Citroën C5 – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Citroen C5

First generation (2001–2008) [ ]

2005 Citroën C5 facelift

The generation C5 was available as a five-door or five door wagon only. Unlike its predecessors, the C5 was a with a three-box design and a This form actually the hatch, so Citroën has completely the design philosophy from the saloon era of Robert Opron. came from 1.8 and 2.0-litre and 3.0-litre V6 petrol engines as as 1.6, 2.0 and 2.2-litre direct diesel engines .

The first generation C5 was the last developed under the chairmanship of Calvet (1982–1999).

The C5 had a further of Citroën’s hydropneumatic suspension, now Hydractive 3.This suspension is fitted to the C5 Exclusive model. C5 models do not have this system(In some markets, all of the car was fitted with this The major change with system was the use of electronic sensors to the mechanical height correctors in all previous hydropneumatic cars.

This allowed the suspension to automatically control ride at high speed the suspension is to reduce drag and at low speeds on roads the ride height is Manual control of ride was retained, though it was overridden by the if the car was driven at an inappropriate speed for the height. Certain cars featured the computer controlled stiffness seen on the Xantia and XM .

Citroen C5

In a major break with tradition, the brakes were no powered by the same hydraulic as the suspension, but steering was. It has speculated [ by whom? ] that the driver for this was the cost of electronic brake force for the system when the PSA Group had an implementation for conventional brakes. factor may be the highly responsive of ‘traditional’ Citroën brakes, some have found to adjust to on other hydropneumatic though it is felt by

some to be superior. [ citation ]

In 2004, the C5 underwent a major (new front and rear same centre section) to it into line with the of the new Citroën C4. The hatchback was lengthened 4,618#160;mm (181.8#160;in) to 4,745#160;mm and the wagon from 4,755#160;mm to 4,840#160;mm (190.6#160;in). Also new version got swivelling directional .

The Hydractive suspension improves quality, keeps the car levelled, and the car to drive on three wheels if one is flat. The suspension is derived the Hydropneumatic suspension used in the Citroën DS. Variations in height the Hydractive suspension range up to (0.6#160;in) in the front and 11#160;mm in the back.

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