New Citroën DS5 (12 on) Review Driving & Performance Parkers

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Citroën DS5 (12 on) — Review

Buyers get the choice of four to supply Citroen DS5 performance. one petrol, two diesels and a diesel/electric

The single petrol is the 1.6-litre THP 200 Mated to a six-speed manual this 200bhp engine do 0-62mph in a fairly swift 8.2 It’s unlikely to be a popular though, with Citroen it to make up just 5% of DS5 sales.

The diesel engines are likely to be the popular available with the firm expecting them to up 85% of sales. The diesel range with the e-HDi 110. 112bhp it will take a 12.4 seconds to hit the 62mph

This engine is fitted Citroen’s six-speed clutchless EGS gearbox. It’s not the most of driving experiences. Unless you are and lift off the accelerator at the right the gear changes are jerky.

the other diesel engine with the choice of six-speed or regular six-speed automatic With 163bhp, this HDi 160 engine will go from in 8.8 seconds, with the manual and in 10.1 seconds with the gearbox.

It’s a good engine plenty of low-down pull and in-gear acceleration that you don’t have to change when faced with a incline or the need to overtake.

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The automatic gearbox is fairly and also eager to drop a gear or two if you do need that bit of pace.

For the lowest running the Hybrid4 model is powered by a of diesel engine and electric much like a regular hybrid. The diesel engine 163bhp while the electric makes 37bhp. The combined means you will go from in 8.6 seconds and on to a top speed of 131mph.

This engine is paired the same EGS gearbox found in the powered diesel. The electric additional propulsion, however, the effect of the jerky gear and results in a much smoother than the standard model. The pack adds around but it doesn’t have a noticeable on performance.

The power delivery is and the electric motor gives added boost when needed.

There are four modes to choose from in the The default Auto mode between diesel and electric to optimise fuel economy Sport mode combines the two to extra power and more acceleration. ZEV mode enables the car to be using just the electric up to 37mph and finally the 4WD option as you’d expect with the engine powering the front and electric motor powering the wheels.

CITROEN DS5 Electric Cars
CITROEN DS5 Electric Cars
CITROEN DS5 Electric Cars
CITROEN DS5 Electric Cars
CITROEN DS5 Electric Cars

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