The all-new Citroen C5 X, the company’s flagship vehicle, has now been formally introduced for sale in European countries. The C5, a real mid-size SUV that measures 4.8 metres in length, 1.5 metres in height, and 1.8 metres in width. It is projected to be a successful vehicle for Citroen in Europe, just like its predecessor was. An available plug-in hybrid version of the new C5 X has an electric range of up to 60 kilometres or 37 miles. Follow Stoptechy.
The plug-in hybrid variants have a combined power output of 225 horsepower and 360 Nm of torque. This is accomplished by combining a 1.6-litre 180 PureTech gasoline engine with an 81kW electric motor. It is perfect for those who drive within the confines of a city. Because it can travel up to 60 kilometres (37 miles) in full electric mode utilising a battery that is 12.4 kWh. The 7.4kW Type 2 charging cable can be used at home or public charging sites. It is included as standard equipment. A full charge may be finished in about 1 hour and 40 minutes. When using the onboard charger with a capacity of 7.4 kW.
The plug-in hybrid variations are offered for sale alongside two gasoline engines: the 130 PureTech and the 180 PureTech. Both of which are available from launch and come standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The PureTech 130 trim levels come standard with a three-cylinder. 1.2-liter gasoline engine that generates 130 horsepower and 230 Nm of torque. Citroen’s four-cylinder 1.6-litre engine is used in the more potent 180 PureTech engine. This engine produces 180 horsepower and 250 Newton-meters of torque.
Citroen will follow up the introduction of the C5 X by releasing the fully electric e-C4 X fastback the following year. This will happen after the C5 X has been released.