Citroen C5 Aircross vs Mahindra Bolero

Should you buy Citroen C5 Aircross or Mahindra Bolero? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Citroen C5 Aircross price starts at Rs 36.91 Lakh ex-showroom for Feel (Diesel) and Mahindra Bolero price starts Rs 9.90 Lakh ex-showroom for B4 (Diesel). C5 Aircross has 1997 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while Bolero has 1493 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the C5 Aircross has a mileage of 17.5 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the Bolero has a mileage of 16 kmpl (Diesel top model).

C5 Aircross Vs Bolero

Key HighlightsCitroen C5 AircrossMahindra Bolero
On Road PriceRs.44,50,032*Rs.13,03,741*
Mileage (city)-14 kmpl
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)19971493
TransmissionAutomaticManual
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Citroen C5 Aircross vs Mahindra Bolero Comparison

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        Citroen C5 Aircross
        Citroen C5 Aircross
        Rs37.67 Lakh*
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            Mahindra Bolero
            Mahindra Bolero
            Rs10.91 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.4,450,032*
          Rs.13,03,741*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.84,702/month
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          Rs.25,665/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.1
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          4.3
          Based on 232 Reviews
          Brochure
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          DW10 FC
          mHAWK75
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1997
          1493
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          174.33bhp@3750rpm
          74.96bhp@3600rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          400Nm@2000rpm
          210Nm@1600-2200rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Valve Configuration
          Valve configuration refers to the number and arrangement of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder.
          -
          SOHC
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          -
          Yes
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Manual
          Gear Box
          8-Speed
          5-Speed
          Mild Hybrid
          -
          No
          Drive Type
          Clutch Type
          -
          Single Plate Dry
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Diesel
          Diesel
          Mileage City (kmpl)
          -
          14
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          17.5
          16
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          52.5
          60
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          211
          125.67
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Macpherson Strut Suspension with Double Progressive Hydraulic Cushions - Compression and Rebound
          FS Coil Spring
          Rear Suspension
          Twist Beam Axle with Single Progressive Hydraulic Cushions - Compression
          Rigid Leaf Spring
          Steering Type
          -
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Power
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          -
          5.8
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Disc
          drum
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          211
          125.67
          Tyre Size
          235/55 R18
          215/75 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          15
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4500
          3995
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1969
          1745
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1710
          1880
          Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
          The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
          -
          180
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2741
          2750
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1685
          -
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          2060
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          7
          Boot Space (Litres)
          580
          370
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          YesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootYes
          -
          Automatic Climate Control
          2 Zone
          -
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          Yes
          -
          Remote Fuel Lid Opener
          -
          Yes
          Low Fuel Warning LightYes
          -
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          YesYes
          Trunk Light
          Lighting for the boot area. It usually turns on automatically when the boot is opened.
          Yes
          -
          Vanity Mirror
          A mirror, usually located behind the passenger sun shade, used to check one's appearance. More expensive cars will have these on the driver's side and some cars even have this feature for rear seat passengers too.
          YesYes
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          YesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          A type of seat belt on which the height can be adjusted, to help improve comfort.
          Yes
          -
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          YesYes
          Cup Holders Rear
          -
          No
          Rear AC Vents
          Dedicated AC vents for the rear passengers, usually located between the front seats. Helps cool the rear compartment, while offering passengers the option to control the flow. Some rear AC vents allow for fan speed control.
          Yes
          -
          Seat Lumbar SupportYes
          -
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          Yes
          -
          Cruise ControlYes
          -
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Front & Rear
          Rear
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          -
          Front & Rear Door
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          -
          Central Console Armrest
          An added convenince feature to rest one's hand on, while also offering features like cupholders or a small storage space.
          With Storage
          -
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          A tailgate that, in most cases, can be opened automatically by swiping your foot under the rear bumper.
          Yes
          -
          Gear Shift Indicator
          A display that shows the current gear the car is in. More advanced versions also suggest the most prefered gear for better efficiency.
          NoYes
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNo
          -
          Additional Features
          -
          Micro Hybrid Technology (Engine Start Stop), Driver Information System ( Distance Travelled, Distance to Empty, AFE, Gear Indicator, Door Ajar Indicator, Digital Clock with Day & Date)
          Drive Modes
          2
          -
          Idle Start Stop System
          -
          Yes
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesNo
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
          -
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsYes
          -
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYes
          -
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Multi Tripmeter
          Measures the distance a vehicle has travelled for a particular trip. A multi-tripmeter can keep track of multiple distances. For example kilometres since the last fuel up and kilometres travelled since the last service. The different tripmeters can be reset by the user as and when needed.
          Yes
          -
          Leather SeatsYes
          -
          Leather Steering WheelYes
          -
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          Yes
          -
          Digital Odometer
