Comfort is an important factor to anyone looking to choosing a new car, and the Citroen C5 is a clear winner in its class. Wide soft seats ensure optimum comfort while still providing the support needed on longer journeys. The built-in massage function seen on most models only adds to the feeling of luxury.
There are two suspension packs to choose from, and a smooth ride is ensured whichever pack is selected. The more expensive suspension pack features a comfort setting that helps to enhance the smooth driving experience on all but the very worst driving surfaces. Cruise control is standard on all models.
The C5 offers a driving experience well above its price tag, with plenty of room for legs and upper body, air conditioning as standard on all models and a well built, practical dash set-up. Rear passengers benefit from adjustable head supports and a wide, retractable central armrest.
With a choice of solid, metallic and pearlescent finish paints, the C5 does not lack class.
The Citroen C5 goes above and beyond where safety is concerned, leaving many of its competitors behind. It boasts seven airbags as standard, with two more optional, and has achieved a Euro NCAP safety rating of five stars. With three three-point seatbelts in the back, the safety of all of the passengers is maintained. Child safety is well covered, with three ISOFIX seat anchors (two in the back and one in the front passenger seat). Other safety features include a comprehensive automatic braking system and traction control.
Security is another area to which Citroen has paid a lot of attention, with alarms and deadlocks as standard and potential thieves being held back by thick laminated glass that has shown to take over 30 minutes to break through. These features help to achieve lower insurance costs than other similar vehicles. Running costs The Citroen C5 outdoes competing models, with up to 51mpg depending on engine choice and the low emission engines ensuring most models stay within the lower tax brackets.
The C5 makes use of all available cabin space with an intelligent design with integrated storage compartments, while maintaining space for driver and passengers.The rear seats can be easily folded forward to create a flat loading platform when the driver needs to transport larger items or high amounts of luggage. Summary of the new Citroen C5The new Citroen C5 features sleek lines, elegant styling and the performance to match. This new Citroen not only looks good but feels good on the road too; thanks to innovative suspension your ride will be smooth and refined.There's plenty of boot space and if you need more room the rear seats fold flat for extra flexibility.
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