Safety tech on the Citroën C5 Aircross

Citroen C5 Aircross

The Citroën C5 Aircross  boasts of multiple safety technology to keep the driver and the passengers intact and also some unique features such as the blindspot monitoring and park assist which are features only seen vehicles in the luxury segment.

Here is a list of the safety technology on the Citroën C5 Aircross:

Park Assist – This tech allows the driver to perfectly parallel park their C5 in tight spaces by scanning the parking spot and electronically controlling the steering inputs. All the driver needs to do is engage the gears and control the braking and acceleration.

Coffee Break Alert – In this function, the vehicle  pops-up a notification on the instrument cluster recommending the driver to rest for a bit when the driver has been driving for more than 2 hours at speeds beyond 65km/h.

Blind Spot Monitoring system – On orange LED flashes on the door mirrors to caution the driver while making lane changes and notifies the driver if there is a vehicle in the lane they are merging to avoid an accident.

LED Headlights with cornering fog lights – The C5 Aircross is equipped with LED headlights which help illuminate the road better and to aid the driver when required. Even the fog lights switch on adding on to the illumination to help the driver while they are making turns to improve overall visibility.

Reversing Camera – The C5 Aircross offers a 180 degree view on the infotainment screen aiding the driver while they are reversing. An additional of steering lines also help guide the driver and avoid any obstacles while reversing.

Front and Rear Parking sensors – Apart from the camera, the C5 Aircross also contains parking sensors at the front and rear of the vehicle to aid maneuvering the vehicle from a tough spot.

Hill Start Assist – This prevents the C5 Aircross from rolling back when stopped at an incline by holding the vehicle in place for 2 seconds while the driver moves his feet of the brake and onto the accelerator.

Grip Control with Hill Decent Assist – The traction control on the C5 Aircross is configurable with a rotary dial mounted on the central console and drivers can choose between 5 different driving modes – Standard, Snow, All-Terrain, Sand and Traction Control off to enhance their driving characteristics. The hill decent function holds the C5 Aircross at a steady pace give better control to the driver while driving down a slope.

At present the prices of the Citroën C5 Aircross have not been disclosed and is set to launch on the 15th of February 2021.

To read more about the technical details of the C5 Aircross, click here.