like the Jeep Compass and Tata Harrier. The model that will be launched in India after the C5 Aircross will be the C3 Aircross, a small-sized subcompact SUV that will be launched by the end of 2021 or early 2022, and will compete in the market like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Hyundai Venue. Will be from cars. The Citroël Berlingo MPV was also spotted in India during testing, which will be launched in India in the coming times. The company has said that the SUV has been tested over 2.5 lakh kilometers according to the roads and weather of India.

Citroen C5 Aircross Production Begins In India Ahead Of Launch

Citroën India has also reported that the upcoming models are being built on the company's C-Cube platform which will be launched in petrol and diesel engine options. A 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine with Citroën C5 aircross will be given with 177 bhp power and 400 Nm peak torque capacity, while the company has given an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission with this engine. The petrol variants of the car will be launched in the coming time. Let us know that before launching C5 Aircross, the company is going to open 10 showrooms in different cities of India.

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