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Citroen C5

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Citroen C5 Review : Exclusive Limited Edition
  • Strong, refined twin-turbo diesel engine; lush ride comfort from air suspension; sumptuous cabin with excellent seats and finish; deathly quiet on the road
  • Lacks rear-seat legroom and latest connectivity options; dozy automatic if not in Sport mode; no rear-view camera; getting expensive; only 40 available, none as a Tourer

OUR RATING
7.5 / 10

Price $54,190 ANCAP Rating
10

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