2017 Citroen DS5 Review, Price

Citroen DS5 is one vehicle which has been getting noticeable changes ever since it was launched back in 2011. This has made it a dominant model in its segment. The compact SUV has a reputation of offering an attractive appearance with spacious interiors. The current model is being modified by the car manufacturer and a new model will soon hit the market in the form of 2017 Citroen DS5.

2017 Citroen DS5 - front

2017 Citroen DS5 – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes

This Citroen DS5 2017 will be based on PSA PF2 platform, which is also used by C4 Picasso, Peugeot 3008 and DS6. It seems quite obvious that upcoming 2017 DS5 have a lot in common with these models. It is also a matter that it will inherit a majority of its features from present model.

Entire exterior will have a modern appearance with a big radiator grille being a major feature. The front fascia also features xenon LED headlights along with fog lights, revised bumpers, and DRLs. Pronounced side skirts and refreshed door handles make up the sides. New Citroen DS5 will come with 18-inch alloy wheels. Dual tailpipes and LED taillights are prominent features of the rear end.

Interior:

Interior will feature fine quality materials in the form of smooth leather, metal accents, and fabric and soft touch plastics. Even though it is a compact vehicle, its cabin will be spacious enough for comfortable journeys. Plenty of leg space and head space is provided to each passenger.

The 2017 Citroen DS5 comes with a refurbished infotainment system, featuring a big display screen in the center console. The cabin offers a host of convenience and entertainment features that function seamlessly and flawlessly. Some notable features include:

  • A touch drive interfaces with ergonomic design
  • Updated navigation system
  • New Mirror Screen Technology
  • MyDS provides mobile phone integration
  • DS-Connect Box

Also, a range of safety features is on offer as well, including seatbelts, airbags, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, rearview camera, parking assistance, and ABS.

2017 Citroen DS5 - interior

Engine Options of 2017 Citroen DS5

Any changes in terms of engine options offered are not expected with 2017 Citroen DS5. There will be three engine options in total:

  • 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine
  • 2.0-liter turbo diesel inline-4 engine
  • 2.0- liter HDi four-cylinder engine

The 1.5-liter unit generates 210 hp along with 185 lb-ft of torque. Also, on the other hand, the 2-liter turbo diesel unit offers an output of 180 hp and a maximum torque of 290 lb-ft. lastly; the 2 liter HDi unit generates 200 hp along with 234 lb-ft of torque.

All three engine options will be mated with a six-speed auto transmission unit. The vehicle takes just 9.0 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph. Also, it delivers a fuel economy of 23 mpg on city roads and 31 mpg on the highway.

Main Competitors

  • BMW 3 Series
  •  Jaguar XE
  • Mazda6
  • Volkswagen CC
  • Acura TLX
  • Volvo V60

2017 Citroen DS5  - rear

2017 Citroen DS5 – Price and Availability

The 2017 Citroen DS5 will have a base price of $23,000, which rises to $35,000 for higher trims. Finally, it is expected to arrive in the last months of 2016 or first quarter of 2017.

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