Citroen has been performing quite well over the last few years. They want to maintain the consistency of success with their upcoming 2017 Citroen Aircross which they claim to have enough potential to serve the cause.
The concept of this Citroen Aircross 2017 was first revealed at the motor show held in Shanghai last year. There will be many features in the Aircross which it will with Cactus. There might be few upgrades in technology and performance.
2017 Citroen Aircross – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
Slim headlights look wonder with the grille made of few horizontal slats of metal. Headlights are exceptionally sleek but are of LED make and produce very bright light of white colour. There is a special layer of protection made of a kind of fibre attached above the front bumper. This saves the bumper itself. There are fog-lamps of standard size in two corners of front bumper protected by that special layer again. Ground clearance of 2017 Citroen Aircross is high and it is suitable for driving off road. There is 19 inch very high quality and strength bearing capacity alloy wheels installed in this car.
Concept doors have been shared with few cars of Rolls- Royce. As for technological consoles, the 2017 Citroen Aircross has got almost all necessary consoles such as Bluetooth for hands-free conversation and audio streaming, navigation, sound system, touch screen interface, automatic climate control, AUX port, USB port etc. Basic safety features are also installed here which are ABS, dual airbag, automatic lane assistance, rear view camera, child lock, etc.
Features shared with C4 Cactus
Some of the features shared with C4 Cactus that are required to be mentioned are minimalist interior, thin segment upper headlights and air bumps that protect the body. As far as interior space, you will be benefitted with Aircross as you can see that Cactus is shorter in height than this car. Increased height dimension means an increase in volume and hence interior space.
Engine of 2017 Citroen Aircross
As far as engine specification is concerned, Citroen Aircross 2017 has got a 1.6-litre engine with 4 cylinders a turbocharger technology as the base version. This engine runs on petrol and can produce a power of up to 218 hp. This engine is mated with an electric motor of 95 hp making this a hybrid car.
This AWD (all-wheel drive) car takes around 4.5 seconds of time to reach 62 mph from 0. Citroen has been experimenting a lot lately with their facelift cars. For example, they were trying out compressed air generators in place of an electric motor or a battery. It is not yet sure whether this brand will rule the market in the near future or not. But it is for sure that they have got innovative scientists who are ready to experiment and innovate.
2017 Citroen Aircross – Price, Release Date, and Competitors
In conclusion, the 2017 Citroen Aircross has been fixed with a price of around $25,000 for the base version and the highest version may have a price of around $38,000. This new 2017 Aircross is supposed to hit the market by the middle of next year. Finally. the Nissan X-Trail, Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe are the three main competitors of this car.