Citroen C5 Aircross vs Volkswagen Tiguan

Citroen C5 Aircross Price starts at Rs. 36.91 Lakh which is Rs. 1.74 Lakh costlier than base model of Volkswagen Tiguan priced at Rs. 35.16 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Citroen C5 Aircross (Diesel Model) is 17.5 Kmpl whereas claimed mileage of Volkswagen Tiguan (Petrol Model) is 12.65 Kmpl. In technical specifications, Citroen C5 Aircross (Top Model) is powered by 1997 cc engine , while Volkswagen Tiguan (Top Model) is powered by 1984 cc engine. The Comparison Citroen C5 Aircross Shine Dual Tone vs Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TSI Elegance can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

C5 Aircross vs Tiguan

Key Highlights C5 Aircross Shine Dual ToneTiguan 2.0 TSI Elegance
Engine Type DW10 FC 2.0 TSI
Max Power 174.33bhp@3750rpm 187.74bhp@4200-6000rpm
Mileage (ARAI) 17.5 Kmpl 12.65 Kmpl

C5 Aircross vs Tiguan Key Highlights

Basic Info C5 Aircross Shine Dual ToneTiguan 2.0 TSI Elegance
Rating
62 reviews
45 reviews
Brand Name Citroen Volkswagen
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 37.67 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 35.16 Lakh View On Road Price
Engine Displacement 1997 cc 1984 cc
Body Type SUVAll SUV Cars SUVAll SUV Cars
Max Power 174.33bhp@3750rpm 187.74bhp@4200-6000rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 8-Speed 7-Speed DCT
Drive Type FWD AWD
Colors
C5 Aircross Colors
Tiguan Colors
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Mileage (ARAI) 17.5 Kmpl 12.65 Kmpl
Tyre Size 235/55 R18 235/55 R18
Boot Space 580 Liters 615 Liters
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 1.73 Lakh C5 Aircross Insurance Rs. 1.63 Lakh Tiguan Insurance
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Engine Type
DW10 FC
2.0 TSI
Engine Displacement
1997 cc
1984 cc
Max Power
174.33bhp@3750rpm
187.74bhp@4200-6000rpm
Max Torque
400Nm@2000rpm
320Nm@1500-4100rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI 2.0
BS VI 2.0
No Of Cylinders
4
4
Transmission
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8-Speed
7-Speed DCT
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
FWD
AWD
Paddle Shift
...
Kerb Weight
1685 Kg
1703 Kg
Turbo Charger
...
Mild Hybrid
...
Fast Charging
...

Fuel Type
Diesel
Petrol
Fuel Capacity
52.5 Liters
60 Liters
Top Speed
211 Km/h
220 Km/h
Mileage (ARAI)
17.5 Kmpl
12.65 Kmpl

Suspension Front
Macpherson Strut Suspension with Double Progressive Hydraulic Cushions - Compression and Rebound
Independent suspension with coil spring
Suspension Rear
Twist Beam Axle with Single Progressive Hydraulic Cushions - Compressio
Independent suspension by four-link axle
Brakes Front
Disc
ventilated Disc
Brakes Rear
Disc
Disc
Steering Type
...
Electric
Minimum Turning Radius
...
5.39
Tyre Size
235/55 R18
235/55 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial

Dual Tone Dashboard
...
Additional Interior Features
Metropolitan Black Interior Environment,Black 'Claudia' Leather + Fabric Seat Upholstery - With Advanced Comfort Seats,Height And Reach Adjustable Leather Steering Wheel With 2 Control Zones,Alloy Pedals - Accelarator & Brake Pedals,Stainless Steel Front Citroën Embossed Sill Scuff Plates,Insider Door Handles - Satin Chrome,LED Illuminated Cup Holder,31.24cm Customizable Digital Instrument Cluster,Front Roof Lamp With Welcome LED Lighting And 2 LED Front Spot Lights,LED Mood Lights - Cluster & Cup Holders,Illuminated Glove Box
“Cross” Decorative inserts in dashboard and door panels, Soft Touch Dashboard with storage compartment, Chrome elements on the mirror switch and power window switches, Door pulls and interior door handle in matt chrome, Illuminated front scuff plates in aluminum finish, "Vienna" leather seat upholstery, Leather-wrapped 3 spoke multi-function steering wheel, heated, with shift paddles, Leather wrapped illuminated gear shift knob, Rear seat longitudinally movable and folding with load through hatch, LED Lighting on door trim, Height adjustable luggage compartment floor, Luggage compartment lamp, Mobile and Map pockets behind front seats, Illuminated gear knob, 30 shades of ambient lights, Illuminated scuff plates, Chrome elements enhancing the premium feel,,Multi-color Digital Cockpit Pro, 25.4 cm Hi-Res TFT dash display screen with customisable menus and informatio
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity
5
5
Doors
5
5
Boot Space
580 Liters
615 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
...
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights
Trunk Opener
...
Smart
Additional Exterior Features
Glossy Black Upper Grille,Front Panel : Chrome surrounded Glossy Black Chevrons + Chrome animation for Barrettes,Body Side Molding - Including Fender,Colour Pack (DARK CHROME OR ANODISED ENERGIC BLUE Based on Body Colour) : Front Bumper / Side Airbump,Glossy Black Outsider Rear View Mirror,Satin Chrome - Window C Signature,Chrome Dual Exhaust Pipes,Roof Bars - Glossy Black with Matt Black Insert,Two Tone Diamond-Cut 'PULSAR' Alloy Wheels,3D LED Rear Lamps,LED High Mount Stop Lamp, LED Vision Headlamps
Sharkfin antenna, Body-colored bumpers with piano black inserts, Silver Grey center part in front, Chrome Trim on front grille, Chrome elements in Rear bumper, Front air intake with chrome strip, Black grained lower door protectors with chrome insert, Silver Anodised Functional Roof rails, IQ.Light – LED matrix headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights, Dark Red LED rear combination lamps with New light signatures, LED license plate lighting on boot, ORVM with Turn Indicators, R18 Frankfurt Alloy wheels, Chrome moldings on the side windows, Dynamic headlight range control, Advanced Frontlighting System AFS, Dynamic cornering light, Poor weather light, Rear fog lamp, Windshield washer level warning, Front underbody guard incl. stone guard., Front Left ORVM lowering functio
Rain Sensing Wiper
Turn indicators on ORVM
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
Antenna
...
Roof Rails
...
Length*Width*Height
4500*1969*1710 mm3
4509*1839*1665 mm3
Wheelbase
2741 mm
2950 mm

