08 Apr 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
French car manufacturer - Citroen recently made its India debut with the launch of the all-new Citroen C5 Aircross SUV. The C5 Aircross is a premium mid-size SUV and it competes against the likes of the Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass, etc. The price of the new Citroen C5 Aircross SUV starts in India at Rs. 29.90 lakhs and it goes upto Rs. 31.90 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. Today, in this article, we have shared with you a detailed spec-based comparison of the new Citroen C5 Aircross vs Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass.
|Length||4500 mm||4480 mm||4395 mm|
|Width||2099 mm||1850 mm||1818 mm|
|Height||1710 mm||1660 mm||1640 mm|
|Wheelbase||2730 mm||2670 mm||2636 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||52.5-litres||62-litres||60-litres|
|Tyre Size||235/55 R18||225/55 R18||225/60 R17|
|Petrol Engine||2.0-litre naturally-aspirated||1.4-litre turbocharged|
|Maximum Power||152 PS at 6200 RPM||163 PS at 3750 RPM|
|Maximum Torque||192 Nm at 4000 RPM||250 Nm at 1750-2500 RPM|
|Gearbox||6-speed AT||6-speed MT / 7-speed DCT|
The Citroen C5 Aircross doesn't get a petrol engine. However, its arch-rivals which include the Jeep Compass and the Hyundai Tucson offer a petrol mill too. The Tucson is powered by a BS6 compliant 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine. This petrol motor churns out 152 PS of power at 6200 RPM and 192 Nm at 4000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. Jeep Compass, on the other hand, gets a BS6 compliant 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine that pumps out 163 PS of power at 3750 RPM and 250 Nm between 1750-2500 RPM. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT).
|Diesel Engine||2.0-litre turbocharged||2.0-litre turbocharged||2.0-litre turbocharged|
|Maximum Power||177 PS at 3750 RPM||185 PS at 4000 RPM||170 PS at 3750 RPM|
|Maximum Torque||400 Nm at 2000 RPM||400 Nm at 1750-2750 RPM||350 Nm at 1750-2500 RPM|
|Gearbox||8-speed AT||8-speed AT||6-speed MT / 9-speed AT|
The new Citroen C5 Aircross is powered by a BS6 compliant 2.0-litre diesel engine that churns out 177 PS of maximum power at 3750 RPM and 400 Nm of peak torque at 2000 RPM. This diesel motor comes mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and it gets two drive modes too - Eco and Sport. It even gets Grip Control with five different modes. They are Standard, Snow, All-Terrain, Sand and Traction Control off. The Tucson gets a 2.0-litre diesel engine that churns out 185 PS of power at 4000 RPM and 400 Nm of torque between 1750-2750 RPM. It comes mated to an 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The Jeep Compass gets a 2.0-litre multi-jet diesel engine that churns out 170 PS of power at 3750 RPM and 350 Nm of peak torque between 1750-2500 RPM. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 9-speed torque converter automatic transmission.
|Petrol Variants Price||Not Available||Rs. 22.55 lakhs - Rs. 23.91 lakhs||Rs. 16.99 lakhs - Rs. 25.29 lakhs|
|Diesel Variants Price||Rs. 29.90 lakhs - Rs. 31.90 lakhs||Rs. 24.60 lakhs - Rs. 27.33 lakhs||Rs. 24.60 lakhs - Rs. 27.33 lakhs|
The new Citroen C5 Aircross is available in two variants - Feel and Shine. Its price starts at Rs. 29.90 lakhs and it goes upto Rs. 31.90 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. The new Hyundai Tucson is priced between Rs. 22.55 lakhs - Rs. 27.33 lakhs. Finally, we have the new Jeep Compass Facelift and its prices range between Rs. 16.99 lakhs - Rs. 27.33 lakhs. All prices stick to Ex-showroom Delhi.
So, this was our specification-based comparison of the all-new Citroen C5 Aircross vs Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass. Which mid-size SUV among these three will be your personal pick? Do feel free to share with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.
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