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Citroen C5 Aircross Vs Jeep Compass – Specifications Comparison

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While the Citroen C5 Aircross will directly rival the Hyundai Tucson, it will also face competition from the Jeep Compass in India

Citroen was all set to make its entry in the Indian market in 2020, but ended up postponing it due to unforeseen circumstances. Now, the French carmaker has officially showcased its first car for India, i.e. the Citroen C5 Aircross, which is all set to be launched in the country next month.

Ahead of its launch, Citroen has officially revealed details of the upcoming SUV, which has helped us pit it against one of its biggest rivals in the country – the recently facelifted Jeep Compass. Here is a detailed specifications comparison between the upcoming Citroen C5 Aircross and the Jeep Compass facelift, take a look –

Dimensions

The Citroen C5 Aircross measures 4500 mm in length, 1969 mm in width, stands 1710 mm tall and has a wheelbase that is 2730 mm long. On the other hand, the Jeep Compass has a length of 4395 mm, a width of 1818 mm, a height of 1640 mm and a 2636 mm long wheelbase.

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CarCitroen C5 AircrossJeep Compass
Length4500 mm4395 mm
Width1969 mm1818 mm
Height1710 mm1640 mm
Wheelbase2730 mm2636 mm

This means that the Citroen C5 Aircross is 105 mm longer, 151 mm wider, 70 mm taller and has a 94 mm longer wheelbase as compared to the Jeep Compass.

Powertrains

Powering the Citroen C5 Aircross will be a sole 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that belts out 177 PS of maximum power along with 400 Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties will be taken care of by an 8-speed torque converter automatic.

CarCitroen C5 AircrossJeep Compass
Engine2.0-litre 4-cyl diesel2.0-litre 4-cyl diesel
Power177 PS173 PS
Torque400 Nm350 Nm
Transmission8-speed AT6-speed MT, 9-speed AT

Jeep also offers the Compass with a 2.0-litre oil burner, but it produces slightly less power and torque, i.e 173 PS and 350 Nm respectively. However, the Compass diesel can be had with either a 6-speed MT, or an optional 9-speed AT.

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CarJeep Compass
Engine1.4-litre turbo-petrol
Power163 PS
Torque250 Nm
Transmission6-speed MT, 7-speed DCT

The Jeep Compass also gets a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine rated at 163 PS/250 Nm, coupled to a 6-speed MT and an optional 7-speed DCT. It should be noted that Citroen is offering the C5 Aircross with a front-wheel-drive setup as standard, while the Jeep Compass also gets an optional 4×4 configuration on the diesel version.

Features

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The features on offer with the Citroen C5 Aircross will include LED headlamps, a panoramic sunroof, hands-free tailgate opening, an 8.0-inch touchscreen system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 12.3-inch digital instrument screen, hands-free parking, powered driver’s seat, dual-zone auto climate control, cruise control, an electronic parking brake, puddle lamps, drive modes and traction modes, auto-dimming IRVM, heated wing mirrors and so on.

Jeep is offering the 2021 Compass facelift with an all-new 10.1-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system with Jeep’s new UConnect 5 system and connected car technology, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa support, 8-way powered and ventilated front seats, a fully digital 10.25-inch instrument cluster, a wireless charging pad, a panoramic sunroof, an electronic parking brake, dual-zone automatic climate control, drive modes and a powered tailgate as well.

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Safety

On the safety front, Citroen has equipped the C5 Aircross with a tyre pressure monitoring system, ABS with EBD, front and reverse parking sensors, 6 airbags, ESP, traction control, hill-descent control and hill-start assist and a rear-view camera. In contrast, the Jeep Compass gets a 360-degree parking camera, 6 airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, traction control, ESC, hill-hold assist, hill-descent control and ISOFIX child seat mounts.

Price

The 2021 Jeep Compass is currently available at a starting price of Rs 16.99 lakh that goes up to Rs 28.29 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom) for the top-end trim. However, pricing for the Citroen C5 Aircross is yet to be revealed. That being said, we expect it to be priced around the Rs 30 lakh mark.

Comparison Verdict

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The Citroen C5 Aircross will be a premium product and hence, is expected to bear a premium price tag as well. That being said, the Jeep Compass goes neck and neck against the upcoming Citroen SUV as far as equipment and safety tech are concerned. The C5 Aircross does get a slightly more powerful and torquier engine than the Compass, but the Jeep SUV gets an optional 4×4 set up – something that is missing on the Citroen C5 Aircross,

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Check out Out This Wonderful Royal Enfield 350 Bobber By EIMOR Customs

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This modified Royal Enfield Vintage 350, affectionately termed ‘EBOB’, is one particular of the most exclusive-looking builds we have at any time occur across

Royal Enfield is the most well-liked quality motorcycle model in India, and Vintage 350 is its best-promoting design. Although the retro-encouraged layout of the bike is pretty much universally admired, there are a lot of people today who believe that there is place for enhancement. We’ve come throughout numerous customised illustrations of RE Common 350 in excess of the decades, some of which feature considerable modifications.

Below, we have a custom made Royal Enfield bobber, primarily based on a Classic 350. Crafted by EIMOR Customs, this motorbike has been rechristened ‘EBOB’ and athletics a fairly exceptional layout. The headlamp is a retro-model rectangular unit, and the front fender gets a longitudinal numberplate. The bike will get a lifted single-piece handlebar, and the instrument console consists of a solitary-pod, analogue speedometer.

The fuel tank is personalized as properly, properly sculpted and with a retro-design cap. The single bobber seat is positioned pretty lower, and appears to be great in mild brown shade. The motor assembly and the underbody of the bike have been painted black, help you save for the exhaust and engine handles, which get chrome finish. The exhaust will get a short bottle stop can, which some viewers could know, enhances the thump of Royal Enfield engines.

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The centre panels have a perforated metallic plate bolted on, all shiny and chrome. The taillight and rear numberplate have been mounted on the left swingarm, which gives the rear fender a clear glimpse. The switch indicators are all custom, at the front as effectively as the again. The bike will get a black and white paint scheme, with the gasoline tank sporting white pinstripes and tailor made branding.

The powertrain of this personalized-crafted RE Vintage 350 continues to be unchanged. This 346cc, air-cooled, one-cylinder engine is able of developing a utmost electric power of 20.07 PS and a peak torque of 28 Nm. It will come mated to a 5-speed sequential gearbox.

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Royal Enfield Basic 350 is at the moment priced from Rs. 1.67 lakh to Rs. 1.92 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The company is now establishing the subsequent-generation version of the Traditional 350, which has been spied multiple times through tests. The new model will share its engine and underpinnings with the Meteor 350, and is anticipated to launch by mid-2021.

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