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CITROEN C5 Estate Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 4
First production year: 2001
Engines: Diesel, Gasoline
Body style: Wagon (station wagon, estate, combi, touring)
 

2010 - Present

Citroen had a long history in building station-wagons long before its competitors started to draw their first ones. Its experience was proved once again with the 2010 C5 Tourer. The marvelous Citroen DS was offered as a station-wagon since the late '50s, and the French carmaker continued to build such practical cars ever since. The C5 Estate (or Break) benefited from all that experience....

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gasoline engines:

  CITROEN C5 Tourer 1.6L THP 6AT (156 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Tourer 1.6L THP 6MT (156 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Tourer 1.6L VTi 6AT (120 HP)

2008 - 2010

In 2008, Citroen introduced the second generation of the C5 lineup, and that included the station wagon version as well. Despite the warnings regarding the world financial crisis, the French carmaker risked introducing the second generation C5. It knew that the older model's sales were decreasing. The C5 had to compete against other European mid-size strong contenders such as the Passat,...

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2004 - 2008

Starting with 2005, Europe was ready to switch to the Euro4 Emission Standards, and Citroen didn't want to wait and improved the C5 range, after just a few years since it launched it, and applied the transformations on the station wagon version as well. Citroen replaced the Xantia and the XM lineups with the C5 in 2001 and, by 20004, it had already gained a presence on the market with it...

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2001 - 2004

Citroen decided to replace the aging Xantia and XM with only one model: the C5, and since it had to replace two lineups the carmaker offered it as a station wagon as well as a hatchback. The new model had to check all the boxes for a mid-size segment vehicle but also keep the price of a beefed-up compact-segment model. Moreover, the station wagon featured Citroen's unique self-leveling s...

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