The Citroën C5 is an extended line of automobiles that is produced by a French
manufacturer Citroën. The whole family of Citroen C5 was produced between 2001 to
2017. There are two generations. Citroen C5 second generation was officially produced in
2008 as a three-box saloon segment.
Citroen C5 RD/TD: Second Generation
The basic features of this French beauty are massive as it comes with conventional springs
and hydropneumatic suspension. It is equipped with 2.7 L Ford AJD-V6/PSA DT17 engines
which provide optimal fuel economy. In the subsequent years, it has experienced some of
the upgrades which are equipped with 2.0L HDi 140 and the 2.2L HDi 173 engines, with
six-speed automatic or manual transmissions.
There are some of the innovative features that make this car attractive. These models are
equipped with an eTouch system that has multiple safety services. These include assistance
calls and emergency ones also. The availability of virtual maintenance manuals makes it
quite useful. The normal web connection can avail the Eco Driving service, and Citroen
independently manages the calls for assistance.
This system comprises a SIM card with a GPS module that doesn't need a call plan. The
system has two buttons "Double Chevron" for assistance calls and "SOS" for emergency
ones. With the emergency calls, the customers get emergency services in no time. These
emergent situations can be accidents. These are the free services, and it doesn't cost you an
additional penny for setup.
Apart from this specific feature, there are numerous others also that make this car worth
every penny. The consecutive upgrades with maximum restyling make it the right choice.
There are multiple facelift options available in the year 2012, which includes softer
chevron grille, chevron badging, modified badging of C5.