          A meter that keeps track of the total kilometres a vehicle has travelled. This cannot be reset by an owner and serves as a record for tracking service intervals and waranty validity, and also is important when selling the vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Driving Experience Control EcoYes
          -
          Dual Tone Dashboard
          When the dashboard has two colours of trim it's called a dual tone dashboard.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Metropolitan Black Interior Environment,Black 'Claudia' Leather + Fabric Seat Upholstery - With Advanced Comfort Seats,Height And Reach Adjustable Leather Steering Wheel With 2 Control Zones,Alloy Pedals - Accelarator & Brake Pedals,Stainless Steel Front Citroën Embossed Sill Scuff Plates,Insider Door Handles - Satin Chrome,LED Illuminated Cup Holder,31.24cm Customizable Digital Instrument Cluster,Front Roof Lamp With Welcome LED Lighting And 2 LED Front Spot Lights,LED Mood Lights - Cluster & Cup Holders,Illuminated Glove Box
          New Flip Key, Front Map Pockets & Utility Spaces
          Digital Cluster
          -
          Semi
          Upholstery
          -
          Fabric
          Exterior
          Available ColorsCumulus Gray With Black RoofPearl White With Black RoofEclipse Blue With Black RoofPearl WhiteCumulus GrayPerla Nera BlackEclipse Blue+2 MoreC5 Aircross ColorsLake Side BrownDiamond WhiteDsat SilverBolero Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          Yes
          -
          Fog Lights Rear
          Rear fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's rear bumper. Unlike front fog lights, rear fog lights are designed to ensure cars driving behind you can see you better in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          Yes
          -
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesNo
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          -
          Yes
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          A vehicle's rear-view mirrors that can open and close at the touch of a button.
          Yes
          -
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Wheel Covers
          -
          Yes
          Alloy Wheels
          Lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they enhance the look of a vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars, however, they're used simply for looks.
          YesYes
          Sun Roof
          A glass panel on the roof of a vehicle, either just over the front seats or extending further backward towards the rear.
          Yes
          -
          Moon RoofYes
          -
          Side Stepper
          Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
          -
          Yes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          YesNo
          Integrated Antenna
          -
          Yes
          Chrome Grille
          A shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          -
          Yes
          Halogen Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Heated Wing Mirror
          Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
          Yes
          -
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          Yes
          -
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          Yes
          -
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          Yes
          -
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area, enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Glossy Black Upper Grille,Front Panel : Chrome surrounded Glossy Black Chevrons + Chrome animation for Barrettes,Body Side Molding - Including Fender,Colour Pack (DARK CHROME OR ANODISED ENERGIC BLUE Based on Body Colour) : Front Bumper / Side Airbump,Glossy Black Outsider Rear View Mirror,Satin Chrome - Window C Signature,Chrome Dual Exhaust Pipes,Roof Bars - Glossy Black with Matt Black Insert,Two Tone Diamond-Cut 'PULSAR' Alloy Wheels,3D LED Rear Lamps,LED High Mount Stop Lamp, LED Vision Headlamps
          Static Bending Headlamps, Decals, Wood Finish with Center Bezel, Side Cladding, Body Coloured ORVM
          Boot Opening
          -
          Manual
          Tyre Size
          235/55 R18
          215/75 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          15
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          YesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          YesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          2
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          YesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesNo
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          A rearview mirror that can be adjusted to reduce glare from headlights behind the vehicle at night.
          YesYes
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          YesYes
          Door Ajar Warning
          A function that alerts the driver when any of the doors are open or not properly closed.
          -
          Yes
          Traction ControlYes
          -
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          Yes
          -
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Stability ControlYesNo
          Advance Safety Features
          Passenger Airbag Deactivation Function,Curtain Airbags,Coffee Break Alert,Electric Parking Brake,Perimeter, Volumetric and Tilt Alarm
          Co-driver Occupant Detection System, Micro Hybrid Technology (Engine Start Stop)
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          -
          No
          Speed Alert
          -
          Yes
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          A secure attachment system to fix child seats directly on the chassis of the car.
          Yes
          -
          Blind Spot Monitor
          A function of ADAS that uses radar to alert the driver if there are vehicles behind them that aren't fully visible in their mirror.
          Yes
          -
          Hill Descent ControlYes
          -
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          Yes
          -
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
          -
          360 View Camera
          -
          No
          Curtain Airbag
          -
          No
          Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYes
          -
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesNo
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10
          -
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          -
          Android AutoYesNo
          Apple Car PlayYesNo
          No. of Speakers
          6
          4
          Additional Features
          Central 25.4cm Capacitive Touch Screen
          -
          Auxillary Input
          -
          Yes
          SubwooferNo
          -
          Rear Touch Screen Size
          -
          No
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Citroen C5 Aircross

            • Quirky styling makes it stand out
            • Feels and looks premium inside and out
            • Most comfortable SUV of the lot
            • Smooth gearbox and powerful diesel engine
            • Gets updated features including a 10-inch touchscreen and wireless phone charging

            Mahindra Bolero

            • Tough built quality. Hard to damage.
            • Built to take punishment
            • Ride quality soft to suit no road conditions

            Citroen C5 Aircross

            • No petrol engine or 4x4 option
            • It’s a costly affair
            • Misses segment must-haves like ventilated front seats and a 360-degree camera

            Mahindra Bolero

            • Noisy cabin
            • Utilitarian layout
            • Bare bone features

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          Which car is cheaper between Citroen C5 Aircross and Mahindra Bolero?

          Citroen C5 Aircross price starts at Rs 36.91 Lakh & Mahindra Bolero price starts at Rs 9.90 Lakh in New Delhi. Mahindra Bolero is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Citroen C5 Aircross and Mahindra Bolero?

          The mileage of C5 Aircross is 17.5 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of Bolero is 16 kmpl in New Delhi. Citroen C5 Aircross gives better mileage than Mahindra Bolero.
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