Citroën C5 Aircross vs Volkswagen Tiguan 

Citroën has launched Citroën C5 Aircross in India on 7 April 2021. The C5 Aircross is a comfort class SUV. Volkswagen Tiguan is a good car in the SUV segment. Let us compare of these 2 SUV’s.


Some of the features of Volkswagen Tiguan are Paddle shift, Speed Sensitive Power Steering, Electro-mechanical Parking Brake, Heat Insulating Glass for Windows, Height Adjustable Luggage Compartment Floor, etc.

On the other hand, The Citroën C5 Aircross has impressive 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.


Volkswagen Tiguan has a 2.0 litre engine and a horse power of 140 kW. Citroën C5 Aircross comes with a 2.0 litre engine and 130 kW horse power.

Citroën C5 Aircross provides a mileage of 18.7 kmpl while Volkswagen Tiguan’s mileage is a bit lower at 16.6 kmpl.


DimensionsCitroën C5 AircrossVolkswagen Tiguan
Length4500 mm4821 mm
Width2099 mm1839 mm
Height1710 mm1674 mm
Ground Clearance230 mm200 mm


Citroën C5 Aircross has better safety features. Both the SUV’s have the basic safety features like parking sensors, Driver seat airbags,ABS, EBD.

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.

Volkswagen Tiguan comes with six airbags, Vehicle Stability Control System, Crash Sensor, Hill Descent Control, Knee Airbags, ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts, Pedestrian protection reactive hood.


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.

Volkswagen Tiguan is offered in 5 colours; Atlantis Blue, Indium Grey Metallic, Oryx White, Tungsten Silver and Deep black.

Final Verdict

The new Citroën C5 Aircross is premium, has more comfort and room compared to Volkswagen Tiguan. The new Citroën C5 Aircross and Volkswagen Tiguan fall under the same price bracket. Citroën C5 Aircross starts from INR 29.90 Lakh and goes upto INR 31.90 Lakh. (Ex- Showroom). Price of Volkswagen Tiguan ranges from Rs 27.49 Lakh – Rs 30.87 Lakh (Ex- Showroom).