Citroën C5 Aircross vs Jeep Compass

Citroën, the famous French automobile company has entered India with Citroën C5 Aircross. Citroën C5 Aircross was launched yesterday. The C5 Aircross is a comfort class SUV. Jeep Compass is a compact SUV.  Is Citroën C5 Aircross better than Jeep Compass? Let us have a look at the comparison of these 2 SUV’s.


DimensionsCitroën C5 AircrossJeep Compass
Length4500 mm4405 mm
Width2099 mm1818 mm
Height1710 mm1640 mm
Ground Clearance230 mm178 mm


The Citroën C5 Aircross boasts many features like the Suspension with progressive hydraulic cushions, Advanced comfort seats, 3 Adjustable independent rear seats, Grip and Hill Descent Assist, Panoramic glass sunroof and amazing interiors. The Citroën C5 Aircross provides great comfort and has the biggest boot in its class.

On the other hand, Jeep Compass has electric Sunroof, automatic headlamps, start/stop button, automatic AC, a 10.25 inch touchscreen, two-zone climate control system, Fog Lights, GPS support, etc.


Citroën C5 Aircross comes with a 2.0 litre engine and 130 kW horse power. Jeep Compass has a 1.4 and 2.0 litre engine and a horse power of 125 kW.

Citroën C5 Aircross provides a mileage of 18.7 kmpl which is grater than 15 kmpl of Jeep Compass.


These 2 cars are good in terms of safety. Both the SUV’s have the basic safety features like ABS, EBD, reverse parking sensors, Driver seat airbags, etc.

Citroën C5 Aircross was rated 4 star in Euro NCAP. It comes with gets six airbags, reverse parking camera, hill hold and descent control, electronic traction control, blind-spot monitoring system, electric parking brake, and front and rear parking sensors, etc.

Jeep Compass comes with six airbags, full speed forward collision warning with active braking, Lane departure warning, 360 degree camera.


The Citroën C5 Aircross is offered in 7 colours- 4 different monotone colours; Cumulus Grey, Pearl White, Tijuca Blue and Perla Nera Black. Three dualtone colours – Cumulus Grey with Black roof, Pearl White with Black roof and Tijuca Blue with Black roof.

Jeep Compass is offered in Galaxy Blue, Brilliant Black, Minimal Grey, Techno Metallic Green, Bright White, Exotica Red, Grigio Magnesio Grey.

Final Verdict

Both the SUV’s are 4WD. The new Citroën C5 Aircross is premium, big and has more comfort and room compared to Jeep compass. The new Citroën C5 Aircross is expensive compared to Jeep Compass. It starts from INR 29.90 Lakh and goes upto INR 31.90 Lakh. (Ex- Showroom). Price of Jeep Compass ranges from Rs 16.99 lakh to Rs 28.29 lakh (Ex- Showroom).