C5 Series II
1 Mar 2005
By CHRIS HARRIS
Underneath a truly dire nose and tail-lift lurked worthwhile improvements to the cabin and drivetrain.
The HDI diesels – accounting for up to 80 per cent of previous C5 sales in Australia – arrived first, boasting a new 98kW/314Nm 2.2-litre HDI unit and more standard equipment.
The base SX came in June, and featured a smoother and gutsier 2.0-litre petrol engine producing 109kW and 200Nm.
It was joined by an updated 3.0-litre V6 emitting 155kW and 290Nm, transmitted through a new six-speed automatic gearbox.
When it was new
1st of August 2006
C5 diesel wagon scores new powertrain
Citroen blesses its popular C5 wagon with a new diesel engine and a six-speed auto
8th of June 2006
Six-speed auto for C5 diesel
Citroen drops a six-speed auto into its top-selling C5 HDi sedan and wagon diesels
28th of April 2006
Big savings on C5
Citroen Australia reduces its C5 2.0 auto model pricing by up to $5500
12th of July 2005
Facelifted C5 gains petrol engines
V6 and four-cylinder engines join HDi turbo-diesel in Citroen's facelifted C5 range