Citroen C5 2001 vs Citroen Xantia 1998

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Citroen C5
2001 - 2004
Citroen Xantia
1998 - 2001
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Engines: 1.7 - 2.91.8 - 2.9


Power: 90 - 207 HP75 - 194 HP
Torque: 160 - 317 NM135 - 267 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.1 - 13.1 seconds8.2 - 17.6 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.6 - 10.25.5 - 11.6
Citroen C5 petrol engines consumes on average 1.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than Citroen Xantia. On average, Citroen C5 equipped with diesel engines consume 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Citroen Xantia.
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Length: 4.62 m4.52 m
Width: 1.77 m1.76 m
Height: 1.48 m1.38 m
Citroen C5 is larger.
Citroen C5 is 10 cm longer than the Citroen Xantia, 1 cm wider, while the height of Citroen C5 is 10 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: no datano data
Turning diameter: 12.5 meters11 meters
The turning circle of the Citroen C5 is 1.5 metres more than that of the Citroen Xantia, which means Citroen C5 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`478~ 1`461
Safety: no data

above average
Average price (€): 800800
Pros and Cons: Citroen C5 has
  • lower fuel consumption
Citroen Xantia has
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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