Citroen C5 Aircross awarded 4-star Euro NCAP safety rating

Citroen’s first mannequin for India, the C5 Aircross SUV has secured a four-star security score within the newest spherical of crash assessments performed by Euro NCAP. The check mannequin was geared up with security options similar to six airbags, seatbelt pretensioners and loadlimiters, Isofix little one seat mounts and seatbelt reminders.

The Citroen C5 Aircross was awarded 33.Four factors out of 38 for grownup occupancy, 42.6 out of 49 for little one occupants, 27.9 out of 48 for pedestrian security and 9.Eight out of 13 for its security help techniques. In response to Euro NCAP, the C5 Aircross is “good” throughout all these parameters barring its Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) system, which was deemed as “marginal”.

Whereas the C5 Aircross could not have acquired the best Euro NCAP score, it is very important observe that the Euro NCAP and the International NCAP rankings differ vastly when it comes to their scoring techniques. Euro NCAP takes 4 facets into consideration: driver + passenger security, little one security, vulnerability to highway customers and driver help options. Then again, International NCAP solely accounts for driver + passenger and little one security scores for his or her assessments. Indian made automobiles which have acquired a check rating by the NCAP programme all obtain their rating by International NCAP, and never Euro NCAP. Due to this fact, the C5 Aircross, which was awarded 4 stars within the Euro NCAP crash check, is predicted to realize a five-star International NCAP score because of the driver + passenger and little one security scores.

For India, the Citroen C5 Aircross will solely be out there with a single 130hp, 1.5-litre turbo-diesel engine, paired to an Eight-speed computerized gearbox. To be manufactured at CK Birla’s facility in Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, the Citroen C5 Aircross will launch in India by the end of 2020 and can act as a model builder for future Citroen fashions within the nation.

Anticipate the Citroen C5 Aircross' worth in India to be near the Rs 30 lakh mark, which can place it in opposition to the Volkswagen Tiguan


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