The new Citroen C5 X is unveiled

The new Citroen C5 X car leasing range offers an impressive and advanced SUV.

The new Citroen C5 X car leasing range offers an impressive and advanced SUV.

It has been hailed as an advanced and innovative flagship model, and there’s a lot to like about the new Citroen C5 X car lease range.

The vehicle has the elegance of a saloon, the road presence of an SUV plus the versatility of an estate.

The design has been heavily influenced by the concept version that was revealed a few years ago, along with famous previous Citroen flagships, including the CX.

The carmaker also says that with the advanced comfort programme, this is a very comfortable car to drive with an active suspension.

Contract hire Citroen C5 X

The power for the contract hire Citroen C5 X is a plug-in powertrain developing 225 hp.

There’s a silent start-up and the potential of zero-emissions when travelling at speeds up to 84 mph.

The all-electric range is 31 miles which should meet most users’ daily needs.

Citroen highlights that the C5 X is an ideal commuting vehicle with the potential of travelling a whole week without using the engine.

The engine that will be used in this SUV is still to be revealed – there will not be a diesel in the line-up, but there will be 1.2-litre PureTech petrol choices.

C5 X is packed with technology

The C5 X is also packed with technology and driver assistance systems.

There’s an extended head-up display that offers a full colour, large-scale projection of information onto the windscreen.

This is an initial step towards augmented reality which also boosts the relaxed driving experience.

Drivers also get a 12-inch high-definition display, wireless smartphone charging and four USB sockets.

Assistance systems for the C5 X

Driving assistance systems for the C5 X include cameras and sensors to protect the car, plus highway driver assist.

This is a semi-autonomous system that uses lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control to manage the trajectory and speed of the car.

Safety features include rear cross-traffic alert, blind spot detection and there’s a 360° view camera system.

Citroen also highlights that its new SUV is not only comfortable, but the distinctive interior is also a very quiet place to spend time in.

The boot is a useful 545 litres, which will stretch to 1,640 litres when the rear seats are folded.

The new Citroen C5 X car lease range is set to go on sale later this year with prices and equipment details being revealed closer to that date.