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CITROEN C5 Liftback Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 2001
Engines: Diesel, Gasoline
Body style: Hatchback
 

2004 - 2008

Citroen refreshed the first C5 generation in 2004, and the changes went further than just new wheels and paints for the bodywork. Citroen prepared itself to comply with the following Euro 4 emission standards and refreshed the C5 lineup. Apart from a new engine, the carmaker introduced a new generation of the Hydractive technology that made the Citroens so special on the market with their smo...

full description and technical specifications
diesel engines:
gasoline engines:

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 1.8L 5MT (117 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 1.8L 5MT (125 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 2.0L 4AT (143 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 2.0L 5MT (143 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 3.0L 6AT (210 HP)

2001 - 2004

The expansion of the midsize car market in the late '90s convinced French manufacturer Citroen to launch the C5 range in 2001. It was built to replace two vehicles from Citroen's range: the Xantia and the bigger XM. Big enough to host five adults and a big trunk, it offered 8 engine variants developing between 90 hp and 207 hp. It was only front-wheel-drive and its main advantage was t...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 1.8L 4AT (116 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 1.8L 5MT (116 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 2.0L 4AT (136 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 2.0L 5MT (136 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 2.0L 5MT (140 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 3.0L V6 4AT (207 HP)

  CITROEN C5 Liftback 3.0L V6 5MT (207 HP)