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Citroën's Dynamic C5 X Plug-In Hybrid Lands in Australia


Citroën Australia’s first electrified vehicle, the C5 X Plug-in Hybrid, has arrived and is now available for order. This stylishly modern vehicle showcases Citroën’s distinctive design language throughout, combining cutting edge comfort technology with an electrified drivetrain to create a captivating addition to the local Citroën range.

The Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid will be exclusively available via customer order, with each customer’s order placed with the factory. Customers ordering today can expect to take delivery of their new Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid from Q4, 2024.

Kate Gillis, Managing Director Citroën Australia, commented: " We’re pleased to introduce an electrified model to the Citroën Australia range. With Citroën’s commitment to comfort at the heart of the C5 X Plug-in Hybrid, this vehicle champions Citroën’s design ethos by offering customers tranquil electric driving.”

Signature Citroën Comfort Elevated

Synonymous with comfort for more than 100 years, Citroën extends its legacy with the new C5 X Plug-in Hybrid. Heralding a new era in electrified driving in Australia, the C5 X Plug-in Hybrid features Citroën Advanced Comfort™ suspension which features dual Progressive Hydraulic Cushions to provide unrivalled comfort. Offering stress-free travel for every journey, Citroën’s commitment to comfort makes the C5 X Plug-in Hybrid a standout in its category.

Hybrid Performance

The Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid delivers a combined 165kW of power and 360Nm of torque from a 133kW 1.6L turbo petrol engine combined with an 81kW electric motor, coupled with an electronic 8-speed Efficient Automatic Transmission (e-EAT).

With a 12.4kWh capacity lithium-ion battery, the Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid has a WLTP test range of up to 60km of electric-only driving1.

The C5 X Plug-in Hybrid provides a flexible driving experience with four distinct modes:

  • In Electric Mode, the vehicle operates solely on electric power, supported by Citroën Advanced ComfortTM Suspension.
  • Hybrid Mode alternates between electric and petrol, maintaining standard suspension.
  • Comfort Mode ensures a serene ride by adjusting the suspension for that "flying carpet" effect.
  • Sport Mode offers a dynamic driving experience with continuous combustion engine operation supported by the electric motor for maximum power output. Additionally, steering, accelerator, and automatic transmission settings become more dynamic, while the active suspension system switches to a tighter Sport mode, enhancing driving enjoyment.

Charging solutions

The Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid comes as standard with a mode two charging cable, supplied with the vehicle at time of delivery. The on-board charger unit restricts the accepted charger to a capacity of 3.7kW.

There are easy and convenient methods to charge the Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid to maintain electric mobility. Indicative charging times for the Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid include:

  • Single Phase 32A Wallbox (7.4kW) 0-100%: 3 hours and 41 mins2
  • Domestic 10A Electric Plug (2.3kW) 0-100%: 5 hours and 56 mins2

An invitation to tranquillity

The C5 X Plug-in Hybrid offers a sophisticated driving experience with an array of advanced interior features. Drivers enjoy a configurable 7” digital driving cockpit, providing customisable information and controls.

Enhancing visibility and convenience, the windscreen projected Extended Head Up Display (e-HUD) ensures vital information is always in view. This is complimented by the centre console’s intuitive 12” High-Definition capacitive touch screen display with 3D Satellite Navigation.

Customers can enjoy a variety of entertainment options with wireless Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto connectivity and charging3, AM, FM & DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) radio and Bluetooth® phone connectivity.

Personalised driving settings are easily accessible through wireless profile identification via Bluetooth smartphone, while immersive and rich sound is provided by an 8-speaker sound system.

The C5 X Plug-in Hybrid features a multi-function leather steering wheel and e-Toggle automatic gear selector switch on the centre console and with a panoramic opening glass sunroof, customers can bask in natural light within the cabin.

Drivers can fine-tune their seating position with the electric, 8-way memory settings, while the front passenger has the benefit of an electric 6-way seat. Optimal comfort within the cabin is achieved thanks to heated seats, multi-point massage function and electric lumbar adjustment for both driver and front passenger.

Advanced Safety Assistance

Inside the Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid you’ll find a suite of driving assistance features aimed at enhancing safety and convenience on the road. Driving aids and technologies included as standard:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with low light pedestrian & cyclist detection
  • Forward Collision Warning 
  • In-crash braking (multi collision braking)
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
  •  Emergency Braking Assistance (EBA)
  • Electronic Braking Distribution (EBD)
  • Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
  • Long range Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) with unmarked road edge detection
  • Active Lane Following Assist (semi-autonomous driving)
  • Advanced Driver Attention Alert (DAA3)
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go function

Interested customers can explore the Citroën C5 X Plug-in Hybrid online.