In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Citroen C5 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Citroen C5. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Citroen C5 occurs to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Citroen C5 provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Citroen C5, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Citroen C5’s trip and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might suggest checking out the 2019 Citroen C5’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further price. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Citroen C5 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Citroen C5 additionally provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Citroen C5 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Citroen C5, which pushes the 2019 Citroen C5 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.