Connectivity
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Addtional Comfort Features
Park Assist Pack – (Automatic Parking Guidance For Bay Parking Plus Parallel Parking Entry And Exit),Citroen Advanced Comfort - Suspension With Progressive Hydraulic Cushions,Double-Laminated Front Windows and Acoustic Windshield Glass,Front seats: Driver Seat Electric Adjustment (Height, Fore/Aft and Backrest Angle),Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments (6 Ways: With Height Adjustment),3 Independent Full-Size Rear Seats With Adjustable Recline Angle,Rear Three-Point Retractable Seatbelts (x3), With Pre-Tensioners and Force Limiters in the Outer Rear Seats,Driver And Front Passenger Seat: Back Pocket,Air Quality System (AQS): Pollen Filter + Activated Carbon Filter + Active Odor Filter,Cruise Control With Speed Limiter & Memory Settings,Puddle Lamp,Automatic Headlight Activation Via Windscreen Mounted Sensor,Electrochromic Inside Rear View Mirror,Front Driver & Passenger Side Vanity Mirror
Leather-wrapped 3 spoke multi-function steering wheel, heated, with shift paddles2 USB-C ports in the front, 1 USB-C charging socket on the center console in the rear, Front passenger seat with manual height adjustment and lumbar support, Remote (manual) unlocking/folding for rear seat backrest, Drive mode selector - On road, Off-road, Off-road Individual and Snow, Start-stop system with regenerative braking, Safety optimised front head restraints with height and longitudinal adjustment, 3 head restraints at the rear
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front
Central Control Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
...
Gear Shift Indicator
...
Luggage Hook and Net
Lane Change Indicator
...
Additional Entertainment Features
Central 25.4cm Capacitive Touch Scree
Simultaneous pairing of 2 compatible mobile devicesa
Memory Functions For Seat
...
Driver's Seat Only
One Touch Operating Power Windows
All
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
2
4
No of Speakers
6
8
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Touch Screen size
10
8
Lumbar Support
...
Folding Rear Seat
...
40:20:40 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
...
Tachometer
...
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
...
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
...
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
...
Front Door
12V Power Outlets
Bottle Holder
...
Front Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof

ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
Blind Spot Monitor
Hill Descent Control
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
360 View Camera
...
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
No of Airbags
6
6
Brake Assist (BA)
...
Traction Control System (TCS)
...
Engine Immobilizer
...
Central Locking
Advance Safety Features
Passenger Airbag Deactivation Function,Curtain Airbags,Coffee Break Alert,Electric Parking Brake,Perimeter, Volumetric and Tilt Alarm
Reversing camera with active guidelines and 4 different views, 3-Point seatbelts for all seats, Electromechanical parking brake, Curtain airbags system for front and rear passengers, Anti-Slip Regulation, Electronic differential lock system, Engine Drag Torque Control
Global NCAP Safety Rating
...
5 Star
Child Safety Lock
...
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Both
...
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Citroen C5 Aircross

  • Sharper looks
  • new colours
  • new tech features
  • panoramic sunroof
  • comfier seats
  • still rides and drives over any road conditions comfortably.

Volkswagen Tiguan

  • Clean and classy design looks upmarket
  • solid build-quality inside out
  • sporty 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine
  • sedan-like handling manners

Citroen C5 Aircross

  • Still fairly paired down features list when compared to it's tech laden rivals
  • still pricey.

Volkswagen Tiguan

  • No ADAS functionality
  • no diesel engine option
  • no lower priced variants
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C5 Aircross Vs Tiguan Comparison FAQs

Which car is cheaper C5 Aircross vs Tiguan?

The Volkswagen Tiguan is cheaper than Citroen C5 Aircross by Rs. 2.50 Lakh.

Which car has better mileage C5 Aircross vs Tiguan?

The Citroen C5 Aircross delivers better mileage 17.5 Kmpl.

Which car offers better performance C5 Aircross vs Tiguan?

For the Shine Dual Tone version, 1997 cc Diesel engine of C5 Aircross produces 174.33bhp@3750rpm of power and 400Nm@2000rpm of torque. Whereas for the 2.0 TSI Elegance version, 1984 cc Petrol engine of Tiguan produces 187.74bhp@4200-6000rpm of power and 320Nm@1500-4100rpm of torque

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