Citroen C5 Hatchback 2001

This generation of Citroen C5 has been produced from March, 2001 to September, 2004. We can provide information about 18 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Citroen is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 1.7 to 2.9 litres and power of from 117 to 207 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 2.0 to 2.2 litres and power of from 90 to 136 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (11 versions), as well as automatic (7 versions) gearbox.

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Citroen C5 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7.5 to 10.2 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.6 to 7 litres per 100km. The most economical Citroen C5 petrol engine version is Citroen C5 2.0 HPi, consuming 7.5 litres per 100km. While the most economical Citroen C5 diesel - Citroen C5 2.0 HDi for 100 kilometers consumes 5.6 liters of diesel.

Citroen C5 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 177 to 241 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 147 to 185 grams per kilometer. From Citroen C5 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Citroen C5 2.0 HPi which produces an average of 177 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Citroen C5 diesels least CO2 distributes Citroen C5 2.0 HDi - 147 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 8.1 seconds has Citroen C5 3.0 V6 version, conversely the tardiest one is Citroen C5 2.0 HDi reaching this speed only in 13.1 seconds.

Lenght of Citroen C5 is 462 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Citroen C5 is about 2 cm longer than Opel Vectra, but 2 cm shorter than Toyota Avensis hatchback. Citroen C5 gross weight is from 1100 to 1600 kg (depending on modification), which is about 15 percent lighter than the average for this age and class.

This Citroen is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 900 €. According to user reviews, average Citroen C5 repair costs are 50 € per year. Users calculated Citroen C5 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2400 € cost per year and 0.18 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 56%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 24% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Citroen C5 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Citroen C5 prices and costs.

In user reviews Citroen C5 received average grade 6.0 (from 10) which is relatively low, considering average rate 7.7 for similar aged cars. All authors of reviews would recommend Citroen C5 to the friend.

Citroen C5 modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox
Citroen C5 1.8 16V Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 1.7 Petrol 117 HP 7.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 1.8 16V Dec 2001 — Sep 2004 1.7 Petrol 117 HP 8.4 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Citroen C5 1.8 16V Jan 2003 — Sep 2004 1.7 Petrol 117 HP 7.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 1.8 16V Sep 2003 — Sep 2004 1.7 Petrol 117 HP 7.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 16V Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 2.0 Petrol 138 HP 8.3 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 16V Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 2.0 Petrol 138 HP 8.6 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 16V Sep 2003 — Sep 2004 2.0 Petrol 138 HP 8.6 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 HPi Mar 2001 — Jul 2002 2.0 Petrol 143 HP 7.5 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 HDi Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 2.0 Diesel 90 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 HDi Sep 2003 — Sep 2004 2.0 Diesel 90 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 HDi Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 2.0 Diesel 110 HP 5.6 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 HDi Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 2.0 Diesel 110 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Citroen C5 2.0 HDi Sep 2003 — Sep 2004 2.0 Diesel 110 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Citroen C5 2.2 HDi 16V Mar 2001 — Sep 2003 2.2 Diesel 136 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 2.2 HDi 16V Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 2.2 Diesel 136 HP 7 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Citroen C5 2.2 HDi 16V Sep 2003 — Sep 2004 2.2 Diesel 136 HP 6.3 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Citroen C5 3.0 V6 Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 2.9 Petrol 207 HP 9.6 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Citroen C5 3.0 V6 Mar 2001 — Sep 2004 2.9 Petrol 207 HP 10.2 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)

Citroen C5 safety

During safety testing Citroen C5 has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Citroen C5 is evaluated with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Citroen C5 got two stars.

Citroen C5 prices

Citroen C5 2001 - 2004 hatchback price in Latvia is from 400 € to 2300 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Citroen C5 price is more below average - Citroen C5 is approximately for 26 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2001 - 2004 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Citroen C5 2004 price 400 € 1000 € 2300 €
Citroen C5 2003 price 600 € 900 € 1200 €
Citroen C5 2002 price 400 € 800 € 1000 €
Citroen C5 2001 price 800 € 900 € 900 €

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Citroen C5 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Citroen C5 quality is little below average. In the roadworthiness tests carried out in 2016, deffects were detected in an average of 33.4 percent of Citroen C5 of this generation.

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Citroen C5 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Citroen C5 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
74%
Conditioning
71%
Rain sensor
63%
Adjustable steering wheel
63%
Metallic paint
60%
Rear parking sensors
38%
Cruise control
38%
Heated seats
36%
Electrically adjustable seats
30%
Xenon headlights
22%
Leather upholstery
13%
Dimming mirrors
11%

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Citroen C5 reviews

Total 5 Citroen C5 owner reviews

Citroen C5 2003 Hatchback Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 5 years) Owned for:200`000 kilometers (8 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.7 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 420 € (~ 52 € per year)
Total car rating:
6/10
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   male, age 35
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