Citroen Aircross 2017 – a Compact SUV as Mitsubishi ASX

The Citroen Aircross is a compact SUV of the French automobile brand Citroën. 2017 Citroen Aircross model is similar in design to the Mitsubishi ASX and the sister model Peugeot 4008. All three vehicles are manufactured at Mitsubishi Motors. The market launch in Germany took place on June 2, The 2017 Citroën AirCross SUV concept unveiled at the Shanghai 2015 Fair 1.

The 2017 Citroen Aircross concept car features a rechargeable gasoline-powered hybrid engine, featuring a 218 hp 1.6 THP engine and a 95-hp electric motor on the rear wheels. This, therefore, offers the concept an integral transmission. The lithium-ion batteries assure the vehicle a 100% electric range of 50km. According to Citroën, the cumulative power is 313 hp and the 0 to 100 km/h is achieved in 4.5s.

Citroen Aircross 2017 Design

The Citroen Aircross 2017 model adopts the stylistic codes of the brand: double-front headlights as on the Cotoern C4 Picasso for example, 3D taillights, flat hood and vertical windscreen, as on a C4 Cactus. The concept has a true SUV look with large wheel arches and reinforced sills, 22-inch wheels with deep-grooved tires, a flat hood, straight sides and a vertical rear. This effect is reinforced by the numerous aluminum or chrome pieces placed on the bodywork. It follows the principles of the Airbumps of the C4 Cactus, but this time the protections, called “Alloy Bump”, are more discreet, and housed at the bottom of the doors.

Citroen Aircross 2017 Model

Citroen Aircross 2017 Model

Citroen Aircross 2017 Interior

As usual, on a concept car, the interior is futuristic: two 12-inch HD panoramic screens take place on the dashboard. One, motorized, can be moved in front of the front passenger by a simple movement of the hand. Each seat has loudspeakers and microphone.

Citroen Aircross Concept

Citroen Aircross Concept

Citroen Aircross Interior

Citroen Aircross Interior

Thus, each passenger can listen to a different music or program or can communicate more easily with other passengers.

Citroen Aircross 2017 Engine

The Citroen Aircross 2017 mode is equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine with 84 kW received the 1.6-liter (117-hp) diesel engine and the stronger 1.8-liter 110-kW (150-hp) diesel engine from Mitsubishi (114 hp) from PSA Peugeot Citroën itself. In the Otto-motor, the power is transferred to the front wheels only over a five-speed manual gearbox. In the case of the diesel engines, the option of the shiftable all- wheel drive is the option. A six-speed manual gearbox is fitted as standard.

In mid-May 2016, as part of the 37th Trophies of the Automobile Magazine, he won the 2016 Design Trophy, with 41% of the reader’s votes 2, Citroen Aircross 2017 SUV concept was unveiled at the Salon de Genève 2017, prefiguring the Citroën C3 Aircross replacing the Citroën C3 Picasso 3.

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