New Citroen C5 Aircross vs Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass - Spec Comparison

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.

Citroen C5 Aircross Launch Date in India

Citroen C5 Aircross vs Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass - Dimensions and Capacity

SpecificationC5 AircrossTucson Compass
Length4500 mm 4480 mm4395 mm
Width2099 mm 1850 mm1818 mm
Height1710 mm 1660 mm1640 mm
Wheelbase2730 mm2670 mm2636 mm
Boot Space580-litres 513-litres438-litres
Fuel Tank Capacity52.5-litres62-litres60-litres
Tyre Size235/55 R18 225/55 R18225/60 R17
Citroen C5 Aircross vs Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass

C5 Aircross vs Tucson vs Compass - Engine and Transmission

Petrol Engine

ModelTucsonCompass
Petrol Engine2.0-litre naturally-aspirated1.4-litre turbocharged
Maximum Power152 PS at 6200 RPM163 PS at 3750 RPM
Maximum Torque192 Nm at 4000 RPM250 Nm at 1750-2500 RPM
Gearbox6-speed AT6-speed MT / 7-speed DCT
Emission NormBS6BS6

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

ModelC5 AircrossTucsonCompass
Diesel Engine2.0-litre turbocharged 2.0-litre turbocharged2.0-litre turbocharged
Maximum Power177 PS at 3750 RPM 185 PS at 4000 RPM170 PS at 3750 RPM
Maximum Torque400 Nm at 2000 RPM 400 Nm at 1750-2750 RPM350 Nm at 1750-2500 RPM
Gearbox8-speed AT 8-speed AT6-speed MT / 9-speed AT
Drive LayoutFWDFWD/AWD FWD/AWD
Emission NormBS6 BS6BS6
Citroen C5 Aircross vs Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass

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.

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Citroen C5 Aircross vs Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass - Price Comparison

ModelC5 AircrossTucson Compass
Petrol Variants PriceNot AvailableRs. 22.55 lakhs - Rs. 23.91 lakhsRs. 16.99 lakhs - Rs. 25.29 lakhs
Diesel Variants PriceRs. 29.90 lakhs - Rs. 31.90 lakhsRs. 24.60 lakhs - Rs. 27.33 lakhsRs. 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.

Citroen C5 Aircross vs Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass
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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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