2017 Citroen C5 is a car model of the middle class of the French car manufacturer Citroën, which has been manufactured since spring 2001. The power transmission of the transversely mounted engine is carried out on the front axle in all versions of the 2017 Citroen C5. The front wheels of the C5 (type DC / DE) are guided by transverse links and pseudo -MacPherson suspension struts, the rear to longitudinal swings. The suspension is an electronically controlled hydropneumatic system.
The 2017 Citroen C5 firstly was introduced in the spring of 2008 model was equipped with a double cross-steering axle at the front and a multi-steering axle at the rear. The suspension can either be spring-loaded with the nitrogen spring elements of the Hydractive 3+ or with conventional steel spring-shock absorbers. On the platform PF3 of the second generation of the C5 the Citroën C6, the Peugeot 407, as well as the Peugeot 508, were built. Correspondingly, the production takes place together with the sister model at the factory in Breton Rennes.
The Citroen C5 was revised in August 2004 and optionally received an electronic lane change warning system (AFIL). The function: When the Citroen C5 comes off the lane, the driver is warned by vibrating the driver’s seat on the affected side of the road.
The 2017 Citroen C5 is equipped as standard with ESP, ASR, and ABS, for a surcharge is also steering light available. In addition, up to nine airbags protect the occupants in the event of an accident. Furthermore, the vehicle comes as standard with a two-zone climate control system and is equipped with the suspension system Hydractive III or III + for 2017 Citroen C5.